And people have lost the run of themselves!

After one of the cruelest winters in years, finally we've got the summer we deserve (well for today anyway).

It's set to hit 27 degrees in some parts of the west and people are making serious plans!

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Ireland is almost sold out of paddling pools with many people swapping their dinner plans for a BBQ this evening.

Discount retailer Mr.Price says it's sold out of small and medium paddling pools, with BBQs water guns and garden toys flying out the door

We went out to Northside Retail Park this afternoon to ask people what they were stocking up on.

One women came out of Aldi with a pizza oven! 'It's a pizza oven, a barbecue and a broiler. I have chicken thighs, sausages and mince burgers, there's going to be five of us'.

Minutes later a man emerged with a bouncy castle 'Sure where else would you get it!?!'

Another women said she was heading in to Mr price to find things to keep her kids occupied, 'Footballs, tennis balls, a pool if they have it!