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Thursday 7 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C
snow is falling

Photos: A light dusting of snow covered Ireland today

A little bit of levity on an otherwise grim news day.

LAST UPDATE | Jan 7th 2021, 3:05 PM

A STATUS YELLOW snow warning has just expired in Ireland, after low temperatures covered much of the country in a thin blanket of snow.

Conditions are a bit treacherous, so drivers are being warned to drive more slowly and with plenty of space between you and other road users or pedestrians.

Here is a few photos of how the country looked like this morning, starting with these beautiful photos of the Phoenix Park deer by Garry Walsh.

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Elsewhere in Phoenix Park, by Leah Farrell of

Snow in Dublin 006 The snow in Phoenix Park today.

In Dunlavin, Co Wicklow, Laura Leigh’s father, aged in his 70s, made this little cottage.

“It’s his pride and joy, took him ages! Looks great in the snow,” she says. Doesn’t it just:

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This photo is from Dublin Fire Brigade, of course.

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Daithí Mac an Bhaird ó Nás na Ríogh, Co Chill Dara sent us in a photo as well as this popular Irish rabhlóg (tongue twister):

Seacht sicín ina seasamh sa sneachta lá seaca
Translation: Seven hens standing in the snow on a froshty day. Ana-dheas.

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Here’s the 17-week-old puppy Max enjoying his first snow this morning in Carlow.

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This happy snowman was taken in Cobh, by Peg Davis.

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And Cleo and Esme Brennan, with Snowman Brennan, in Citywest this morning.

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Here’s Ronan Gambura looking very busy in Co Cork.


Oscar Pollock from Castleblayney, Co Monaghan with the ‘snow-castles’ he built.

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Here’s the stylish Muireann Faul at home with her snow fairies in Co Louth.

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Leia the dog enjoying the snow in Garryduff Wood, Cork City.

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And finally, this picture of a very good dog was taken by Lorraine McGuinness in Sallins.

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