Friday looks like "a mixed day with sunny spells and just the odd passing shower so no excuse not to get out and vote", says Carlow forecaster Alan O'Reilly.
According to www.carlowweather.com, the weekend will see "just the odd shower with lot of dry spells".
"Mild and mainly dry in the east for Friday and the weekend with just some showers but turning cooler and unsettled for early next week," the forecaster added.
Met Éireann says that Saturday will be mild and humid with good deal of cloud and a little patchy light rain or drizzle at times, there'll be some bright or sunny intervals also.
Highest temperatures of 15 to 19 degrees with light to moderate westerly breezes. On Saturday persistent rain will develop in the west and will spread eastwards overnight.
On Sunday morning, rain will clear eastwards. The rest of the day will be fresh and bright with sunny spells. Some showers will develop in Connacht and Ulster in the afternoon and evening.
Highest temperatures of 14 to 18 degrees with moderate to fresh west to northwest breezes.
On Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, the weather will be cooler and more unsettled with bands of rain or showers spreading eastwards across the country.