Met Éireann at the National Ploughing Championships 2019 - in Pictures

We would like to say a BIG thank you to everyone who came up to say hello to us at our stand at the National Ploughing Championships in Co. Carlow this week.

We really appreciated all the interest, questions and comments and also your feedback on our website, app, podcast and new weather observations website.

Thanks and well done to Annmarie Woods and especially Paul Downes for organising Met Éireann’s attendance at this year’s event.

Here are some of our favourite photos from the event.


Austen Edwards from Ballygarrett National School presents the weather forecast


Eoin Moran – Director of Met Éireann and Evelyn Cusack Head of Forecasting meet cycling & weather enthusiasts Richard Ryan & Dermot O’Dwyer from Pallasgrean Co.Limerick


Evelyn with Peter O’Donoghue.
Peter has been taking rainfall observations at Mayfield, Portlaw, Co. Waterford for 25 years!


Jenny, Ellen & Anne finding out about careers in meteorology from Paul & Jo at the Met Éireann stand


Tony from Ferns in Co.Wexford


Evelyn with weather fans from Dungarvan


The Automatic Weather Station which was the main prize in our competition. The winner will be notified by October 1st


Evie Hughes from Kilrenny College meets Evelyn Cusack Head of Forecasting


Marcus & Summer from Co. Galway entering our competition to win an automatic weather station. (Summer wins the competition for our favourite name)


Met Éireann hydrometeorologist Jo Cullinane with her family & friends


Met Éireann forecaster Liz Gavin brought all the family to meet Evelyn


Radar Meteorologist Sinéad Duffy interviews Gerry Murphy


Ornaith (front) and Caoimhe (left) meet Evelyn & Sinead from Met Éireann


Senior Met Officer Joanne Walker points out the features of the automatic weather station


Some of the Met Éireann team with friends from the Environment, Climate and Sustainability tent at Ploughing 2019


Once again, thanks for taking the time to come and chat with us, see you all again at Ploughing 2020!