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Catherina Cunnane
Catherina Cunnane
Catherina Cunnane hails from a sixth-generation drystock and specialised pedigree suckler enterprise in Co. Mayo. She currently holds the positions of editor and general manager at That's Farming, having joined the firm during its start-up phase in 2015.
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Weather: Return of frost and low temperatures

Read the farming weather forecast from Met Éireann for this week.

Frost and fog will gradually clear this morning (Monday, March 1st), giving rise to sunny spells in many areas, according to Met Éireann.

It will remain cloudier across southern coastal counties with highs of 8 to 12 degrees in light to moderate easterly breezes.

Temperatures will drop further between -2 to +2 degrees tonight, coolest in the midlands. Frost, mist, and fog will develop later in the night, becoming dense in places.


It will be dry tomorrow with mist and fog to clear slowly in places. Sunny spells will develop, although it will become cloudier from the south towards the evening. Temperatures will climb between 7 to 12 degrees, coolest in Ulster.

It will generally be dry under broken cloud with a risk of light showers in the south-east by morning.

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There will be frost where skies stay clear, along with some mist and fog patches. Temperatures will fall between -1 to +3 degrees, milder along the southern coast.

Weather forecast this week – Wednesday

According to the national forecaster, some showers are possible across Leinster and east Munster, although it will remain dry and cloudy in most areas, with some sunny spells.

Temperatures will reach between 7 to 10 degrees with lows of 1 to +4 degrees on Wednesday night.

Again, it will be dry and mostly cloudy during the night with occasional clear spells and a risk of patchy frost and fog.


According to Met Éireann, it will become duller and cooler overall with mostly dry conditions. Isolated patches of drizzle may occur along with coast with highs of 5 to 8 degrees in mostly light, easterly breezes.

Again, temperatures will remain low during the night, in the region of 1 to +4 degrees, with patchy frost possible in sheltered spots.

Weather forecast this week – Friday

It will be mostly cloudy with patchy rain and drizzle at times in Munster. Temperatures will climb to 5 to 9 degrees in light southerly breezes during the day.

Friday night will see the return of rain, which will extend from the Atlantic to western counties, staying largely dry in eastern coastal counties.

Temperatures will range from 2 to 6 degrees in light to moderate south-easterly breezes.


According to Met Éireann, it will become unsettled over the weekend with spells of heavy rain at times.

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