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National Summary Report

Last Updated: 21/11/2014 18:36

MAIN TRAFFIC


KILDARE: N7/ M7 Limerick/ Dublin Rd southbound is slow from J9 Naas North through to J11 M9. No incidents to report, just Friday evening volume.

LIMERICK: Traffic is very slow southbound on the N21 Limerick/ Tralee Rd from before the Woodlands R/A and past Adare. Further south, traffic is very slow approaching the Pike R/A in Newcastle West. This is due to works in place at the roundabout.

MONAGHAN: There are delays both ways; particularly northbound on the N2 Dublin Rd between Monaghan Town and Emyvale due to ongoing works.

GALWAY: Heavy delays on the N17 Sligo/ Galway Rd approaching Tuam from Galway. This is due to a stop/ go system which is in place until Thurs 27th Nov.

GALWAY: There's a crash at Carnmore Cross on the N18 Claregalway Rd northbound blocking one lane. Traffic is slow in the area as a result. Emergency services are at the scene. 

GALWAY: N18 Galway/ Limerick Rd southbound is moving better now approaching Clarinbridge.

TIPPERARY/ CORK: The M8 Dublin/ Cork Rd southbound between J10 Cahir North and J12 Mitchelstown North is closed until midnight on Sun 7th Dec. Traffic will be diverted off at J10, follow the Old N8 (R639) and rejoin the M8 at J12.

LAOIS: The local Strand Rd between Ballickmoyler and Tollerton is closed until further notice due to bridge damage at the Strand Bridge. Avoid the route.

CAVAN: Works will take place on the N54 Butlersbridge /Monaghan Rd until 5pm. Expect delays.

MEATH: Toberstown Lane Bridge will close outside Stamullen for works from 8am to 6pm each day until Tues 25th Nov.

KILDARE: The M9 Waterford/ Dublin Rd will close in both directions between J3 Athy and J2 Kilcullen from today (21st) at 7pm until 6am on Sunday (23rd). Northbound traffic will be diverted at J3 Athy, via the N78 Athy Rd and the Athy/ Kilcullen Rd (R148), rejoining the M9 at J2 Kilcullen. Motorists travelling south will exit J2 Kilcullen, diverting via the Killcullen/ Castledermot Rd (R448/ Old N9) before joining the M9 again at J3 Athy.

MONAGHAN: Works will take place at various locations on the N53 Castleblayney/ Dundalk Rd until 5pm.

MAYO: Works are in place along the N5 Westport/ Swinford Rd between Castlebar and Westport until later today. Expect delays.

CITY TRAFFIC

CORK: Traffic lights are out on the South City Link Rd at the Mick Barry Rd Jct. Take care on approach.

Very busy also from the Western Rd through to the Wilton Rd R/A. Slow on Boreenmanna Rd approaching the South City Link Rd. Long delays outbound on the Douglas Rd and also slow on the South Douglas Rd approaching Douglas Village. North of the city centre there are delays on the N20 Blackpool Bypass via the S.C, on the North Ring Rd both ways via Mayfield Industrial Estate and outbound approaching Glanmire on the R639. Busy on the N40 South Ring Rd eastbound between J6 Kinsale Rd and J7 South Douglas Rd. 

In the city centre traffic is very heavy both ways on Patrick St and Washington St, there are delays on The Grand Parade, South Main St, South Mall, Parnell Place and Albert St, while the quays are slowest at Merchants Quay, Lavitt's Quay and Patrick's Quay.

GALWAY: Already very slow outbound on the N17 Tuam Rd from after Killeen through to Claregalway. Tuam Rd inbound is also slow approaching Bothar na dTreabh. Bother na dTreabh is slow eastbound approaching the Tuam Rd jct. Both College Rd and Wellpark are very slow approaching the Dublin Rd jct. Dublin Rd outbound is busy from Moneenageisha Rd jct and through to Ballybane Rd jct. Inbound is also busy around Renmore on the Dublin Rd.

Keep in mind that new traffic lights are in operation on the Headford Rd at Terryland. Motorists are advised to take care on approach as people get used to them.

LIMERICK: Dublin Rd outbound is slow approaching the Parkway R/A and then again from the Groody R/A to the Kilmurry R/A. Childers Rd is slow both ways this evening; approaching the Parkway R/A and also approaching Ballinacurra Rd. O'Connell Ave is slow approaching Punches Cross with traffic busy then on Ballinacurra Rd as far as Crescent Shopping Centre. Athlunkard St is slow outbound on Corbally Rd as far as Mill Rd. Dock Rd is also busy from Shannon Bridge to Ashbourne Ave. Busy outbound on Ballysimon Rd approaching Tipperary R/A.

WATERFORD: William St is closed between the People’s Park and Lombard St following an incident. Nearby traffic is slow both ways along the Quay between The Mall and Rice Bridge.

BELFAST: A collision southbound on the Westlink between Clifton St and Divis St Jcts has been cleared. Delays remain.


EVENTS

LOUTH: Racing will take place at Dundalk Racecourse today (21st). The first race is at 5.40pm and the last race is at 9.10pm. Dundalk racecourse is situated approximately 1km north of Dundalk town centre, just off the M1 on the N52/Racecourse Rd. Extra traffic can be expected in the area before and after the races.

ANTRIM: Ulster play Ospreys at the Kingspan Stadium this evening (21st) in round 8 of the Pro 12. Kick off is at 7.35pm. Kingspan Stadium is located on Ravenhill Park Rd in Belfast. Expect delays in the area before and after the match.

GALWAY: Connacht play Zebre at the Sportsground later today (21st) in round 8 of the Pro 12. Kick-Off is at 7.35pm. The Connacht Rugby Galway Sportsground is located on College Rd, not far from the Dublin Rd and a short distance from Eyre Square. Delays can be expected in the area around the stadium before and after the event.

WATERFORD: Waterford Winterval Christmas Festival takes place from today (21st) until Tue 23rd Dec. Most events are taking place along the Quay and The Mall and will attract extra traffic to the area. Expect delays.

ROADWORKS

CORK: Works are ongoing on the N20 Cork/ Limerick Rd between Buttevant and Lisballyhay until Dec. Expect delays.

WATERFORD: Temporary traffic lights are in place on the Carrick-on-Suir/ Waterford Rd (R680) between Carrick-on-Suir and Kilmeaden until later today for works.

KILDARE: The M9 Waterford/ Dublin Rd will close in both directions between J3 Athy and J2 Kilcullen from today (21st) at 7pm until 6am Sunday (23rd ). Northbound traffic will be diverted at J3 Athy, via the N78 Athy Rd and the Athy/ Kilcullen Rd (R148), rejoining the M9 at J2 Kilcullen. Motorists travelling south will exit J2 Kilcullen, diverting via the Killcullen/ Castledermot Rd (R448/ Old N9) before joining the M9 again at J3 Athy.

WICKLOW: Ferndale Rd will be closed at the jct with Old Connaught Ave and Thornhill Rd until Fri 27th March 2015 for works. A diversion route will be signposted.

WICKLOW: Diversions are in place on the N11 Wexford/ Dublin Rd at Jack Whites due to ongoing works until March 2015. Motorists are being diverted along a new alignment through to the new R/A before rejoining the existing N11. These works have caused delays particularly during rush hours so bear that in mind.

CAVAN: Works will take place at various locations on the N16 Sligo/ Blacklion Rd until 5pm this evening (21st).

SLIGO: Works continue at the junction of Molloway Hill and the entrance to Sligo General Hospital until later today (21st). Traffic management system will be in place, but delays can be expected.   Motorists are advised to use an alternative route.

SLIGO: Works are in place at  Pier Rd, Enniscrone until Fri (21st). Expect delays.

GALWAY: A stop/ go system is in place each day from 9am to 5pm in Loughrea between the Bride St/ Danesfort Rd jct and the Dolphin St jct and along Main St and Dunkellin St to facilitate works until this Fri (21st). Expect some delays.

GALWAY: Temporary traffic lights are in place on the N63 Galway/ Roscommon Rd approx. 2km on the Galway side of Moylough (at the townland of Laughill) from Mon to Fri between 8am and 5pm until Fri 19th Dec.

GALWAY: The Athlone/ Newgrove Rd (R363) will be closed at Ballyforan Bridge until Fri 12th Dec to facilitate works. Use an alternative route.

GALWAY: Temporary traffic lights will be in place on the N63 Galway/ Longford Rd at Newbridge between 7am and 7pm Mon to Fri until mid Dec. Motorists should allow additional time for their journeys and expect delays.

GALWAY: Temporary traffic lights will be in place in Letterfrack between 7am and 7pm Mon to Fri until mid Dec. Motorists should allow additional time for their journeys and expect delays.

MEATH: Trimgate St, Watergate St, Ludlow St, Market Sq, Railway St and Kennedy Rd in Navan Town will close temporarily each night until Fri 28th Nov between 8pm and 5am to facilitate the installation of Christmas lights. Diversions will be in place.

WESTMEATH: The hard shoulder and left lane of the M6 Galway/ Dublin Rd eastbound are closed between J8 Athlone East and J7 Moate East until 19th June 2015 for works. Take extra care in the area.

LAOIS: The M7 Dublin/ Limerick Rd will be closed overnight southbound between J17 Portlaoise Centre and J18 Portlaoise West, Mon to Fri between 8pm and 6am until Sat 29th Nov for works. Diversions will be in place.

LIMERICK: Southbound traffic on the N21 Limerick/ Tralee Rd is being diverted at Newcastle West at the Old Pike R/A onto the Buttevant Rd (R522) before returning to the N21 at St It's Terrace until Fri 19th Dec. Northbound traffic will remain unaffected for the duration of the works.

TIPPERARY: Works will take place on the N52 Birr /Nenagh Rd at Gaulross, south of Borrisokane, until Fri 5th Dec. Expect delays.

KERRY: Traffic at McSweeney's Corner in Killarney (the jct of Lewis Rd and College St) has been reduced to one way until Fri 5th Dec. As a result there is no access to Lewis Rd from Fair Hill and College St. This is to facilitate works.

KERRY: A stop/ go system is in operation on the N70 Tralee/ Kenmare Rd at Milltown until the end of Nov due to works. There will be significant traffic delays as a result and motorists are advised to use alternative routes.
 
LONGFORD: Temporary traffic lights will be in operation on the N5 Longford Westport Rd between Kilmore Crossroads and Longford Town Soccer Stadium until Fri 5th Dec. Expect delays.

OFFALY: The N62 Thurles/ Athlone Rd will be closed between Cloghan and Ferbane until Fri 12th Dec to facilitate works. Diversions will be in place.

DONEGAL: Traffic management is in place on the N15 Stranorlar/ Strabane Rd between Killygordon and Liscooley until Mon 15th Dec due to works taking place.

LOUTH: The N51 Drogheda/ Slane Rd will be closed from the M1 Interchange at J10 Drogheda North to the  Louth/ Meath boundary at Mattock Bridge until Fri 28th Nov to facilitate works. Diversions will be in place.


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