#Watch Quiet Portlaoise town as people chose snowmen over Christmas shopping

Michelle Hogan


Michelle Hogan

Christmas music rang out around Portlaoise today to much quieter streets than usual.

In general it seemed like people took garda advice to stay indoors.

On the second weekend in December, the town centre would usually be buzzing with bustling Christmas shoppers.

While there were people out and about facing the sludge and melting snow, the shops in the town certainly lost out as people chose to stay at home building snowmen.

Have a look at this video which reveals the road conditions at Main Street and Lyster Square.

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