The weather forecast for the weekend from Met Éireann is forecasting an upturn in fortunes as we head towards next week with the temperatures rising from this Sunday.
According to Met Éireann, it will be dry through Saturday and Sunday with good sunshine on both of the days.
The weather forecast for Saturday is for temperatures to range from 11 to 14 degrees in almost calm conditions.
During Sunday temperatures will increase to between 13 and 17 degrees as the breeze turns southeasterly in direction, highest values across Connacht and the Midlands.
The weather forecast for Ireland beyond that according to Met Éireann is for it to be dry and warm next week with temperatures in the general range 13 to 20 degrees.
Wednesday/Thursday will be the warmest days with the highest temperatures occurring on the western side of the country; southeasterly breezes will keep it a little cooler near the south-Munster, Leinster and east-Ulster coast.