Gritters in action tonight as temperatures set to drop

DONEGAL County Council’s gritters will be in action this evening as Met Éireann forecasts freezing temperatures.

The weather authority is warning that temperatures could get down as low as -1 tonight. And the cold weather looks set to continue with “bright crisp days and frosty nights” predicted for the bank holiday weekend.

A Met Éireann spokesperson said, “The nights will be quite chilly, temperatures dipping below zero and widespread frosts with risk of icy patches.”


With winter arriving earlier than usual, Donegal County Council will grit the following roads, starting from 9pm:

01: National Primary North

02: National Primary Central

04: Inishowen South

05: Inishowen East

06: Inishowen West

07: Milford South

08: Milford North

09: Cill Ulta East

10: Cill Ulta West

11: Na Rosa

12: Binswilly

13: Stranorlar North

14: Stranorlar East

15: Stranorlar West

17: Donegal North

18: Donegal South

LT: Letterkenny Town Priority 1

BT: Buncrana Town Council Priority 1


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