25 March 2017 05:25
Dry today with long spells of bright sunshine for most parts of the country. After a cool start to the day, temperatures will rise to between 12 and 16 degrees by early afternoon. However it will be cooler along the Leinster and south-Munster coast due to an onshore easterly breeze.Tonight
Dry and clear overnight with lowest temperatures of 0 to 3 degrees; frost in a few sheltered places only.
Little change for Sunday; dry and sunny with highs of 11 to 15 degrees, but again cooler along the east and south coast due to an freshening onshore easterly wind.
Monday: The dry settled weather continues into the start of next week with many places continuing to have good sunshine through the day. Southeasterly winds will freshen slightly and that will keep it cooler along eastern and southern coasts with highs of 11 to 13 degrees. But temperatures over the western half of the country will rise up to around 15 or 16 degrees in the bright sunshine. During the evening and night outbreaks of showery rain will develop over Munster and gradually spread northwards.
Tuesday: A rather cloudy day with scattered outbreaks of rain, but good dry periods too. Moderate southerly breezes and highs of 12 to 14 degrees.
Wednesday: Further outbreaks of rain, turning heavy in many western counties during the day. Further heavy falls of showery rain overnight.
Rest of the week: Unsettled with rain at times.