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Motorists across the north west are being reminded to slow down on their commute this morning, as the region wakes up to severe frost and ice.   Some parts of the country recorded temperatures of close to minus 10 overnight, with a status orange ice warning still in place for…

A Leitrim councillor has questioned the decision taken by the local authority in Leitrim to reduce the number of staff working in the roads department section.   Cllr. Padraig Fallon raised the matter at this month’s meeting of the Manorhamilton Municipal District of Leitrim County Council.   The Sinn Fein…

The National Emergency Coordination Group is meeting again today to monitor the severe weather.   It’s expected to meet every day this coming week, to discuss how to manage the arctic blast which will last until Friday.   The group is ”confident” schools and public transport will stay open.  …

The North West region could experience falls of snow in the coming days as temperatures continue to plummet across Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal.   Met Éireann has issued a nationwide status yellow ice warning, which will remain in place until midday.   It’s warning of treacherous driving conditions and black…

A status yellow ice and temperature warning remains in place across the North West this morning. Met Eireann expect widespread frost and icy stretches to impact the country until 10am today. Temperatures are expected to reach as low as minus 3 in many areas.

Motorists in the North West are being urged to drive with extra caution that’s after sharp overnight frost.   A dense fog is also contributing to challenging driving conditions this morning in the Counties of Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal.   In Bundoran  there are reports of black ice in the…

All road users across the north west are being urged to take extra care this morning after icy conditions in parts overnight. Temperatures plunged to as low as minus 4 degrees in parts of the country with Met Eireann’s yellow snow and ice warning still in place. Sligo County Council…