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Most of the country escaped very severe snow and ice this morning, although weather warnings remain in place up to 6pm tomorrow. The cold snap has been affecting the UK more severely, with around 80 flights cancelled at London Heathrow, because of snow and strong winds. In the north west,…

With snow in parts of Donegal and road conditions in places around Sligo town said to be treacherous in places, motorists throughout the North West are being warned to drive with care. A vehicle has gone off the road between Dromahair and Sligo, near St Angela’s College. An orange weather…

Motorists throughout the North West are being warned to prepare for difficult driving conditions following freezing temperatures overnight. An orange weather warning is in place for Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo. Heavy sleet and possibly snow is expected across the north, with ice said to be a particular…

Met Eireann has issue a Wind Warning for Donegal, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo. It says west to northwest winds could reach 55 to 65 km/h, giving gusts between 90 and 110 km/h. Winds will be strongest in exposed coastal and hilly areas. The warning is in effect until 10 o…

The North West could be one of the areas to be worst hit by freezing conditions forecast for later this week. Ireland’s set for a chilly blast of seasonal weather from midweek onwards. Scattered wintry showers of hail sleet and snow are being forecast from late on Wednesday. More than…

New figures show 2016 was the 17th warmest year since 1900. According to Met Éireann, the sunniest day last year was on June 2nd at Malin Head in County Donegal. The highest temperature of 2016 was reported at Mount Dillon in Roscommon on July 19th at 30.4 degrees Celsius. The…

Drivers are being urged to exercise caution tonight as temperatures are set to plummet. Met Éireann’s issued a status yellow warning with temperatures of minus three expected in some areas. The warning’s in effect for Munster, Connacht, Cavan, Monaghan and Donegal. It’s expected to cause difficulty on several routes tonight.