As a people, we Irish aren't used to the heat. A day here, a weekend there - sure. But not since 1976 have we had to cope with such scorching weather. 

The Summer wardrobe is being worn to work, we're running low on suncream and, already, we're beginning to reach peak ice-cream capacity.

Despite these sizzling conditions, the nation has been busy tweeting and keeping themselves entertained. Here are some of the funniest #heatwave tweets so far... 

The Irish Salad

Bus Etiquette

Summer Workout

Spare a thought...bit of an in joke but fans of the RTÉ show will definitely get a giggle out of this one

Summer Nights

In the hot seat

It's getting hot in here

There's an app for that

Head melter

While the heatwave continues, be sure to: