“Wind has no mercy”- Enniscrone braces for impact of storm

The sea lay flat, the dunes still, and the wind turbines turned at a sluggish pace on Wednesday afternoon in Enniscrone, Co Sligo. It was the calm before the storm. Sean Morrison and his colleagues were out dismantling signs on...

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Veteran weatherman has chronicled Mayo’s weather extremes

From his back garden in Straide, Martin Sweeney has been recording central Mayo’s weather for over half a century. Rain, hail, storm or shine, with the help of a few neighbours whenever he was away, Mr Sweeney has maintained a...

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