Seamus Walsh

11 results

Storm Ophelia over Ireland: ‘In every weather forecast, in every climate model, somewhere deep down in the code the fundamentals of that are the Navier-Stokes equations. They underpin everything.’

George Gabriel Stokes was born in Sligo 200 years ago, but his influence is still writ large across science and technology today. In fact, it felt a l(...)

A Google Maps image showing the town of Nabiac in southeastern Australia. Image: Google Maps

An Irish man from Co Kilkenny has died in a road crash in Australia. Seamus Walsh (38), originally from Ballyhale, was killed when his truck collide(...)

A tourist uses an umbrella to protect herself from sunshine in Toledo, Spain. Photograph: Angeles Visdomine

Extreme heatwaves causing risk to life, such as those under way in Europe, will become more frequent as the effects of climate change gather pace this(...)

 Travelling in style at the Hill of Tara Co Meath during the snowfall associated with Storm Emma and The Beast from the East in February. File photograph: Alan Betson

It was the best of years and the worst of years. It was the hottest and coldest of years, the wettest and the driest, the calmest and the most turbule(...)

Computer generated image of  the planned Falcon development at North Quays, Waterford.

There’s not much to see yet on Waterford’s North Quays, the site of a proposed €350 million regeneration project which got its first commitment of Gov(...)

Groundsman for West Untied FC Keith Devlin, inspects their waterlogged pitch after Storm Eleanor wreaked havoc in the area. Photograph: Ray Ryan

Storm Eleanor has shown once again Ireland’s vulnerability when it comes to storms, according to Irish climate experts. A bullet was dodged with Stor(...)

The conference heard that the lessons of Storm Ophelia needed to be absorbed in order to ensure vital infrastructure is more resilient. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Houses, including some large valuable private properties, will fall into the sea and it is not in the public interest to save them, a climate change c(...)

Striking Arigna miners walking to Carrick-on-Shannon, January 1969. Photograph:  Brendan Flynn

What’s history, he said I’ll tell you what it is History is the other man’s story The man who owned the pit Not the story of the likes of us Who w(...)

Heading to Dollymount Strand during the recent sunny weather. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Forecasters are optimistic that the recent sunshine and clear skies will last until next week at least. The warm, settled weather is due to continue i(...)

Jumping from the Samuel Beckett Bridge in Dublin’s Docklands during warm weather in June 2014.Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Ireland had one of its warmest years in history last year with average temperatures just 0.2 degrees below the record set in 2007. An average temperat(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • Next
  • Last »