Today will be cool and dry in most places, with scattered showers affecting the north and northwest, according to Met Éireann. Some showers will develop in southern areas as the day progresses. Highest temperatures of 10 to 14 degrees in a light northerly or variable breeze.
The night will have variable cloud and clear spells, as showers become isolated and mist and fog may develop in calm conditions. Temperatures will fall to between 0 and 5 degrees, coldest where clear spells prevail.
The national forecaster expects another cool and bright day tomorrow with some scattered showers. The best of the sunshine will be through the morning and evening hours as cloudier periods dominate the afternoon. Highs of 11 to 14 degrees.
Showers will continue into Tuesday night, with some dry and clear intervals also. Cloud will increase from the south overnight, bringing outbreaks of rain onto southwestern areas by morning. Lowest temperatures of 2 to 6 degrees in light to moderate east to southeast breezes.
Wednesday will be generally cloudy with rain in the southwest gradually extending northwards throughout the day, according to the national meteorologists. Heavy rainfall is expected in Munster and Leinster with moderate to fresh east to southeast winds. Highest temperatures of 9 to 12 degrees.
The night will be mostly cloudy with outbreaks of rain and drizzle in the north and west. Temperatures will drop to between 4 to 6 degrees under cloud and 1 to 3 degrees under clear skies.
Some patchy rain and drizzle on Thursday morning will eventually clear, giving way to a dry and cloudy afternoon and evening, according to the current forecast. Highest temperatures of 10 to 14 degrees with light or moderate north to northeast breezes.
Thursday night will be mostly dry with variable cloud and clear spells. Lowest temperatures of 2 to 5 degrees in light northeasterly breezes.
Met Éireann predict milder but largely unsettled conditions next weekend, with showers or longer spells of rain moving up from the south or southwest.