VIDEO: Man enjoying the snow at Muckalee Reservoir earlier today before Storm Emma fully hit

People are being encouraged to stay indoors and not venture outside in the blizzard

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VIDEO: Lad having the craic at Muckalee Reservoir earlier today #KilkennyWinterOlympics

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People have been enjoying the snow in Kilkenny but as the worst of the weather makes its way towards the county people are being encouraged to stay indoors as a Status Red snow and ice warning is in effect until tomorrow.

People across the county were enjoying the snow earlier in the day and here's a video of a man finding a makeshift slide next to the Muckalee Reservoir earlier today:

One person on social media reacted and alluded to a Kilkenny Winter Olympics: