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Tuesday 26 September 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Snowwatch

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Some wintry snaps of Ireland this week as more snow sweeps across the country
AA Roadwatch is advising all road users to take extra care and drive at a reduced speed in affected areas.
Thaw could prove fleeting as temperature due to drop again next week
Road conditions remain dangerous this morning, and forecasters warn that more of the same weather could follow a brief weekend thaw.
Dramatic image shows snow-covered Ireland
Satellite image of wintry Ireland was snapped yesterday afternoon.
'Slight thaw' promised as icy weather persists
Last night’s subzero temperatures mean roads remain hazardous this morning, but Met Éireann says temperatures are expected to rise this week.
Forget Paul the octopus: meet Sneachta-pus
There are some seriously well-built snowmen out there, but has yours got eight limbs? We didn’t think so.
Cold snap costs businesses €7m a day
If every employee leaves work 15 minutes early, companies lose 49,300 days of work, according to the Small Firms Association.
Making an early break for home? Check these transport links first...
Some public transport still compromised by heavy snowfall and icy conditions.
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.
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.
Is Ireland on the verge of another baby boom?
Yes, according to directory inquiries firm 11850, who say they’re getting more calls for dating agencies and lingerie shops.
Dublin Airport closed again, while gas explosion closes O’Connell St
A suspected gas explosion on O’Connell St closes the main thoroughfare, as snow continues to fall on the capital.
Transport chaos as temperatures hit record -14° lows
Dublin Airport records one of its lowest temperatures ever as icy roads continue to hamper Ireland’s travel plans.