Snowy conditions have been reported around Letterkenny, Mallow and Carrick-on-Shannon with icy road conditions in Monaghan town and Mullingar. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times 1:08

Friday is set to be one of the coldest nights of the year with temperatures expected to drop to -4 degrees overnight.The coldest night recorded so far(...)

Weather warning: AA Roadwatch is advising drivers to use fog lights and take extra care. Photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

Met Éireann issued an orange status weather alert for the second day in a row as heavy frost and fog followed freezing temperatures overnight. The ale(...)

Matt Waine: said We Won’t Pay the Water Tax – Dublin 15 had distributed some 26,000 leaflets about the protests. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Tens of thousands of protesters are expected to take part in marches across Dublin today, with protests planned in dozens of locations throughout the(...)

The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Leo Varadkar, at the European Transport Safety Council PIN Talk on ‘Ireland’s Road Safety Policy in a European Context’, at Farmleigh House, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke / THE IRISH TIMES

New road safety regulations come into effect today which mean anyone caught texting or “accessing information” on their phones will face a mandatory c(...)

Snow in Co Sligo this morning, as captured by Val Robus/@magnumlady. Photograph: Twitter/@magnumlady/Val Robus. 0:39

Motorists should take care amid “extremely dangerous” roads across the country tonight due to widespread icy conditions, AA Roadwatch said. (...)

The weather is causing difficult driving conditions and poor visibility for motorists in many parts of the East. Photograph: David Cheskin/PA Wire

Met Éireann has said today should mark the end of the current spell of snow showers in the east with a sunny weekend forecast. A change(...)

 Anthony Burrowes from Coolock and Aisling Keane from Clondalkin enjoying the very warm and sunny conditions for March in St Stephens Green Dublin on March 26th last year. Photograph: Bryan O'Brien / THE IRISH TIMES

What a difference a year makes. If only we had a time machine, we’d head straight back to March last year when Ireland was lolling around in re(...)