Tuesday 18 June 2019

Gallery: Our readers captured some beautiful images around the country - here are our favourites

The Campbell family with their igloo creation
The Campbell family with their igloo creation
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A Status Red weather warning has been issued for the entire country and schools, colleges an workplaces nationwide are closed as we brace ourselves for blizzard-like conditions.

Met Eireann has warned that Munster and Leinster will be worst affected, with heavy snowfall and gusts of up to 110kmh forecast.

Ahead of the worst of the weather people have been making the most of their snow days and have captured some stunning images of Ireland being transformed into a winter wonderland.

Here are some of our favourite images that Independent.ie readers have sent us.

The Campbell family with their igloo creation
The Campbell family with their igloo creation
Children sledding in The Liberties. Photo submitted by Sue O'Leary.
Phoenix Park Photo: Heather Gordon
The military graveyard in the Curragh, Co Kildare Photo: Susan Lockyer
Alpacas at Hushabye Farm Alpaca at the foothills of the Slieve Bloom Mountain
The tallest snowman in Tullamore built by Rachel, Chloe and Katie Fogarty with a little help from their dad Declan. Photo submitted by proud grandmother Eilish Fogarty.
(L-R) Grainne Lawlor (friend) and sisters Caitriona and Ciara Smith with the dog Gally from Mucklon Co. Kildare. Photo submitted by Karen Smith. The teenagers spent three hours building this snow thatched cottage.
Dublin City Photo: Kevin Griffin
Snow falls on a hurling statue during blizzard conditions in Kilkenny City. Picture: Tony Gavin
Dublin City Photo: Kevin Griffin
Wicklow Town Photo: Joe Verney
Rooftops in Dublin 8 Photo: Vanessa Murphy
Deer in Phoenix Park, Dublin
Lough Atalia in Galway this morning Photo: Niamh O Mahony
A 300 year old olive tree in Kilternan Cemetery Park, Wicklow Photo: Rory Mulhall
Cruagh Woods Photo: Dec Tonge
Johnstown, Co Kildare this morning Photo: Rupert Ziegler
Bailieborough, Co Cavan
Mullagh in Co Cavan Photo: Roisin Smyth
River Valley in Swords Photo: Mary O'Connor
Rathmines, Dublin
Castle Rock estate, Midleton, Co Cork
Minane Bridge, Cork

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