A status yellow thunderstorm warning has been issued for 12 counties in the north, west and south.
The alert is in place for Munster, Donegal and Connacht until 9pm on Saturday.
Met Éireann has said further heavy showers and thunderstorms will be coupled with strong and gusty southwesterly winds.
There will also be possible falls of hail.
Spot flooding and dangerous road conditions are also expected, especially near coasts.
Frequent heavy & thundery showers along with hail, mainly over the western half of the country but extending eastwards bringing spot flooding & disruption.⛈️⛈️
Becoming windy too.🍃
Highs 10 to 13C
Crosses=thunderstorm activity pic.twitter.com/J5bttCOleP
— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) October 15, 2022
Overall the country will be blustery and showery on Saturday, with frequent heavy and thundery showers along with the chance of hail - mainly over the western half of the country.
This will extend eastwards through the day, bringing spot flooding and disruption.
Southwest winds could develop and reach near-gale force on exposed coasts.
Highest temperatures of 10° to 13° but feeling colder in the wind.
Saturday night will be windy with showers persisting for a time, bringing further heavy falls to some parts.
It will turn drier overnight as showers become mostly confined to the north and northwest, with lowest temperatures of 1° to 5°.