Today: Cool, wet and windy today according to Met Éireann.
The rain will be heaviest and most persistent in southern counties, where there is a risk of spot flooding.
Our national forecaster predicts more scattered and intermittent showers elsewhere, but some heavier bursts will still occur.
Highs of 7 - 10 degrees in strong to gale force and gusty south-easterly winds.
Further outbreaks of rain overnight, but it will be generally lighter. Lows of 2 - 5 degrees.
Tuesday: Still cold and cloudy with patchy rain across Ulster and Leinster.
Elsewhere it will be mainly dry with occasional sunshine and temperatures of 12 - 15 degrees according to Met Éireann.
It will be mainly dry on Tuesday night say as the last of the rain clears over Ulster.
Wednesday: A dry day with good spells of sunshine with temperatures improving says Met Éireann, with values of 15 or 16 degrees over the Midlands and west of the country.
Still cool along the Leinster, east-Ulster and south-Munster coast due to onshore southeast winds.
Thursday: Our meteorological service predicts a dry and sunny day with temperatures increasing further. Highest values of 17 or 18 degrees with South-east winds.
Friday: Dry and sunny with highs of 16 - 20 degrees with lighter easterly winds.