Despite spending countless hours contemplating it, discussing it, dissecting it - we really don't know how to deal with the weather in Ireland.
In rain, the floods overwhelm. In wind, stuff just falls over. In heat, we swelter.
We're just not prepared and that's not only in terms of genetics. Of course, our near-translucent white skin doesn't help when the sun comes out.
We've put together a guide featuring some of the stars of Irish sporting showing how to deal with the hot weather when it arrives this summer.