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29 December 2018 08:29 Bitterly cold January ahead, Met Éireann say

Ireland could be in for another bitterly cold and wintry January with the possible return of the same weather system that caused the Beast from the East this year. The British Met Office says the UK is currently in the middle of what's called a "sudden stratospheric warning". "Around the atmosphere, you can get deep differences in temperature between 90

13 December 2018 17:27 Where to look as meteor shower and 'Christmas comet' light up seasonal skies

Stargazers will be treated to celestial Christmas season light displays when a meteor shower and comet pass over the Earth this week. Comet Wirtanen will pass close enough to the Earth to be visible to the naked eye in the night sky in rural and suburban areas. Astronomers are dubbing it the Christmas Comet and it is predicted it will be the brightest 45

07 December 2018 07:16 Strong winds and rain batter coasts as weather warnings remain in place

Strong winds and heavy rain have battered parts of the country overnight with Met Éireann warning of the potential for coastal flooding. A Status Orange Wind warning remains in effect this morning for counties Donegal and Mayo until 8am. While there is a status yellow alert for the rest of Connacht as well as Limerick, Clare, Cavan and Kerry until midday 48

06 December 2018 11:50 Yellow and Orange wind warnings issued for north and west counties

A status yellow wind warning has been issued for the west of Ireland from 10pm tonight. Met Éireann issued the warning for Connacht, Cavan, Donegal, Clare, Kerry and Limerick and is in place until midday on Friday. Southwest winds will reach speeds of up to 110km/h with heavy rainfall. Meanwhile, a Status Orange warning is in place in Donegal and Mayo from 1am to 8am tomorrow 41

02 November 2018 11:52 November rain: Wet, windy and cold weekend ahead

Winter is well and truly here as people across the country can expect cold, wet and windy conditions for much of the weekend. Met Éireann reported temperatures as low as -5°C last night at their weather station in Roscommon. Although it is set to get warmer over the coming nights, widespread, heavy rain and strong gusty winds will be coming in from the Atlantic 37

20 October 2018 23:05 A US sitcom, pronunciation and Irish 'imbalance' among concerns raised in naming of 2018-19 storms

Emails released under the Freedom of Information Act reveal how Met Éireann and the UK Met Office named this year’s storms. THE NUMBER OF Irish names, the pronunciation of ‘Aaron’ and references to a US sitcom were among the concerns raised during the naming of this year’s winter storms. Correspondence released to under the Freedom of Information 26

10 October 2018 11:13 Storm Callum: Status orange weather warning for all coastal counties

Update: A status orange weather warning has been issued for several counties ahead of the arrival of Storm Callum this week. The warning is in place for all coastal counties from tomorrow at 10pm, and will be valid until Friday morning. Gusts of up to 130 kilometres per hour are expected with the strongest occurring overnight. Meteorologist with Met Éireann 29

10 October 2018 10:38 Status Orange wind warnings in 13 coastal counties as Storm Callum closes in

The warning will come into effect from Thursday night and will remain in place until the following morning. A STATUS ORANGE weather alert has been issued for coastal counties and will come into effect from tomorrow night. The weather front has officially been named as Storm Callumand will bring gusts of up to 110 to 130 km/h along Irish coasts. Met Éireann 27

01 October 2018 08:38 Here's what the weather will be like for the first week of October

A relatively mild week is expected but there’ll be some rain too. THE FIRST DAY of October got off to a dry but cold start in many parts of the country. The outlook for the week is for relatively mild conditions at first with some rain, mainly in western and northern areas, Met Éireann has said. There will be some sunny spells in the south and east today 11

19 September 2018 10:23 People arriving at Ploughing Championships urged to stay in cars as safety of event reviewed

The opening of the second day of the National Ploughing Championships has been further delayed due to safety risks. ORGANISERS OF THE National Ploughing Championships have said that it is to review whether it is safe to open the gates to the public due to Storm Ali. Speaking on Today with Sean O’Rourke, Deputy Chief executive of the Ploughing Championships 19