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#Cold Snap

# cold-snap - Monday 10 February, 2020

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# cold-snap - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Motorists urged to take care as Status Orange snow-ice and Status Yellow wind warnings issued

Met Éireann is warning of an increased risk of coastal flooding.

# cold-snap - Monday 15 January, 2018

Snow-ice yellow warning issued for all of Ireland

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Frost and ice is causing treacherous road conditions this morning.

# cold-snap - Thursday 5 February, 2015

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

Frozen pitch in Thurles forces club hurling semi-final switch

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

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

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

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)?

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

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

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

# cold-snap - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Call into elderly during cold snap, says ALONE

The charity has urged people to check in with their older neighbours, especially leading up to the weekend, as the cold weather is set to continue.

# cold-snap - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Spring Lamb in Snow Pic of the Day

At least he has a woolly jumper.

# cold-snap - Monday 11 March, 2013

Age Action urges public to remember elderly during cold snap

With the country experiencing low temperatures, snow, sleet and ice, those living alone can particularly be at risk.

# cold-snap - Friday 26 October, 2012

Baby, it’s about to get cold outside

Temperatures over the bank holiday weekend are set to drop by up to 5C below normal, says Met Éireann.

# cold-snap - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

Cool, wet conditions to continue over Easter weekend

The good news is that there might be some sunny spells on Saturday…

# cold-snap - Monday 6 February, 2012

In pictures: more than 200 dead after cold snap hits Europe Weather This post contains images

In pictures: more than 200 dead after cold snap hits Europe

Mainland Europe and the Balkans continues to be hit by sub zero temperatures.

# cold-snap - Saturday 4 February, 2012

Aer Lingus cancels London flights due to adverse weather

Heavy snow is expected to fall overnight in London, prompting airlines to cancel some of their London services.

# cold-snap - Friday 16 December, 2011

Buses and ferries hit by disruptions as snow hits Ireland Weather This post contains images

Buses and ferries hit by disruptions as snow hits Ireland

Wrap up warm: Met Eireann has said the cold snap is set to continue this evening.

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