In welcome news ahead of the bank holiday weekend, temperatures could soar to highs of 25 degrees this week.
Met Eireann says the weather will start to clear up tomorrow with temperatures set to peak on Thursday.
Here's what the national forecaster says we have in store over the coming days:
Starting off mostly cloudy with a few spots of drizzle, but it will gradually brighten up with clear spells developing.
Highest temperatures of 18 to 21 degrees
Dry in most places, with a mix of cloud and sunny spells.
Warm, with top temperatures of 19 to 23 or 24 degrees.
Very warm and dry, with sunny intervals. Maximum temperatures 20 to 24 or 25 Celsius, but a little cooler on exposed eastern and southern coasts, in moderate south to southeast breezes.
Many areas dry, with bright spells, but rain will develop in Connacht and west Munster later, with the possibility of some heavy, thundery bursts.
Warm, with maximum temperatures of 17 to 23 Celsius, coolest in southern and eastern coastal areas.
The good news for the weekend is that Met Eireann forecasters are expecting a good deal of dry weather overall.
There may be some patchy rain at times though.
Temperatures will peak in the low to mid 20s.