The 2020/2021 'Be Winter Ready' Campaign launched on 4 November 2020. This page provides a number of sources for up-to-date information on transport services and roads during severe weather.
For more information on planning for winter and updates during severe weather, you can follow the Office of Emergency Planning on Twitter: OEP (@emergencyIE)
You can find information on the campaign at the Be Winter Ready
website. The website has advice and information on how to prepare for winter, and includes a number of targeted leaflets on themes such as flooding, farming, health and road safety.
- (01) 8734222, open Mon - Fri 07:00 to 19:00, and Sat - Sun and public holidays 08:00 to 18:00. During periods of severe weather, the telephone line hours are extended and operate 7 days a week.
Contact your closest TFI Local Link office for information on services available in your area.
TFI Local Link offices operate Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm and operate all year round except for Public Holidays. Local Link offices can be contacted by phone, email or drop in service within office hours.
For details on your nearest office visit the contact page
for TFI Local Link.
- Lo Call 1850 300 604 or 01 4614911 Mon-Fri 07.00 – 19.00, Sat, Sun and Bank Holidays 08.00 – 18.00. During periods of severe weather, the telephone line hours are extended and operate 7 days a week.
From Outside the Republic of Ireland call:
00353 1 4614911.
Each airport advises that during severe weather those intending to fly should check with their airlines before travelling to the airport.
- 021 427 7801 Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:30 (closing for lunch between 13.00 and 14.00)
Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) provides regularly updated information on road conditions, Incidents and other traffic related information which is available on the TII Traffic Website
. This information can be used to help road users to plan journeys safely.
Local authorities can provide details of the priority roads in your county to be salted in the event of ice or snow. Phone and email contact details for your local authority are available on the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage
website. A number of local authorities are now using free alert services to keep the public updated on disruptions in their area. The alerts can cover issues such as flooding, road closures, and water supply disruptions.
Road Safety Authority
The Road Safety Authority
provides information and advice on road safety during severe weather. Advice on driving in snow, on wet roads, flooded roads and in icy conditions, is provided in a number of short videos on the Severe Weather Advice
area of their website.