Wednesday 28 September 2016

‘Granny says it’s officially fierce warm altogether’ – the funniest reactions to Ireland's heatwave

Geraldine Gittens

Published 19/07/2016 | 12:12

Alan Kelly serves out the 99's on Dublin's Bull wall. Photo: Gerry Mooney
Alan Kelly serves out the 99's on Dublin's Bull wall. Photo: Gerry Mooney

Temperatures are set to top 30C in parts of the country today thanks to this warm blast of continental air that has come our way.

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A yellow weather warning has been in place since 10am today and will remain in effect until 8pm.

The Irish are getting to grips with this surprise heatwave, and hashtags like #scorchio and #hottestdayoftheyear are now top of Twitter’s trending list.

"I've checked with my granny and yes, temperatures have officially reached FIERCE WARM ALTOGETHER," said one Twitter user.

"Spare a thought for the hipsters with their elaborate beards during #heatwave #summer16," said another.

Here, we’ve compiled a list of some of the funniest tweets so far.

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