This morning’s rain is set to clear into the afternoon leading to mostly dry conditions with just a few scattered showers, according to Met Éireann.
As the rain clears, winds will veer westerly and ease and it will turn colder; maximum afternoon temperatures of 9 to 12 Celsius.
Tonight - Cold tonight with clear periods and scattered showers in northern and northwestern counties.
According to our meteorological service, it will be dry elsewhere in the country with clear periods.
Overnight lows of 0 to 3 degrees Celsius and a sharp frost and some mist or fog patches in southern areas
Saturday: A cool, mostly dry and bright day on Saturday with sunny spells and just the odd shower in northern counties, with afternoon highs of 8 to 11 degrees Celsius.
It will be cold tomorrow night with widespread sharp to severe frost away from northern areas and patchy mist or fog in light winds, according to Met Éireann. Overnight lows will range from -2 to +2 degrees Celsius (coldest in south Midlands).
Sunday - Cool, dry and bright in most places, with frost, mist and fog clearing during the morning and highs of 8 to 11 degrees Celsius, according to The Irish Meteorological Service.
Some frost in southern counties on Sunday night, with temperatures falling to 1 or 2 degrees Celsius; cloud cover further north should keep from severe frost developing, but some patchy mist and fog may form.
Met Éireann says the overall outlook is for colder weather over the weekend, but there will be a lot of dry bright conditions with frosty nights and mostly settled during the early days of next week