Don’t venture too far without your umbrella as Met Éireann is forecasting a very wet weekend.
The national forecaster said there will be more widespread heavy showers this evening.
Outbreaks of thundery rain will persist overnight, heaviest and most frequent across Atlantic counties.
Some drier spells too, mainly to the east, but with possible mist. Relatively mild with lowest temperatures of 12 to 15 degrees Celsius. Westerly winds will be strong along Atlantic coasts, and somewhat lighter elsewhere.
Blustery outbreaks of rain will occur on Saturday, merging into longer spells of rain in places, with further spot flooding, and possible thunderstorms. Some bright or sunny spells too.
Highest temperatures will range 16 to 19 degrees. West to northwest breezes will be mostly moderate to fresh in strength.
Saturday night will see more scattered heavy blustery showers, merging into longer spells of thundery rain at times across the north and northwest.
It will be drier across the south and southeast. Lowest temperatures of 10 to 14 degrees in a moderate to fresh westerly wind.
On Sunday, showery conditions, heaviest and most frequent over the northern half of the country to start with possible thunderstorm activity.
Further heavy showers or longer spells of rain will move into Munster and south Leinster during the morning and afternoon. Drier across the middle of the country with sunny spells and just well scattered showers.
Highest temperatures of 16 to 20 degrees, mildest over much of Leinster. Fresh westerly winds will moderate later.
On Sunday night, the heaviest showers will become mostly confined to the north and northwest.
Lighter and more scattered showers elsewhere with mist patches. Lowest temperatures 10 to 13 degrees, in light to moderate west to northwest breezes.