SNOW WEEK: Portlaoise secondary school closures due to #BeastFromTheEast

Michelle Hogan

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Michelle Hogan

SNOW WEEK: Laois school announces three day closure due to STATUS RED #BeastFromTheEast

A Laois school is closed for the rest of the week due to the weather conditions in Laois.

Up to 10 inches of snow has accumulated in Laois overnight according to a Council official.

St. Mary's CBS in Portlaoise has announced it will remain closed for the next three days.

"Due to a red weather alert being issued today school will remain closed today, Wednesday.

"It will also remain closed for Thursday and Friday of this week. We will keep you updated via the app and website thoughout the coming days. Keep safe," is written on the school website.

Social Chriost Ri secondary school is also closed today. Portlaoise College is also closed. 

We are constantly updating a list of schools that are closed as we receive confirmation. Follow the link below for the full list.

SCHOOL CLOSED: Laois school announces closure as STATUS RED weather warning in neighbouring counties.

Met Eireann has issued a STATUS RED weather warning #BeastFromeTheEast.

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