Rare Snowfall in Dublin

Snowfall Dublin, Ireland



Ireland is known for its mysterious weather. Everyday you'd hear about talkings related to weather. The weather is cold and wet mostly. During a given day it could be sunny, rainy, and cold all together. Despite of having such a mercurial behavior Ireland hardly experience snowfall (except in high mountains). Even if it snows (once a year) it is only for a couple of minutes. And those also disappear as soon as hit the ground. That's why people eagerly wait when the Met Eireann forecasts for any snow.


Snowfall Dublin, Ireland



In 28 February, 2018 Dublin was hit by a series of snow spells due to the cold wave named Beast from the East. First time the Dublin was all white for three days. All the schools were closed. Most of the offices urged employees to do work from home where possible. Traffics were very limited in roads. The Dublin airport was crowded by the passengers after their flights were canceled. Most of the chain shops were ran out of breads and foods due to shortage of supply.


Snowfall Dublin, Ireland
Walking around Grand canal dock.



Despite of all sorts of happening people didn't forget to enjoy the heavy snowfall (such happened after a decade probably). Building snowman and the Olaf was very common in front of the houses and parks. People used the sleigh to add more fun. Adventurous people went for sliding from the hilltop.


Snowfall Dublin, Ireland
You'd see plenty of swan, mallard, and moorhen around Grand canal.



We've had several walks and strolling around the nearby parks from our house. We've enjoyed the snowfall very much as we've never seen white surroundings before. Despite of very cold weather (sometimes blizzard condition) we've enjoyed the snowfall in Dublin. Every night we've been standing at our window and watched the snowfall. As we were not good at driving that time we were curious to watch how other people driving in snowy road.


Snowfall Dublin, Ireland
Richmond Barracks cemetery covered by snow.



Second spell of the snow happened again 18 March 2018, which is a couple of weeks after the first one. Second time it lasted for only a day. It was totally unexpected snowfall. This time the excitement was not that much, but we've still managed to walk around the parks again. And obviously throwing snowballs.


Snowfall Dublin, Ireland
An open ground near our house. Richmond Barrack is at the other side of the field.



I've always wanted to see snowfall and white. That's why I had a plan to visit France or similar nearby countries where I could see the snow. But I think I could delay that plan as I've already seen that in Dublin.


Snowfall Dublin, Ireland



Snowfall Dublin, Ireland
Never visited the church during before, but thought to explore for a bit.



Snowfall Dublin, Ireland



Snowfall Dublin, Ireland
We had a walking around the Grattan Crescent Park during the snow.



Snowfall Dublin, Ireland
The trees from the park looked eerie before the evening.



Snowfall Dublin, Ireland
Had few running and jumping around here, and also few snow ball throwing.



Snowfall Dublin, Ireland
Camac river that flows beside our house.



Snowfall Dublin, Ireland
View of the Camac river from the Grattan Crescent Park.



Snowfall Dublin, Ireland
River Camac again.



Snowfall Dublin, Ireland
Didn't forget to walk around the War Memorial Garden during a snowy day.



Snowfall Dublin, Ireland
A field of snow inside the Memorial garden.



Snowfall Dublin, Ireland
River Liffey is just flowing beside the garden.



Snowfall Dublin, Ireland
Again the trees covered in snow.



Snowfall Dublin, Ireland
Far sight small trees are cherry.



Snowfall Dublin, Ireland
Walking beside the Liffey river.



Snowfall Dublin, Ireland
An Irish railway line is covered with snow.



Snowfall Dublin, Ireland
Our parking area is also covered with snow.



Snowfall Dublin, Ireland
A sitting arrangement inside the apartment complex.



Snowfall Dublin, Ireland
View of the roads during snowy night from my house.



This article has written by Lonely Traveler,
for the blog https://www.alonelytraveler.com/



Wednesday 28 February 2018 to Friday 02 March 2018
Sunday 18 March 2018



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