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With the silage cutting season underway, the Irish Farmers’ Association and the Road Safety Authority are appealing to drivers of farming machinery and other road users to share the road safely. With national travel restrictions now lifted and traffic volumes increasing, the roads are getting much busier. Both organisations want…

A Met Eireann Status Yellow low temperature/ice warning remains in effect until 11 o’clock this morning. With minimum temperatures of zero to minus 4 degrees, road users are warned of ice on untreated surfaces. Gritter trucks have been out treating roads but Conor Faughnan, from the AA, says conditions in…

There are reports from throughout the north west of treacherous conditions on roads and footpaths. Sligo County Council is warning that due to freezing temperatures all roads in the county are hazardous because of rain, snow and black ice. It says untreated minor roads are particularly dangerous. The council is…

Two Status Yellow weather warnings are in force for the entire country this morning. One is a snow/ice warning. The other is a low temperature/ice warning. Met Eireann says snow and ice will lead to treacherous conditions, with some accumulations possible. This warning is valid until 11 o’clock this (Thursday)…

A Sligo councillor says people in his area are ‘furious’ over the condition of some of the roads. Fine Gael Councillor Tom Fox says many of his constituents are sick and tired of having to avoid pot holes on some busy roads, including on the the entrance to the popular…

A snow/ice warning is in place for the entire country until 9 o’clock tomorrow morning. Wintry showers, mainly of hail and sleet, will become increasingly widespread today leading to icy patches. Some snow accumulations will also occur. Motorists throughout the north west are urged to drive with caution. Claire Meehan…

Sligo County Council says there has been an oil spill on the N4 between Sligo and the village of Castlebaldwin. There’s also been an oil spill on the A4 between Belcoo and Enniskillen. Motorists asked to drive with caution. Meanwhile, in Donegal, the Ballyshannon/Belleek road is open following a traffic…