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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# Sun

This year
India launches spacecraft to study the sun after successful moon mission
The Aditya-L1 spacecraft took off on board a satellite launch vehicle from the Sriharikota space centre in southern India.
Mix of sunny spells and rain showers on the horizon for this Electric Picnic weekend
The festival is taking place from tomorrow until Sunday.
Warm, dry, sunny weather set to remain for the bank holiday (and beyond)
It will be coolest in the east of the country and warmer in the west.
Last year
Met Éireann says next week could see 'heatwave' conditions
High pressure is set to bring a prolonged spell of settled weather.
Today was the hottest day of the year so far
A temperature of 25.9 degrees was recorded at Shannon Airport.
Warm weather forecast for the week with highs of 21 degrees
There’s sun and heat to be had until Friday.
A mix of showers and sun forecast for the Easter weekend
Temperatures are to peak at 17 degrees according to Met Éireann, though rain is expected for most of the weekend.
All time
Quiz: How much do you know about the Sun, suns, and sons?
In honour of that giant ball of fiery gas in the sky.
Sunny weather and highs of 24 degrees expected for today
Expect sunny spells from the afternoon onward.
Photos: A partial eclipse was visible over Ireland this morning - here are your pics
The next such event will happen in March 2025.
A dry and sunny weekend ahead as temperatures to reach 21 degrees
The good weather is set to continue into early next week.
Heavy rain, sunshine and clouds: A mixed bag of weather for the rest of the week
Highest temperatures today will range between 9 and 12 degrees.
It'll be another dry day with highs of 17 degrees
It will be warmest in the west of the country.
Mixed weekend ahead with some sun predicted for Sunday
It’s going to be a mixed bag of weather this weekend.
Bright and sunny start today will be short lived as rain expected early next week
The wet start to the week is set to clear for more settled weekend.
Sun, rain and thunder: We're in for a mixed bag of weather this week
The weekend was very changeable – we’re in for more of that over the next few days.
It's another scorcher of a day with temperatures to hit up to 27 degrees
Don’t forget the sunscreen if you’re heading outdoors today.
Red Forest Fire Warning issued due to 'extreme fire risk' as today's high reached 26.8 degrees
A warm and sunny weekend is in store.
Poll: When it's sunny in Ireland - do you wear sunscreen?
It’s going to be a warm and sunny week across the country.
Rain in many parts of the country today but temperatures will hit 22 degrees this week
More warm weather is on the way.
Poll: Do you prefer sunshine or rainy days?
Well, which is it?
It's another lovely day out there, and mild conditions are set to continue into next week
Temperatures will range between 9 and 11 degrees this afternoon.
Sunny, dry and mild conditions on the way with temperatures to reach 14 degrees
It’s set to be a sunny day across the country today.
It's due to hit 23 degrees at the weekend
Summer is over, but the sunshine is not.
It's a rainy start to the week ... but sun on the way with temperatures to reach 22 degrees
High pressure over Ireland is set to bring dry, calm and settled conditions later this week.
This July was the hottest month ever recorded and 2019 is set to be among warmest years
Searing heatwaves saw records tumble across Europe last month.
Warm temperatures and rain expected over bank holiday weekend
Many outdoor events will be happening across the country this weekend.
Mostly dry weather with top temperatures back up to 20 degrees today
There are still some rainy days ahead this week.
It's the first day of exams, but the sky is overcast (and the forecast isn't looking great)
This date last year year saw highs of 25 degrees.
It's another lovely day out there, but there's wetter weather on the way
Tomorrow will remain warm, with a mix of isolated showers and sunny spells.
Has spring sprung? Temperatures in the mid-teens forecast for later in the week
Highest temperatures of 7 to 10 degrees are forecast today, in moderate southerly breezes.
Schmidt's Ireland set for pre-Six Nations camp at Portuguese resort
The national squad had a successful camp in Spain before last year’s Grand Slam.
QUIZ: How much do you know about Ireland's hottest and coldest weather ever?
It was one of the hottest summers in decades.
'Hold, hold, hold' - Technical hitch discovered two minutes before launch sees NASA Sun mission cancelled
The launch will be attempted again tomorrow.
Rain and drizzle in days ahead but highs of 26 for the weekend
Friday and the weekend looks set to be warm in most areas with a mix of cloud and sunshine.
More rain on the way, but things are looking up for next weekend
Temperatures are likely to be in the low 20s for the bank holiday weekend.
Irish Water issues another urgent appeal for people to conserve water as Dublin hosepipe ban to kick in
In all, 39 water supplies around the country are under night-time water restrictions.
Met Eireann issues drought warning for entire country as heatwave continues
The weather service issued the warning this morning at 11.
Gardaí and DSPCA warn dog owners to be careful after dog left in hot car found 'in distress'
DSPCA inspectors and gardai were about to break the car windows when the owner returned to his vehicle.
Crews deal with 'melting roads' and gorse fires as temperatures soar across the country
Latest reports from Met Éireann show that the max temperature recorded today was 30.8 degrees.