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#Black Ice

# black-ice - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Snow, ice and wind warnings issued for several counties
# Black Ice
# Black Ice

Snow, ice and wind warnings issued for several counties

Dec 9th 2017, 9:10 AM 45,526 Views 31 Comments

Motorists have been urged to “treat every road as if it’s frozen” as wintry weather grips Ireland.

# black-ice - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Heading home on the M4? Long delays anticipated due to flooding
# Safe Home
# Safe Home

Heading home on the M4? Long delays anticipated due to flooding

Nov 22nd 2017, 5:46 PM 42,392 Views 36 Comments

Drivers are being told to delay their journey, use public transport or take alternative routes this evening.

# black-ice - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Icy conditions led to two separate school bus crashes in Cork this morning
# Black Ice
# Black Ice

Icy conditions led to two separate school bus crashes in Cork this morning

Jan 13th 2016, 10:37 AM 14,725 Views 14 Comments

AA Roadwatch says there were a number of road incidents across Cork this morning.

# black-ice - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Man creates black ice using buckets of water to mask drink driving crash
# Dangerous Driving
# Dangerous Driving

Man creates black ice using buckets of water to mask drink driving crash

Feb 17th 2015, 10:03 PM 53,538 Views 39 Comments

Police said it took a half-ton of salt to melt the ice and make the road passable.

# black-ice - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Here's how to avoid sliding all over the place in icy conditions tomorrow
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

Here's how to avoid sliding all over the place in icy conditions tomorrow

Jan 27th 2015, 10:01 PM 48,701 Views 54 Comments

Do you have that de-icer at the ready?

# black-ice - Friday 16 January, 2015

Irish drivers could be facing their 'worst nightmare' as freezing fog set to hit
# Sounds Serious
# Sounds Serious

Irish drivers could be facing their 'worst nightmare' as freezing fog set to hit

Jan 16th 2015, 9:25 PM 86,061 Views 63 Comments

There is also a warning about dreaded ‘black ice’.

# black-ice - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Careful out there... An overturned truck on the M1, and icy, icy conditions elsewhere
# Frozen
# Frozen

Careful out there... An overturned truck on the M1, and icy, icy conditions elsewhere

Dec 27th 2014, 10:10 AM 19,291 Views 10 Comments

If you’re heading for the M1, anywhere north of Drogheda, SLOW THE FECK DOWN.

# black-ice - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Careful now: Warnings of black ice on roads across the country
# Cold As Ice
# Cold As Ice

Careful now: Warnings of black ice on roads across the country

Jan 14th 2014, 7:36 AM 11,959 Views 21 Comments

Temperatures dropped to around -3 Celsius in some parts of the country last night.

# black-ice - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Overturned truck blocks Limerick road
# Limerick
# Limerick

Overturned truck blocks Limerick road

Dec 28th 2013, 8:55 AM 14,528 Views 4 Comments

There were patches of black ice on the road last night when the truck overturned.

# black-ice - Monday 2 January, 2012

The 9 at 9: Bank Holiday Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Bank Holiday Monday

Jan 2nd 2012, 8:47 AM 7,521 Views 19 Comments

Nine things to know by 9am: Mullingar assault victim dies, warnings of black ice on roads, how former taoisigh feel the pinch… and a hint for finding a lost wedding ring…

Warnings of black ice as weather alert remains in effect
# Weather
# Weather

Warnings of black ice as weather alert remains in effect

Jan 2nd 2012, 7:33 AM 6,931 Views 2 Comments

AA Roadwatch warns of tricky driving conditions across the country after patchy snow fell during overnight storms.

# black-ice - Saturday 17 December, 2011

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Dec 17th 2011, 8:57 AM 6,136 Views 3 Comments

Nine things you should know by 9am…

# black-ice - Sunday 9 January, 2011

Ice persists across country's roads, motorists warned
# Brrr
# Brrr

Ice persists across country's roads, motorists warned

Jan 9th 2011, 11:07 AM 293 Views 0 Comments

Motorists have been urged to drive with extreme care as ice and black ice continue to cover roads across much of the country.

# black-ice - Monday 6 December, 2010

No sign of thaw as freezing fog leaves black ice
# Big Freeze
# Big Freeze

No sign of thaw as freezing fog leaves black ice

Dec 6th 2010, 8:34 AM 1,950 Views 0 Comments

Huge swathes of road remain deceptively slippery this morning, as sub-zero temperatures remain nationwide.

# black-ice - Friday 3 December, 2010

Snow moves west, but transport hampered as big freeze continues
# Snowwatch
# Snowwatch

Snow moves west, but transport hampered as big freeze continues

Dec 3rd 2010, 8:37 AM 676 Views 0 Comments

The East gets some respite from snow – which moves west – but freezing temperatures and transport turmoil goes on.

# black-ice - Thursday 2 December, 2010

Your 30-second guide to driving in the snow
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Your 30-second guide to driving in the snow

Dec 2nd 2010, 10:06 AM 2,624 Views 1 Comment

Is it worth forking out for snow tyres? Only if it stays so cold. You might want to invest in “snow socks”, though…