09 Dec 2021

Motorists advised to slow down and allow extra time as icy roads see number of accidents this morning

Leitrim, Donegal, Sligo, Roscommon and Cavan

Warning of icy roads as country braces for weekend freeze

Warning of icy roads

Motorists are advised to ensure their vehicle is completely clear of ice before starting their journey and to allow extra time to reach their destination with icy conditions reported on many roads in the North West this morning, Friday, December 4.

A cold one today ❄ If you are driving in Sligo or Leitrim in this weather extra caution is needed, especially on...

Posted by Garda Síochána Sligo/Leitrim on  Thursday, December 3, 2020
AA Roadwatch have been notified of ice on the N16, N15 and N4 and secondary roads are also treacherous in places.
Garda have asked that motorists slow down, leave extra space between your vehicle and the vehicle in front and ensure that all ice is gone from your car before starting your journey.
Met Éireann has also issued a Status Yellow Wind Warning from 11am for Donegal, Sligo, Mayo, Galway and Leitrim today. This will be valid until 11pm tonight.

In windy conditions, slow down and be extra mindful of vulnerable road users such as pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists.

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