In Pictures: Snow Turns Kildare Into Winter Wonderland

The Beast From The East was unlike any snow storm the likes of Ireland had ever seen. Exactly a year ago today, we take a look back at some stunning scenes from Storm Emma.

Buried Cars

 

The snow was so dense in Kildare last year it covered cars for days!


 

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Footsteps through the forest

 

You can almost feel the quiet in the forest as Storm Emma blanketed the forest in snow.


 

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Castletown by air

 

This drone footage around Castletown shows the true beauty of the snow from the air.


 

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Frozen boathouse

 

Though the snow was inconvenient, it did make for some stunning scenes around Kildare.


 

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Lock 13 Brewery

 

Like many business over the course of Storm Emma, Lock 13 had no choice but to dún an doras as the snow piled up outside.


 

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Frozen fields

 

Fields stayed frozen and affected by the snow even weeks after Storm Emma passed over.


 

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A Silent Scene

 

For the duration of the Beast From The East, Kildare looked like the setting of beyond the wall in Game of Thrones!


 

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The K-Club

 

One of Kildare’s most famous hotels looked absolutely breathtaking blanketed in snow.


 

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