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Current Forecast:Saturday, 30 May 2015 12:05
Some bright or sunny spells at first this afternoon, mainly in the east and northeast, but cloud and rain will extend gradually from the west as the day progresses, turning persistent in places, with some heavy bursts, especially in the west and northwest. Maximum temperatures 11 to 14 Celsius, with freshening southerly winds, backing southeasterly.
08 May 2015 - Light & Shadow Event, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science, Saturday May 23rdFind out how light influences all aspects of your life through an exciting programme of talks, demonstrations, installations and film screenings.
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.