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Friday 24 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Autumn

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# Let's Get Quizzical
QUIZ: Which city is this? (Autumn edition)
It’s autumn, debatably the best season of the year.
# Test Yourself
Quiz: How much do you know about autumn?
Cosy jumpers and crunchy leaves are on the way.
# on the tellybox
How To Buy A Home, Gogglebox and lots of true crime to feature in Virgin Media's new season
The schedule features a number of new Irish dramas and crime documentaries.
# Climate
Leaves fall early in UK after heatwave as experts warn of Ireland's vulnerability
The Devon Wildlife Trust said it has observed signs of ‘false autumn’ at 60 nature reserves.
# entertainment
RTÉ’s new season: Brendan Gleeson Civil War doc, Ukrainians in Ireland and new comedy stars
The schedule features a new slate of dramas and the return of some old favourites.
# Your Say
Poll: When do you think autumn should officially start?
It’s August – but is it summer or autumn?
# Boosters
HSE vaccine lead: 'Plans in development for autumn booster as well as winter emergencies'
The HSE’s Damien McCallion gave The Journal’s Coronavirus Newsletter an insight into the next stages of the vaccine rollout.
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# Weather
Ireland has hottest autumn on record, 'in line with human-caused climate change'
Several temperature records were broken in 2021, Met Éireann has confirmed.
# j lowe
Sexton set to start on 100th Ireland cap with Lowe in line for recall
Andy Farrell is set to go with a strong XV for the visit of Japan.
# 10s
'Jack Carty is playing really well but this is an opportunity to find out about people'
Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has asked why they can’t ‘dare to dream’ about the 2023 World Cup.
# Wrap Up
Sunny spells and showers this weekend with temperatures set to dip
Tomorrow will be a blustery day with a mix of sunny spells and frequent showers.
# Autumn
Important run ahead for Ireland as Farrell and Sexton look to learn from Paris
Ireland get back up and running with a home clash against Wales on Friday week.
# the weather
Status Yellow warnings for 8 counties with very wet and windy conditions forecast tonight
Three Status Yellow warnings will take effect this evening, affecting western and southern counties.
# Let's Get Quizzical
QUIZ: Which city is this? (Autumn edition)
Crisp air and crunchy leaves.
# fresh faces
Farrell includes six uncapped players in Ireland squad as Sexton retains captaincy
Ed Byrne, Will Connors, Jamison Gibson-Park, Shane Daly, Hugo Keenan, and Ryan Baird have been included.
# hooker
First start for Ireland next on agenda for 22-year-old Leinster man Kelleher
The powerful hooker won his first three caps off the bench earlier this year.
# Cardiff Boy
Irish-eligible out-half Callum Sheedy included in Wales squad for autumn Tests
The 24-year-old previously played for the Ireland U18 Sevens team and an England XV.
# Out to impress
Ireland auditions for Munster and Connacht men as Farrell finalises autumn squad
Munster are away to the Scarlets as Connacht host Glasgow in the Pro14.
# Brrrrrr
Poll: It's September - have you turned the heating on yet?
Have you reached for that dial?
# turn turn turn
Poll: When does autumn's tomorrow, right?
The season starts on 1st September and continues until the end of November, according to Met Éireann.
# Leader
Farrell praises Sexton for 'super job' as Ireland captain during Six Nations
The 35-year-old took over from Rory Best for the Six Nations earlier this year.
# Clocks
The clocks went back last night (so you might get to have that extra hour in bed now)
It’s an hour earlier than it was now, right?
# fall back
Don't forget! The clocks go back one hour tonight
Make sure to enjoy that extra hour in bed tomorrow if you can.
# New Laws
Here are just some of the government's priorities for the months ahead
Renting, judge’s appointments, microbeads and noise at the airport – just some of the issues the government plan to tackle.
'Raw food doesn't have to be scary - but I think it's time for a bowl of homely hot soup'
If you really want a slice of raw goodness, Michael Kelly has just the recipe, but he is warming up this autumn to the comfort of hot dishes.
# Autumn
Poll: Are you ready to embrace the cold weather?
It’s not like you have a choice.
# D'Telly
Here's what to expect from the new RTÉ autumn season
Some new and old shows will be on your screens.
# Looking Up
All Blacks and November next in Schmidt's sights as Ireland's success rolls on
The Ireland head coach is heading home to New Zealand for a few weeks of rest.
# baileys who
Aldi is selling a replica of Baileys pumpkin spice Irish cream for a tenner
# seasonal adjustment
Morning fog and thunderstorms: This week's weather is looking pretty autumnal
But (once the fog clears) we’ll have some very nice weather indeed at the weekend.
# water under the bridge
The Government plans to start refunding water charges from autumn
It is estimated that the refunds will cost in the region of €160 million.
# seasons change
22 gorgeous Instagrams that prove you can't beat Ireland in the autumn
Ireland, are you well? ‘Cause you’re looking well.
# soup soup a tasty soup
For everyone who is f**king delighted that it's finally soup season
It’s the most wonderful tiiiiiiime of the yeaaarrrr…
# Sponsored By Irish Rail
15 gorgeous places to visit around Ireland this autumn
Nothing better than a nature walk.
# eight legged freaks
14 struggles that are too real if you're f**king TERRIFIED of spiders
There are no pictures of scary spiders in this article, we promise.
# pumpkin spice
31 thoughts Irish people have when autumn starts to creep in
Ugh path juice.
# fall back
Women of Ireland, rejoice: Tights weather is finally upon us
Fear the deniers no more!
# bye bye summer
10 unmistakably Irish signs that autumn has arrived
Will we turn on the heat?
# winter is coming
The sequel to Rebellion and everything else you need to know about RTÉ's new schedule
The autumn-winter TV schedule is out. Here’s what’s in it.
Here's the seasonal veg you can enjoy raw this autumn
Michael Kelly gives us the latest on what we should be planting this autumn and a great recipe for beetroot, apple and carrot Salad.