Stranded and abandoned vehicles a problem as a number of Longford roads are impassable
A number of roads across County Longford are blocked by heavy snowfall and are impassable.
Longford County Council and the Gardaí are advising motorists to avoid these particular areas and to also avoid any unnecessary journeys as the Red Status weather alert remains in place up until 6pm today.
A number of stranded and abandoned vehicles are also contributing to the blockages.
Roads Impassable and Blocked
Browns Cross To Ferriskill Road, Granard
Robinstown Road, Granard
R397 road to Longford at Terlicken
R397 Between Terlicken and Barry Junction impassable
Lanesboro to Lehery Road - R392
A number of local roads in the Legan/Carrickboy area - blocked.
My father just sent me this from home. The wilds of North Longford pic.twitter.com/saApB6hgLk— Conor Hawkins (@ConorHawkins4) March 2, 2018
Gardai are asking motorists to avoid the R397 road to Longford at Terlicken. The road is impassible due to a number of stranded vehicles— Ballymahon TidyTowns (@BallymahonTT) March 2, 2018
@Longford_Leader a blank canvas in Magheraveen, #Lanesboro. A lot of people have come and gone from these homes since the last big snow of 47 & 82. #BeastFromTheEast #StormEmma #Longford pic.twitter.com/bXTyP49o8i— niall (@D_ni_all) March 2, 2018
Laughing at the employers suggestion that well open at 2 and/or that I will drive to longford. pic.twitter.com/HSD1V5mtUn— DaveBox (@BoalsGoals) March 2, 2018