Tonight will be mainly dry with clear spells according to Met Éireann. Heavier showers will begin in the northwest and merge to longer spells of rain and spread southeast overnight. Lowest temperatures of 9°C-11°C.

Tomorrow, Friday, will see a dull and damp start. The day itself will have sunny spells and scattered showers. The showers will be frequent near north coasts but otherwise more isolated especially later. Highest temperatures 14°C to 18°C.

In the news

  • The national fodder deficit now stands at three million tonnes, down from eight million tonnes.
  • The largest dairy exporter in the world, Fonterra, has posted a €110m loss.
  • A draft report for a national animal welfare strategy has recommended welfare training for farmers.
  • Glanbia have held their milk price for the month of August.
  • The IFA have called for solidarity in liquid milk price talks.
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