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Wednesday 7 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Snow Day

This year
# school closures
Snow day: Schools have 'autonomy' to close depending on local weather conditions
Education Minister Norma Foley praised the “enormous determination” of schools to try and remain open.
All time
# sexy beast
Pictures: A snowbound zoo, snowball fights, and stunning vistas - the Beast hit Ireland and everything looked amazing
It was a day of singular beauty around the emerald isle.
# Snow Day
Pick a hot drink and we'll give you a new series to cosy up with
Because being snowed in is pretty boring.
# Snow Day
Dáil suspended for the rest of the week due to the 'the Beast from the East'
The business committee has decided to suspend the Dáil at 2pm today.
# The Beast
No Bus Éireann or Dublin Bus services tomorrow in Leinster and Munster
The decision was announced following a meeting of the National Emergency Coordination Group.
# Postponed
Wednesday's sporting fixtures disrupted by heavy snowfall and adverse weather
The FAI says it’s monitoring the situation ahead of the weekend’s League of Ireland fixtures.
# Snow Day
Schools to decide if they remain closed, rather than department
Buses are not running in many areas.
# Snow Day
Serie A clash between Juventus and Atalanta snowed off as blizzard hits Turin
Up to five centimetres of snow fell in under an hour.
# Co Monaghan
Some schools have closed today because of heavy snowfall and icy road conditions
A Status Yellow snow and ice warning was issued for the whole country until 3am last night.
# Snow Day
Some schools have closed today because of icy road conditions
Melted snow has frozen overnight, leading to treacherous road conditions this morning in some parts of the country.
# scalp
Leinster grind out crucial Champions Cup victory in Exeter epic
Leo Cullen’s men delivered a hammer blow to the English champions’ European ambitions.
# Snow Day
Saracens-Clermont falls foul of the weather, but Ulster and Leinster games to go ahead
Tournament organisers said they postponed the Pool 2 clash with the health and safety of spectators and players in mind.
# Black Ice
Snow, ice and wind warnings issued for several counties
Motorists have been urged to “treat every road as if it’s frozen” as wintry weather grips Ireland.
# Snow Day
It snowed for all of 15 minutes in Ireland today and '#sneachta' started trending on Twitter
# Snow Day
6 key differences between snow in Ireland and snow in the rest of the world
Well now.
# spring wonderland
15 pictures of Dublin looking gorgeous in the snow this morning
Looking well out there.
# Take a Break
This NY-based Irish family built an amazing 'snowman' and it's going viral on Facebook
Anything to get that feeling of home.
# Snow Day
This Derry family's unconventional snowman is going viral on Facebook
Anything to get that feeling of home.
# Snow Day
Paul O'Connell dropped in on this Galway school for a class Christmas surprise
God bless us, everyone.
# Snow Day
A phone company just created a surprise snow day for a school in Galway
God bless us, everyone.
# Snow Day
9 blizzard photos that put into perspective how cold it is in the US right now
You think you know cold.
# funny cat
Cat tries to dig its way out of snowed-in house, fails miserably
“I’ve made a huge mistake.” – Cat
# Legend
Deadly principal makes Let It Go-inspired video to alert students of snow day
Best principal ever.
# Video
This is what happens when kids and dogs see snow for the first time
# Snow Day
Three people die while shovelling snow after massive New York storm
Some parts of the county will get a years’ worth of snowfall in three days.
# Snow Day
Dog body slides in the snow, demonstrates how to live your best life
“Carpe diem!” – this dog
# Snow Day
Planning a ski holiday? Here are 6 important things you need to consider...
Who’s hitting the slopes?
# Snow Day
Sneijder strike sends Gala through at Juve's expense
It’s the Europa League for Juventus after Sneijder strikes late in snowy Istanbul.
# Snow Day
Scotland's fans are so desperate to see tonight's game they're clearing the pitch
Ballsbridge is cold but at least it’s not as bad as Novi Sad, Serbia.
# that's the spirit
15 people* turning the snow to their advantage
*And a few animals.
# Snow Joke
12 things you could do if today was a snow day
Imagine if it snowed so much that this list was totally applicable. Sigh.
# Sneachta
14 very important tips for dealing with the snow
It’s getting weird out there. Here’s your guide to some essential coping mechanisms.
# shear slippy
When sport and snow collide: 11 of the best thrills and chills
Celebrating the rare occasions when it was ok for John Barnes to wear tights.
# abominable
Terrifying Snowman Pic of the Day
No comment.
# Sneachta
Snow Day: Ireland wakes up to a white morning
Snow fell in various areas across the country overnight.
# Snow Joke
16 reasons why snow is the absolute worst
As if you needed telling.
# Snow Joke
So, is there really snow on the way? How can we prepare?
We’ve bought the tyre chains and the show grips. We’ve stocked up on bottled water. WHERE IS OUR SNOW?
# Snow Day
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.
# Anniversary
Remember this? The first snow days of November 2010
As we look out the window of our Dublin HQ on this dark, windy evening, staff is reminiscing about last year’s Snovember.