Post Tagged with: "Met Eireann"

The majority of the rain that fell in Ireland in July landed in Killarney, during the Munster Final. Well, it looked like it. Photo by Dermot Crean.

It’s Official. July Was An Absolute Stinker Weather-Wise

August 5, 2015 at 4:14 pm Comments are Disabled

YOU may have noticed the weather has been particularly bad this summer. Well, Met Eireann have gone and confirmed it by declaring July “cold, wet and windy everywhere” and the worst in 22 years. There was precious time to work on a colour in this part of the country with […]

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A site we got used tolast year in the summer months. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Are We Finally Going To Get A Summer?

June 8, 2015 at 4:23 pm Comments are Disabled

  IT’S fair to say that we’ve had a fairly mixed bag weatherwise so far this ‘summer’, so the prospect of any prolonged period of good weather is cause for an upswing in mood. New Met Eireann reports this Monday are suggesting that this is exactly what we are going […]

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Valentia Island Observatory.

Valentia Observatory Recorded Two Earthquakes Last Weekend

June 4, 2015 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

  TWO “significant earthquakes” were recorded last weekend at Valentia Observatory. But don’t worry, they both occurred thousands of miles away on the Alaskan Peninsula and off the Japanese Coast. Thankfully, no casualties have been reported, but maybe a few sheep were awakened when the shocks rumbled their way to south Kerry. According […]

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Fenit Beach.

Dry And Sunny Weather Forecast For Remainder Of Week…Well, Except For Tomorrow

April 14, 2015 at 3:42 pm Comments are Disabled

  MET EIREANN have said that the beautiful sunny weather that was with us today will be here for the remainder of the week…with just one exception, tomorrow. Despite a blip on Wednesday where rain clouds are expected to gather, after that it will temperatures in the high teens and blue skies […]

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A site we got used tolast year in the summer months. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Sunshine On The Way For Easter Weekend

April 3, 2015 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

HURRAH! Met Éireann are predicting that the sun will shine over Easter with temperatures of up to 15c expected, so it’s finally some good news when it comes to the weather. You would be forgiven for thinking that we had dipped back into winter over the past week, but an upturn conditions […]

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Met Eireann.

Met Office Issues Status ‘Orange’ Wind Warning For Kerry

March 5, 2015 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

JUST when you think we’re in for a nice spell of weather, Mother Nature has other plans. The cold snap is over and the weather is milder, sunny(ish) and calm, but that’s going to change somewhat tomorrow according to MET Eireann. They’ve just issued a ‘Status Orange’ wind warning for Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, […]

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It’s Going To Be Cold Out There Tonight…

It’s Going To Be Cold Out There Tonight…

February 4, 2015 at 4:15 pm Comments are Disabled

  MET Eireann have issued a status Orange weather alert for Munster and Leinster with temperatures set to plummet to -2 to -6 degrees celsius. The weather warning is in effect from tonight at 8pm to Thursday morning at 10am. Kerry County Council are advising caution on the roads tonight and in […]

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Wave The Height Of Four Double-Decker Buses Recorded Off Kerry Coast Last Week

Wave The Height Of Four Double-Decker Buses Recorded Off Kerry Coast Last Week

January 20, 2015 at 11:31 am 1 comment

DURING the high and stormy seas of last week, a giant wave off the Kerry coast was picked up which was the second highest ever recorded in Irish seas. The wave was measured 16.9 metres at 10am, last Friday making it the second highest on record. The highest on record is a 19.1 […]

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‘Red’ Weather Warning Possible As Storm Is Set To Hit West Coast

‘Red’ Weather Warning Possible As Storm Is Set To Hit West Coast

January 14, 2015 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

  WHILE the heavy snowfall expected around town thankfully failed to materialise, we’re certainly not out of the woods, weather wise. A storm is set to hit the west coast of Ireland later today. It will bring with it, strong winds, high seas and heavy rain. A spokesperson for Met Eireann quoted […]

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Snow Predicted In Tralee As Gardaí Urge Caution On Roads

Snow Predicted In Tralee As Gardaí Urge Caution On Roads

January 13, 2015 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

MET EIREANN are predicting snowfall for the Kerry area and have put the county on a status ‘Orange’ weather warning for snow and icy conditions. With today set to be bitterly cold, the wintry conditions are set to be most acute in western parts of Munster, Connacht and Ulster where there […]

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Images Show Where The Lightning Hit Kerry Over The Past Few Days

Images Show Where The Lightning Hit Kerry Over The Past Few Days

October 8, 2014 at 3:11 pm Comments are Disabled

  KERRY has been getting some serious rain over the past few days and judging by the Met Eireann and Irish Weather News images here, it looks like the country got a battering from lightning as well. There were several lightning strikes in the Tralee area during the hours of 3am […]

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