Statement from Kildare County Council Wednesday 8th March
Members of the Kildare County Council Severe Weather Assessment Team took part in a National briefing with Met Éireann and the National Directorate for Fire and Emergency Services today where the upcoming weather situation was outlined.
Yellow warnings for Snow-Ice and Low Temperatures have been issued for the next three days and a sustained cold period is likely. Kildare County Council are monitoring the developing weather situation and our outdoor crews continue to implement our Winter Maintenance Plan which includes the salting of ten routes around the county.
Road users are reminded to take care and drive with caution as road conditions are likely to be affected during this period. Pedestrians are advised to take care as footpaths may also be affected.
The most up-to-date weather information is available at www.met.ie
For advice on severe weather driving tips, please visit the Road Safety Authority’s website (www.rsa.ie).
Homeless out of hours services are operated by Peter McVerry Trust on behalf of Kildare County Council. They can be contacted on 1800 804 307