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Dublin: 18 °C Thursday 18 July, 2019
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Quiz: Are these heatwave 'facts' true or false?

It’s so hot.

IT’S BEEN VERY, very warm this week.

But are any of these facts true?

Parts of Ireland were hotter than Lisbon.
True
False
There was a 74% increase in fly infestations.
True
False
Road markings on the M50 melted.
True
False
The hottest June day since 1976 was recorded.
True
False
All of the water in Carlow was shut off for a day.
True
False
Ireland officially had heatwave conditions.
True
False
A giant jellyfish stung 8 people on a Kerry beach.
True
False
A man said he missed a court date due to sunburn.
True
False
A laptop brand issued a recall because screens were melting in the heat.
True
False
It has been too hot.
True
False
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