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Photos: How Ireland enjoyed the sun when temperatures hit 20 degrees

Don’t forget sunscreen.

WITH TEMPERATURES REACHING up to 20 degrees today, people are flocking outdoors before the rain arrives tomorrow.

Pubs and parks are packed as people sit outdoors eating, drinking, relaxing and enjoying the sunshine.

These photos from Dublin show sunny scenes from the capital:

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Crowds also gathered at the Grand Canal.

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While others took to the water at Dollymount Strand.

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Ruth Spurling got in touch with this beautiful image from Kilruddery.

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And Ajith Kumar sent in these stunning photos from Bray today.

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Pól Ó Síodhcháin sent this in from the waterwheel by Bantry Library.

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While Ruth O’Donoghue sent beautiful images from west Cork.

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