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Saturday 3 June 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Ice

All time
# Winter
Shatter says Government is prepared for 'unpredictable' Irish winter
At the start of this winter 210,000 tonnes of salt will be available and are strategically located across the country.
# you told us
Top readers' comments of the week
Here’s our round-up of the funniest, most thought-provoking and interesting comments you lot made this week. Did you make it in?
# oh mein gott
“Mein Arse”: German guy snots himself trying to jump through ice
Translation: MY ARSE!
# Ice
Here's the footage of the ice hockey coach and the porn star you might have missed
The New Jersey Devils boss knows how to use a big screen.
# Weather
Tonight will be bitterly cold, warns Met Éireann
Plus, see what’s happening on the other side of the Irish Sea.
# ice tune
Cold play: Musicians make ice instruments
Norwegian composer Terje Isungset demonstrates the power of ice…
# Serbia
Video, photos: Sudden thaw turns Danube to chunks of ice
The ice has damaged hundreds of boats and several river restaurants in Belgrade.
# warning
Cold snap to break over weekend
But drivers have been advised that icy conditions are expected to continue through Thursday and Friday.
# Brrr
Freezing fog and ice to make driving conditions dangerous
Temperatures will reach as low as -5C over the next couple of nights, with motorists being warned of severe ground frost in some areas.
# wrap up warm
Brrr: Temperatures to plummet as bad weather set to last all week
There’s even a chance that it could snow towards the end of the week…
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Thursday
In tonight’s Fix: Are we the most miserable people in the EU? Plus wage reforms for many workers… and the most adorable polar bear cub you’ll see this week.
# Ice Man Cometh
Remember the man who slipped on the ice? Here's what happened next...
He became a viral sensation with over 1.8 million YouTube hits but his life since has been anything but easy…
# Weather
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.
# Weather watch
Icy conditions on roads in midlands and north-west
Drivers warned to take extra care on the roads this morning as cold conditions continue to bring ice to parts of the country.
# brinicle
WATCH: The "ice finger of death" at work
BBC Nature has captured the most astounding footage of an ocean ‘brinicle’. You DON’T want to get caught in its path.
# Space Lake
Evidence of 'shallow lakes' found on Jupiter moon Europa
Scientists believe they have found evidence of liquid water beneath the surface of Jupiter’s ice-covered moon – indicating a potential habitat for life outside Earth.
# Your Say
Poll: Are you ready for snow?
Is this sunny weather lulling us into a false sense of security or are you getting prepared for more harsh weather conditions later this year?
# Seizure
Customs make crystal meth seizure worth €250k at Dublin Airport
Officers also seized €9,500 in cash in separate operation at the capital’s airport yesterday.
# Brrr
Motorists warned of ice and treacherous roads
Drivers have been warned that the most recent cold snap has brought with it dangerous road conditions. However, the freezing weather is not expected to last past the weekend.
# Brrr
Snow drifts over north and northwest of Ireland
New cold snap hits the country as snow showers expected to spread across the land later today.
# Big Freeze
Making an early break for home? Check these transport links first...
Some public transport still compromised by heavy snowfall and icy conditions.
# Big Freeze
Weather gallery: Oh, the weather outside is frightful...
…but some of the photography is truly delightful. Here’s a gallery of some more incredible pictures our readers have sent.
# Snowwatch
Snow moves west, but transport hampered as big freeze continues
The East gets some respite from snow – which moves west – but freezing temperatures and transport turmoil goes on.