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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: Cold snap to hit

Heavy showers will become widespread today (Monday, November 2nd), with a risk of hail and isolated thunderstorms.

That is according to Met Éireann who predicts that showers will merge to longer spells of rain at times.

Temperatures will reach between 8 to 11 degrees today before dropping between 1 to 4 degrees tonight.

Showers will continue through the night, remaining heavy with a continued risk of hail and isolated thunderstorms.


According to the national forecaster, tomorrow will see sunny spells and scattered heavy showers.

Showers will be less frequent than today, but there is still a risk of hail and isolated thunderstorms. Temperatures will reach between 7 to 9 degrees, with showers becoming mostly confined to the western half of Ireland.

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It will become a mostly dry but chilly night, with showers to die out early on. Temperatures will be in the region of 3 to 6 degrees in the northern half, with lows of 0 to 4 degrees in the south.

Mist and fog patches will develop along with some patchy grass frost.


Mist and fog will gradually in the morning, giving rise to a cool and mostly dry day. There will be sunny spells and a few isolated showers along northern coasts.

Temperatures will climb to 9 to 11 degrees with values to dip to 0 to 4 degrees on Wednesday night. It will be ca old and dry night, with mist and fog to develop in light or near calm conditions.


Met Éireann stated that mist and fog will be slow to clear and may linger in places throughout the morning.

A largely dry and bright day is in store, although there is a possibility of some isolated showers over Munster and Ulster.

Thursday night will be cold and dry with patches of mist, fog, and frost. Temperatures will drop to 0 to +4 degrees, coolest in the midlands and the north.


Again, similar conditions on Friday, cool and dry with good sunshine and highs of 7 to 11 degrees.

The national forecaster warned that it will become cloudier in the southern half with patches of light drizzle moving in towards evening.

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