Canoeing on Lough Oughter in Cavan.

Fine spell of weather to continue right through next weekend

Weather update from Met Éireann

Cloud will continue to thin and break today, allowing for good spells of sunshine to develop in many areas. Highest temperatures of 14 to 19 degrees, but a degree or two cooler in north Ulster, in a light to moderate northeasterly breeze.

A dry and clear night tonight. Lowest temperatures of 4 to 8 degrees in a light northeasterly or variable breeze.

Tomorrow will be a dry and generally sunny day, though the sunshine may be a little hazy at times. Turning warm again with highest temperatures of 17 to 22 degrees generally, warmest in the west. However, the east coast will be a couple of degrees cooler in a light to moderate easterly breeze.

High pressure will dominate our weather for the coming week. It will be warm, dry and generally sunny with temperatures in the high teens or low twenties.

Monday night will be dry and clear with lowest temperatures of 6 to 10 degrees in a light easterly or variable breeze.

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday will be warm, dry and largely sunny days. Highest temperatures of 18 to 23 or 24 degrees generally, warmest in western areas. A light to moderate easterly breeze will keep things slightly cooler on eastern coasts with highs there of 15 to 17 degrees.

The nights will remain dry and clear with overnight temperatures of 7 to 12 degrees.

Current indications suggest that high pressure will continue to dominate our weather for Friday and the weekend. It will stay largely dry with spells of sunshine and temperatures reaching the high teens or low twenties, possibly reaching the mid-twenties in some western spots.