Friday's weather: Sunshine and showers; Highest temperatures 16 to 20 degrees

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Friday's weather: Sunshine and showers; Highest temperatures 16 to 20 degrees

Image: House Boats on the Grand Canal in County Kildare. Image: Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews

Today

Sunshine and showers today over the northern half of the country.

Parts of the south midlands will be mainly dry.

Rain will develop in southern coastal counties later this morning and will spread across much of Munster and south Leinster, clearing this evening.

Highest temperatures of 16 to 20 degrees with fresh, gusty southwest winds.

Tonight

Clear spells and scattered showers tonight, mainly in Ulster, Connacht and west Munster.

Lowest temperatures of 10 to 12 degrees.