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Friday 8 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Winter

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Watch out: Drivers warned to take care on icy roads
Gardaí and AA Roadwatch are warning drivers to take care after freezing weather created dangerous conditions across the country.
Warnings to motorists over icy roads, freezing fog
Gardaí have already reported several crashes across the country.
In pictures: Animals who know winter is here
Eleven cute animals who have braced themselves for the winter months.
Poll: Are you prepared for winter weather?
Snow or rain? Are you prepared?
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.
Welcome back Wyclef Jean!
He said he’d be gone til… Sorry. We’ll get our coats. And scarves. Cos it’s cold.
'Frankenstorm' downgraded to tropical storm
Meteorologists have downplayed the rhetoric around Hurricane Sandy.
Gardaí to place focus on learner drivers during Bank Holiday weekend
Gardaí confirmed that 141 people have already lost their lives on Irish roads this year.
The curious case of the swimming Scottish cows
How long does it take 19 cows to swim 100 metres?
Qatar not opposed to hosting winter World Cup
Hosting the competition in November would mean the club seasons would have to be postponed for over a month.
Bord Gáis planning 7.54 per cent price hike
The energy supplier has asked the regulator for permission to raise prices by 7.54 per cent in October.
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
Why did it go from summer to winter in just a few days?
Meteorologist Karl Mehlhorn of the Irish Weather Network has the scientific explanation for why we went from t-shirts to thermals in the past week.
WATCH: Beautiful slideshow of Ireland through the last winter
Sunsets to seasides, skyscapes to snowlines – maybe this isn’t such a bad old place after all.
The Daily Fix: Sunday
Your evening round-up of the day’s main news…
Happy Groundhog Day! But what's it all about?
A small animal, Gobbler’s Knob and Bill Murray are involved…
Passenger numbers fall but profits up at Ryanair in last quarter of 2011
Ryanair has raised its profit forecast following better than expected figures for the last quarter.
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…
Ireland fought off loss of summer weeks
EEC wanted us to put the clocks back on the second Sunday in October, sending us into dark winter evenings earlier.
Occupy Dame Street builds wooden kitchen in front of Central Bank
The kitchen, which the group says is not a permanent structure and is just like the tents and yurt already on site, will provide hot meals for those in the camp.
Your pictures: Frost-bitten Ireland
A glistening morning gave way to winter sunshine today – this is how some of our readers captured the scene…
Residents at Ballymun flats concerned over heating
Following two outages in the past month, tenants at the Shangan Road flats where mother-of-two Rachel Peavoy died of hypothermia are worried as winter approaches.
January will be the coldest month this winter - forecast
Irish Weather Online’s long-range forecaster Peter O’Donnell predicts a mixed bag of snow, rain and milder conditions this winter. Remember he was the guy who got it right last year?
Here's a random video of lots of people laughing
Sometimes you just need something random to cheer you up. Here’s a montage of various people doing their part.
Oxygen levels dropped dangerously at children's hospital
Medical Independent uncovers ‘near miss’ at Temple Street hospital when stocks ran low during the freezing conditions of last December.
Nationwide blanket of snow predicted for Friday
Met Eireann warns that snow and sleet showers will lay down 10cm snow with “possible drifting”.
The answer is snow: weekend's sport action disrupted by weather
Check out which events are off this weekend.
The big freeze: Thursday's Fairyhouse card cancelled
Racing schedule is frozen out by poor conditions.