Met Eireann forecasting snow on St Patrick's Day

Forget rain, it looks like it could snow on the parade.

Met Eireann is forecasting snow showers on St Patrick's day, with temperatures dropping significantly over the weekend.

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However, it won't be a return to the blizzard conditions experienced earlier this month.

Forecaster Liz Gavin says, 'we could see some snow showers there for the east and southeast of the country with temperatures over the weekend generally around 3 to 5 degrees'.