The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has issued a notice today, Wednesday, advising road users to take extreme care as many roads in parts of the country are treacherous and unpassable following heavy snowfalls overnight.
Roads / Weather Notice 12 pm Wednesday 28th February 2018
The RSA is advising all road users to check national and local weather forecasts and traffic reports before making any journey and seriously consider postponing or cancelling their trip if the conditions in their area, along the route or destination are severe.
Met Éireann has issued a status RED warning for counties Dublin, Kildare, Louth, Wicklow and Meath, and an ORANGE warning is in place for heavy snow showers today, tonight and during tomorrow for a number of Southern counties.
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 www.sligococo.ie/bewinterready/ or www.winterready.ie.
Sligo County Council