Handout satellite image issued by Nasa dated 10/09/17 of Hurricane Irma over southern Florida. Photograph: PA

Hurricane Irma, which has raked Florida and is heading north towards Georgia and the Carolinas in the US, will barely cause a whimper in Ireland. Hu(...)

Irish summer: there was plenty of umbrella weather this year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

It will come as no surprise that the summer of 2017 was a washout across Ireland, according to Met Éireann. It was wetter than normal everywhere, esp(...)

People are rescued from flood waters from Hurricane Harvey on an air boat in Dickinson,Texas. Photo:  Reuters

The catastrophic Hurricane Harvey has been described as a “once in 500 years” weather event. That is little comfort to those affected, a the United St(...)

A collapsed road at Quigley’s Point in Co Donegal after heavy rain left a trail of destruction. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A “once in a 100 years” extreme weather event was responsible for the widespread flooding and devastation that struck the northwest, according to Met (...)

Mayo’s Andy Moran scores his side’s opening goal despite the attempted block of Kerry’s Johnny Buckley during the All-Ireland SFC semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Kerry 2-14 Mayo 2-14 Crazy dreams don’t come much louder than this. Because just when it seemed it over was for another year, Mayo rose again at the (...)

A rainfall radar image from Met Éireann at 1pm on Sunday showing rain clouds sweeping across the country.  Photograph: Met Éireann

The west of Ireland will get between 30mms (more than an inch) and 40mms of rain overnight as the aftermath of Hurricane Gert sweeps over the country.(...)

Wet weather in Dublin last month.Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Met Éireann has issued a countrywide yellow weather warning for heavy rain and possible flooding starting on Sunday. The warning comes as the afterma(...)

Heavy rain over the next 24 hours will be followed by the remnants of Hurricane Gert now crossing the Atlantic.   Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

It never rains but it pours in August. Heavy rain over the next 24 hours will be followed by the remnants of Hurricane Gert now crossing the Atlantic.(...)