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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 forecast: Frost and risk of flooding

Read Met Éireann’s weather forecast for Ireland for this weekend.

There will be a cold start to the day with frost and fog to clear, according to Met Éireann.

Overall, it will be cloudy with patchy rain and drizzle in the west.

A heavier spell of rain is set to move into Atlantic counties this evening. Temperatures will reach between 5 to 9 degrees with values to maintain at these levels tonight.

It will be wet and breezy this evening and early tonight with rain to become widespread. There will be some heavy falls and spot flooding with a clearance of scattered showers to follow.

Weather this weekend – Saturday

It will be a fresh day with sunny spells, scattered showers, and highs of 6 to 9 degrees.

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Met Éireann predicts that it will be mainly cold and dry. Long, clear spells in the midlands and east will lead to frost in places.

There may be scattered showers with the risk of a thundery burst in the north-west with lows of 0 to 4 degrees.

Weather this weekend – Sunday

Showers and rain over Ulster and north Connacht may become persistent at times. It will become mostly cloudy elsewhere with occasional sunny spells.

According to the national forecaster, temperatures will climb to 6 to 9 degrees in light to moderate south-west breezes.

Sunday night will some clear spells lead to ground frost in places. Met Éireann states that it will stay cloudier over Ulster, where showery rain is set to continue. Temperatures will remain low, in the region of 1 to 4 degrees in light to moderate south-west breezes.

Next week

Looking to the week ahead, a bright start in the east on Monday will give rise to cloudier conditions. Rain, heavy at intervals, will extend south-westwards across the rest of the country by evening.

The national forecaster predicts that it will bring a risk of localised flooding.

This will persist overnight, with rain set to be heaviest in the west of Ireland. There is a continued risk of localised flooding with lows of 5 to 9 degrees.

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