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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Polar

All time
# Cold Snap
Snow-ice yellow warning issued for all of Ireland
Met Éireann said widespread wintry showers may lead to snow accumulations.
# Svalbarði
You can now buy 'luxury' water from melted icebergs for €94
It has a superior mouth feel, apparently.
# polar peril
Russian scientists trapped in weather station for two weeks by polar bears
The area around their facility was surrounded by ten adult bears, and several cubs.
# Polar Exploration
Frank Hurley’s Antarctica: images of early 20th century polar exploration
The Australian photographer travelled to Antarctica six times, including as part of the ill-fated Endurance expedition led by Shackleton.