Met Eireann says that some parts of the country could see sleet and SNOW this week
Baby, it's getting cold outsiiiiiide.
Wednesday night will see a cold start to the night with some early frost. Cloud is going to thicken later in the evening and outbreaks of rain will extend to much of the country overnight, possibly turning to sleet over northern hills. Minimum temperatures of 1 to 4 degrees.
It will be mostly cloudy on Thursday with showery outbreaks of rain and strengthening winds with the risk of a period of very windy weather.
A large spread in afternoon temperatures on Thursday, ranging 4 to 6 degrees in northern counties but a milder 7 to 10 degrees further south. Further showery outbreaks of rain overnight.
Cold and blustery with minimum temperatures of 2 to 5 degrees in strong westerly winds.
Another cold and blustery day on Friday will see some bright spells but also showers. Some of the showers merging to longer spells of rain at times and possibly giving some wintry falls on mountains.
Snow on the mountains, how festive?
Highest temperatures of 4 to 7 degrees in fresh and gusty westerly winds. A mix of clear spells and rain or hail showers on Friday night. Minimum temperatures of 0 to 3 degrees.
Early indications suggest the weekend will be cold and showery. There will be fresh and gusty winds with the risk of gales at the coast.