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#Cold Snap

# cold-snap - Wednesday 9 March, 2022

Orange rain warning issued for five counties as cold, wet weather set to stay
# Wrap Up Warm
# Wrap Up Warm

Orange rain warning issued for five counties as cold, wet weather set to stay

Updated Mar 9th 2022, 4:25 PM 41,897 Views 16 Comments

Temperatures will drop to as low as -3 to 1 degrees tonight.

# cold-snap - Thursday 6 January, 2022

Cold and blustery night ahead as Status Yellow snow and ice warning kicks in
# Cold Snap
# Cold Snap

Cold and blustery night ahead as Status Yellow snow and ice warning kicks in

Jan 6th 2022, 6:01 PM 24,273 Views 11 Comments

The weather is set to remain cold tonight, with temperatures to drop to minus one degree.

# cold-snap - Wednesday 22 December, 2021

Incoming cold snap looks likely to bring inflated Irish energy bills with it in early 2022
# Winter Is Coming
# Winter Is Coming

Incoming cold snap looks likely to bring inflated Irish energy bills with it in early 2022

Dec 22nd 2021, 12:05 AM 69,165 Views 49 Comments
  • The arrival of freezing temperatures in parts of Europe will likely increase European demand for natural gas.
  • While the forecast for Ireland is comparatively mild, supplies of gas are in relatively short supply across Europe due to a number of factors.
  • This could further increase wholesale gas prices, in turn, fueling electricity and gas bill hikes as soon as January.

# cold-snap - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Warmer tomorrow but 'very cold' weather will continue into weekend
# Met Éireann
# Met Éireann

Warmer tomorrow but 'very cold' weather will continue into weekend

Apr 6th 2021, 11:36 AM 20,903 Views 2 Comments

Wednesday is shaping up to be the best day of the week.

# cold-snap - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Thousands of sea turtles rescued during freezing cold snap in Texas
# South Padre
# South Padre

Thousands of sea turtles rescued during freezing cold snap in Texas

Feb 18th 2021, 10:56 AM 20,691 Views 9 Comments

The South Padre Island Convention Centre is now full of turtles.

# cold-snap - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

'Unprecedented' snowstorms in Texas as wintry weather sweeps across the US
# Cold Snap
# Cold Snap

'Unprecedented' snowstorms in Texas as wintry weather sweeps across the US

Feb 16th 2021, 8:14 AM 51,988 Views 14 Comments

“Things will likely get worse before they get better,” officials near Houston said.

# cold-snap - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Temperatures to drop as low as -2 this evening as sleet and snow forecast
# Cold Snap
# Cold Snap

Temperatures to drop as low as -2 this evening as sleet and snow forecast

Updated Feb 7th 2021, 12:40 PM 80,527 Views 32 Comments

Met Éireann said this morning that “significant accumulations” of sleet and snow are possible for Thursday.

# cold-snap - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

People in Dublin asked to conserve water and check for leaks ahead of sub-zero temperatures
# Water
# Water

People in Dublin asked to conserve water and check for leaks ahead of sub-zero temperatures

Jan 20th 2021, 7:04 PM 21,241 Views 36 Comments

Irish Water experienced a higher than normal volume of bursts during the cold snap earlier this month.

# cold-snap - Monday 10 February, 2020

Snow, hail and high winds: Weather warnings remain in place as Storm Ciara hits Ireland
# Storm Ciara
# Storm Ciara

Snow, hail and high winds: Weather warnings remain in place as Storm Ciara hits Ireland

Updated Feb 10th 2020, 5:09 PM 56,085 Views 4 Comments

An estimated 3,000 homes and businesses were without power last night.

# cold-snap - Saturday 18 January, 2020

Dublin Fire Brigade issues warning ahead of cold snap as temperatures set to plunge nationwide
# Fire Safety
# Fire Safety

Dublin Fire Brigade issues warning ahead of cold snap as temperatures set to plunge nationwide

Jan 18th 2020, 2:59 PM 63,970 Views 30 Comments

It is expected to get as low as -4 degrees tonight.

# cold-snap - Thursday 21 November, 2019

HSE urges public to get flu vaccine as data shows annual flu season could hit 'within weeks'
# Cold Snap
# Cold Snap

HSE urges public to get flu vaccine as data shows annual flu season could hit 'within weeks'

Nov 21st 2019, 4:39 PM 18,082 Views 20 Comments

The executive briefed the media on the latest update on its ‘winter plan’ today.

# cold-snap - Monday 18 November, 2019

Low temperature weather warning remains in place as motorists urged to take care on the roads
# Ice Ice Maybe
# Ice Ice Maybe

Low temperature weather warning remains in place as motorists urged to take care on the roads

Nov 18th 2019, 7:23 AM 24,346 Views 19 Comments

Temperatures dipped below freezing last night.

# cold-snap - Friday 1 February, 2019

It's another freezing morning - here's what you can do to keep your pipes clear and your car running
# Cold Snap
# Cold Snap

It's another freezing morning - here's what you can do to keep your pipes clear and your car running

Feb 1st 2019, 6:15 AM 26,835 Views 13 Comments

Temperatures today are only set to reach as high as 5 degrees with a sharp frost present on many roads.

# cold-snap - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Public urged to report rough sleepers as temperatures drop during Status Yellow warning
# Cold Snap
# Cold Snap

Public urged to report rough sleepers as temperatures drop during Status Yellow warning

Jan 29th 2019, 8:21 PM 19,463 Views 26 Comments

The cold weather warning kicked in at 6am this morning and will remain in place until 6pm on Saturday.

# cold-snap - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Five die in avalanche-related incidents as European cold weather death toll rises
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Five die in avalanche-related incidents as European cold weather death toll rises

Updated Jan 13th 2019, 1:38 PM 18,979 Views 8 Comments

At least 26 people have been killed due to cold weather in parts of Europe this month.

# cold-snap - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Calls for a Cold Weather Payment for severe weather to be introduced
# Cold Snap
# Cold Snap

Calls for a Cold Weather Payment for severe weather to be introduced

Nov 29th 2018, 6:05 AM 28,114 Views 39 Comments

In Northern Ireland, the Cold Weather Payment scheme kicks in when the temperature falls below zero degrees for seven days.

# cold-snap - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Brrrrrr a cold and wet week ahead for Halloween
# Wrap Up Warm
# Wrap Up Warm

Brrrrrr a cold and wet week ahead for Halloween

Oct 30th 2018, 7:40 AM 27,149 Views 11 Comments

Temperatures are set to remain below 11 degrees for the remainder of the week.

# cold-snap - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Paddy's Day is going to be freezing but there shouldn't be that much snow
# Please Say It Ain't Snow
# Please Say It Ain't Snow

Paddy's Day is going to be freezing but there shouldn't be that much snow

Mar 15th 2018, 7:24 AM 24,029 Views 22 Comments

It’s going to be cold but we won’t be snowed in.

# cold-snap - Monday 26 February, 2018

Status Orange snow-ice warning issued for seven counties as temperatures set to plunge to -7
# Beast From The East
# Beast From The East

Status Orange snow-ice warning issued for seven counties as temperatures set to plunge to -7

Feb 26th 2018, 11:45 AM 157,418 Views 100 Comments

The eastern part of the country is set to be the worst hit by the wintry weather.

# cold-snap - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Freezing weather predicted for the next week as cold snap bites
# Wrap Up Warm
# Wrap Up Warm

Freezing weather predicted for the next week as cold snap bites

Feb 21st 2018, 7:55 AM 52,752 Views 24 Comments

The weekend is set to be particularly cold.

# cold-snap - Saturday 10 February, 2018

Snow, ice, heavy rain and strong winds: Ireland set to get battered by awful weather this weekend
# Weather Warnings
# Weather Warnings

Snow, ice, heavy rain and strong winds: Ireland set to get battered by awful weather this weekend

Feb 10th 2018, 9:42 AM 28,457 Views 16 Comments

There are three separate weather warnings in place from Met Éireann.

# cold-snap - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

# cold-snap - Monday 15 January, 2018

Snow-ice yellow warning issued for all of Ireland
# Cold Snap
# Cold Snap

Snow-ice yellow warning issued for all of Ireland

Jan 15th 2018, 10:00 PM 164,855 Views 68 Comments

Met Éireann said widespread wintry showers may lead to snow accumulations.

# cold-snap - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Low temperature warning for Ireland overnight and in morning as -8 degrees forecast
# Status Orange Warning
# Status Orange Warning

Low temperature warning for Ireland overnight and in morning as -8 degrees forecast

Dec 10th 2017, 6:40 PM 62,156 Views 61 Comments

Motorists are being warned to take extreme care on the roads

# cold-snap - Friday 24 November, 2017

Motorists warned to slow down as snow-ice alert remains in place
# So Very Cold
# So Very Cold

Motorists warned to slow down as snow-ice alert remains in place

Nov 24th 2017, 4:40 PM 31,098 Views 28 Comments

The weather is thankfully expected to get a bit milder over the coming days.

# cold-snap - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Sleet, snow and rain expected today but the mercury is set to rise
# Cold Snap
# Cold Snap

Sleet, snow and rain expected today but the mercury is set to rise

Feb 12th 2017, 1:12 PM 22,910 Views 9 Comments

The weather is expected to improve next week.

# cold-snap - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Homeless people and migrants most at risk as freezing conditions cause at least 65 deaths in Europe
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Homeless people and migrants most at risk as freezing conditions cause at least 65 deaths in Europe

Jan 12th 2017, 9:30 AM 12,758 Views 30 Comments

The Greek government sent a navy transport ship to the island of Lesbos yesterday to house around 500 migrants still sleeping in tents.

# cold-snap - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Ireland is getting ready for some cold, cold weather
# Warnings
# Warnings

Ireland is getting ready for some cold, cold weather

Jan 11th 2017, 4:52 PM 31,168 Views 37 Comments

A significant snowfall is likely overnight in the west and northwest.

# cold-snap - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Temperatures to fall as low as -4 tonight as cold snap settles in
# Cold Snap
# Cold Snap

Temperatures to fall as low as -4 tonight as cold snap settles in

Nov 22nd 2016, 9:52 PM 51,372 Views 48 Comments

Some roads were being treated with salt and grit by councils tonight.

# cold-snap - Friday 18 November, 2016

Thundery downpours forecast today - and it'll be freezing this weekend
# Wintry Showers
# Wintry Showers

Thundery downpours forecast today - and it'll be freezing this weekend

Nov 18th 2016, 8:44 AM 30,355 Views 22 Comments

The country woke up to frost this morning, and the weekend is shaping up to be pretty damn cold.

# cold-snap - Saturday 16 January, 2016

Wrap up warm - this weekend will be freezing
# Brrrrrr
# Brrrrrr

Wrap up warm - this weekend will be freezing

Jan 16th 2016, 8:06 AM 29,352 Views 13 Comments

There will be some snow on higher grounds.

# cold-snap - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Met Éireann warns that flooded areas could freeze over as temperatures set to plunge
# Cold Snap
# Cold Snap

Met Éireann warns that flooded areas could freeze over as temperatures set to plunge

Jan 13th 2016, 10:46 PM 50,892 Views 31 Comments

A widespread ground frost is expected for areas of Leinster and Munster.

# cold-snap - Monday 11 January, 2016

Frosty nights, icy patches and wintry showers: Here's how the week ahead is looking
# Cold Snap
# Cold Snap

Frosty nights, icy patches and wintry showers: Here's how the week ahead is looking

Jan 11th 2016, 9:46 AM 21,304 Views 9 Comments

Frost and ice is causing treacherous road conditions this morning.

# cold-snap - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Frozen pitch in Thurles forces club hurling semi-final switch
# Changes
From The42
# Changes

Frozen pitch in Thurles forces club hurling semi-final switch

Feb 5th 2015, 6:48 PM 5,282 Views 5 Comments

The Premier County’s Allianz football league fixture has also been moved.

# cold-snap - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Dublin's water restrictions to be eased, though reduced pressures remain
# Water
# Water

Dublin's water restrictions to be eased, though reduced pressures remain

Apr 4th 2013, 2:07 PM 4,903 Views 26 Comments

Dublin City Council says it expects to return to a full regular water supply from tomorrow, with low pressure until next week.

# cold-snap - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Water restrictions to continue in Dublin city for next two nights
# Water
# Water

Water restrictions to continue in Dublin city for next two nights

Apr 2nd 2013, 1:29 PM 6,488 Views 22 Comments

Restrictions will be in place from 9pm to 7am or 9am both tonight and tomorrow and will mean water pressure will be reduced at these times.

Entire Dublin city hit by water problems, says council
# Water
# Water

Entire Dublin city hit by water problems, says council

Apr 2nd 2013, 8:34 AM 8,067 Views 27 Comments

Dublin City Council says it will carry out a review of the ongoing problem with water in the city later today – but has urged people to conserve water.

# cold-snap - Monday 1 April, 2013

Explainer: Is global warming causing harsher winters (and springs)?
# Brrrr
# Brrrr

Explainer: Is global warming causing harsher winters (and springs)?

Apr 1st 2013, 5:00 PM 16,353 Views 117 Comments

Some scientists are beginning to put together data which shows climate change is causing icy polar air to be displaced towards Europe.

# cold-snap - Saturday 30 March, 2013

Dublin city water supply disruption to continue over weekend
# Water
# Water

Dublin city water supply disruption to continue over weekend

Mar 30th 2013, 3:46 PM 5,700 Views 19 Comments

Despite restrictions to water supplying already being imposed in recent days, Dublin City Council say storage levels are still too low.

# cold-snap - Friday 29 March, 2013

Motorists urged to avoid Sally Gap after two rescues
# Cold Snap
# Cold Snap

Motorists urged to avoid Sally Gap after two rescues

Mar 29th 2013, 12:43 PM 12,199 Views 25 Comments

Meanwhile Met Éireann has ended the weather warning – but said it’s going to remain really cold.

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