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#Heatwave

# heatwave - Monday 13 August, 2018

Boost for Irish retailers as sales of ice cream, fans and patio furniture spike during heatwave
# Hot Off The Shelves
# Hot Off The Shelves

Boost for Irish retailers as sales of ice cream, fans and patio furniture spike during heatwave

Aug 13th 2018, 6:05 AM 7,982 Views 15 Comments

The World Cup and royal wedding also helped alcohol and magazine sales this year.

# heatwave - Friday 10 August, 2018

Red Cross warn that North Korea is on the brink of a 'full-blown' food crisis as crops fail in heatwave
# Dry Spell
# Dry Spell

Red Cross warn that North Korea is on the brink of a 'full-blown' food crisis as crops fail in heatwave

Aug 10th 2018, 10:26 PM 23,562 Views 25 Comments

Recent UN sanctions have deepened the food crisis in the secretive state.

# heatwave - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Farmers' feed costs have exploded inside a year as fallout from hot weather bites
# Fodder Crisis
# Fodder Crisis

Farmers' feed costs have exploded inside a year as fallout from hot weather bites

Aug 8th 2018, 11:49 AM 15,123 Views 43 Comments

The summer heatwave has seen the price of fodder rise across the board.

# heatwave - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Seven dead in Spain as Europe bakes in near-record temperatures
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Seven dead in Spain as Europe bakes in near-record temperatures

Aug 7th 2018, 8:23 AM 45,645 Views 36 Comments

Europe has baked in near-record temperatures but some respite is on the horizon after weeks of nonstop sunshine.

# heatwave - Sunday 5 August, 2018

'Bad year' for bumblebees as extreme weather sees levels reduce by up to 40%
# Bad Buzz
# Bad Buzz

'Bad year' for bumblebees as extreme weather sees levels reduce by up to 40%

Aug 5th 2018, 7:00 AM 13,418 Views 18 Comments

Storms and snow have depleted bee populations, but it may not entirely be a bad thing.

# heatwave - Friday 3 August, 2018

Two dead in Spain as Europe wilts under record heatwave
# European Record
# European Record

Two dead in Spain as Europe wilts under record heatwave

Aug 3rd 2018, 4:40 PM 46,762 Views 59 Comments

With almost no rainfall since May, Sweden has experienced its hottest July in more than 250 years.

# heatwave - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Temperatures in Spain and Portugal could top 48 degrees
# European Record
# European Record

Temperatures in Spain and Portugal could top 48 degrees

Aug 2nd 2018, 10:29 AM 63,383 Views 83 Comments

The countries are bracing themselves for wildfires.

What county got the most sunshine during June and July? Met Éíreann has been crunching the numbers
# Feelin Hot Hot Hot
# Feelin Hot Hot Hot

What county got the most sunshine during June and July? Met Éíreann has been crunching the numbers

Aug 2nd 2018, 9:53 AM 53,485 Views 41 Comments

The hottest day of the year occurred on 28 June at Shannon Airport.

# heatwave - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Portugal prepares for fires as temperatures set to soar to 45 degrees
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Portugal prepares for fires as temperatures set to soar to 45 degrees

Jul 31st 2018, 10:06 AM 30,561 Views 12 Comments

The country is trying to avoid a repeat of last year’s deadly wildfires.

# heatwave - Monday 30 July, 2018

Additional 7 million pints of beer sold this summer compared to last
# Supermarket Sweep
# Supermarket Sweep

Additional 7 million pints of beer sold this summer compared to last

Jul 30th 2018, 8:09 PM 15,827 Views 24 Comments

The sale of lager was up 11.6% compared to the same 12 week period last year.

# heatwave - Sunday 29 July, 2018

'We're just going non-stop': Fire call-outs increase 100% in parts of the country following recent dry spell
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

'We're just going non-stop': Fire call-outs increase 100% in parts of the country following recent dry spell

Jul 29th 2018, 7:45 AM 15,272 Views 5 Comments

While most have been enjoying the heatwave in recent weeks, it has had unexpected side-effects for emergency services.

# heatwave - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Many viewers noticed that last night's RTÉ weather forecast was more like a blooper reel
# Heatwave
From The Daily Edge
# Heatwave

Many viewers noticed that last night's RTÉ weather forecast was more like a blooper reel

Jul 28th 2018, 3:05 PM 51,859 Views 2 Comments

Don’t worry about it Siobhan. Mercury is in retrograde.

# heatwave - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Motorists stuck in cars for hours after heat delays Channel Tunnel trains
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Motorists stuck in cars for hours after heat delays Channel Tunnel trains

Jul 26th 2018, 10:28 PM 36,504 Views 17 Comments

Ferry companies were unable to take excess passengers.

Beaches, BBQs and Burpees: How to keep your training on track while enjoying the summer sun
# Coming In Hot
From The42
# Coming In Hot

Beaches, BBQs and Burpees: How to keep your training on track while enjoying the summer sun

Jul 26th 2018, 9:33 AM 3,659 Views 0 Comments

Fitness columnist David Last runs through some top tips for training during the good weather.

Met Eireann says that rain is on the way, but will it stick around for the weekend?
# Weather
# Weather

Met Eireann says that rain is on the way, but will it stick around for the weekend?

Jul 26th 2018, 8:50 AM 57,640 Views 23 Comments

It’ll be a bit of a mixed bag in the coming days, but temperatures are finally expected to drop.

# heatwave - Monday 23 July, 2018

'Stay out of the sun' - Britain's heatwave is nearly at national emergency levels
# Scorchio
# Scorchio

'Stay out of the sun' - Britain's heatwave is nearly at national emergency levels

Jul 23rd 2018, 7:35 PM 49,611 Views 30 Comments

Temperatures in London are topping 30 degrees.

# heatwave - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Curracloe beach evacuated as firefighters tackle large-scale sand dune blaze
# Under Control
# Under Control

Curracloe beach evacuated as firefighters tackle large-scale sand dune blaze

Updated Jul 22nd 2018, 7:15 PM 132,279 Views 23 Comments

The fire has been brought under control this evening.

# heatwave - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Drought, wildfire and hosepipe bans - how countries around Europe dealt with the heatwave
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Drought, wildfire and hosepipe bans - how countries around Europe dealt with the heatwave

Jul 21st 2018, 8:15 AM 14,641 Views 12 Comments

With temperatures set to rise again over the weekend, we take a look at how the heatwave has had affect in some northern European countries.

# heatwave - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Irish Air Corps called to help fight wildfire in Armagh
# Slieve Gullion
# Slieve Gullion

Irish Air Corps called to help fight wildfire in Armagh

Jul 10th 2018, 2:00 PM 10,754 Views 18 Comments

The fire is just two miles from the border.

It's still going to be hot this week ... but cloudy skies and scattered showers are on their way
# Hot Weather
# Hot Weather

It's still going to be hot this week ... but cloudy skies and scattered showers are on their way

Jul 10th 2018, 8:17 AM 21,191 Views 21 Comments

Meanwhile, Irish Water has warned that water supplies may be at risk of significant restrictions or outages until the end of the year.

Motorists warned about dangers of soft tar mixing with rain when the weather inevitably changes
# Grease
# Grease

Motorists warned about dangers of soft tar mixing with rain when the weather inevitably changes

Jul 10th 2018, 6:01 AM 22,913 Views 38 Comments

A greasy film, one which makes travel by car treacherous, may form on Irish roads as a consequence of melted tar mixing with rainwater

# heatwave - Sunday 8 July, 2018

9 summer lip products that won't melt off your face in this heat
# Hit Or Kiss
From The Daily Edge
# Hit Or Kiss

9 summer lip products that won't melt off your face in this heat

Jul 8th 2018, 6:00 PM 2,774 Views 0 Comments

No more melty faces, please.

Irish lizards thriving in the heat, but fires pose a particular danger
# Reptile Weather
# Reptile Weather

Irish lizards thriving in the heat, but fires pose a particular danger

Jul 8th 2018, 9:45 AM 26,837 Views 42 Comments

The warm weather means they can reach their optimal temperature without having to bask for hours.

# heatwave - Saturday 7 July, 2018

Many Irish maternity hospitals don't have air con. Here's how they've been coping in the heatwave
# High Pressure
# High Pressure

Many Irish maternity hospitals don't have air con. Here's how they've been coping in the heatwave

Jul 7th 2018, 7:00 AM 20,844 Views 18 Comments

There have been reports of new mothers and pregnant women in hospitals struggling with the heat.

# heatwave - Thursday 5 July, 2018

It will be cloudy today - but it will still be roasting
# Cloud At Last
# Cloud At Last

It will be cloudy today - but it will still be roasting

Updated Jul 5th 2018, 8:50 AM 32,023 Views 31 Comments

Early indications are that the good weather will continue for most of next week.

At least 19 people killed in Canada heatwave as temperatures soar
# Quebec
# Quebec

At least 19 people killed in Canada heatwave as temperatures soar

Jul 5th 2018, 8:06 AM 30,368 Views 21 Comments

12 of the dead were reported in the eastern province’s capital Montreal.

# heatwave - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Firefighters tackle large forest blaze on Slieve Bloom
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Firefighters tackle large forest blaze on Slieve Bloom

Jul 4th 2018, 10:53 PM 21,174 Views 10 Comments

Roads have been closed and helicopter water drops are taking place.

# heatwave - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Children's hospital pleads with parents to keep their children protected from the sun
# Temple Street
# Temple Street

Children's hospital pleads with parents to keep their children protected from the sun

Jul 3rd 2018, 9:38 PM 78,059 Views 23 Comments

Temple Street Children’s University Hospital has seen a spike in the number of children presenting with serious sunburn in the last week.

Poll: Are you spending more on your groceries as a result of the heatwave?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you spending more on your groceries as a result of the heatwave?

Jul 3rd 2018, 10:20 AM 23,286 Views 35 Comments

Ice-cream, alcohol and barbeque foods have been in high demand in recent weeks.

Man says mother developed sepsis in 'torturous 42 degree' hospital ward
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man says mother developed sepsis in 'torturous 42 degree' hospital ward

Jul 3rd 2018, 8:54 AM 33,817 Views 41 Comments

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe said that hospital management “should be responding to the needs of their patients”.

# heatwave - Monday 2 July, 2018

The DSPCA have been sharing videos of their staff feeding ice-pops to horses and pigs
# Heatwave
From The Daily Edge
# Heatwave

The DSPCA have been sharing videos of their staff feeding ice-pops to horses and pigs

Jul 2nd 2018, 10:20 AM 2,209 Views 0 Comments

We’ll remember this heatwave fondly when it’s on Reeling In the Years.

# heatwave - Sunday 1 July, 2018

How to protect your home from becoming fly-infested in the heatwave
# Infestation
# Infestation

How to protect your home from becoming fly-infested in the heatwave

Jul 1st 2018, 8:30 PM 67,361 Views 66 Comments

More flies causing annoyance as the hot weather soars – what can you do about the pests?

Irish Water issues another urgent appeal for people to conserve water as Dublin hosepipe ban to kick in
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Irish Water issues another urgent appeal for people to conserve water as Dublin hosepipe ban to kick in

Jul 1st 2018, 4:10 PM 26,300 Views 165 Comments

In all, 39 water supplies around the country are under night-time water restrictions.

# heatwave - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Quiz: Are these heatwave 'facts' true or false?
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Quiz: Are these heatwave 'facts' true or false?

Jun 30th 2018, 8:30 PM 42,078 Views 32 Comments

It’s so hot.

Ice pops and mud baths: Keeping Dublin Zoo's residents cool in the heatwave
# Monkey Business
# Monkey Business

Ice pops and mud baths: Keeping Dublin Zoo's residents cool in the heatwave

Jun 30th 2018, 3:00 PM 17,672 Views 20 Comments

Lounging by the pool is an activity all mammals seem to enjoy.

Met Eireann issues drought warning for entire country as heatwave continues
# Weather
# Weather

Met Eireann issues drought warning for entire country as heatwave continues

Jun 30th 2018, 12:24 PM 47,699 Views 75 Comments

The weather service issued the warning this morning at 11.

Public asked to keep an eye out for distressed fish during heatwave
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Public asked to keep an eye out for distressed fish during heatwave

Jun 30th 2018, 11:12 AM 22,458 Views 28 Comments

Not everyone is enjoying the heat.

# heatwave - Friday 29 June, 2018

Here are some of the best photos readers around the country have sent in this week
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Here are some of the best photos readers around the country have sent in this week

Updated Jun 29th 2018, 10:35 PM 53,865 Views 19 Comments

Ireland is looking fierce well this week.

# heatwave - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Is it too hot yet? We hit the streets to ask
# Nah It's Lovely
# Nah It's Lovely

Is it too hot yet? We hit the streets to ask

Jun 28th 2018, 12:05 PM 14,144 Views 7 Comments

Are you melting? Are you sweltering? Is the heat just too much for you?

Turn up the heat! How to train safely during spells of warm weather
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

Turn up the heat! How to train safely during spells of warm weather

Jun 28th 2018, 6:00 AM 5,615 Views 1 Comment

It’s important to heed some basic advice when it comes to training in high temperatures, writes personal trainer David Last.