Parts of Donegal town are underwater this morning as the storm dumped up to 50mm of rainfall on the region. Photograph: Donegal Daily.

Power has been fully restored to 20,000 customers who lost power during Storm Lorenzo, ESB Networks has said. The company, which maintains the countr(...)

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(...)

Let’s be honest, though, it’s not just my mother who is obsessed with the weather. As a nation, we are entirely fixated on it.

I’ve become increasingly worried about my mother’s obsession with the weather. Every time I open the laptop down at home there is always one website (...)

This weekend marks the sixth consecutive “good weekend” of weather.

Officially, it is not a heatwave we’ve been basking in over recent days, but the advice from weather forecasters is to enjoy this weekend before norma(...)

It’s not quite summer, but it feels like it. File photograph: Eric Luke

Winter may have taken its time to disappear but temperatures across the State appear to have skipped straight to summer - for a little while, at least(...)

Phoenix Park in springtime. Average temperatures in Ireland for the last fortnight are down four degrees on normal for the time of year. Photograph: Dave Meehan

After as long a winter as anybody can remember, spring will finally arrive this weekend, but only temporarily. Temperatures will rise to between 11 (...)

 A tourist walks on Calla’s pass covered by snow on the Tuscan-Romagna Apennines, in Italy on Sunday.  Record low temperatures are expected to hit Europe in upcoming days.  Photograph: Maurizio Degl’Innocenti/EPA

Met Éireann has warned of a “very serious weather event” this week with snow drifts of more than a metre in places. There is a likelihood of red weat(...)

Sean O’Rourke sounds almost jaunty with a real story on his hands

As storm Ophelia hits on Monday, it’s not just national infrastructure and domestic property that’s laid waste by the lethal winds. Among the collater(...)

Storm in a smartphone: A graphic shown at the National Emergency Coordination Centre illustrates the anticipated arrival of Ophelia. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Yes, people in Ireland like talking about the weather, inhaling the forecasts like oxygen on even the most nondescript of days. But as ex-Hurricane Op(...)

A rainfall radar image from 11am on Saturday slowing a band of rain moving over the country from the southwest. Met Éireann has warned of the potential for flooding overnight in some counties with up to 50mms of rain forecast.

Local authorities have been put on alert with torrential rain expected overnight in the south of the country. Up to 50mms of rain (two inches) is ex(...)

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