The cold is coming! Met Eireann are forecasting low temperatures and some snow showers in parts of Ireland later this week.


On their website, they state: Thursday: A very cold day. Risk of sleety rain and snow affecting the far South for a time. Brighter elsewhere with wintry showers of hail, sleet and snow , mostly across Connacht and Ulster but a few elsewhere too. Afternoon temperatures between 1 and 4 degrees at best. Wintry showers continuing in the West and North through Thursday night with widespread frost and ice. Becoming windy again in coastal regions in blustery northwest winds.


As for Friday, there will be more showers of rain, hail, sleet and snow. However things will get a little milder at the weekend.

As always, it is advised to take particular care on the roads in cold and blustery weather. At the time of writing there is a National Status Yellow Warning in affect.