Motorists advised to take care on the roads this morning

Drivers are being urged to take extra care on the roads this morning following frost and fog overnight.

Temperatures plummeted to below -3 degrees Celsius in parts of Carlow and Kilkenny throughout the night.

Motorists are being asked to used dipped headlights when driving through fog and to slow down as there’s a risk of black ice in places.

Forecaster with Met Eireann John Eagleton says the frost and fog will clear gradually this morning.