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Dublin: 6 °C Wednesday 25 April, 2018

SNOW DAY: Canal icicles, dogs and daffodils

16 readers’ pics, plus a view from HQ, on this snowy March day.

MET ÉIREANN’S PREDICTIONS for overnight snowfall were correct and people across the country woke up to a white garden this morning.

Some of you have been sending in your pics from the unusually-late cold snap.

Dogs are confused, daffodils are struggling and drivers are delayed but there is still a certain joy that comes with an unexpected snow day.

Enjoy it wherever you are.

Letterkenny, Donegal

Spring, meet Winter. Winter, meet Spring. (Image: Ciaran Cunningham)

North County Dublin

“My first snow,” says Apollo, a rescue pup from the ISCPA now living safely in Dublin. (Image: Wayne O’Fathaigh)

The Royal Canal

“Not much snow but a fair bit of ice,” says Ciarán McGrath at the Royal Canal.

On the M3

Travelling from Navan to Dublin this morning. (Image: Donal Norton)

Dublin 7

These mini-snowmen were created from a “garden of mere snow dust” by Lola and Mabel this morning. (Image: Graham Thew)

Allardstown, Louth

A good covering in Councillor Tomás Sharkey’s front garden. (Image: Tomás Sharkey)

Allardstown, Louth

His daffodils have taken a beating though. (Image: Tomás Sharkey)


(Image: Linda Fitzgerald)

Rhode, Offaly

It was also Timmy Riggins’s first day in the snow. (Attention Friday Night Lights’ fans: isn’t that the best name for a dog ever?) (Image: Liamie Grennan)


(Image: Mark O’Brien)

Ratoath, Meath

The sun sneaking out in Meath. (Image: bronan8)

Dublin Airport

Passengers have been warned about possible delays at Dublin Airport. (Image: Paul Hughes)

Heading to the M50

“Pelting down,” according to Bren on the N2. (Image: @bren_69/Twitter)

Hartstown, Dublin

“This is not how it is supposed to look in March,” says Niamh Connell. “Snow and sun in Hartstown.”

Letterkenny, Donegal

Harry Ford says, “This* is outside letterkenny in Donegal. I couldn’t get the picture to upload so I drew this instead.”

*snowman is present for purposes of showing its snow… Otherwise it would just be a blank image.

And finally….

The view from HQ. (Image: Paul Hyland/

Read: Airline passengers warned of snow delays at Dublin Airport

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