WARNING : Driving conditions are treacherous across Longford this morning

Motorists urged to take care

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WARNING : Driving conditions are treacherous across Longford this morning

Treacherous driving conditions in Longford. Photo: Twitter Gary O'Hanlon @gazzachef

Motorists in Longford are being urged to drive with care after wintry conditions in many areas over night.

A light snow fall early or in the night was followed by freezing temperatures.

Many back roads in particular are in a dangerous condition. And some road collisions have occurred.

The N55 between Edgeworthstown and Granard was closed for a time and it has since reopened following the removal of a jack-knifed truck.

Met Éireann has a National Snow-Ice Yellow Warning in place up until 12 noon today.

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The RSA is advising motorists to slow down, avoid braking harshly and use all controls very delicately. Beware of black ice.

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