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Snow-covered fields in Kilteel, Co Kildare, earlier this month. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A nationwide snow and ice warning came into force at 6am with Met Éireann saying wintry showers will become increasingly widespread during today. Th(...)

Two starlings bathe in a puddle in Howth, Co Dublin. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Another wet and cold week is in store with rainfall levels above normal though not on the scale of recent weeks. The forecast model suggests rainfal(...)

Met Éireann’s forecast for Monday is for heavy and persistent rain, with a risk of flooding and thunder in some areas. File photograph Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

Heavy flooding has forced the closure of a stretch of motorway in Cork and Tipperary, with Met Éireann’s yellow weather warning for heavy rain in plac(...)

Flooding in Deansgrange, Co Dublin last year. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Met Éireann has issued a weather warning for 20 counties as heavy rain may cause spot flooding in parts of Ireland. Heavy rain is expected to fall i(...)

 Minister for  Planning   Eoghan Murphy  and Evelyn Cusack of Met Éireann during a meeting of the National Emergency Co-ordination Group  in Dublin on Tuesday in preparation for the arrival of Storm Lorenzo. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Concerns have been raised about “ferocious and very dangerous” surges around coastal areas as Storm Lorenzo is expected to track across Ireland during(...)

Amy Cooke and Casey O’Driscoll from Kildare enjoying the warm sunshine before the end of the summer break, at Dublins St Stephen’s Green on Friday. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The sun is set to shine this weekend before a return to school for most children next week. Like Friday, Saturday will be warm, particularly in the e(...)

Swimmers enjoy the sunshine at Seapoint in Dublin. The August bank holiday will start off dry and sunny but will turn wet on Monday with the possibility of torrential rain and spot flooding.  Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times.

The August bank holiday weekend will start off dry and sunny but will turn wet on Monday with the possibility of torrential rain and spot flooding. (...)

Once the rain clears away on Monday night, it will make way for glorious spring weather with temperatures of 21 degrees this weekend. File  Photograph: Eric Luke

The unseasonably cold weather of recent days is forecast to start warming up from Tuesday as temperatures across the country edge back into the teens (...)

The winds were forecast to ease countrywide as the day went on, with some showers, and even hail and sleet, predicted. File photograph: Getty

Wrap up and bring your brolly is the advice from forecasters for the hundreds of thousands expected to brave wet and windy conditions over St Patrick’(...)

Dog walkers in Oxfordshire, England. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

Widespread severe frost and ice is expected in many parts of the country as a yellow weather warning remains in place until Saturday. Saturday is ex(...)

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