Jean Byrne

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Households found to be in breach of the ban can be fined €125. Photograph: iStock

Irish Water did not issue a single fine to households for breaching the previous hosepipe ban introduced during the summer of 2018. The water utility(...)

Barbara Miranda and Thalita Quaresha, from Brazil but living in Dublin 8, pictured enjoying the fine weather at Sandycove in Dublin on Thursday afternoon. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Thursday was the hottest day of the year so far with the highest temperature of 26.8 degrees recorded at Mount Dillon, Co Roscommon. Many parts of th(...)

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(...)

Check out Eleanor McEvoy’s  period redbrick home in Dublin 8.

When you finally tire of Christmas movies and the endless re-runs, make a date with RTÉ’s Celebrity Home of the Year, a show that takes viewers into t(...)

The only thing that’s helping me cope is the L’Occitane Icy Verbena collection

The rains have finally come (sing hosannas!) but let us reflect on facts from from our recent Heatmageddon: Mullingar twinned with Jeddah! The N7 me(...)

THe weather looks like it will be cloudy for Bloomsday on Saturday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

It will be a weekend of sunshine and showers with the possibility next week of a return to very warm weather for a time. Friday will be a cool day w(...)

Iarnród Éireann tweeted this evening that the 17:05 Connolly-Sligo would have to return to Connolly shortly “and will then depart for Sligo via Newcomen Junction”. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Traffic appears to be moving relatively reasonably through Dublin city on Friday evening after severe weather earlier today but there were some issues(...)

 A vicar’s tea party list of storms will  kick off the year, while a weather system named after a 7th century saint will end it. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Future perfect – Frank McNally previews 2016 through a (slightly cracked) crystal ball: January: There is no let-up in the weather, as storms Gertrud(...)

 An almost submerged car   in a flooded area of Carrick-on-Shannon in Co Leitrim.  Photograph: Eric Luke The Irish Times

Water levels appear to be stabilising across much of the Shannon river system although authorities have warned that the flood situation still remains(...)

Competitors in the Senior Class at last year’s contest. Photograph: Eric Luke

It is already being billed as the biggest ever National Ploughing Championships and the 83rd event hasn’t even started.The championships get under wa(...)

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