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# rainfall - Thursday 3 October, 2013

PIC: It's pretty grim weather over Ireland right now

And there’s more rain on the way

# rainfall - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Bring your raincoat today: Orange alert issued for heavy rainfall

Rain, rain and more rain. We miss the heatwave.

# rainfall - Monday 22 July, 2013

Warning over 'greasy' roads due to change in weather

The Road Safety Authority has advised people to take care as the rain showers will make roads slippery.

# rainfall - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Mediterranean conditions to last up to weekend (but it will stay sunny after that too!)

There’ll be a bit of a drop off after tomorrow, but we’ll still be firmly in Irish “good summer” territory…

# rainfall - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Gardaí urge caution on roads with heavy rainfall ahead

Met Éireann issued a weather warning for Cork, Kerry and Waterford today with more than 50 mm of rain expected in some areas.

# rainfall - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Today's weather: Rain, followed by showers

The wet spell is set to continue into next week.

# rainfall - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

GIF: Ireland is swallowed whole by a terrifying rain demon

We, for one, welcome our new precipitous overlords.

Good morning, here is the picture which confirms that summer is over

You’re going to need that umbrella today because rain and a bit more rain is forecast.

# rainfall - Monday 10 June, 2013

The GIF that shows Ireland's heatwave coming to an end

Looks like rain, Ted.

# rainfall - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

March was coldest in decades in many parts of Ireland

Last month Met Éireann recorded record low temperatures and some stations reported it as the wettest month in five years.

# rainfall - Saturday 2 March, 2013

February was one of the sunniest on record

However Met Éireann said it was not one of the driest in five years despite lower than average rainfall.

# rainfall - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

High winds and plenty of rain to hit Ireland again today

Met Éireann has issued another weather warning for today with rain and high winds expected to hit parts of the country today.

# rainfall - Monday 28 January, 2013

PIC: Galway hit by flash floods as weather warning issued

Met Éireann is warning of gusts reaching up to 120km/h on the west coast, and of up to 90km/h elsewhere.

# rainfall - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added tweets from ten years ago

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# rainfall - Sunday 7 October, 2012

We're going to put it out there again... NO RAIN IN IRELAND

Let’s just go with it…

# rainfall - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Dublin City Council issue rainfall warning ahead of continued bad weather

The warning comes as 50 millimetres of rain is said to have fallen in the Dublin area over the last 24-hours.

# rainfall - Monday 24 September, 2012

Weather update: Rain, rain, and more rain to come

Get those anoraks out if you’re in Leinster or Ulster – you’re gonna need them.

# rainfall - Thursday 20 September, 2012

Cowen wants commitment from Minister after Bord na Móna job losses

Over 100 seasonal jobs have been lost at Bord na Móna as a result of the poor peat harvest this year, described by the company as the ‘worst year ever’

# rainfall - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Batten down the hatches: Met Éireann says gale force winds are on the way

Batten down the hatches: Met Éireann says gale force winds are on the way

Heavy rain? Check. Strong winds? Check. High risk of flooding? Check.

# rainfall - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

It's been a long time since we've seen this...

Ireland is almost – ALMOST – completely rain-free.

# rainfall - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Weatherwatch: Here's why June has been so soggy

We’re keeping our fingers crossed for the Azores High to deliver a ‘summer’.

Here's the latest rainfall radar image of Ireland

Were you planning on leaving the house today?

# rainfall - Friday 8 June, 2012

Weatherwatch: It’s still raining, but there’s an end in sight

Karl Mehlhorn says a dry patch in the south-west will spread nationwide – but the weekend will still be showery.

# rainfall - Thursday 7 June, 2012

# rainfall - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Umbrellas at the ready: Warning of heavy rain overnight and tomorrow

Met Éireann has issued a weather warning for overnight and tomorrow.

# rainfall - Thursday 31 May, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# rainfall - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

East coast to bear the brunt of rainfall this week, Met Éireann warns

Met Éireann has said that it is not clear whether the heavy rainfall expected will cause the sort of havoc wreaked by last October’s floods in Dublin.

Dublin flood works not yet completed

It is estimated it will take around two years for Dublin’s flood works to be completed – one TD tells he is hopeful everything be completed without delays and there won’t be a repeat of October 2011′s flooding.

# rainfall - Monday 23 April, 2012

Up to a month's rain could fall in 36 hours

Met Éireann says we could see 25mm and even up to 50mm of rainfall between early Wednesday and Thursday afternoon this week. Usually, around 50mm of rain falls during an average April.

# rainfall - Friday 16 December, 2011

Over 1,000 homes flooded during October's heavy rain

The report also promises there will not be a repeat of the situation in south Dublin where keys to close floodgates were missing.

# rainfall - Thursday 17 November, 2011

No repeat of last month's extreme flooding says Met Éireann

Forecasters are confident that the heavy rain expected over the next 24 hours will not cause the kind of flooding that hit the capital last month.

# rainfall - Monday 24 October, 2011

Weather warning continues today

The bad weather is expected to continue today, particularly in the east – so the gardaí and Road Safety Authority are urging people to exercise caution on the roads.

# rainfall - Friday 24 June, 2011

The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# rainfall - Wednesday 4 August, 2010

The summer started with promising spells of sunshine in May and June, but Met Eireann have confirmed that July wasn’t to be.

Meteorologists have said July 2010 was the wettest July since 1950. Worse still, the forecast isn’t looking much better for this week.

The weather service also said that this is the fourth successive July when total rainfall was far in excess of normal rainfall.

Claremorris in Co Mayo was the wettest spot, recording 199mm – or over half of foot of rain. Almost a quarter of the total rainfall for Claremorris fell on just one day – July 10. Claremorris also recorded the coldest temperature for the month of July, just over six degrees on July 23.

Most weather stations around the country recorded between 15 and 21 wet days, the normal monthly average is between nine and 13.

Valentia Observatory in Co Kerry recorded only 85 hours of sunshine for the month making it one of the dullest July’s the area has seen since records began over a century ago.

But if you want sunshine you’ll have to head for Dublin airport, but you won’t have to head to the Canaries, Dublin airport say the highest monthly total of sunshine with 143 hours. The hottest place in the country was Oak Park, Co Carlow with a peak temperature of 24.2 degrees on July 26.