Storm

Status Yellow wind and rain warnings in place for the country

Status Yellow wind and rain warnings in place for the country

Met Éireann has issued Status Yellow wind and rain warnings for the country as Storm Bella hits. The warnings are...

December 26, 2020

Minister of State urged to push for emergency horticulture fund

Minister of State urged to push for emergency horticulture fund

The possibility of opening a fund to aid the horticulture sector following devastating weather damage has been raised with Minister...

August 28, 2020

More rainfall forecast for the south and east as Status Yellow warning issued

More rainfall forecast for the south and east as Status Yellow warning issued

There is more rainfall forecast for parts of the country tomorrow (Thursday, August 27) as Met Éireann has issued a...

August 26, 2020

Further rainfall warning as thousands without power following Storm Francis

Further rainfall warning as thousands without power following Storm Francis

Met Éireann is warning of more potential flooding across the country today as a result of Storm Francis. Heavy rain...

August 25, 2020

Winds topple US corn crops

Winds topple US corn crops

100mph winds have devastated some corn crops and farmland in the US. Corn crops were flattened and grain bins destroyed...

August 11, 2020

9 cows dead following lightning strike in Clare

9 cows dead following lightning strike in Clare

A number of cows were killed following a lightning strike in Co. Clare yesterday afternoon, Sunday, June 15. The incident...

June 15, 2020

Huge hailstones batter Aussie agri research glasshouses

Huge hailstones batter Aussie agri research glasshouses

A storm of huge tennis ball sized hailstones caused significant damage to glasshouses owned by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research...

January 21, 2020

Fire in Roscommon tackled by emergency services during Storm Brendan

Fire in Roscommon tackled by emergency services during Storm Brendan

Members of the emergency services including An Garda Síochána attended a fire at a farmhouse in Co. Roscommon yesterday, Monday,...

January 14, 2020

‘Farmers need to beware low-lying power lines’ – ESB

‘Farmers need to beware low-lying power lines’ – ESB

Farmers around the country are being warned to beware of low-lying overhead power lines on their farms, after the country...

January 14, 2020

After Brendan, what weather can we expect for the week?

After Brendan, what weather can we expect for the week?

Storm Brendan is battering most of the country today, Monday, January 13, with two Status Orange wind warnings in place....

January 13, 2020

2 Status Orange warnings issued as Storm Brendan approaches

2 Status Orange warnings issued as Storm Brendan approaches

Met Éireann has issued two Status Orange wind warnings, covering the whole country,  the first of which in already in place...

January 13, 2020

Remnants of tropical storm to bring heavy rain this week

Remnants of tropical storm to bring heavy rain this week

The remnants of a tropical storm are set to hit the country in the form of strong winds and heavy...

October 29, 2019

Update: Wind warning issued for this morning in wake of storm

Update: Wind warning issued for this morning in wake of storm

Met Éireann has issued a Status Yellow wind warning for a number of counties this morning, Friday, October 4, in...

October 4, 2019

Update: 7,500 homes, farms and businesses without power

Update: 7,500 homes, farms and businesses without power

At least 7,500 homes, farms and businesses are without power following Storm Lorenzo, the ESB has confirmed. It is expected...

October 4, 2019

Host of Teagasc events postponed due to weather

Host of Teagasc events postponed due to weather

Teagasc has announced its decision to postpone a host of events it had scheduled for today, Thursday October 3, and...

October 3, 2019

Garda property marking event postponed due to storm

Garda property marking event postponed due to storm

A property marking event for farmers, rural dwellers and members of the public which was being organised by An Garda...

October 3, 2019

Department issues storm advice for farmers as Lorenzo approaches

Department issues storm advice for farmers as Lorenzo approaches

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has issued a range of advice for farmers in the lead-up to...

October 2, 2019

Creed: Farmers must think ‘safety first’ as Lorenzo looms

Creed: Farmers must think ‘safety first’ as Lorenzo looms

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed urged farmers, fishermen and people in rural areas to be extra...

October 2, 2019