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What is sudden stratospheric warming (SSW)?
23 February 2018

A Sudden Stratospheric Warming (SSW) of the atmosphere refers to a rapid jump in temperatures in the stratosphere, the layer of the atmosphere extending from approximately 10 km to 50 km above the ground, which can sometimes lead to the onset of cold weather in winter for the mid-latitudes, including Ireland.

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"The magic of ensemble forecasting" Article in The Irish Times, 22 February 2018
23 February 2018

Featuring contributions by Dr. Alan Hally, meteorologist at Met Éireann and Dr Paul Nolan, climate scientist at Irish Centre for High-End Computing (ICHEC) and on contract with Met Éireann

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Met Éireann - Aviation Modernisation Programme
23 February 2018

As part of compliance with International Civil Aviation Organisation standards, Met Éireann is undertaking a modernisation programme to install new meteorological instruments and IT systems at the five airports for which it has meteorological responsibility.

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Weather Summary for January 2018
02 February 2018

Wetter than normal. Near or slightly above average temperatures.

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Met Éireann symposium on "Future Weather, Future Challenges" on December 12th 2017
14 December 2017

The slides and presentations from Met Éireann's "Future Weather, Future Challenges" symposium on 12 December 2017

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Met Éireann launches its Strategic Plan


14 December 2017

Met Éireann recently completed its 10 year strategy, ‘Making Ireland Weather and Climate Prepared’ – which focuses on assisting Irish society to be ready for and responsive to weather and climate risks.

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Met Éireann symposium on "Future Weather, Future Challenges" on December 12th 2017
07 December 2017

Met Éireann is proud to host an international symposium on the challenges of Future Weather on Tuesday, December 12th 2017 (9am to 4pm) in the Round Room at the Mansion House, Dublin. The symposium will encompass three Sessions covering Climate Change, The Future of Forecasting and Responses to Weather Emergencies.

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Science Week 2017 - what it's like to work at Met Éireann
17 November 2017

This week is Science Week in Ireland. To mark this, over the course of the week our website will feature a series of short articles describing different roles carried out by staff working at Met Éireann, including the roles of research scientists, climatologists, instrument engineers and weather forecasters.

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National Ploughing Championship Competition Winner Announced
24 October 2017

Ellen was one of only 26 entrants who answered all questions correctly.  

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Provisional quick observational facts on Storm Ophelia during Mon 16 Oct 2017
18 October 2017

Please click here for the informational graphic on the provisional measurements during Storm Ophelia, for example, gusts of up to 156 km/h were recorded at Roches Point, County Cork during the morning of Monday 16 October 2017. This information will be updated as records become available.

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Met Éireann Warning System Explained
17 October 2017

The issue of Weather Warnings is perhaps the most important function of any National Meteorological Service and lies at the heart of the suite of Public Weather Services provided to citizens by Met Éireann. The core rationale for issuing Weather Warnings is to protect the lives and livelihoods of all of the nation’s citizens, and to mitigate damage to property and disturbance to econo

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Met Éireann conference: Future Weather, Future Challenges
01 September 2017

Met Éireann is delighted to announce a conference on December 12 featuring Mary Robinson and other distinguished guest speakers. It will take place in the Round Room of the Mansion House. The conference theme is "Making Ireland Weather & Climate Prepared" and will focus on (i) planning for future weather and its impacts, and (ii) communicating uncertainty and risk. 

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Recruitment: Post-doctoral Fellowship in Met Éireann.
10 August 2017

Met Éireann has a position available for a post-doctoral researcher as part of the EUPHEME project.

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2017 Civil Service Excellence and Innovation Award to Met Éireann


29 November 2017

The 2017 Civil Service Excellence and  Innovation Awards were announced on Monday and Met Éireann were the winners in the category “Research, Analytics and Insight” for the project MÉRA (Met Éireann ReAnalysis).  

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Met Éireann and the Irish Research Council collaborate to highlight meteorological research
01 December 2017

Met Éireann is proud to highlight with the Irish Research Council the importance of meteorological and climatological research in Ireland and delighted to further strengthening the links with the Council.

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