School Closures & Cancellations North West, Monday February 12th

Update - A meeting which was to have been hosted by Deputy Thomas Pringle in Ramelton tonight has been cancelled as a result of the weather.

Overnight snow and ice has left a number of routes in the North West treacherous this morning.

As a result, some local bus companies won’t be running while black ice has also been reported on a number of roads.

Below is a list of travel updates and closures, it will be updated throughout the morning so keep refreshing this page:


  • Mungorry Road (back road from Raphoe to Letterkenny) blocked (car stuck)
  • Carndonagh to Mountain Road, Buncrana – several cars stuck
  • Road between Doochary & Fintown – car stuck. Passable with care
  • Lorry off the road in Glentogher – the road between Carndonagh & Quigley’s Point. Road passable with care but very slippy.


  • Scoil Cholmcille, Convent Road, Letterkenny
  • Lurgybrack National School
  • Gaelscoil Adhamhnáin, Letterkenny
  • Scoil Mhuire Gansmál, Letterkenny
  • Woodlands Primary School, Letterkenny
  • Letterkenny Educate Together, Letterkenny
  • Murlog National School, Lifford
  • St. Eunan’s National School, Raphoe
  • St. Patrick’s National School, Drumkeen
  • Drumoghill National School
  • Kilmacrennan National School
  • Ballyraine National School
  • Little Angels School
  • St. Bernadette’s School
  • Drumfad National School, Kerrykeel
  • Scoil Mhuire, Creeslough
  • Cashel National School, Fanad
  • Learn n Play Preschool, Letterkenny
  • Raphoe Community Play Group
  • Little Acorns Playgroup, Raphoe
  • Drumkeen Community Childcare
  • Ray National School
  • Scoil Colmcille Drumman/Ballyare
  • New Beginnings Preschool, Burnfoot
  • St. Gabriel’s Preschool, Letterkenny



  • Mc Gettigans Buses no runs at all
  • Gallaghers Bus – all routes to Illistrin School cancelled. May run in the afternoon subject to weather
  • Home James – all routes cancelled
  • Bus Eireann – Castledooey, Sheskin & Mondooey area going to Raphoe National School