Many areas will start off dry on Friday with sunny spells. However, some showers will develop in northern and western coastal counties during the morning, spreading further inland during the afternoon and evening. Wintry falls are likely on higher ground in the southwest later. Cold with highest temperatures of 4 to 7 degrees.
At night there will clear spells and well scattered showers, mainly across Munster early on, and later across northern and eastern coasts. There will be the risk of hail and isolated thunderstorms. Frost and possible icy stretches too with light variable mostly northerly breezes. Cold with lowest temperatures of -2 to 2C.