Just after 2.30pm today, the glorious sunshine in Kilkenny encouraged the temperature to peak at 26.2C.
That’s two degrees higher than yesterday and of course today is the hottest day of the year so far.
Prospects for the weekend are also good, with just a small chance of showers for the next week as May concludes with well-below average rainfall.
Check out our twitter feeed @KKPeopleNews for weather updates.
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