A runner battles through a heavy snow shower in Tuam, Co Galway. Photograph: Ray Ryan

Yesterday may have heralded the beginning of spring, according to some, but the weather will remain wintry due to a cold air mass from Canada bringin(...)

Professional surfer, Connor Maguire from Bundoran, Co Donegal catching one of the biggest waves of the day at Mullaghmore. Photograph: Finn Mullen

As rugby fans flocked to the capital to watch the big game snow fell heavily across the city. Met Éireann had issued a yellow alert snow and ice warni(...)

Waves  at The Great South Wall at Poolbeg in Dublin. Met Eireann has issued orange and yellow wind warnings to last until 10am on Tuesday. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times/File photo

About 4,000 ESB customers across the country are without power following heavy overnight winds and thunderstorms. The worst affected areas are in the (...)

Met Éireann has issued a numbr of weather warnings and warned of strong-to gale-force winds for Atlantic coastal areas. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times

Met Éireann has issued a status orange wind warning in Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Limerick with strong winds and sn(...)

Snowfall in the Midlands has resulted in poor driving conditions. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times 0:30

Snowfall and freezing temperatures overnight have resulted in poor driving conditions on a number of routes across the country.Midland counties and so(...)

Lowest temperatures will be -2 to -6 degrees, giving sharp to severe ground frost widely but turning less cold in the north and northwest later. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Met Éireann has issued a status Orange alert with air temperatures set to fall as low as -5 or -6 degrees tonight in Munster and Leinster. It will be (...)

Very cold temperatures and icy weather conditions expected this morning, but no snow across most of the country as Met Eireann issues a yellow weather warning. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire 1:40

A status yellow weather warning will remain in place until 10am this morning.Very cold temperatures mean icy patches and widespread frost across the c(...)

Dangerous road conditions have been reported this morning due to ice, with black ice reported in Co Roscommon and Sligo. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Dangerous road conditions have been reported this morning due to ice. Conditions are especially poor in Co Donegal, Sligo, Leitrim, and Roscommon, whe(...)

Gale force winds will bring with them a wind chill effect, with highest temperatures of just 2 to 5 degrees. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Motorists have been urged to drive with care as wet, windy and even snowy weather is expected to sweep across the country.Met Éireann has issued two s(...)

The weather is due to turn “bitterly cold with biting winds”. Horses on Divis Mountain in Belfast last week. Photograph: Getty

Irish weather is expected to turn icy in coming days with snow and sleet across the country. The weather is due to turn “bitterly cold with biting wi(...)