Weather call centre has been established by Kilkenny County Council
A dedicated call centre has been established by Kilkenny County Council to deal with all emergency weather-related calls. The number is 056-7794145.
Members of the public are advised only to travel where necessary and to check if roads are passable in advance of their journey and to take necessary precautions.
A Status Orange weather warning has now been issued for County Kilkenny by Met Éireann, with significant snowfalls expected between now and noon tomorrow. A Status Red has been issued for tomorrow from 4pm, with blizzard-like conditions to develop in heavy snow and strong easterly winds.
Regular updates will be provided throughout the day on www.kilkennypeople.ie, social media, and the council website,www.kilkennycoco.ie facebook.com/kilkennycoco #BeastFromTheEast #BeWinterReady.