M18 update: Black ice/ slush conditions have improved

Galway Daily news Snow and Ice warning in effect for Galway this evening

Gardaí in Galway are reporting that conditions have improved on the M18 between J16 Gort and J17 Kiltiernan in both directions.

Black ice and slush were reported on the stretch of road between J16 Gort and J17 Kiltiernan in both directions but this has improved in the past hour.

There was a collision yesterday on the the M18 southbound between J16 Gort and J15 Crusheen which affected the left lane and the hard shoulder.

Gardaí were also adivsing people to take extra care in Loughrea, where road conditions were very poor. They dealt with a number of vehicles off the road.

The N84 between Curraghline & Ballindooley is also badly affected by the weather.

Two further weather warnings are in place for tonight, as temperatures are set  to fall once again.