Met Eireann Issues Weather Warning

Met Eireann has updated its weather warning status to orange for the east of the country.

This means a further snow warning for Dublin, Kildare, Louth, Wicklow and Meath, with accumulations of up to 5cm.

A yellow warning has also been issued for Carlow, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Wexford, Offaly, Westmeath and Monaghon, with accumulations of up to 3cm.

The cold snap is expected to last over the weekend.


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