Rain is on the way
It will be dry for a time across the eastern half of the country today but outbreaks of rain affecting the west will extend nationwide by lunchtime, says Met Eireann. The rain will be heaviest and most persistent in the west and southwest of the country and will be accompanied by strengthening southerly winds. After a cool start afternoon temperatures will range 7 to 10 degrees.
Mostly cloudy overnight with scattered outbreaks of rain and drizzle. Heavy bursts of rain are expected in parts of the southwest and west. Some mist and hill fog also. Mild with minimum temperatures of 8 to 10 degrees in strong and gusty southerly winds. Very high seas with the risk of some coastal flooding.