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Icy roads alert

TEMPERATURES dropped overnight, leading to icy conditions on many roads in both rural and urban areas across the county.  Motorists have been urged to reduce speed and drive with caution as, with early morning temperatures just above zero, ice is likely to remain in sheltered areas for some time. Any rainfall could make conditions even worse.

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Back to school

IT’S back to school for thousands of primary and second level pupils in Clare tomorrow after the Christmas holidays. This will mean a considerable increase in the level of traffic and pedestrians on the roads in the morning and evening. With bad weather conditions expected to continue, resulting in flooding and surface water on roads, both motorists and pedestrians should be especially vigilant.  Motorists should follow the simple guide of slow down and expect the unexpected, while pedestrians should  be alert in crossing roads, especially at busy junctions. Also, they should observe lights at junctions and other crossings.  

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