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Warning To Protect Your Skin From Sun This Bank Holiday Weekend

People are advised to put on sunscreen and wear long sleeves and wide brimmed hats.

Laois County Council is asking people to take care when walking in the sun this weekend.

It has published a a Sunsmart guide with tips and information.

With temperatures set to hit the 20s, the HSE says the public skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in Ireland.

People are advised to put on sunscreen and wear long sleeves and wide brimmed hats.

HSE Consultant in Public Health Medicine Dr Trina McCarthy says it's important to stay out of the sun at the hottest times:

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