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Winter Services and Advice

Kildare County Council will update an alert blog with Major Alert notifications and updates that are of interest to people living in the County Kildare area.

You may also receive updates in the form of RSS Feeds, you can 'follow' us on Twitter.  You could also 'like' us on Facebook.

If you don’t want automated updates, you can go to our website and you can view Alerts on the home page.

During the winter period please visit this page for regular updates on services and advice. In the event of an exceptional severe weather event, Kildare County Council will provide additional warnings and local information to the public by some or all of the following means:

  • Website
  • Local radio
  • Newspapers
  • National Radio / TV (in the event of a major emergency)

Follow us for latest updates:



  • Water
  • Water

General Advice

  • Advice in the Home
  • Flooding
  • Road Safety in hazardous conditions
  • Clearing of Footpaths
  • Be Winter Ready! - Website
  • Winter Ready Booklet
  • Winter Ready Advice on Flooding
  • Winter Ready for Farm Families
  • Winter Ready Advice on Safe Driving
  • Winter Ready for Schools


  • Powercheck - This is a free application that allows customers to check if there is a power outage in their area, its status and the restoration time. 
  • Information video - Information video on how to use 'Powercheck'

Local radio

You can also tune into local radio stations for updates on travel, weather and school closures:

Travel and Weather