The bread is back, panic over! Picture: Don Callanan
It's been called a David and Goliath weather event as Storm Emma meets the Beast from the East. Shops are being closed and events cancelled as road condtions worsen as well.
Here's a taste, from the serious to the light-hearted, of what people have been saying on social media:
It's offically time to hibernate for us folk here in the good old #medievalmile.. a real feel of -13°C is my limit #Ireland #StormEmma #snowstorm #Snowmageddon #TheBeastFromTheEast #southeastireland #Kilkenny pic.twitter.com/qhHziHt2HR— Sinead Jo Sheehan (@sinead_jo) March 1, 2018
This is me today . In @kytelers #kilkenny Went into Dunnes , bought dry socks and slippers , drying my boots at fire , supping #Guinness and watching the snow fall out the window. Happy out . Sure who wouldn’t be ? ❤️. #snow #kytelersinn #kytelers… https://t.co/DzIsVAP78o pic.twitter.com/DG123O2eht— Cathy Baitson (@CathyBaitson) February 28, 2018
Update 9 pm - Pedestrians & motorists requested do not make any journeys for period of red alert. Those required to take necessary journeys should take precautions & have mobile phone fully charged.— Kilkenny Council (@KilkennyNotices) March 1, 2018
Please check on vulnerable neighbours this morning and ensure that they are OK.