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Treacherous road conditions prevail across Kilkenny and Carlow as Storm Emma pays a visit

Snow drifts up to 8 feet are reported in parts of Kilkenny

Road conditions across Kilkenny and Carlow are treacherous this morning.

Local authority crews for Kilkenny and Carlow have returned to salting priority 1 and 2 routes but heavy overnight snow is impacting services.

Kilkenny County Council’s roads crew found the following car flipped near Freshford early on Friday morning.

The M9 motorway is being treated by motorway traffic control but the advice from Gardai and contractors is that travel should only be taken in the case of an emergency.

While roads are being salted and gritted, light snowfall across both counties is persistent this morning. Snow drifts have blocked some local roads in both counties with drifts in Kilkenny reported to be as high as eight feet.

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