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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 16°C

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Tax rises should be considered in October's Budget to prevent economy overheating, ESRI recommends
The think tank says the economy is “now effectively operating at full capacity”.
# hot hot heat
Supplies already under pressure due to hot spell, Irish Water says
Met Éireann said that temperatures will reach as high as 30 over the next few days.
# 47.3
Power cuts and fire bans as Sydney swelters in hottest temperatures since 1939
Residents have been urged to limit their time out of doors as temperatures soar.
# hot hot heat
So, can we officially call this warm spell a 'heat wave'?
It’s hot. But is it a heat wave?
# 49 degrees
It's so hot in Phoenix, planes aren't allowed fly
It’s too hot for some craft to operate.
# hot hot heat
We've just had the hottest March since records began
The period of January to March was also the warmest on record.
# fierce close
The creepiest thing about this Halloween is how warm it is in Dublin today
Basically, it’s a heatwave.
# scorchio
So when do we officially get to call this a heatwave?
It’s a question we don’t always get to ask in Ireland, so we turned to Met Éireann legend Evelyn Cusack for the answer.
# roasting
So it was 30 degrees in Laois this afternoon
Hot hot heat.