Showers expected this evening following bright dry start to the day
It will be dry and bright at first today, according to Met Eireann.
However the national forecaster predicts a band of rain will extend from the west in the afternoon with the slight risk of a thundery burst.
South to southwest winds will freshen ahead of the rain. The rain not reaching eastern areas until tomorrow evening. Highest temperatures of 5 to 9 degrees Celsius.