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The sun sets on the City Quays on Sunday evening as Dublin enjoys unseasonably warm December weather. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

A plume of warm air from the Azores has brought extraordinarily mild conditions to Ireland and a record high for late December to Scotland. Temperatu(...)

Theo Dorgan and Cormac Breathnach. Photograph: Alan Betson

“We were all walking out into new ground,” poet Theo Dorgan says of the making of Loco por Lorca, a celebration of the great Spanish poet, which embra(...)

Violent storm-force winds, flooding and high tides are expected when Storm Lorenzo makes landfall on Thursday evening. The storm, originating from th(...)

A graphic from weather mapping service Magic Seaweed showing the current expected location of high winds associated with Hurricane Lorenzo  along the west coast of Ireland on Thursday morning.

Wind speeds exceeding 130km/h and torrential rain are expected on Thursday as Storm Lorenzo makes landfall in Ireland. The remnant of the category 5 (...)

 A meeting of the National Emergency Co-ordination Group on Hurricane Lorenzo  took place on Tuesday in Agriculture House, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The ingredients that go to make a hurricane are warm ocean water and moist, humid air. They originate as tropical cyclones; rotating, organised system(...)

 Minister for  Planning   Eoghan Murphy  and Evelyn Cusack of Met Éireann during a meeting of the National Emergency Co-ordination Group  in Dublin on Tuesday in preparation for the arrival of Storm Lorenzo. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Concerns have been raised about “ferocious and very dangerous” surges around coastal areas as Storm Lorenzo is expected to track across Ireland during(...)

Swans gathered in the rain at Dublin’s Portobello bridge. File photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

Ireland is due to be hit by the remnants of Hurricane Lorenzo on Thursday, bringing strong winds, heavy rain and high seas, according to Met Éireann’s(...)

An image showing  the wide spread in outcomes in the latest  output from  the European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts. The progress of Lorenzo and any potential impacts for Ireland are being closely monitored.

Met Éireann is tracking a violent category 5 hurricane which could make landfall in Ireland on Thursday. Hurricane Lorenzo is the most northerly and(...)

 People enjoying the sunshine in Dublin’s Stephen’s Green in June. Photograph: Alan Betson

An Indian summer is on its way with temperatures as high as 21 degrees on Saturday and the prospect of fine weather in the second half of next week. (...)

Phillips’s simulation of a developing unstable wave in the atmosphere. While  at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton he made the first computer simulation of the global climate

Today we benefit greatly from accurate weather forecasts. These are the outcome of a long struggle to advance the science of meteorology. One of the m(...)

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