Laois could see warm sunshine this weekend.
Sunshine and mild daytime weather with chilly nights is in the forecast this week but unsettled weather is around the corner according to Met Éireann's latest forecast.
After a misty and cloudy day, Tuesday night is expected to be cold and fairly clear tonight. Temperatures h some patches of grass frost and mist forming. Winds light to moderate northerly.
It will be dry and bright on Wednesday, with unbroken sunshine for many parts. Top temperatures will range 12 to 17 C., best in the Mid West and West. The night will be dry and calm under mostly clear skies. Rather cold, with air temperatures of 2 to 5 degrees Celsius.
The outlook for the rest of the week is for generally dry, calm and settled spell until later this coming weekend. Whilst temperatures will fluctuate, mild sunshine will break through on many of the days.
Many areas will stay dry with sunny spells on Thursday and light southeast breezes. Cloudier though across the far southwest of Munster with patchy rain and drizzle, some heavier bursts possible locally. Highest temperatures will range 12 to 16 degrees Celsius. Mildest values will occur across Connacht, Ulster and the north midlands, whilst it will feel fresh in other areas.
Aprt from patchy rain along the west coast, most parts of the country should however remain dry and calm on Friday with some mild sunny spells breaking through. Highest temperatuers will range 13 to 17 or 18 degrees Celsius, all sunshine dependent with best values likely inland.
Saturday looks likely to bring dry with long spells of mild or even warm sunshine. Perhaps a little cloudier at times closer to the Atlantic with the odd spot of drizzle possible near western coasts. Highest temperatures will range 14 to 19 degrees Celsius, all in light southerly breezes, with best values trending further north of the country.
There is uncertainty about Sunday but it is likely to turn more unsettled with temperatures slipping back.