Warnings are in place this morning as freezing temperatures are making for 'treacherous' driving conditions.
Roads across the country are affected by frost, ice and snow and Transport Infrastructure Ireland is advising motorists to stay below 80km/h on inland motorway networks. Extreme caution is also required on all secondary road networks.
For those getting behind the wheel, the below map provides current road temperatures around the country.
(pic: Transport Infrastructure Ireland)
— Ultan Burke (@uburke1) December 11, 2017
Latest road temps across parts of Ireland. Data provided by @TIITraffic
We urge motorists to keep speed below 80kmh on inland motorway networks. Extreme caution on all secondary road networks. pic.twitter.com/30N8qxwMax
— ☀Metalert Ireland☀ (@MetAlertIreland) December 11, 2017
Very frosty & icy conditions this morning. So far the worst affected counties are Roscommon, Sligo, Donegal, Cavan & the eastern half of Galway. See our driving advice below. https://t.co/PSzIBsvOzE pic.twitter.com/aD4vAXjrx7
— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) December 11, 2017
People are also asked to be aware of slippery footpaths due to the accumulation of snow and ice.