Kildare County Council – Severe Weather Alert

Press Statement – Severe Weather Alert
Kildare County Council’s Severe Weather Assessment Team met this morning to discuss and analyse the snow and ice warnings issued by Met Eireann. As a result Kildare County Council has activated the Severe Weather Plan in conjunction with An Garda Síochána, the H.S.E. and the Defence Forces. The Defence Forces have confirmed to Kildare County Council that they will make their equipment and personnel available if required.
Kildare County Council’s response teams including roads, water, fire, civil defence are on standby to deal with the impact of any severe weather.
The Severe Weather Assessment Team will continue to review operations and will re-convene tomorrow morning (Tuesday, 27 February 2018).
Motorists are urged to continue to exercise caution on all roads when driving.
Further updates will be published on our website, Facebook and Twitter.
Kildare County Council Contact information;
During office hours – 045 980200
Out of hours – 1890 500 333
Homeless out of hours – 1800 804 307
For more information about being prepared for adverse weather conditions, visit
The Peter McVerry Trust, on behalf of Kildare County Council will be putting the Cold Weather Initiative for the county into operation to provide shelter for people sleeping rough during the severe weather conditions and the Freephone Number for this service is 1800 804 307.