Met Eireann weather forecast for the weekend
According to Met Eireann, there will be some dry spells on Sunday with temperatures reaching as high as 16 degrees although there will be some wet weather around for many areas on Saturday.
It will be mostly cloudy tonight with patchy light rain and drizzle in parts. Mist and fog patches also, especially on hills and about Atlantic coastal counties. Lows of 8 to 12, coldest in south Leinster and inland parts of Munster.
According to Met Eireann, it will continue mostly cloudy overall tomorrow, Saturday, with patchy rain, drizzle and mist, most prevalent in the west and north, with hill and coastal fog also. Drier and brighter intervals further south and east, with the best chance of sunny breaks in south Leinster and east Munster. Top temperatures of 15 to 17 degrees, in light to moderate southwest breezes.
Rain and drizzle will gradually move into the west and north on Saturday night, extending to other areas overnight, but turning patchier. Hill and coastal fog too. Relative mild in a southwest flow, with lowest temperatures 8 to 12 degrees Celsius.
According to the national forecaster, it will be dull and damp to begin with on Sunday, with rain in places. However drier and brighter conditions will develop from late morning onwards, starting in Atlantic coastal areas. Winds will become moderate to fresh northwesterly. Top temperatures 13 to 16 C., in the morning, with values set to drop later in the afternoon. Rather cold and dry overnight (lows of 2 to 6 C.) with some grass frost, mainly in the east and south. Patches of mist and shallow fog too.