Lough Ramor early morning. Photo: Marion Clancy

Dry and sunny day with some scattered showers

Weather update from Met Éireann

Mainly dry and sunny for most today, with just isolated showers in mostly moderate northwest winds. However, scattered showers will affect northern and Atlantic counties along with freshening winds at times. Highest temperatures of 6 to 9 degrees.

Mainly dry and clear tonight with isolated showers, with more well scattered showers in the north and northwest. Lowest temperatures of minus 2 to plus 3 degrees, with frost in places. Mostly light northwest winds will allow areas of fog or mist to develop.

Mainly dry and sunny on Saturday after any lingering mist clears though there will be some isolated light showers, mainly in the north. Highest temperatures 5 to 8 degrees generally in light variable breezes.

Cold and frosty on Saturday night. Areas of fog may become dense in places. Lowest temperatures minus 3 to zero degrees in light variable breezes.

Cold and frosty on Sunday with fog lingering inland, sunny otherwise. Highest temperatures 3 to 6 degrees lower where fog lingers.

Cold, foggy and frosty again on Sunday night. Lowest temperatures of minus 3 to zero degrees.

A cold but mainly dry day on Monday with a mix of cloud and sunny spells once any fog clears. Highest temperatures of 2 to 4 degrees in fresh southeast winds.

A cold night will follow on Monday night with some frost and ice but a little less cold along the east coast with the chance of a shower. Lowest temperatures of minus 3 to plus 1 degrees in fresh easterly winds.

Current indications suggest high pressure will remain positioned close to Ireland bringing mostly dry and rather cold weather.