Drivers warned to take care after hard frost

Hard frost overnight has left some roads in a treacherous condition this morning.

The AA said road temperatures dropped to almost -4C in Cork on the N72 Mallow-to-Dungarvan Road through Fermoy, while in the west of the temperatures dipped to -3C on the N63 Roscommon-to-Galway Road.

Black ice is reported around Rathangan, in particular on the Edenderry Rd (R401).

Particular care is also advised in Kildare, Westmeath, Longford and Sligo.

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