The first swift arrived home in the night / early morning at The Agri Museum, Wexford, it was in its nest box May 3rd. This is Box 4 so it’s one of a new pair that prospected last year. Hopefully its mate will arrive soon too. See swiftcam photo here.
Also Swifts have been reported from Kerry on 23rd April and Roscommon Town 2nd May and 2 swifts seen over Westport, Co Mayo on 3 May.