I type these words, large, fat snowflakes are fluttering icily from the sky like a scene out of Mother Goose. So, no kind of weather to garden out of(...)

Aeriel footage of flooding in Clonmel, Co Tipperary.

Residents of the Kilganey area of Clonmel, Co Tipperary are leaving their homes this evening as the river Suir continues to rise. The decision was t(...)

Bridie Willers with her son Shane (right) and  neighbour Donal Healy  after clearing furniture inside her house at Grannagh, Ardrahan, Co Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughness

Met Éireann has warned of another bout of strong winds and heavy rain due to hit the country today despite the expected departure of Storm Frank. Th(...)

Johnny O’Loughlin (8), with forecaster Evelyn Cusack on this year’s Late Late Toy Show. Photograph: RTÉ

One of the breakout stars of this year’s Late Late Toy Show was undoubtedly Johnny O’Loughlin, the eight-year-old from Ennis who loved the weather and(...)

Flooding along the banks of the Shannon River near Athlone Town. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

More rain could lead to an increased release of water from Parteen Weir, thereby posing a heightened flood risk for properties in Clare and Limerick,(...)

Flooding in the Ballyhaunis area, Co Mayo, in recent days. Photograph: Airman Jamie Martin/Air Corps

More heavy rain is expected to return on Saturday with possible sleet and snow over Munster, Connacht and the Midlands. Forecaster Evelyn Cusack has(...)

Aerial images of flooding in Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo. Photograph: Jamie Martin.

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has said he will bring a memo to Cabinet next Tuesday seeking funds to cover the full costs of flood damage ca(...)

Musician Mike Hogan and sons Mark and Sean are rescued from their home in Springfield, Clonlara, Co Clare. Photograph: Arthur Ellis

Residents and businesses have been warned water levels along the lower Shannon are continuing to rise steadily, and they may face further flooding ove(...)

Weather fanatic Johnny O’Loughlin (8) from Ennis meets his hero meteorologist Evelyn Cusack. Photograph: Andres Poveda

For those of us who stayed up past our bedtime to watch the Late Late Toy Show this year, we didn’t regret the decision. From rapping fa(...)

On the promenade at Weston-super-Mare, Somerset: Britain like Ireland has experienced heavy rain with parts of the country shipping a fortnight’s rain in 24 hours at the weekend. Photograph: PA

It is safe to pack away your suncream as the final days of summer are set to be cool and cloudy with heavy showers, according to Met Éireann. Althoug(...)