Blankets of snow and ice hit Northern Ireland

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A snow and ice warning has been issued across Ireland with temperatures plunging below zero overnight.

Met Eireann said the orange weather warning will remain in place until 6pm on Friday.

Forecasters have said temperatures will drop to as low as minus 3C in the north west throughout Friday.

The public has been warned to beware of icy roads and footpaths.

In Northern Ireland a yellow wind warning was issued for parts of Derry - Londonderry and Antrim.

Yellow warnings for snow and ice have also been issued across the region from midnight on Friday to 6pm on Saturday.

According to the Met Office a covering of snow has  hit parts of Northern Ireland on Friday morning which will cause some disruption. 

SCHOOL CLOSURES:

Belfast

Holy Child Primary School Belfast

Holy Trinity Primary School Belfast

St Mary's Christian Brothers Grammar School

North East

Loanends Primary School

Straidhavern Primary School

Toreagh Primary School

St Joseph's Primary School Antrim

Gaelscoil an Chaistil

Mallusk Controlled Integrated Primary School

Sperrin Integrated College

South East

Carrickmannon Primary School

Carr Primary School

Dromara Primary School

Cairnshill Primary School

St Mary's Primary School Saintfield

Cedar Integrated Primary School

Saintfield High School

St.Colmcille's High School

Lagan College

Southern 

Newtownhamilton Primary School

Cortamlet Primary School

Milltown Primary School

Fair Hill Primary School Kinallen

St Malachy's Primary School Ballymoyer

St Mary's Primary School Dechomet

Newtownhamilton High School

 

 

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