Shannonside region set to bake in mini-heatwave

Temperatures of 19 degrees were recorded in parts of the country at six o’clock this morning.

A status yellow high temperature warning is in place with highs of 27 degrees expected later.

The counties under that weather warning include Galway, Mayo, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Limerick.

It’s valid from one o’clock until 7 o’clock this evening.