Irish History Podcast


From Newgrange to D-Day: A History of Weather Forecasting

Since the dawn of history humans have been intrigued by the weather. However while it has the potential to sustain or destroy life, our ability to accurately forecast it is very recent. In this podcast I am joined by meteorologists Evelyn Cusack and Noel Fitzpatrick to explain the fascinating history of weather forecasting. Our desire to predict the weather is a story driven by war, natural disasters, human ingenuity and super computers.

You can find the Met Eireann podcast here The specific episode referenced by Noel in relation to Newgrange is available here

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