Dry spells with the odd shower are forecast for overnight, but more rain is expected in the east of the country.

Met Éireann expects Wednesday to be a cloudy day with outbreaks of rain in the east and south. Showers will be occasionally heavy but staying mostly dry in the west.

Top temperatures of between 12°C and 16°C.

In the news

  • Revenue has published its list of tax defaulters for quarter one of 2019 – 22 farmers feature on the list.
  • There has been a spate of thefts from farms in the area over the past fortnight.
  • The government in New Zealand is considering a ban on live exports in order to protect its "brand".
  • The EPA has proposed trialling a certification scheme for derogation farms that would assess their nutrient use and subsequent environmental impact.
  • The National Weather Service in the US has issued flood warnings, with a week of heavy rain expected.