Weather warning as car overturns at Ballynacarrigy

Gardaí are dealing with an overturned car on the Mullingar/Ballynacarrigy road, just outside Ballynacarrigy itself.

The news comes as motorists are being warned to be cautious of treacherous conditions on Shannonside roads.

Up to 8 centimetres of snow could fall today as forecasters warn of wintry weather.

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There’s an orange warning for the north and northwest, which are expected to be worst hit

But there’s also an ice warning for the rest of the country.