rain or shine

Inside Met Éireann: How forecasters decode Ireland's weather

Gerard Fleming took us on a quick tour.

IN GLASNEVIN ON Dublin’s northside is a large, silver, flat-topped pyramid.

The building, a local landmark, houses Met Éireann’s headquarters.

Inside, a team of meteorologists study charts and graphs and decode Ireland’s weather into what you see on your television screens and read on your phone.

Gerard Fleming, outgoing head of forecasting, took us on a tour and explained how they work.

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