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Thursday 23 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# scorchio

All time
# roasting
With sweltering heat expected to continue, Met Éireann issues 'high temperature advisory'
High to very high UV levels are expected today and over the coming days.
# scorchio
UK Met Office provisionally reports hottest-ever temperature in Northern Ireland
Temperatures of 31.2 degrees Celsius were recorded in Co Down today.
# scorchio
29-degree heat makes today the hottest day of the year so far
Met Eireann recorded highs of 28.2 degrees in Roscommon.
# Weather
QUIZ: How much do you know about Ireland's hottest and coldest weather ever?
It was one of the hottest summers in decades.
# Heatwave
Motorists stuck in cars for hours after heat delays Channel Tunnel trains
Ferry companies were unable to take excess passengers.
# scorchio
'Stay out of the sun' - Britain's heatwave is nearly at national emergency levels
Temperatures in London are topping 30 degrees.
# burning up
16 hours of sun and 32 degree days - this heatwave is a record-breaker
24 of Ireland’s 25 weather stations will experience absolute drought from tomorrow.
# scorchio
Possible showers in the south, but another scorcher in store today
We could really get used to this summer business.
# scorchio
It's going to be roasting again today - but there is the risk of showers
The heat has forced Irish Water to put a hosepipe ban in place in the Greater Dublin Area from Monday.
# scorchio
Temperatures will hit 30 degrees for the next three days
So. Hot.
# scorchio
Temperatures will reach 28 or 29 degrees next week
It will be officially “Too Hot”.
# scorchio
Brace yourselves: Tomorrow's going to be so hot there's a weather warning in place
For once it’s not about wind and rain.
# scorchio
5 places Ireland was hotter than today
State of you, Venice.
# scorchio
Break out the shades - next week looks like it could be a scorcher...
It won’t be quite a heat wave, but it won’t be far off it either.
# hot in herrre
It may not have felt like it but last month was the warmest May since records began
No, really.
# feelin hot hot hot
Public asked to look out for elderly people as temperatures soar
Temperatures will hit 28 degrees today, but the public is being asked to remember elderly neighbours.
# scorchio
It's going to be so hot today that Met Éireann has issued a weather warning
This is not a drill. It is officially summer.
# hot in herrrrrre
No rain today, thanks: Weather set to hit 24 degrees in mini-heatwave
# scorchio
Sunscreen at the ready... It's going to hit 25 degrees this week.
Yes. 25 degrees.
# Getting hot in here
3 hours 41 minutes and 10 seconds for a marathon, in full firefighting gear, in Cork
Alex O’Shea did the Rebel county proud by setting a new Guinness World Record for his sweltering feat.
# scorchio
Sublime Messi lob and Neymar thunderbolt help Barcelona hit Rayo for six
It was another record-setting night for the Argentinian.
# sunny bonus
Indian summer alert: It's set to hit 23 degrees this week
Just when people were talking about “the evenings drawing in” too.
# scorchio
So when do we officially get to call this a heatwave?
It’s a question we don’t always get to ask in Ireland, so we turned to Met Éireann legend Evelyn Cusack for the answer.
# Scorcher
Your pictures: Sunshine, sunsets, goats, bikinis, Bruce and tan-lines
Here are some of the latest pictures we’ve been sent of your time in the glorious sunshine.
# scorchio
Mock news report sums up the downside to an Irish heatwave
Penneys are having a particularly tough time it seems.
# scorchio
Mediterranean conditions to last up to weekend (but it will stay sunny after that too!)
There’ll be a bit of a drop off after tomorrow, but we’ll still be firmly in Irish “good summer” territory…
# scorchio
Good news: sunny weather to last ALL week
Summer? Is that really 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.
# hot-blooded
Numbers giving blood drops due to hot weather
Water isn’t the only liquid in danger of a shortage during sunny spell – blood donations are down by a fifth.
# scorchio
GALLERY: 13 of the worst sunburn pictures we could find
If you’re annoyed about being at work and not getting to enjoy the sun, at least you’re not risking a burn like this…
# Work Can Wait
The (sun) burning question*: Is it okay for men to take their shirts off in public?
This and every Monday, let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)
# scorchio
In pictures: Ireland’s weekend in the sun
Back in the office? Let this selection of the weekend’s fun in the sunshine remind you of the good times… (And send us yours to add to the collection).
# scorchio
Irish Cancer Society: You don't have to get sunburned to get skin cancer...
… but it helps
# Weather
Weatherwatch: temperatures could reach 26°C in some areas
Break out the suncream – today is set to be the hottest of the current sunny spell.
# scorchio
In pictures: Fun in the sun... and it's like this all week
# Good News
Most of Ireland basks in warmest April on record
Nearly all rainfall in April fell at the start of the month – and most of the country has been enjoying long hours of sunshine since.