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.
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)
These mini-snowmen were created from a “garden of mere snow dust” by Lola and Mabel this morning. (Image: Graham Thew)
A good covering in Councillor Tomás Sharkey’s front garden. (Image: Tomás Sharkey)
His daffodils have taken a beating though. (Image: Tomás Sharkey)
(Image: Linda Fitzgerald)
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)
The sun sneaking out in Meath. (Image: bronan8)
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)
“This is not how it is supposed to look in March,” says Niamh Connell. “Snow and sun in Hartstown.”
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.
The view from TheJournal.ie HQ. (Image: Paul Hyland/TheJournal.ie)