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Wednesday 7 June 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Heatwave

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# Prime Numbers
Paddling pools, pregnancy and PCs: The week in numbers
Plus – how many PCs were sold around the world so far this year?
# Not the News
Dirty Dancing in the Dáil: The week's news skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: Late night Dáil party nearly ends in abortion and a cartographer worries that Lucinda Creighton may disappear right off the map.
# Hot stuff
The 18 people you'll meet at the beach this weekend
Which one are you?
# roasting
5 places Ireland was hotter than today
Los Angeles, Tenerife…
# Make the Most of It
Yep, it's still hot out there...
But weekend temperatures are going to drop to 21°C. Brrr!
# Nuisance
Huge increase in jetskiers "tormenting" beachgoers - Coastguard
The coastguard service is warning jetskiers to stay out of designated swimming areas, amid a rise of around 40 per cent in such complaints.
# Heatwave
HSE: Older people, children and manual workers risk 'serious harm' in heatwave
Along with the Department of Health, they have issued a number of tips to keep people cool and safe during the good weather.
# Fun in the sun
In pictures: Your time in the glorious sunshine...
We’ve got dogs in paddling pools, a camel on a Donegal beach and horses cooling off at the car wash. Yes, really.
# roasting
So it was 30 degrees in Laois this afternoon
Hot hot heat.
# hot pillow
Tricks to help you sleep well in the heat
Cool down, won’t you?
# scorchio
9 signs you are experiencing an Irish 'heatwave'
Wondering what all this talk of a heatwave is about? Here’s how to spot one.
# burn baby burn
9 people who had their weekend ruined by sunburn
The skin-burning dark side to those sunny, sunny days.
# It's so damn hot
12 ways to keep cool and enjoy sport during the good weather
We’ve come up with a series of tips to help you out this week.
# Australia
Australia bushfires rage in 'catastrophic' conditions
Wildfires raged across Australia’s most populous state today, threatening homes and triggering evacuations.
# light the lamp
11 reasons why The Muppets Christmas Carol is the best Xmas film ever
After all there’s only three more sleeps til Christmas.
# Blue skies
In pictures: Ireland's hottest day of the year
It was a day of sensational sunshine – and here it is in photographs…
# Heatwave
La Vuelta: Roche makes move as Lastras takes the win
Stage Three of the Vuelta saw the peloton cover the 163km of rolling countryside between Petrer and Totana, a route made all the more difficult by the 40-degree heat of the Murcian summer.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
In today’s fix: Postcodes may be on the way, Ireland’s broadband is up to speed, fun in the sun, and the beach comes to Dublin Castle…
# Heatwave
Gallery: America soaks up hundred-degree heatwave
Much of the US is sweltering in temperatures of 100-plus Fahrenheit. So that’s where our summer went…
# Not Fair
Britain prepares for a heatwave…as Ireland gets its woollies on
Temperatures in Britain will be warmer than Casablanca – while in Ireland the outlook is “well below normal”.
# Russia
Russia burns as wildfires spread
Death toll rises to 25 as people flee the flames.