Tag Archives: Heatwave

*unfurls moth-eaten brolly*

Earlier: Stayed In Last Night?

This afternoon.

Rathangan, County Kildare.


Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews




This morning.

Curracloe Beach., County Wexford

Irish Air Corps write:

These shots show the extent of the damage from last night’s fire at Curracloe beach. The Air Corps assisted Wexford Fire Service by dropping 44,400 litres of water on the fire! #

Fire forces evacuation of Curracloe Beach in Co Wexford (RTÉ)

Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews

Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews

This afternoon.

Naas, County Kildare

Parched land is stunting the growth of cereal crops, say farmers, affecting the yield and in some cases making it only suitable for horse feed. Meanwhile, hay and straw prices have almost doubled.

Can I go up on top, Daddy?


Straw prices almost double as stud farms muscle in on supplies (Independent


Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2

Donal Moloney writes:

Took a stroll through St Stephens Green on Saturday afternoon and spotted a few nice scenes. There were some people doing the Tango at the bandstand that I found particularly beautiful….

Donal Moloney (Facebook)


Blessington Lakes reservoir, County Wicklow

Dominic Price tweetz:

Panorama of Blessington Lakes – lots of water in Blessington, rivers flowing too – levels lower but not that serious. Capacity, lack of planning by politicians & leaks, leaks, leaks the problem….

But, but, but what if it never rains again?



We’re saved!

County Offally this afternoon.



Privatise this!

This afternoon.

Curragh Plains, County Kildare.