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06 Dec 2021

A number of local roads in Longford have now been cleared of snow

Longford Co Council outdoor staff have managed to clear a number of local roads and will commence working on regional routes this afternoon.

In a statment issued in the last few minutes, the local authority said that all snow ploughs were working. 

The N4 from Edgeworthstown to Rooskey and all of N5 and N63 routes are now clear of snow.  

"The N4 east of Edgeworthstown to the county boundary is passable but dangerous in places and a plough is still in operation at this section," the statement added.

"The N55 from Carrickboy north to Granard and the county boundary is clear, while south of Carrickboy N55 is very poor.

"A plough is still at this section and staff will be commencing operations on some regional roads shortly."

Meanwhile, The R198 from Longford to Arva is being described as reasonably clear and the local authority is advising all road users to exercise extreme caution on all routes today.  

"Extreme caution should be taken as there are icy patches and snow drifts in some areas," the statement concluded. 

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