Schools to decide if they remain closed rather than department

first_img Wednesday 28 Feb 2018, 7:30 AM Source: RichardbrutonTD/TwitterSome individual schools have decided to close due to the bad weather. Source: PSSNewbridge/Twitter Source: Johnny_Healy/TwitterColleges University College Dublin will be closed today and tomorrow, and Dublin City University has said it will remain closed until Monday, 5 March. The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland has also cancelled classes today and tomorrow.Classes at Griffith College Dublin and Griffith College Cork have also been cancelled today, but the Limerick campus will remain open. Source: ucddublin/Twitter Source: DublinCityUni/TwitterWe’ll update this piece as more information is known.Read: Red weather warning issued after heavy overnight snowRead: Live traffic and travel updates as the Beast from the East hits Ireland overnight By Órla Ryan Schools to decide if they remain closed, rather than department Buses are not running in many areas. Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article 52 Comments center_img Feb 28th 2018, 7:30 AM File photo Source: Shutterstock/sergiosUpdated 11.10amA NUMBER OF schools and colleges are closing today after Met Éireann issued a status red snow-ice alert for several counties.The snow-ice warning covers Dublin, Kildare, Louth, Wicklow and Meath. As a result of the warning, school buses are not running in some areas. Source: Buseireann/TwitterA Department of Education directive for schools in certain areas to remain closed has not yet been issued but Education Minister Richard Bruton said the department is “monitoring” the situation. Share133 Tweet Email 79,924 Views Short URLlast_img read more