A few bright spells at first in the far south, but it will be mostly cloudy today with scattered outbreaks of rain and drizzle.
The rain will die out in many areas this afternoon, but could persist in some parts – mainly in parts of Munster, south Leinster and along some western coasts.
It will brighten up in the north and northwest with sunny spells developing.
Maximum temperatures 15C to 22C, coolest in Atlantic coastal counties and in the north. Winds will be light, northwesterly or variable.
Tonight will be mainly dry, with clear spells in the northern half of the country – where it will be quite cool, with minimum temperatures of 5C to 9C.
Milder and mostly cloudy in the southern half of the country with a few patches of light rain or drizzle, mainly along the south coast.
Minimum temperatures 12C to 15C. Patches of mist and fog will form in calm conditions.