The sun sets over the Dublin Mountains on Friday. Photograph: Eric Luke

The exceptionally mild winter brought night time temperatures into double figures over the weekend but incoming rain and winds have prompted Mét Éirea(...)

December was, unsurprisingly, the wettest month in 2015 with most stations in the west, south and midlands recording their worst conditions for between six and 13 years. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

Virtually every part of Ireland experienced double or triple the level of rainfall normally experienced in December. With much of the country still (...)

Parts of the west and north-west have a chance of a white Christmas as the recent mild weather is temporarily interrupted. Photograph: Niamh Towey/The Irish Times

Parts of the west and north-west have a chance of a white Christmas as the recent mild weather is temporarily interrupted. Temperatures will fall to(...)

Met Éireann recorded the wettest November in the State since 2009.  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

November 2015 will be remembered for reaching the fastest wind speeds in 70 years, the highest rainfall in six years and above average warm temperatur(...)

Malin Head: a good place to watch the Northern Lights from

This circular walk around Malin Head, the northernmost point of Ireland, starts at the car park close to Lloyd’s Tower, at the highest part of(...)

Journey’s end: Mizen Head in Cork, planned finish of  Dr Pat O’Connor’s charity cycle. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A newly qualified doctor who only bought a bike six weeks ago will today undertake an anticipated 24-hour cycle from Donegal’s Malin Head to Mizen Hea(...)

The 16.5km metro line connecting Dublin city centre with Dublin airport and Swords is the centre piece of the Government’s €27 billion capital plan which was published on Tuesday.

The Government has said it will take a decade before Metro North, the centre-piece of its new capital plan, will begin operations. The six-year plan, (...)

Electric Picnic campers in Stradbally should have no need for the wellies on Saturday and Sunday. Photograph: Getty Images

The summer was officially a stinker, but there’ll be some reprieve at least for music fans who’ll be rocking out in dry, sunny weather this weekend. M(...)

Punters at the Galway Races attempt to take shelter from the rain. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The month of July is not yet over, yet it is already shaping up to be one of the most miserable in recent years. Some of the parts of the country hav(...)

May was wet, cold and miserable everywhere. Most stations around the country with the exception of a few on the western seaboard had their coolest May for between five and 19 years. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Most parts of the country had the coldest May in almost 20 years with temperatures well below normal for the time of year. It was also an exceptiona(...)