There will be a dry, cold start to the week, but it will become changeable and unsettled after midweek, Met Eireann has said.
Today Tuesday, is forecast to be a mostly dry day, with some good sunshine at times, but there will be some cloudy periods too, with possibly the odd light shower.
It will be much fresher than of late, with top temperatures of 9 to 12 degrees Celsius, in moderate to fresh north to northeasterly breezes, Met Eireann said.
Tonight looks set to be dry, with clear spells and light winds. It will be cold, with some frost in places, while mist and fog patches will affect parts, in light northwesterly or variable breezes.
Tomorrow, Wednesday, is forecast to be dry in most parts, with bright or sunny spells, but cloud will increase from the northwest.
Temperatures will vary between 8 to 11 degrees in light west to northwest breezes. Again, it’s expected to be cold overnight with a risk of some frost in places.
Looking to Thursday and rain is to become widespread, with moderate to fresh southwesterly winds.
Clearer weather, with scattered showers, is forecast to extend gradually from the northwest and winds will veer west to northwest in direction.
Top temperatures will reach 11 degrees on Thursday and Met Eireann has said it will be very cold on Thursday night, with temperatures falling close to freezing and with a slight frost in many areas.
Current indications suggest that Friday will be a cold day with rain or showers in most places, heavy at times and with possibly some hail in places.
Temperatures will range between 7 to 10 degrees in moderate northwest winds and it looks set to be cold overnight with a risk of some frost in places.
The latest weather charts from Met Eireann show that the weekend will be cold, breezy and showery in fresh north to northwest winds.
There will be good sunny spells at times too and it will be cold at night, with a risk of some frost.