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Violent storm-force winds, flooding and high tides are expected when Storm Lorenzo makes landfall on Thursday evening. The storm, originating from th(...)

A graphic from weather mapping service Magic Seaweed showing the current expected location of high winds associated with Hurricane Lorenzo  along the west coast of Ireland on Thursday morning.

Wind speeds exceeding 130km/h and torrential rain are expected on Thursday as Storm Lorenzo makes landfall in Ireland. The remnant of the category 5 (...)

 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(...)

Eye of the storm: the devastating Hurricane Dorian takes shape earlier in September. File photograph: EPA

The winds of change have blown through the latest storm name list with Irish-sounding storms such as Kitty, Róisín, Ciara and Brendan joined by some m(...)

Large waves break over the south pier in Arklow, Co Wicklow during Storm Diana in November 2017. Photograph: Garry O’Neill

Met Éireann is appealing to the public to offer suggestions for names for next season’s storms. The “name our storms” initiative has been running sin(...)

This year’s ordinary level Leaving Cert English exam focused  on the selfie and social media. Photograph: iStock

State exams body is down with the kids You might not assume that the suits who devise Leaving Cert exams have their finger on the pulse of cutting-ed(...)

Cork City Fire Brigade responds to an incident during Storm Hannah. Photograph: Cork City Fire Brigade/Twitter

About 21,000 customers are without power tonight, predominantly in counties Kerry and Cork, with further outages expected as Storm Hannah la(...)

RTÉ has been criticised repeatedly for its coverage of climate change, notably on flagship programmes. Photograph:  Lukas Schulze/Getty Images

RTÉ is to increase coverage of climate change in response to growing audience demand, according to its director general, Dee Forbes. The expanded con(...)

Minister for Agriculture, Food and Marine Michael Creed  with Marine Institute CEO Peter Heffernan and Evelyn Cusack, head of forecasting at Met Éireann at the announcement of a €700,000 investment  in the marine data buoy network. Photograph: Darragh Kane

The ability to predict extreme weather events increasingly facing Ireland due to climate change is to be enhanced with high-tech upgrades to the marin(...)

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 (...)

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