PICTURES: 'Snowmageddon' grips the country

A status red weather warning is in place

PICTURES: 'Snowmageddon' grips the country

Image: Patrick Kavanagh statue on the Grand Canal in Dublin. Image: Stephanie Grogan

The east of country has woken up to a blanket of snow with a status red weather warning in place.

It came into effect for Dublin, Kildare, Louth, Wicklow and Meath at 5.00am - and has since been expanded to the entire country.

You can see some of what has been happening around the country below.

The Grand Canal in Sallins Kildare. Image: Stephanie Grogan/Newstalk

Image: Susan Keogh/Newstalk
Stoneybatter in Dublin. Image: Stephen McNeice/Newstalk

Sallins Train Station. Image: Stephanie Grogan/Newstalk

The Grand Canal at Sallins, Kildare. Image: Stephanie Grogan/Newstalk

 

Image: Sean Defoe/Newstalk
The Grand Canal in Dublin. Image: Stephanie Grogan/Newstalk
Image: Stephanie Grogan/Newstalk

Harold's Cross Park. Image: Mick Staines/Newstalk

The Grand Canal in Dublin. Image: Stephanie Grogan

 

A happy snowman. Image: Stephanie Grogan/Newstalk