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A  person enjoying the warm weather in Brighton, Engalnd. File photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA

Temperatures are set to climb back up to 25 degrees Celsius next week, according to forecasters. It has been much cooler over the last week and ther(...)

Pope Francis  was born in December 1936 in Argentina. File photograph: Luca Zennaro/Reuters

Pope Francis is expected to draw significantly smaller crowds than the last papal trip to Ireland by John Paul II nearly 40 years ago. Ireland has cha(...)

Cooling off near Killiney Beach during the heatwave earlier this summer. Below-average rainfall levels have been forecast for August and September. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dublin is experiencing its worst drought since records began in 1850, and scientists at Maynooth University are warning that “we are potentially far f(...)

Children watching the sea lions at Dublin Zoo. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

While a heatwave sweeping across mainland Europe will pass Ireland by this bank holiday weekend, Met Éireann have forecast dry weather, with sunny spe(...)

The bank holiday weekend is set to be warm in most places but there will be no return to the heatwave that delighted many earlier in the summer. File image:  Frank Miller/The Irish Times.

The bank holiday weekend is set to be warm in most places but there will be no return to the heatwave that delighted many earlier in the summer. Sat(...)

Beachgoers queue for an ice-cream in June. File photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

The heatwave this summer saw Met Éireann record the highest June temperature in Ireland in more than 40 years, at Shannon Airport weather station, Co (...)

 Trees stumps visible  on Blessington Lake due to lower water levels. Photograph: Tom Honan/ The Irish Times.

Irish Water have extended a nationwide hosepipe ban for at least another month, as water supply levels remain at critically low levels. The move come(...)

 Saturday will see sunny spells and scattered showers.File Photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

The weekend will see a return to wetter, cooler weather as the heatwave gives way to a more typical Irish summer. Met Éireann says the entire country(...)

 Dr Gregory Brown: “Try to find an open space or high hilltop clear of trees and tall buildings around you” Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

A blood moon will be visible across Ireland and much of the world on Friday night although heavy showers may prevent hopeful skygazers from seeing th(...)

Lunchtime read on the banks of the Canal during the June heatwave. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The long glorious summer we have been having is due to come to an end this weekend. Met Éireann is forecasting a “noticeable change” in the weather w(...)

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