Safety Preparations for Winter

Be prepared, stay safe and know where to find help should you need it. #BeWinterReady

For more information to help make you, your home and your business more resilient and prepared for the winter season, click here.

  • Be Winter Ready campaign

Useful Links & Advice

You can download the Be Winter Ready below or you can order a print copy of the Be Winter Ready booklet to be posted to your home. See for more information


In the event of a flood, the local authority and emergency services will provide the principal response at local level. For local flood support emergency contact information, click here. For more information about Flooding click here.

Individuals and communities play an important role in reducing the impact of floods by being aware of flood risks and by being prepared to take action in case of flooding. For more, download the Be Winter Ready Booklet or visit

Road Maintenance

For more information on road maintenance in winter click here.


During severe weather, caring for elderly and vulnerable people is particularly important. For more, download the Be Winter Ready Booklet or visit

The Home

Is your home prepared for the winter months? For more, download the Be Winter Ready Booklet or visit


A major risk to your home during the severe cold weather is an interruption to the mains water supply. Contact Irish Water to report an issue relating to Water Supply. For Irish Water contact information, click here.

For more, download the Be Winter Ready Booklet or visit


Know your weather warnings Follow @MetEireann to stay up to date and know what to expect when severe weather strikes. You can download weather warnings booklet below. 

See for latest updates.

For more information visit #BeWinterReady

Be Winter Ready Poster 2019

This service is provided by

Fire and Emergency Services

Phone +353 61 556859
Limerick City and County Council, Lissanalta House, Dooradoyle Road, Dooradoyle, Limerick, V94 WV78