Michael Bolger from Kilkenny city was taking his five month old Shih Tzu called Bella for her first ever walk in the snow. Picture: Pat Moore
Kilkenny County Council has just announced that all public offices, libraries, civic amenities centres will be closed on Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd March.
Also, library branches including the Mobile Library, Local Studies Section will remain closed on Thursday 1st, Friday 2nd & Saturday 3rd of March.
Blizzard-like conditions will develop in heavy snow and strong easterly winds on Thursday evening and will continue Thursday night and Friday morning giving significant snow drifts in many areas
Any person can contact the dedicated phone number of Kilkenny County Council 056 7794145 in relation to emergency related weather calls.