Friday 17 August 2018

Were the warnings about Storm Emma overblown? These photos from around Ireland suggest not

Therese Eagers digs a pathway through the snow in her back garden in Rathcoole. Picture credit; Damien Eagers
Therese Eagers digs a pathway through the snow in her back garden in Rathcoole. Picture credit; Damien Eagers
Sallins Friday morning (Picture: James Lawless)
Donadea Co Kildare (Picture: David Irwan)
Sallins (Picture: James Lawless)
James and Gemma Kavanagh practice their snow angels on Main street, Arklow, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Garry O'Neill
Snow drifts on the Fagan Farm in Gartlandstown, Co Westmeath. Photo: John Fagan
Rathcoole on Friday morning Picture: Eileen Mooney
Sallins Friday morning (picture: James Lawless)
Very heavy snow in Kilmuckridge Co.Wexford. Photo: Derek Vaughan
Photos of snow drift on roads Kildare this morning Photo: Niall Sargent
Walkers in the snow on the Curragh in Co Kildare: Niall Carson/PA Wire
Blessington in Co Wicklow. Photo: Teresa Nagle
Blessington in Co Wicklow. Photo: Teresa Nagle
Wexford main street. Photo: Joey Cleary
Snowed in road in Donadea Co. Kildare. Photo: Gillian Flynn
Footpaths are cleared in Kildare Town, Co Kildare: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Independent.ie Newdesk

SOME have been complaining that the blizzard and Status Red warnings went too far - but some parts of the country really has experienced a significant weather event

Take a look at our gallery of some of the biggest accumulations.

Therese Eagers digs a pathway through the snow in her back garden in Rathcoole. Picture credit; Damien Eagers
Therese Eagers digs a pathway through the snow in her back garden in Rathcoole. Picture credit; Damien Eagers
Sallins Friday morning (Picture: James Lawless)
Donadea Co Kildare (Picture: David Irwan)
Sallins (Picture: James Lawless)
James and Gemma Kavanagh practice their snow angels on Main street, Arklow, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Garry O'Neill
Snow drifts on the Fagan Farm in Gartlandstown, Co Westmeath. Photo: John Fagan
Rathcoole on Friday morning Picture: Eileen Mooney
Sallins Friday morning (picture: James Lawless)
Very heavy snow in Kilmuckridge Co.Wexford. Photo: Derek Vaughan
Photos of snow drift on roads Kildare this morning Photo: Niall Sargent
Walkers in the snow on the Curragh in Co Kildare: Niall Carson/PA Wire
Blessington in Co Wicklow. Photo: Teresa Nagle
Blessington in Co Wicklow. Photo: Teresa Nagle
Wexford main street. Photo: Joey Cleary
Snowed in road in Donadea Co. Kildare. Photo: Gillian Flynn
Footpaths are cleared in Kildare Town, Co Kildare: Niall Carson/PA Wire

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