Sleet and snow to cause dangerous road conditions

Dangerous road conditions are expected overnight and in the morning, with a snow and ice warning in place across the country.

Met Éireann has issued a Status Yellow warning, which will be in place from 8pm tonight until midday tomorrow (Tuesday), with showers of snow expected overnight and in the morning.

Some accumulations are likely – 1 to 3 cetimetres locally – possibly more on hills and mountains in the western half in the country.

“Some dangerous driving conditions can be expected as road temperatures are likely to be close to freezing or below,” the warning reads.