Friday will bring a mixture of sunny spells and showers, with western regions being hit hardest. Highest temperatures of 11°C to 14°C with fresh and gusty winds blowing in from the west.

Friday night will have scattered showers in Atlantic counties and become more isolated, with clearer spells further east.

Towards morning, showers will merge into longer spells of rain.

Lowest temperatures of 6°C to 9°C, with mostly moderate southerly winds.


Longer spells of rain will set in on Saturday, particularly in the east of the country later in the day.

Some sunshine will extend from the west during the afternoon through the clouds.

Highest temperatures of just 10°C to 13°C. Southerly winds will travel west later in the day.

Saturday night will see scattered showers along Atlantic coasts, with rain persisting in Ulster.

Clear spells elsewhere throughout Saturday night, with lowest temperatures of 5°C to 8°C.


Sunday will see good sunny spells paired with blustery scattered showers for most of the country.

There is a possibility of isolated thunderstorms and temperatures will range between 11°C and 14°C.

Management notes


This week, Andy Doyle writes about getting winter crops in the ground and why October is the prime time to do so.


Our beef specialist Adam Woods gives us the lowdown on grass supplies and how to get weaning and housing right.


There's no time like the present when it comes to soil sampling. Aidan Brennan looks at when and where to spread slurry before the closing date approaches.


Darren Carthy has some advice on grazing plans while grass supply is predominantly heavy across the board.