Donegal County Council has appealed to landowners and members of the public to exercise caution and to take all necessary measures to prevent the occurrence of wildfires.
The appeal comes after a status Orange Fire Danger Notice was issued for all counties.
The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine said the alert relates to areas where hazardous fuels such as gorse, heather, dried grasses, and other vegetation exist. .
The notice is in effect until 12 midday on Monday.
It is illegal under the Wildlife Acts to cut, grub, burn or otherwise destroy any vegetation growing on any land not then cultivated between 1st day of March and 31st day of August in any year.
Landowners and members of the public are urged to be vigilant and to report any uncontrolled or unattended fires immediately to the fire service by dialling 999 or 112.
The council is also urging landowners and members of the public not to engage in activities that could cause wildfires.
Householders or building owners in areas susceptible to wildfire are advised to remove or cut back any vegetation in the immediate vicinity of their house, building or oil tank to prevent wildfires damaging or destroying their property.
Cleared areas should be maintained free of vegetation and combustible material.