Sunday is set to be the hottest day of the year so far.
Met Eireann says temperatures are expected to soar to highs of 26 degrees on that day.
Across the country, it will be a mostly dry weekend.
Temperatures are on the rise this weekend📈
Here's an idea of the highest temperatures across Ireland each day 👇🏽 pic.twitter.com/Oi9NEruGnX
— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) June 11, 2021
Forecasters say with the midlands and east will enjoy the best of the sunshine.
The month of June is gearing up to be mostly dry with average temperatures of 19 or 20 degrees, according to the long-term forecast.
Here is what Met Eireann says we can expect this weekend:
Mostly dry, with the best of the sunshine in the east and south.
It will be a bit cloudier in the west and north, with a very slight chance of drizzle on north and northwest coasts.
Temperatures will range from 20 to 23 degrees.
It will be cooler in Atlantic coastal areas, with the highest temperatures of about 18 degrees.
Very warm and dry in Leinster, Munster and east Ulster with sunny spells.
Those areas will enjoy top temperatures of 22 to 26 degrees.
It will be a bit cooler and cloudier in western counties with highs of 16 to 21 degrees.
Through the evening, showers will develop across Connacht and Ulster.