Met Éireann have predicted wintery showers which could turn to snow in higher grounds over the weekend as temperatures are set to plummet. Lows of zero degrees with frost and warnings of icy patches on the roads have been forecast for Friday night, and the cold weather will continue into Saturday and Sunday.
Forecasters have said Saturday will be a cold and breezy day, with some wintry showers in the north, with afternoon temperatures of four or five degrees in many areas.
The evenings will be chilly so wrap up well. Sunday will be a cold, bright day with lighter northerly breezes and will be dry wi a few coastal showers are likely in parts of the north and east. Highest temperatures for Sunday are forecasted to be between five and eight degrees, with cold and frost expected overnight.
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