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Be Winter Ready

Severe weather challenges all of us. Activities that we take for granted can become difficult or even hazardous when severe weather occurs. However, by taking some simple steps you can reduce the impact of such events. Be Winter-ready,be prepared, stay safe and know where to find help during severe weather.  Please review the information provided.

Contact Details:

The emergency contact number for out of hours assistance for Local Authority services of an urgent nature is 1890 923 948.  The County Council's Reception number during office hours is 067 44500. The email address is

National Advice

Visit the web site for advice on how to prepare for and cope during severe weather. The web site will provide advice under the following categories:  News, Weather, The Home, Health, Road Safety, Schools, Farming, Community, Business Sector, Contact Information, Links.

Be winter ready

You can download a booklet version of the advice from, or else pick it up at your local Council Office. The web site and booklet will also provide contact details and links to organisations and agencies that can provide guidance and assistance.

During severe weather events information will also be available on AERTEL page 592.

Local Advice/Alerts

Please select the relevant section on the sidebar to the left, to find out  information about local services in relation to Roads, Water Services, Housing, Emergency Services, Met Eireann weather alerts and Local Text alerts.


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