Temperatures are set to plummet into minus territory tonight, with Met Eireann putting a status orange warning in place for the country.
It will be in place tonight from 9pm, with Munster,Leinster Connacht as well as Donegal,Monaghan and Cavan. It will remain in place until tomorrow morning at 10am.
The National forecasters have warned of extreme low temperatures and say it will be very cold tonight with “severe air and ground frost”.
Temperatures will drop to minus 6 degrees inland,to minus 5 on the coasts. Motorists have been warned to exercise caution and avoid journeys if possible