Temperatures To Reach 19 Degrees This Weekend

Temperatures are expected to reach 19 degrees in places this Saturday, 22 April, with good sunny spells expected across most of the weekend.

According to Met Éireann, Friday will also see highs of 18 degrees in places towards the east of the country.

While there will be light breezes all weekend, there will also be sunny spells throughout.

As the weekend comes to an end in late Saturday and Sunday showery bursts are expected, gradually moving southeast.

East coast places will not see the full benefit of the weather, with temperatures expected to be closer to 9 or 10 degrees.

The occasional shower spells will turn worse on Tuesday next week, April 24, with heavy rain expectant.


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