A status red weather warning has been issued across the Republic of Ireland by Met Eireann (national meteorological service of Ireland).
On foot of advice from state agencies, Firefly Orthoses will be closing as of 1300hrs on Thursday, March 1st and may not reopen until Monday, March 5th at 9am.
Met Eireann Statement
Further heavy snow showers will bring accumulations of significant levels with all areas at risk.
Blizzard conditions will develop from the south Thursday afternoon and evening as heavy snow and strong easterly winds bring snow drifts northwards over the country. Eastern and southern coastal counties will be worst affected.
Issued: Wednesday 28 February 2018 23:00Valid: Wednesday 28 February 2018 23:00 to Friday 02 March 2018 15:00