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Thursday 1 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Summertime

All time
Too hot in the heatwave? Try some seasonal homemade iced treats from Shane Smith
The master pastry chef shares three delicious recipes for you to try at home in the heatwave.
# Summertime
Covid-19: Here's when to expect next week's summer re-opening decisions
Cabinet will meet on Friday this week.
# Summertime
Taoiseach to give statement next week on travel, entertainment, sport and hotel quarantine for June and July
A plan for the aviation sector will also be ready by the end of the month.
# Summertime
Minister 'optimistic' fans will be able to attend test sporting events during the summer
Minister of State for Sport Jack Chambers says Ireland can learn from what other countries are doing.
# summer 2021
'I do anticipate it will be possible to holiday in Ireland' - Varadkar says re-opening will be gradual and cautious
The Tánaiste says talks are underway to extend the wage subsidy and PUP into the summer months.
It's hoped the country can move to Level 4 restrictions in March - but outdoor dining is not expected to begin till a later stage.
Talks are currently underway to extend the wage subsidy and PUP into the summer months, the Tánaiste said.
# Spring Forward Fall Back
Should the clocks go forward and back? The EU wants your opinion
The majority of EU states operate summertime arrangements.
# Summertime
Did your local beach get a Blue Flag? Here's this year's full list
The overall number of flags awarded this year is down one – and four beaches have lost their awards since last year.
# spring forward
Hooray for summertime: The clocks go forward tonight - don't forget
Saddle up the horses, it’s officially summer.
# 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.
# Weather
Bright, sunny spells. These words are music to our ears
Temperatures are to hit the 20s this week.
# Skin Cancer
Are you a 'young, affluent city-dweller'? (If 'yes' - maybe read this)
Why you need to cover-up in the city – even on these sunny-but-cloudy summer days.
# Welcome home
The swallows are back from Africa and that means summer has officially begun
Don’t forget these little guys are a protected species…
# Summertime
Did you remember? Clocks went forward overnight
It may be later than you think.
# It's Summer Then Right
Don't be late! The clocks go forward tonight
A handy public service reminder from
# park life
Fancy a cuppa? Dublin council are opening tearooms in a park near you
Tea rooms are opening in Harold’s Cross Park, St Patrick’s Park and in Herbert Park.
# sponsored by hb
7 seriously silly things Irish people do in the sun
Let’s face it – life is different in the summertime.
# sweatin'
People are already struggling to cope with the heat, REALLY
It’s not even sunny!
# Summertime
We found a business sector that is doing better now than in the Celtic Tiger
We’re all going on a summer holiday….
# summer summer summertime
Disclosure, Haim, JVMM and Ben Howard confirmed for Longitude festival
The festival takes place in Marlay Park in July.
# scorchio
Good news: sunny weather to last ALL week
Summer? Is that really you?
# let the sun shine
Keep those BBQs lit, there's another sunny, summery weekend ahead...
“Dry, settled weather over the weekend with further long hours of sunshine through both Saturday and Sunday,” says Met Éireann.
# Weather
More wind and rain on the way, as temperatures stay below normal
It’s not time to put away your winter coat just yet…
# you tell us
Open thread: What are your best childhood holiday memories?
It’s been the coldest July in 40 years so we’d like you to warm the cockles of our heart…
# Doz-Ilroy
Number crunch: Rory needs a big two months to hold on to Number 1 spot
McIlroy was a summer-time bloomer in 2010 and 2011 and only a similar vein of form will stave off Luke Donald
# Choons
As chosen by you: the Bank Holiday road trip and summertime mixtape
The perfect playlist for your bank holiday weekend as chosen by readers.