-5°C predicted in Kilkenny overnight (Picture: Met Éireann
Today will start with widespread ice and frost that will be slow to clear with temperatures struggling to reach afternoon highs of 0 to 3°C, Met Éireann predict.
There'll be some sunny spells with light northerly winds but a few scattered wintry showers are possible.
A severe frost will set in after dark on Friday evening, with minimum temperatures of -3 to -7°C overnight in mostly light, variable winds.
Take extreme caution and care on untreated roads and walking surfaces.