North and west NI blanketed by snow

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Large parts of the Northern Ireland remain blanketed with snow this evening.

The west and the north were worst affected with up to 6 inches falling in places.

Flights were affected and City of Derry airport was forced to close for a time this morning.

Several schools on the north Antrim coast were forced to close.

Commuters in the Ballycastle, Cushendall and Cushendun areas of North Antrim are particularly badly affected  as have parts of counties Tyrone and Fermanagh.

(Ballycastle, north Antrim this morning)

(Ballycastle beach earlier today)

The following schools across Northern Ireland are closed due to the weather

They include -

Ashlea Primary School 163 Stevenson Park

Ballycastle High School 33 Rathlin Road

Ballycastle Integrated Primary School, Quay Road

Cross and Passion College 10 Moyle Road

Donemana Primary School 31 Longland Road

Gaelscoil an Chaistil 5 Bothar na hAithe

Glengormley High School 134 Ballyclare Road

Hollybush Primary and Nursery School 10 Ardan Road

Killen Primary School 76 Learmore Road

St Cecilia's College Bligh's Lane

St Ciaran's Primary School 132 Layde Road

St John the Baptist Primary School Belleek Carrenbeg

St Olcan's Primary School 202 Glenshesk Road

St Patrick's and St Brigid's Primary School 19 Moyle Road

Tattygar Primary School Lisbellaw

This list will be updated throughout the morning.

(Some pupils had n extra day off school)

(Thrills and spills on a slope in north Antrim)

(Some side roads in north Antrim were treacherous)

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