Carlow sunsets just after 7pm by end of month with four minutes of daylight to be lost each day

The stretch in the evenings is disappearing

Darren Hassett


Darren Hassett


Carlow Carlow Carlow

"We lose about 4 minutes of daylight each day..."

Sunset on Sunday was 20:14 in Carlow and by the end of the month it will be 19:07, according to

Alan O'Reilly said: "So we lose an hour of evening light within a month and we lose about 4 minutes of daylight each day!‬

"Talk of an Indian Summer seems to have jinxed the weather with cooler unsettled coming from Thursday too!

"However the good news is we have a few nice days ahead with high pressure in place up until Wednesday.

"So dry and settled tomorrow, Tuesday and Wednesday with temps of 17c - 19c not too breezy with good sunny spells but cool nights.

"From Thursday it looks cooler by day with temps struggling to get above 15c and some light rain."

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