This week, according to Met Éireann, is going to stary off dry before it turns west and blustery.
Monday - It will begin dry for most areas on Monday, with sunny spells in the east and south of the country. The north and west will experience cloudier weather, with patchy rain and drizzle moving in off the Atlantic. That cloud and patchy drizzle should extend countrywide by afternoon. Brighter intervals will increase again towards the evening, with the highest temperatures on the day of17 to 22 degrees, with the best values felt in the east and south. Light to moderate westerly breezes.
Tuesday - Increasing cloud will bring with it outbreaks of rain and drizzle through Connacht, Ulster and west Munster on Tuesday. Many eastern counties will remain dry for the day, however. Highest daytime values of 18 to 21 degrees in southwest breezes.
Wednesday - A wet day expected on Wednesday, with heavy rain spreading eastwards through the morning. This rain should break up into showers for the afternoon /evening.
Thursday - A fresh day forecast on Thursday, with blustery westerly winds. There will be good spells of sunshine in the morning, though showers will become widespread and heavy in the afternoon. Highest temperatures on the day of 14 to 18 degrees.
Friday - Early indications suggest Friday will be much the same as Thursday, with windy conditions and widespread outbreaks of rain.