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!