STATUS Yellow Update 12:00 Sunday.

Snow-ice Warning for Connacht, Donegal, Clare, Kerry and Limerick Lying snow and ice will continue to cause hazardous conditions. Valid:Sunday 04 March 2018 12:00 to Monday 05 March 2018 12:00.

Motorists and other road users should continue to exercise care on untreated local roads.With freezing temperatures possible again this evening, the situation will be monitored and  further treatment will be carried out as necessary. 

Sligo County Council is requesting people in to stay in touch with elderly neighbours and others in their area who may not have access to regular information on changing weather conditions. 

Our emergency numbers are as follows:

  • Fire Services – 999 or 112
  • Sligo County Area Housing - 087 2600111
  • Sligo Urban Area (Housing - Roads) – 087 2600111
  • Sligo County Area (Roads) - 086 8569416
  • Water Services – Irish Water - 1850 278278

Winter-ready information

The ‘Winter-ready’ booklet provides advice for householders and motorists on preparing for and dealing with severe weather conditions. Copies of the booklet are available through Sligo County Council’s Library network and can also be accessed online at and

View our Winter Service Plan for more details.

View the RSA’s  ‘Top 10 tips for driving in snow or icy conditions’ - 206 kbs

View the RSA’s  ‘Top 10 tips to avoid a fall or slip in snow or icy conditions’ - 13 kbs  

View  Safety tips for Pedestrians, Cyclists and Motorcyclists using the roads in snow and icy conditions - 183 kbs

For advice on severe weather driving tips and weather updates, please see severe weather advice on the RSA website or check out the RSA Facebook and Twitter pages.

See advice on driving in ice or snow in our series of severe weather warning videos created in collaboration with Teresa Mannion.

For more weather updates visit Met Eireann’s website