Wet and blustery weekend forecast

A wet and blustery weekend is being forecast by Met Eireann.

A Status Yellow Rain Warning has been issued for Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal until 6am tomorrow with heavy and persistent rain forecast.

That warning is due to end at 6am Friday morning leaving a mostly clear day.

However, a national Yellow Warning for gale force winds will then come into affect from 1am Saturday morning lasting until 3pm that day.

Met Eireann forecaster Gavin Gallagher says the weekend will be very unsettled: