Latest Met Eireann weather forecast for Day 1 of the National Ploughing Championships

Latest Met Eireann weather forecast for Day 1 of the National Ploughing Championships

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Latest Met Eireann weather forecast for Day 1 of the National Ploughing Championships

Latest Met Eireann weather forecast for Day 1 of the National Ploughing Championships

Over 100,000 people are expected to attend Day 1 of the National Ploughing Championships in Screggan near Tullamore in Offaly on Tuesday.

The advice is to bring your wellies and wet gear as there is rain in the forecast for the afternoon but it will be a relatively warm day with temperatures reaching highs of 20 degrees.

According to Met Eireann, it will be dry this morning with sunny spells. Showery rain will spread eastwards across the region this afternoon, gradually clearing this evening. Becoming blustery with fresh, gusty southwest winds. Highest temperatures of 17 to 20 degrees.

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