Predictions suggest the upcoming period of good weather may get close to record levels.
Met Éireann has forecast sunny spells and rising temperatures from the weekend.
The current record is 33.3 degrees, which was set in Kilkenny in 1887.
Alan O’Reilly from Carlow Weather says the West may get the best of the weather:
“If we get a south-east or easterly breeze it might actually be a little further west that would see the top temperatures. One of the stations to look out for is Shannon airport which has a current record of 31.6 degrees. I don’t think we’ll quite get to those record levels – but we will certainly get close.”