A cool, refreshing compilation of dives, drops and buck-leps from the Blackrock tower in Salthill, Galway by Christopher Tierney.
“The July 2013 heatwave had the thermometers reaching unheard of heights and sent people scurrying for the cool waters of the Atlantic. Here’s a little slice of Galwegian Life!”
We lost our minds in the sun.
(Hat tip: John Keane)
Sneem, Co Kerry, this afternoon.
Eamon Trappatoni writes:
The road surface in Sneem falling asunder due to the heat….people’s shoes sticking to the road.
More as we get it.
The Dublin mountains this morning.
Thanks Gearoid McHugh
Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin, just before lunch.
Thanks Brian Bennett
Beyond the Sky Road, Connemara, Co Galway, at lunchtime.
Thanks Helen O’Rahilly
Dungarvan, Co Waterford, at 11.30am.
The South Wall, Dublin, this afternoon.
Thanks Martin Mullen
The Iveagh Gardens, Dublin, at lunchtime.
Thanks Eddie H
The European Space Expo dome in Trinity College, Dublin, also at lunchtime.
(Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland)
Galway, this afternoon.
Via Eibhlin Seoighthe
Meanwhile, around the side of Whelan’s in Dublin:
Via Gary McGinty
Along the Quays in Dublin.
“Tis cold but it was still lovely to have the sun on my face on the way home this evening.”
Dame Street, Dublin, this evening.
Grant Thompson (who clearly fried a few ants in his childhood) unleashes the 2000°F power of the sun – focused through a Fresnel lens taken from an old television – on wood, water, coins and concrete.
Good grief man, get your kids away from that thing.