Met Eireann is predicting we will enjoy some bright, fresh weather over the weekend although there will be some showers and a chance of frost on Saturday night.

Tonight, it says will start dry in many areas with clear spells in the south and east, before become generally overcast during the night and outbreaks of rain will develop over Connacht and west Ulster. Lowest temperatures will be 4 to 7 degrees with fresh southwesterly winds.

Saturday will start off dry, in southern and eastern parts of the country, but rain in the west and north will spread across Munster and Leinster during the morning. Met Eireann says it will turn sunny spells and isolated showers will follow in the northwest later in the morning and then spread to all parts early in the afternoon. We can expect highest temperatures of 12 to 14 degrees.

There will be moderate to fresh southwest winds will veer west to northwest with the clearance. Saturday night should see any remaining rain clear and we’ll have clear skies with temperatures dropping to as low as 2 degrees, with the risk of frost in areas.

Sunday, it predicts, will be dry and bright for the most part with sunny spells. Winds will be mostly light or moderate and westerly. Sunday should be a warm day, with maximum temperatures forecast to be between 10 and 15 degrees, with highest values expected in the southeast. Some rain will develop in northern areas on Sunday night but elsewhere it will stay dry.