Pictures: Schools closed and disruption to bus services amid ‘yellow warning’ about snow and ice

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Snow beside the sea at Ballycastle Golf Club. Picture: McAuley Multimedia.

SCHOOLS have been closed and there was disruption to bus services on Wednesday morning amid a ‘yellow warning’ for snow and ice for Northern Ireland from the Met Office.

They say rain will turn to snow, especially on hills.

They said journey times could be affected and untreated roads as well as pavements and cycle paths could be icy.

The following schools are closed on Wednesday, 30 January:

Ballycastle Integrated Primary School

St Patrick’s and St Brigid’s Primary School, Ballycastle

Ballycastle High School

Cross and Passion College, Ballycastle

Gaelscoil an Chaistil, Ballycastle

St Olcan’s Primary School, Armoy

Glengormley High School

St Ciaran’s Primary School, Cushendun.



Ulsterbus Travel Updates
Travel Updates
Latest Update: 08:51 Wednesday 30th January 2019

Larne Service Disruptions

158 will operate to Ballyrickard Road only
170 will operate via main Shore Road
A164 will operate as far as Killyglen Crossroads
D163 will operate via Knockstacken (Munnie road omitted)
N153 will not operate
M153 will not operate

150 Service Disruptions

07:25 Cushendun to Ballymena will not operate
08:45 Ballymena to Cushendun will not operate

Ballycastle Area

All services from Ballycastle (including school services) are cancelled due to adverse weather conditions.

Coleraine Area

178 0650 Ballycastle – Ballymoney & 0805 Ballycastle – Coleraine both cancelled
0725 & 0730 Ballycastle – Coleraine both cancelled
0740 Fernagh Crossroads – Ballymoney cancelled
319c Coleraine Town service will not operate via Greenmount
319b Coleraine Town service will not operate via Windyhall
Coleraine to Milltown will not serve Altikeeragh
Coleraine – Ballycastle services suspended (both ways)
Ballycastle – Garron Tower School cancelled
Cloughmills to Ballycastle, Limavady to Glack Road, Limavady to Garvagh Road, Limavady to Gortnaghey Road, Ballymoney to Moore Lodge, Ballymoney to Mullan Road all cancelled
07:35 Johnstons cross to Ballycastle, 07:45 Waterfoot to Ballycastle, 07:50 Dry arch to Ballycastle all cancelled.

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