THE DEPARTMENT of Transport has urged anyone planning on making journeys of any sort this evening to check the latest travel advice before they set out. The Department’s website now includes a page with links to the most up-to-date travel information from public transport providers and local councils. The Road Safety Authority has also repeated its request that motorists leave extra time for their journeys, with sleet and snow continuing to fall nationwide.
# sneachta - Today’s News
Log fires, rustling leaves, full permission to eat marshmallows with everything – ah, autumn, we’ve missed you.
# sneachta - Thursday 3 April, 2014
Move over Ross O’Carroll Kelly.
# sneachta - Thursday 28 March, 2013
Good morning! Here’s what you should know this morning as you kick off your Thursday.
# sneachta - Tuesday 26 March, 2013
Ballsbridge is cold but at least it’s not as bad as Novi Sad, Serbia.
*And a few animals.
# sneachta - Sunday 24 March, 2013
Some parts of Leinster and Ulster remain under a weather warning from Met Éireann until this afternoon.
# sneachta - Saturday 23 March, 2013
USA and Costa Rica clashed in a snowy Colorado.
# sneachta - Friday 22 March, 2013
Ah sure it’s only a bit of snow.
# sneachta - Tuesday 19 March, 2013
Weather warnings were issued by Met Éireann last night.
# sneachta - Monday 11 March, 2013
It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)
It’s getting weird out there. Here’s your guide to some essential coping mechanisms.
16 readers’ pics, plus a view from TheJournal.ie HQ, on this snowy March day.
With the country experiencing low temperatures, snow, sleet and ice, those living alone can particularly be at risk.
Flight operations were briefly suspended to allow de-icing; passengers should expect delays in both arrival and departure.
# sneachta - Monday 25 February, 2013
Rescue services call for warning signs to alert motorists to ice and snow-laden roads over Sally Gap.
# sneachta - Tuesday 5 February, 2013
Snow fell in various areas across the country overnight.
# sneachta - Monday 21 January, 2013
Did you go out in the snow today?
Must have been cold in Kildare this morning.
As if you needed telling.
Ajax substitutes and coaches were forced to flee onto the pitch.
And we’ve got your pictures to prove it…
# sneachta - Sunday 20 January, 2013
Airlines have cancelled a number of flights to London and mainland Europe due to snowfall.
# sneachta - Saturday 19 January, 2013
Wicklow Mountain Rescue has asked motorists to avoid roads around the Sally Gap area as some became stuck in the snow overnight.
Homes in the Newry and Downpatrick areas are still without power as a result of overnight snow and heavy winds.
# sneachta - Friday 18 January, 2013
Drivers are warned of tricky motoring conditions as the south-east gets Ireland’s first snow of 2013.
# sneachta - Sunday 13 January, 2013
There’s been a few flurries across parts of Dublin, Meath and Kildare – and it’s going to get as cold as -2 tonight.
# sneachta - Tuesday 25 December, 2012
Met Éireann’s Aidan Murphy explains the patterns of snow in Ireland, why it’s hard to forecast – and the statistical chances of a white Christmas.
# sneachta - Thursday 1 November, 2012
Don’t panic – it’s not widespread – but the plummet in temperature has seen at least one patch of Ireland get drizzled with the white stuff. (And Donegal. And Kerry.)
# sneachta - Thursday 5 April, 2012
Days after glorious warm weather, Ireland had a visit from the white stuff…
# sneachta - Thursday 5 January, 2012
Ryanair’s passenger numbers for December fell by 5 per cent, with the airline saying it grounded some planes.
# sneachta - Friday 16 December, 2011
Wrap up warm: Met Eireann has said the cold snap is set to continue this evening.
# sneachta - Tuesday 12 April, 2011
The Irish Insurance Federation says its members have paid out €765m for weather damage in just 14 months.
# sneachta - Thursday 23 December, 2010
The main runway at Ireland’s biggest airport freezes over again, causing further headaches for tens of thousands.
# sneachta - Tuesday 21 December, 2010
Shiploads of new salt and grit arrive tomorrow night – but until then, there’s shortages across Ireland.
# sneachta - Saturday 18 December, 2010
Sub-zero temperatures return and public transport is hit – while local authorities admit that salt supplies are running low.