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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Cold Weather

Last month
March 2023
# Cold Weather
All LOI fixtures get the go-ahead after pitch inspections
A second inspection was needed to determine whether UCD vs Drogheda would happen.
Last year
# brrrrrrr
Photos: People brave the cold in Dublin to take part in charity Christmas swim
Large crowds gathered at coastal spots across Dublin to kick off their festive celebrations with a chilly dip.
Níall Ó Murchú: Some top tips for getting the most from your Christmas Day swim
The Wim Hof instructor has some good advice for anyone brave enough to venture a Christmas swim.
# Cold Snap
Status Orange alert for 16 counties tonight as temperatures to plunge well below zero
The weekend will feature milder weather but temperatures may drop again next week.
# Freezing conditions
Status Orange ice warning to come into effect for 19 counties tomorrow
The warning will come into effect at 6pm tomorrow and last until midday on Thursday.
# Travel Disruption
53 flights cancelled at Dublin Airport as passengers advised to check airlines for updates
It comes after over 140 flights were cancelled at the airport yesterday due to the weather conditions.
# Cold Snap
Nationwide Status Orange low temperature warning to take effect tomorrow evening
A Status Yellow freezing fog warning and low/temperature ice warning remain in place until midday tomorrow.
# brrrrrrrr
Cold snap hits as nation to experience -4 degree temperatures
Temperatures to struggle to rise above freezing this weekend with uncertain outlook for next week.
All time
# wrap up warm
Arctic air mass brings 'unseasonably very cold weather' as wintry showers and thunderstorms forecast
The weather is set to deteriorate further on Saturday.
# arctic chill
Ireland set for a spell of 'unseasonably cold' weather
Snow is possible in some areas.
# Brrrr
Quiz: How much do you know about the cold?
Wrap up well.
# Wrap Up
National weather warning issued as temperatures forecast to fall below freezing
The Status Yellow warning comes into effect from 6pm today.
# Brrr
Weather event responsible for 2010 and 2018 cold snaps expected in the coming days
A major sudden stratospheric warming event is predicted – but it doesn’t guarantee cold weather.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you like cold weather?
You’ll be getting it this weekend either way.
# wrap up warm
Expect frost, fog and cold temperatures this weekend
The weather is not getting any better.
# Cold Snap
It's another freezing morning - here's what you can do to keep your pipes clear and your car running
Temperatures today are only set to reach as high as 5 degrees with a sharp frost present on many roads.
# Homelessness
Fr Peter McVerry says council told him homeless man would have to 'come and get a sleeping bag'
DRHE director Eileen Gleeson said earlier this week that there was no shortage of beds and no need for anyone to sleep rough.
# ready for anything
'We're really only nine meals removed from total anarchy': Ireland's preppers and survivalists
“The main thing is we do know that if something was to happen we’d be more than comfortable.”
# pet care
We're in for some wintry weather over the weekend, here's how to keep your pet safe and happy
Met Éireann has forecasted freezing temperatures for the coming days.
# Cold Snap
Calls for a Cold Weather Payment for severe weather to be introduced
In Northern Ireland, the Cold Weather Payment scheme kicks in when the temperature falls below zero degrees for seven days.
# Incoming
Spring-like conditions today - but wintry showers set to return before Easter
Sometimes it snows in April, as Prince once sang.
# wintry showers
The cold weather will be sticking around until the weekend
(It’s Tuesday today, in case you were wondering).
# yellow alert
Snow-ice warning issued for entire country, widespread wintry showers tonight
We’ll have snow showers from this evening, and there’ll be icy stretches on the roads.
'Christmas can be very hard if you're on your own': People asked to look out for the elderly this winter
The advice comes as part of the Dublin City Council and older person’s charity Alone’s cold weather initiative, which was launched today.
# Brrrr
2017 is about to remind you what an Irish winter is usually like
Met Éireann are forecasting a cold, cold start to the New Year.
# social isolation
Have an elderly neighbour? Check in on them
Hundreds of people die each year due to health risks associated with cold weather and fuel poverty.
# fally downy tights
18 truly troubling problems all women must face in winter
Pure glamour!
# cuddle in
9 things you'll know if your hot water bottle is your boyfriend
Fill her up there!
# Muckish
Want to know what it's like to climb Donegal's snowy mountains? Step this way...
A group of climbers recorded their ascent last week.
# falling down
Gridlock in UK: Cars abandoned, passengers stranded after heavy snowfall
A group of coach passengers spent the night in a church in Sheffield, and people have been leaving their cars to seek shelter.
# I love...
Open thread: What's your favourite thing about winter?
Bye bye Summer, we had some good times…
# slippery
Drivers warned of 'extremely dangerous' conditions nationwide
Temperatures are expected to remain below zero overnight so take care and bundle up.
# on the run
Escaped convict turned himself in because it was 'too cold'
Robert Vick thought better of his decision to escape prison in Kentucky.
# Winter wonderland
How to reassure yourself that winter is actually the BEST season
Is winter your favourite season? You’re among friends here.
# bither
The Guide to Being Ready for the Irish Winter
Winter is coming.
# welcome winter!
11 reasons the cold weather is actually great
Winter is here!
# Sad
The cold weather and winter do not depress us as much as we think
Seasonal Affective Disorder exists – but not for the majority of the population.
# more fodder
Coveney extends fodder scheme: 'No animals should die of starvation'
The Minister also intervened with the banks and requested they provide more credit to farmers in need.
# Water Restrictions
Dublin city to be hit by nightly water restrictions this weekend
Restrictions will be in place from 10pm to 7am or 9am every night from tonight until next Tuesday and will mean water pressure will be reduced at these times.
# Weather
No let-up: More cold weather forecast for the week ahead
Spring? What Spring?