This week sees the hot and dry weather continue across Ireland as high pressure remains in charge, with many stations across Ireland reaching heatwave criteria.

Met Éireann has issued a nationwide Yellow High Temperature warning, as well as an Orange High Temperature warning for several counties inland, where temperatures are expected to exceed 30°C

UV levels will be High to Very High throughout the week with people being advised to take extra care when outdoors

“For many people, the warmer weather is enjoyable. For some people, such as those with underlying health conditions, older people, babies and young children, the heat can bring real health risks. The HSE is advising everyone to be careful and to keep an eye on those you know who may be at risk. Remember to:

  • Keep cool
  • Stay hydrated
  • Protect your skin
  • Know when to get medical help.
  • Ways to stay safe can be found at:

HSE advice on Dehydration

UV Index

HSE Sunsmart