MUST WATCH: Just look at the massive walls of snow bordering this road

This shows just how big a job it is going to be to clear roads all across the county

Damian Moran


Damian Moran


The extent of the job facing Offaly County Council and other involved, including farmers and contractors, in clearing roads across the county is perfectly encapsulated in this video.

This road runs from Five Alley to Rath and the massive walls of snow either side of the road show just how much work has gone into clearing just this road. Massive snowdrifts had formed on the road over the last few days.

There are a number of stretches on this relatively short stretch of road where the snow walls on either side of the single lane of carraigeway are much higher than the cars using them. 

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