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Dublin: 5 °C Sunday 15 December, 2019
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7 ways to feel warm and dry in this terrible weather

The heating in TheJournal.ie offices is on the blink, if that makes you feel any better.

WE HAVEN’T HAD quite the dumping of snow that the UK is enduring at the moment, but still the weather is cold and miserable, and the snow still threatens.

We’ve put together a few tips for helping to feel warm and dry during this trying time.

Of course, the best tip to staying warm and dry is to stay indoors, but sometimes that’s just not possible, so here you go…

1. Look at these pictures of people taking an icy winter dip

You’ll soon feel warmer by comparison…

Kathy Willens/AP/Press Association Images

AP Photo/Kathy Willens

2. Remember that we will probably have at least a few days of summer in Ireland in the next six months

(Probably to coincide with the Leaving Cert. Sorry guys)

Dublin model Sheila McDonough takes advantage of the hot weather to fry eggs on the roof of her car at Seapoint, Dublin in 1959 (PA/PA Archive/Press Association Images)

3. Be glad we’re not going through this

Snow in the village of Norton near Worcester (David Davies/PA Wire)

And before you get nostalgic about snow… remember this man’s pain

YouTube/Tom Walsh

4. Stay in and watch your stories

Put on your tracksuit bottoms

Image: CatsAreEverywhere

And stick on the telly

YouTube/That’sFailedUK

5. Stick on the fake fire

If you’re not lucky enough to have an open fire, try the next best thing. Stick on the super ser or blow heater, and get your eyes around this:

YouTube/MoneySavingVideos

5. If you have a dog, keep it dry too

Image: Amazon

6. This is the warmest way to wear a scarf

YouTube/TheoryOfCaseyJ

Or you could just wrap a cat around your neck

Eric Allix Rogers/Flickr/Creative Commons

7. Embrace it

If you can’t beat ‘em…

Jeff Chiu/AP/Press Association Images

Is there really snow on the way? How can we prepare?

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Emer McLysaght

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