Sally Gap closed to motorists

Snow accumulating in the Wicklow Mountains between Sally Gap Cross and Glencree. Photo: An Garda Síochána

Wicklow County Council wishes to advise that the Sally Gap is closed due to snowfall and difficult conditions, signs have been erected advising same.


Outbreaks of rain early tonight with the ongoing risk of local hail and thunder. Clearing to give a sharp frost and icy patches. Lowest temperatures of -2 to +2 degrees. Breezy along the east coast, but light winds elsewhere. Mist and fog patches forming where winds are light. Heavy rain will move in towards morning.


Rain spreading from the east early Friday morning, a risk of it turning to sleet for a time. It will break up to showers for the afternoon with some sunny spells developing. However further rain will occur later in the evening. Highs of 8 to 10 degrees in brisk easterly breezes.

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