Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Weatherday: 'It has a gold harp on a green background'

A fine morning, sunny throughout most of the day. Some cloud in late afternoon will clear again to a fine evening.

Temperatures getting hot from early on, peaking at 22deg locally. Light northeasterly breezes will pick up a little in mid afternoon.

On this day in 1870 was born John Pius Boland, later to become Ireland's first Olympic gold medallist.

Headline is Boland asking for an Irish flag to be raised at the 1896 Olympics in Athens.

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