Met Eireann confrim Good Friday to be hottest day of the year as temperatures hit 23C

Met Eireann confrim Good Friday to be hottest day of the year as temperatures hit 23C

Met Eireann have confrimed that Good Friday is to be hottest day of the year so far as temperatures hit 23C.

Ireland will bask in balmy weather , with a clear, dry and most importantly sunny day!

Sharing the forecast for the day ahead, they said: "Mist, fog and low cloud clearing from many places during the morning, but staying misty on parts of the south and east coasts.

"Dry and warm with hazy sunshine developing in many areas with afternoon temperatures of 18 to 22 or possibly 23 degrees Celsius, highest in more southwestern and western counties.

"Cooler near southern and eastern coasts in temperatures of 15 to 17 degrees Celsius."

And Saturday will be another scorcher as Met Eireann added:  "Overnight mist, fog and low cloud lifting. Warm and dry in many areas with hazy sunshine developing through the Munster and Leinster.

"Cloudier in Connacht and west and north Ulster with some misty conditions and patchy rain in places.

"Afternoon temperatures will range from 15 to 18 degrees Celsius in the cloudier areas to 19 to 22 degrees Celsius in the sunnier parts in light breezes."

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