Higher temperatures and blue skies are forecast next week across much of Ireland, with Met Éireann saying that the West will see the best of warmer weather and spring sunshine.
Temperatures will rise to mid to high teens in Galway with plenty of sun forecast throughout the week.
It will be cloudier on Sunday though across the county and highest temperatures will be 11 to 13 degrees.
Monday will be mostly dry with long spells of spring sunshine across most of Galway in the afternoon. Top temperatures could reach 16 or 17 degrees.
The beautiful spring weather is set to continue throughout the week, with early forecasts saying that it could last into next weekend.
Met Éireann says that it will be very mild or even warm in the sunshine, with the highest temperatures across the western half of the country.