Gardai close Sally Gap

Gardai and Wicklow County Council have closed Sally Gap to all vehicles due to heavy snowfall. Gardai said there has been a significant amount of traffic in the area today and are pleading with motorists to avoid the area and the Wicklow uplands during this adverse weather.

Despite pleas from the Gardai people are still putting themselves in danger.

MET Eireann issued a Low Temperature Warning earlier today

Extremely low temperatures tonight with severe frost, ice and lying snow. Lowest temperatures of -2 to -8 degrees, coldest in east Connacht, Leinster and Ulster. Slippery paths and treacherous roads also due to snow accumulation and ice.



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