Council to continue to review areas in Kilkenny it cannot access due to "considerable snow drifts"

North Kilkenny, Graignamanagh and South Kilkenny are badly affected

Darren Hassett


Darren Hassett


There are still "considerable snow drifts" in high areas like North Kilkenny, Graignamanagh and South Kilkenny which Council staff cannot access.

A snowdrift is a bank of deep snow heaped up by the wind.

The local authority say they will continue to review these areas.

The Council has collected additional supplies of salt this morning.

People are asked to conserve water and not to have taps running continuously. Any queries in relation to water disruptions should be directed to Irish Water at 1850 278278.

The Council's contact centre is open and the public are advised to ring with any weather related emergencies at 056 7794145.

Regular updates will be provided throughout the day on all normal news channels, social media, and the Council website,