Will the Beast from the East hop over to Donegal this Easter?

first_imgA cold spell is making its way to Ireland this Easter weekend, but odds of a White Easter have been dashed in the latest weather report. Met Eireann are forecasting a week of unstable days and frosty nights. The weekend outlook is subject to change, but early forecasts say the west of Ireland will be escaping the coldest conditions on Easter weekend. There is a chance of sleet and hail on higher ground during the week, as temperatures are expected to fall below freezing each night from Tuesday onwards.Another Siberian air system is due to strike the UK and Ireland this Easter. There is a risk of snow in Britain, but it will be Ireland’s east coast that is worst affected by the cold, forecaster John Eagleton told Independent.ie. The updated Easter weekend forecast from Met Eireann is as follows: Present indications point to cool weather, with moderate northeast to northerly breezes. Some dry, bright spells each day, but cloudy periods too, with some passing showers. Cold at night, with frost in many places. Will the Beast from the East hop over to Donegal this Easter? was last modified: March 26th, 2018 by Rachel McLaughlinShare 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:EasterforecastMet Eireannweatherlast_img read more

Go back to the enewsletter Qantas has announced t

first_imgGo back to the e-newsletterQantas has announced the start date of 1 September 2018 for its new Melbourne to San Francisco service with fares available for sale now.With an evening departure from Melbourne and an overnight flight on the return, Qantas’ schedule means customers can arrive in each city ready to make the most of their stay.Qantas International CEO Alison Webster said the new nonstop Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner service reflects strong demand in travel to the popular Californian city.“We expect this flight to be popular with tourists and also corporate travellers looking to do business with San Francisco’s world-leading technology companies.“With connections to 17 codeshare destinations including Chicago, Seattle and Vancouver, the new service also provides another gateway for Australians travelling into the US,” said Ms Webster.The Qantas Dreamliner features 236 seats across three cabins including the Business Suite, as well as a next-generation Premium Economy seat and a significantly improved Economy seat with extra storage compartments and device charging outlets.To facilitate the new direct Melbourne – San Francisco service four times per week, Qantas’ Melbourne – Los Angeles Dreamliner flights will move from six to two services per week. Qantas will continue to operate daily A380 flights between Melbourne and Los Angeles.Customers with existing bookings on services affected by the changes will be offered alternative flights to get them to their destination.Go back to the e-newsletterlast_img read more