Beast from the East levels of snow could fall next week with temperatures set to drop significantly.
Siberian air is forecast to move over the country with heavy snow expected.
This weekend will turn cold and wintry with a slight chance of snow.
But Siobhan Ryan from Met Eireann says next week could see a Beast from the East style snowfall;
'Early next week we're looking at dustings of snow for Leinster but really all eyes on midweek next week, that's when there will be a chance or risk of a more significant snow event'