Spectators in the dunes enjoying the view during the third annual Dublin Kite Festival which took place at North Bull Island in Clontarf on Sunday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

The good news is that it is going to be dry and settled for the most part this week. The bad news is that the weather should be even better and tempe(...)

A woman walks through a rain shower on May 31st in  Saint Stephen’s Green in Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Weather statistics for the month of May and for the spring just passed would appear to confirm what most of us suspected - it was wetter, colder and m(...)

Bad weather during the final day of the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show, in the RDS Dublin, yesterday. Leinster and Munster were the regions worst affected. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

 Met Éireann has warned of further heavy showers today and tomorrow after torrential downpours over the weekend caused flooding in several par(...)

The deep colours show the expected sea swell at 3pm tomorrow as another storm approaches from the Atlantic. Image: Magicseaweed.com 2:13

Hurricane-force winds have relaxed today as snow falls around the country but another “nasty” storm front looks set to hit tomorrow. Met(...)

Stormy weather at Howth harbour in Co Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The annual assault on Met Éireann’s switchboard by journalists eager to run ‘White Christmas’ headlines has begun. Unfortunately for the media, the na(...)

Ploughing at last year’s event in Heathpark, New Ross, Co Wexford. Conditions will be better this year at the National Ploughing Championships though there is a chance of scattered showers on Wednesday and Thursday, Met Éireann said.

Flip flops rather than wellingtons could be in order at the National Ploughing Championships in Laois this week with warm sunshine promised for the op(...)

Laurence Ward from Oldtown, Co Dublin, checks his hay  and says  it will be ready for bailing tomorrow. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Ice cream machines were buckling under the pressure yesterday as the country enjoyed its hottest day in years. Met Éireann found itself in the unusual(...)

The wind turbine which was blown over near Ardara, Co. Donegal, at the weekend.

Temperatures will stay low this week but conditions will be dry, Met Éireann has said. Average temperatures will be around three degrees, thoug(...)

Motorists make their way through snow covered roads,on the Carnlough to Ballymena road in Co Antrim after sbnow ploughs cleared drifting snow. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Last Easter we basked in temperatures of up to 20 degrees but this year the advice is to keep the thermal vest on for another (...)