Met Éireann issue Status Yellow ice warning

Temperatures are set to plummet to as low as -4C tonight with accompanying ice and snow showers as the country is set for a blast of wintery weather.

Met Éireann has issued a Status Yellow ice warning for the entire country which is set to come into effect from 6pm this evening and will last until 10am on Tuesday.

Meteorologist at Met Éireann, Aoife Kealy is warning motorists and pedestrians to expect hazardous conditions on roads and paths due to the freezing temperatures and ice: