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Update 5pm: The North West is braced for the Storm Emma and a Red Alert remains in place in Sligo, Donegal and Leitrim. North Donegal has been worst hit so far with members of the Defence Forces deployed in areas. Donegal County Council is reporting that the road between Milford…

5pm update:  The North West counties of Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim are under a Status Yellow warning by Met Eireann.  The AA is reporting that Snow is making driving conditions difficult along the N4 in Sligo around Casltebaldwin and Ballinafad. Gardaí in Leitrim say that snow is making driving conditions difficult across the county and…

Councils in the North West say they are well prepared for the effects of the snow storm expected later this week. The west and North West are expected to escape the worst of the weather but Thursday and Friday will be the ones to watch out for here according to…

A public Joint Policing Committee meeting planned for Manorhamilton this week has been cancelled. The meeting was expected to have a range of young people from the county at the meeting to give their views on a range of issues. One of the issues expected to be on the agenda…

Many roads, streets and footpaths are in a dangerous condition this morning after a night of below zero temperatures. Gardai throughout the region say roads are slippery, particularly minor roads that are not gritted. In some areas snow fell earlier in the night, with temperatures dropping to minus two or…

The overnight snow has led to a number of cancellations in today’s national football league action. The Sligo versus Fermanagh game in the Allianz League was postponed following a pitch inspection at Markievicz Park. And the Lidl Ladies NFL matches between Sligo and Armagh in Kent Park, and Leitrim and…

Slow down and take care is the message this morning. Unexpected icy conditions caused an accident on the N4 heading towards Sligo just after 9am today, no one was injured. Temperatures are set to rise in the coming hours with sunshine according to met Eireann which will hopefully clear most…