Flooding in Swords, Co Dublin, in October 2013: The frequency of extreme rainfall events in winter and autumn is  projected to increase by 30 per cent, according to Dr Saji Varghese of Met Éireann. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Ireland is set for dramatic changes in its weather as early as mid-century, Met Éireann’s head of research told the Citizens’ Assembly today. The imp(...)