Thomas Joseph Kearney was in Dublin for the Kerry v Dublin match in Croke Park last weekend. Photograph: The Irish Times

A man who was found dead in St Stephen’s Green, Dublin earlier this week was “up for the weekend” from Kerry to attend a football match. Thomas Josep(...)

 Saturday will be much warmer than recent days, bringing sunshine and higher temperatures ranging from 9-12 degrees. Photograph: Sara Freund/The Irish Times

While the remainder of Friday looks to be unsettled with a mix of sun, rain, hail and thunder, the weather for the Bank Holiday weekend looks more pr(...)

Three fishermen were recovering in Kinsale, Co Cork, on Sunday night after they were rescued by the RNLI when their trawler hit rocks and sank while entering Kinsale Harbour. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Three fishermen were recovering in Kinsale, Co Cork, on Sunday night after they were rescued by the local RNLI lifeboat when their trawler hit rocks a(...)

Waves  coming over the pier in Howth on Sunday. Photograph: Howth Coast Guard

There was surface water flooding in many of the low-lying areas of Cork city centre adjacent to the River Lee on Sunday morning after high tides, heav(...)

Met Éireann is predicting 40-70mm of rain for Cork between Sunday morning and Monday morning. File photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Get your umbrellas at the ready as Met Éireann has issued rainfall warning for most of Munster. A status orange rainfall warning is valid from Sunday(...)

A file image of daffodils in a park. According to Met Éireann the Gurteen station in Co Tipperary saw a spell of ‘absolute drought’ during March. Photograph: PA

One weather station reported a period of “absolute drought” while most others saw below average rainfall during a cool, dry March. Met Éireann’s mont(...)

Radar-generated image showing extent of rainfall around Ireland on the afternoon of Friday, April 1st, 2016. Photograph: Met Éireann

Met Éireann has issued a status yellow rain warning for Cork, Wicklow, Donegal, Mayo and Kerry. The rain warning remains in place until midnight on (...)

Security and gardai on duty at O’Connell Street, Dublin on Saturday in preparation for the 1916 celebrations.Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Severe traffic restrictions will be in place in Dublin city centre over the Easter weekend to accommodate the centenary commemorations. Those planni(...)

Met Éireann has issued an alert for winds of between 25 and 40 km/h and gusts of up to 60km/h for Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo

A status yellow wind warning for western counties this evening will usher in a spell of wet and blustery weather across the entire country for the Eas(...)

Scenes at the St Patrick’s Day parade in Mountbellew, Co Galway. Photograph: Ray Ryan

Massive numbers have been attending St Patrick’s Day festivities around Ireland, helped along by sunshine and relatively excellent weather in many par(...)