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Dublin: 15 °C Thursday 22 August, 2019
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In pictures: Your time in the glorious sunshine...

We’ve got dogs in paddling pools, a camel on a Donegal beach and horses cooling off at the car wash. Yes, really.

GOOD GOD IT’S hot out there, perfect for a day in the bog footing turf, drying clothes or just kicking back and relaxing.

In fact, it’s so hot right now in Ireland, Met Éireann have issued a warning that temperatures will exceed 27 degrees Celsius every day this week. That’s every single day – until at least Sunday anyway.

Everyone is out enjoying  this well-deserved break from all of the hail, sleet and snow (remember March?), so we asked our readers to send us in pictures of their time in the glorious sunshine.

We’ve been sent dogs in paddling pools, camels on the beach and horses cooling off at the car wash. Yes, we’re serious, check them out for yourselves:

In pictures: Your time in the glorious sunshine...
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    Dozens of people at Salthill diving tower last night with The World behind in Galway Bay. (Pic: Boyd Challenger Photography)
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    A camel on the Inishowen Peninsula yesterday. WTF? (Pic: Twitter/VisitInishowen, h/t Reddit)
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    Horses get hot too. Here is one taking a shower in a car wash in Clarehall, Dublin.
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    "It's hotter in Dublin than it is in Nairobi right now," says Clare Keaveney. "WHY AM I HERE AND NOT AT HOME?!" Come home Clare, just come home.
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    Pool fun with Coco the surfing Jack Russell.
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    A very adorable Daniel Fagan, aged 3, enjoying the warm weather at Killaspugbrone Beach, Sligo. (Pic: Avice-Claire McGovern)
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    Stephen O'Connell captured this image at Southwall, Dublin this morning.
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    Anyone have any natural yogurt? Ouch.
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    Another horse, this one is keeping cool at Grand Canal Dock, Dublin.
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    It was 33.5C at Shannon Airport yesterday. Holy God. That is hot. (Pic: Ger Hall)
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    Frank Whelan gives Sam the Dog some ice cubes to keep him cool during the hot weather. How do you keep your dog cool?
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    Waiting for sunbathers.
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    Beautiful early morning in Aghada, Co. Cork. (Pic: Tommy Smyth)
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    Golden sand and skies at Spanish Point, Co. Clare. (Pic: Shane Kelly)
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Send your pictures of your time in this magnificent sunshine to tips@thejournal.ie.

Related: Met Éireann has issued a weather warning in Ireland…>
More: So it was 30 degrees in Laois this afternoon>
Read: 9 signs you are experiencing an Irish ‘heatwave’>

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