Temperatures are set to remain below 11 degrees for the remainder of the week.
It’s going to be cold but we won’t be snowed in.
The eastern part of the country is set to be the worst hit by the wintry weather.
The weekend is set to be particularly cold.
There are three separate weather warnings in place from Met Éireann.
Met Éireann is warning of an increased risk of coastal flooding.
Met Éireann said widespread wintry showers may lead to snow accumulations.
Motorists are being warned to take extreme care on the roads
The weather is thankfully expected to get a bit milder over the coming days.
The weather is expected to improve next week.
The Greek government sent a navy transport ship to the island of Lesbos yesterday to house around 500 migrants still sleeping in tents.
A significant snowfall is likely overnight in the west and northwest.
Some roads were being treated with salt and grit by councils tonight.
The country woke up to frost this morning, and the weekend is shaping up to be pretty damn cold.
There will be some snow on higher grounds.
A widespread ground frost is expected for areas of Leinster and Munster.
Frost and ice is causing treacherous road conditions this morning.
The Premier County’s Allianz football league fixture has also been moved.
Dublin City Council says it expects to return to a full regular water supply from tomorrow, with low pressure until next week.
Restrictions will be in place from 9pm to 7am or 9am both tonight and tomorrow and will mean water pressure will be reduced at these times.
Dublin City Council says it will carry out a review of the ongoing problem with water in the city later today – but has urged people to conserve water.
Some scientists are beginning to put together data which shows climate change is causing icy polar air to be displaced towards Europe.
Despite restrictions to water supplying already being imposed in recent days, Dublin City Council say storage levels are still too low.
Meanwhile Met Éireann has ended the weather warning – but said it’s going to remain really cold.
The charity has urged people to check in with their older neighbours, especially leading up to the weekend, as the cold weather is set to continue.
With the country experiencing low temperatures, snow, sleet and ice, those living alone can particularly be at risk.
Temperatures over the bank holiday weekend are set to drop by up to 5C below normal, says Met Éireann.
The good news is that there might be some sunny spells on Saturday…
Mainland Europe and the Balkans continues to be hit by sub zero temperatures.
Heavy snow is expected to fall overnight in London, prompting airlines to cancel some of their London services.
Wrap up warm: Met Eireann has said the cold snap is set to continue this evening.
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Irish travellers warned to take extra care on icy roads this morning, and anyone expecting to fly today should check with their airline for delays.
More snow is expected – but Mét Eireann says it this cold snap will not be as severe as the recent one.
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