DONEGAL WEATHER: FORECAST FOR EASTER WEEKEND

first_imgTHE BITING cold of recent days is set to disappear over the Easter weekend as normal seasonal temperatures return.There will be a lot of drizzle and showers over the weekend, so might be a time to head indoors for a swim. Waterworld Bundoran has opened its doors for the holidays (pictured).Here’s the outlook from Met Eireann over the next few days. TODAY (GOOD FRIDAY) will be mostly cloudy, with the best of the bright or short sunny spells in the morning. Some patches of drizzle and light rain, these mainly over Co Donegal. Top temperatures of 10 to 13 degrees in moderate northwest breezes. Tonight is expected to be rather cloudy and fairly mild with a little patchy drizzle and lowest temperatures of 5 to 8 degree.HOLY SATURDAY: For Holy Saturday there will be some bright or sunny spells, but many areas will stay cloudy. Some patchy drizzle about, especially in Donegal. Temperatures around normal for April, ranging 10 to 13 degrees, in moderate to fresh northwesterly winds. A mild cloudy night will follow to most places.EASTER SUNDAY: The day should start dry and bright with some sunny spells –  but cloud will increase all the while and some rain looks set to develop over Donegal in the early to mid afternoon. This rain will extend to all places later and overnight. Moderate westerly winds will increase fresh and gusty in the afternoon and evening also. Top temperatures will range 10 to 13 degrees.EASTER MONDAY: It looks like being a cool, windy and quite a wet day, with heavy showers or longer spells of rain. Winds will be strong and gusty westerly. OUTLOOK : Cool, breezy weather is expected for the following few days, with moderate to fresh northwesterly winds. These winds will bring bright or sunny spells and showers, some heavy. Temperatures will be slightly below normal and some grass frost is expected at night. DONEGAL WEATHER: FORECAST FOR EASTER WEEKEND was last modified: April 6th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:DONEGAL WEATHER: FORECAST FOR EASTER WEEKENDlast_img read more

INISHOWEN CRASH TRIAL BEGINS TODAY BUT COULD LAST UNTIL NEXT WEEK

first_imgThe trial of an Inishowen man charged with eight counts of dangerous driving causing death is expected to begin today.Shaun Kelly appearing at an earlier court sitting. Pic copyright North West Newspics.Shaun Kelly, 24, will appear before Judge John O’Hagan at Letterkenny Circuit Court to answer charges arising out of a road smash outside Clonmany in July 2010. Seven of Mr Kelly’s friends were killed following the crash as well as a man returning home from playing bingo.Defence barrister Peter Nolan told a court sitting last week that the trial could last a full week and perhaps go into a second week.As well as emergency personnel who attended the scene of the crash, expert witnesses including engineers and forensic specialists are expected to be called.Last week state barrister, Ms Patricia McLoughlin asked for the court to provide a German translator for one of her specialist witnesses.A specific exhibits area has also been set aside within the courtroom for the case.As well as Mr Kelly and his family, relatives of those who died in the crash are also expected to attend the trial.INISHOWEN CRASH TRIAL BEGINS TODAY BUT COULD LAST UNTIL NEXT WEEK was last modified: July 22nd, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:clonmanycrashdangerous drivingDEATHSdonegalInishowenShaun Kellylast_img read more