Bring your wellies and your sunscreen to Electric Picnic music festival.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Bring your wellies and your sunscreen. That’s the advice from Met Éireann for the hordes of revellers heading to Stradbally for the Electric Picnic mu(...)

 Declan Gleeson, Roisin McDonnell and Conor Sheehan, from Pobalscoil na Tríonóide, Cork with their project - Electro Smog... Will it Stop you Sleeping Like a Log? at the 50th BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition at the RDS today. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Students stood proudly alongside their projects this morning as the Young Scientist Exhibition opened to the public and the second round of judging go(...)

Noel Kelly with the cot in which his son adam was in when his mobile home was hit by fallen trees during the freak weather at Killoran, Clonfert, Co Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

An east Galway family yesterday spoke of their relief at escaping unhurt after a tree crashed through the mobile home where they are living temporaril(...)

Walkers on the east pier in the harbour of Dun Laoghaire. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

After a bitterly cold start to the year, the weather will become more seasonal this weekend. Highs of between 15 and 16 degrees tomorrow will m(...)