Snow and hail makes driving conditions dangerous in west
Met Éireann issues yellow snow and ice warning for seven counties
Snow in Ballinagh, Co Cavan on Monday morning.
Several car crashes have occurred in Galway as drivers deal with treacherous road conditions because of snow and hail.
There are two crashes on the M18 northbound between Kilternan and Rathmorrissey. The M17 has reopened between J20 and J19 Annagh Hill after a crash there.
A status yellow snow and ice warning is in place for Connacht, Cavan and Donegal until 11am on Monday.
There will also be rumbles of thunder and accumulations of snow over high ground which might also settle in low-lying areas.
“The snow will fall down to lower levels as well,” she said.
On Monday night temperatures will fall to minus 1 degrees and it will be cold on Tuesday with highs of just 7 degrees. The forecast is for milder conditions to return during the middle of the week.