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Current Forecast:Tuesday, 28 April 2015 11:03
Cool today with heavy, thundery showers becoming widespread. Some of the showers may turn wintry on higher ground in northern areas. Later this afternoon a band of heavy rain will move into western parts and will spread eastwards this evening. There will be thundery downpours and the potential for some spot flooding. Highs of 8 to 11 degrees in a freshening southwest wind.
23 April 2015 - Climate Change: the half-biscuit linkOur planet is constantly bathed in sunshine as it revolves around the sun, absorbing energy that passes through the top of the atmosphere and returning energy to space by reflection and emission of radiant heat. A balance is struck between the incoming and outgoing energy and, while the details vary by region and season, in general we wobble around an equilibrium which is linked to the mean global surface temperature of about 15°C.
19 February 2015 - Check out the Met Éireann Library!The Met Éireann Library is now online! You can now search our library catalogue, find Met Éireann publications, explore our special collections and learn more about the type of collections we hold.