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Ireland is getting some unuasal canadian type weather for tbe coming week.At the moment we have wind coming from siberia with bright sunshine by day and cold minus 4 nights but the wind chill factor makes it feel like minus 8.
Temps are forecast to fall to minus 10 by next weekend with snow forecast for most days and temps staying below freezing all day.
Meanwhile our normal feb weather is aparently on holiday in north america,if you guys could send it home early we would be most grateful.
 

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Nope, we will keep it thanks! This has been one of the worst winters I can remember, so much wind and cold, not record breaking cold, but close to 10 degrees below normal most days.
 

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Wind from Siberia? Doesn't sound very appealing. We have had more of an old-style winter this year. Seems like it's been colder overall than the last few years, with a couple of cold snaps thrown in. And more snow. The sump in my garage needed to be pumped out already. The last few years I've gone all winter without having to pump it out. Not a very scientific way of recording and comparing snowfall amounts, I know.
 

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SWAG, this is the coldest winter in 30 years, most snow but catching up to 2013/2014 season and about 40 years before that to next most snow.

Tough to convince California girlfriend this is an anomaly though!
 

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Ireland is getting some unuasal canadian type weather for tbe coming week.At the moment we have wind coming from siberia with bright sunshine by day and cold minus 4 nights but the wind chill factor makes it feel like minus 8.
Temps are forecast to fall to minus 10 by next weekend with snow forecast for most days and temps staying below freezing all day.
Meanwhile our normal feb weather is aparently on holiday in north america,if you guys could send it home early we would be most grateful.
Sorry, that's not Canadian prairies weather...not even close!

Enjoy the cold weather and know that it won't last. It will make spring feel that much better when it comes.:wink:

I was over in the Netherlands a couple weeks ago and got some of that -4 weather you are describing, it was great!:cool:
 

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Sure hope the weather gets better for you. I'm coming to Ireland in 2 weeks. Was hoping to get away from the cold and wind to enjoy spring weather.
 

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Most land near water like Ireland are never going to get that cold. Even iceland cant match Canada's temps.

The other day Regina had a +4 afternoon and by nightfall was -30C with wind chill and we have had a few of those. Those days are hard on the head.
 

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Hope you enjoy your visit to our little island Bauerr 11 and that the weather has improved.
Sw frozen milking parlour and scrapers in the the cow house soon take their toll on your ability to enjoy the dry cold.
Wet is normally the winter complaint over here,but since we got a full blown hurricane last october its been raining constantly and now the first decent dry spell is sub zero.Has its benefits though slurry is been spread on stubbles for spring crops but if all this snow shows up we wont be ploughing yet
Spread nitrogen on winter wheat last week any advice on frost and how it may affect it?
 

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Sw frozen milking parlour and scrapers in the the cow house soon take their toll on your ability to enjoy the dry cold.
Wet is normally the winter complaint over here,but since we got a full blown hurricane last october its been raining constantly and now the first decent dry spell is sub zero.Has its benefits though slurry is been spread on stubbles for spring crops but if all this snow shows up we wont be ploughing yet
Spread nitrogen on winter wheat last week any advice on frost and how it may affect it?
Yeah, that doesn't sound like fun. Hope things turn around for you guys. Winter wheat would be most at risk this time of year but I would be surprised if a -10 kills it. Maybe your stuff is different somehow but I have had snow and -13 on wheat that was tillering in May and it was fine.

You know my home town was named after Killarney Ireland. I have heard it is nice but have never been there.
 

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Thanks. We came last spring and had great weather. Ended up spending most of our time in the Dublin area but did get a bus tours to The Cliffs of Moher. Then the train strike hit and we missed a lot of the area we wanted to see. This year we have a car rented and are starting in Limerick, Killarney, then heading north to Boyle to stay at a castle where my great grandma worked prior to 1911 before coming to Canada, then Belfast and back to Kilkenny and Dublin before coming home. Beautiful country and lots to see.
 

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Sw its the nitrogen im worried about how much of it will be lost ?
Youre from killarney canada,wonder does that make you a Kerryman?.
Bauerr when youre up in belfast try and get over to east donegal lovely part of the country and if you get the chance visit enniscorthy in wexford when youre down south.
Train drivers strike last year was a bit of an irish joke company is loosing millions but workers think the deserve a pay rise.
Killarney is really beautiful but really expensive argue the ptice with the horse buggy guys if you take a tour with them. Have a cup of coffee in miss courtneys tea rooms in town and try and visit dingle peninsula .
Dingle is a lovely town.If you are a star wars fan dont forget the skellig rocks also in south kerry.
Blizzard forecast for saturday.
 

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Sw its the nitrogen im worried about how much of it will be lost ?
Youre from killarney canada,wonder does that make you a Kerryman?.
That depends on if the ground is saturated and for how long. If it is you will lose some for sure.

My family came from England in the 1800's so that probably makes me a loser to an Irish person...ha ha. I'm not really Irish at all, I would never kiss the Blarney stone...:wink:
 

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Fell in the yard and cracked ribs hard packed snow the cause
Put anti freeze through the milking parlour seems to be doing the trick keeping it going.
Sw the english are simply the cousins only the irish are allowed fight them or criticise them.
My family came to ireland from kent in the 1920s
 

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Fell in the yard and cracked ribs hard packed snow the cause
Put anti freeze through the milking parlour seems to be doing the trick keeping it going.
Sw the english are simply the cousins only the irish are allowed fight them or criticise them.
My family came to ireland from kent in the 1920s
So you are more English than me!:poking-with-stick-s

Hope you are feeling better soon, Ibuprofen for the ribs worked for me.
 
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