Some very warm and sunny weather is on the way this weekend and next week. According to Met Eireann, temperatures could reach 25 degrees in parts of Ireland over the coming days.
There will be a mix of clouds and sunny spells today in Dublin with highs of 20 to 21 degrees. Tonight will be dry with some cloud and clear spells and low of 10 to 12 dgrees.
Tomorrow, Saturday, will be dry and sunny with highs of 18 to 23 degrees. It will be coolest in the north and warmest in the south.
Met Eireann says temperatures could hit 25 degrees on Sunday and Monday.
"Sunday will be warm and dry with sunny spells. Highest temperatures of 20 to 25 degrees and mainly easterly breezes.
"Monday will be warm also with highest temperatures of 21 to 25 degrees. Much of the day will be dry. However through the evening showers or longer spells of rain will move up from the south", the forecaster said.
There will be some heavy showers on Tuesday however, the weather will improve slightly on Wednesday.
"Some of the showers will be heavy with a risk of thunder and spot flooding. It will be cooler also with highest temperatures of 17 to 20 degrees and mostly light east to southeast breezes.
"Wednesday will bring a mix of sunshine and showers also with highest temperatures of 18 to 21 degrees", Met Eireanns said.
Met Eireann says that cuurent indications suggest that next Thursday and Friday will be warm, but there will be rain at showers at time. Temperatures in the low twenties are expecte.