FORECAST: Weather to stay unsettled for the coming days, says Carlow's Alan O'Reilly

Chance of some sunny spells

Darren Hassett


Darren Hassett


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Be advised!

The weather forecast for the coming days from Met Éireann is for it to be fresh and cool for the time of year with some bright or sunny spells most days, but very showery overall.

Carlow forecaster, Alan O'Reilly, is also predicting the weather staying unsettled for the rest of the week, a little cooler with mix of sunny spells and showers but light winds.

The weather forecast for Wednesday from Met Éireann is that there'll be showers developing with sunny spells in between, the showers a little more frequent and heavy in Munster. Highest temperatures 12 to 15 degrees, in light to moderate northwesterly breezes.

Clear spells overnight on Wednesday, but some showers in places too, a few heavy. Cool, lowest temperatures 4 to 7 degrees, in light variable breezes. A few patches of mist around dawn also. 

The weather forecast for Thursday is for a bright, fresh day, with sunny spells and showers. The showers are likely to be heaviest and most frequent over south Munster, south Leinster and also in the northwest of the country, with a risk of some hail and thundery downpours.

Top temperatures 12 to 15 degrees. Moderate northwest breezes will be fresh on parts of the Atlantic Seaboard.

Some further showers over north and northwestern areas overnight, but drying out elsewhere, with clear skies and slack variable breezes. Cool, lowest temperatures 4 to 7 degrees.

Another showery day in store on Friday, but some bright or short sunny spells also. Some of the showers will turn heavy, with a few thundery downpours likely at times too. Top temperatures 12 to 16 degrees, in moderate west to northwest breezes.