All primary and secondary schools in Kilkenny city with the exception of Oromonde College are closed today because of the overnight, heavy snow. The vast majority of primary and secondary schoools in the county are also closed. Gardai have asked motorists to avoid Bateman Quay in the city where a truck has jackknifed while acccess to the city's railway station is proving very difficult.
Motorists have been advised to drive with extreme caution with more snow forecast for later today.
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