Current Weather conditions

Issued by Limerick City Council Tuesday December 23th, 2010 at 10.30am.

The cold snap is set to through to St. Stephen's Day.

The City Council's winter maintenance programme is in place across the City. All major vehicular access routes to the City Centre are passable and will be treated with salt as required over the coming days. City Centre footpaths will also be treated as required.

Drivers visiting the City for shopping should, during the cold spell, continue to exercise caution and allow sufficient time for their journey.

Full details of the Council's salting programme and advice in relation to frozen water pipes are available on

Road users, residents and pedestrians are also advised to consult for advice and information in relation to current weather conditions. This website also provides updates in relation to public transport.

In terms of public safety please

  • Keep warm
  • Wear appropriate footwear
  • Undertake only essential journeys using public transport where possible
  • Check  or  for safe driving tips
  • Check in on vulnerable and elderly neighbours
  • Do not dispose of water onto footpaths or roads

The situation is being kept under constant review and further updates will be issued as required.

The Limerick City Council Contact telephone number is 061 417833.

Last update:23/12/2010