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Clare set for scorcher but coastal businesses still lack staff

CLARE’S coastal resorts are set for another bumper weekend with temperatures set to soar. Indeed Met Eireann has forecast uncomfortably high temperatures peaking at around 30 degrees celsius, with highs of 24, 25 and 27 also expected between Saturday and Tuesday. West and north Clare saw a bounce in business last weekend, as scorching temperatures saw far more people heading to the coast than in recent times. The weather station at Shannon Airport saw a high of 24.5 degrees on Saturday, while it was even warmer on Sunday, hitting 26.2 degrees, the warmest at any of the Met Éireann stations in the country on the day. Randy Lewis, the proprietor of Randaddy’s in Lahinch, said that the weekend had been quite hectic. “I’d say it was the busiest three days of this year, or definitely very close. There were a couple of very busy days in May and April, but those were certainly very busy days. And today (Monday) is …

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Never leave your dog in a car in hot weather.

Never leave your dog in a hot car

With the current heat wave showing no signs of abating, Škoda are highlighting the dangers of leaving your pets in a car in hot conditions. Even a few minutes in a hot car can prove fatal to a dog. A car’s interior can reach 47 degrees in an hour when the outside temperature is 22 degrees. If it rises to 26, a car can reach 37 degrees in just 10 minutes. Such temperatures can prove fatal to a dog in under 20 minutes. You can take precautions to keep your dogs safe on a hot day: Never leave your dog in a car in warm weather, even if it feels cool outside. Don’t excessively walk or over-exercise your dog. Avoid walking your dog at the hottest time of the day – often morning or later in the evenings can be cooler. Always take plenty of water with you when out with your dog. Make sure your dog has shade to …

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