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National Summary Report

Last Updated: 03/09/2015 09:44

CITY TRAFFIC

CORK: It's moving better now approaching the Dunkettle Interchange on both the N8 Dublin Rd southbound, and eastbound on the N40 South Ring Rd. Also easing through Douglas Village from before Grange Terrace through to the South Ring Rd. The Douglas Rd though remains busy approaching Douglas Village. It's also busy but moving on the Wilton Rd from Victoria Cross to the Wilton Rd R/A. Travelling in on the South Link Rd is easing from before Boreenamanna Rd jct through to Albert St and then on to Anderson Quay.

GALWAY: Traffic is much busier than usual coming into the city from Castlecreevy through Ballindooley Cross. It's still heavy inbound on the N17/Tuam Rd from Loughgeorge to Claregalway. The Dublin Rd has improved from the GMIT R/A towards the Wellpark Rd jct. Elsewhere, it's improving approaching Ballybrit Crescent through to Galway Technology Park. Barna Rd is easing inbound through Threadneedle Rd R/A.

LIMERICK: Delays have improved on many routes around Limerick City at this stage. O’Connell Ave is moving better now inbound from Punches Cross to Lwr Mallow St. Inbound on Corbally Rd is improving from Grove Island to Athlunkard St. The Dublin Rd is busy but moving inbound from the Parkway R/A towards Clare St. Dooradoyle Rd is moving better inbound approaching the Crescent S.C. 

A stop/go system will be in place for works on Thomond Bridge until mid-September. This will be lifted from 8am until 10:30am and from 4:30pm until 6pm to facilitate rush hour traffic.

A stop/ go system will be in place for works on the Dooradoyle Rd between Crescent SC and the Mulcair Rd jct from 9:30am to 3:30pm each day until approx. the end of October. Expect delays.

WATERFORD: Traffic is moving well now travelling in from the Ferrybank DCW and through to Rice Bridge. It's also easing now as well from John's Hill through to John St. Other than that, traffic around Waterford City Centre is generally moving well this morning.

MAIN TRAFFIC

CLARE:  Gardai are at the scene of a collision on the N18 Galway/ Clare Rd southbound at the sliproad at J6 Bunratty. It's not causing major delays on approach but take care. 

WICKLOW: It's moving well now on the N11 Wexford/ Dublin Rd northbound at J7 Bray South. In Bray itself, it remains busy in both directions on Main St.

CAVAN: Works take place on the N3 Dublin/ Cavan Rd between Cavan and Virginia until tomorrow (4th). Take care approaching these works.

MEATH: The N51 Navan/ Athboy Rd and the Kells/ Athboy Rd (R164) will be closed at the Ballyboy jct for works until 6pm on Fri 23rd Oct. Motorists coming from Navan should take the M3 Dublin/ Cavan Rd and then for Delvin use the N52 Dundalk/ Mullingar Rd and for Athboy take the N52 and the Kilkeelan/ Athboy Rd (R154).

KERRY: The N69 Limerick/ Tralee Rd will be closed northbound between Ballybeggan R/A and Listowel Rd R/A in Tralee until later today. Diversions will be in place via Forge Cross R/A.


EVENTS

WATERFORD: The annual Tallow Horse Fair takes place in Tallow, Co Waterford today. Tallow is located just off the N72 Fermoy/ Dungarvan Rd, about 7km west of Lismore. Traffic restrictions will be in place through the town from 7:30am until 7:30pm and diversion routes will be signposted. Expect some delays along the diversion.

TIPPERARY: Racing takes place at Powerstown Park Racecourse in Clonmel later this afternoon. The first race is at 4:30pm and the last race is at 7:30pm. Powerstown Park Racecourse in Clonmel is situated on the N24/Clonmel Bypass approximately 3km from the town centre. The racecourse is located about 1km from the train and bus station which is situated just off the Fethard roundabout.

ROADWORKS

KILKENNY: A stop/ go system will be in place for works on the N77 Ballyragget/ Portlaoise Rd at Ballyconra from 10am until 5pm today. Elsewhere on this route, temporary traffic lights are in place at Ballynaslee for works until tomorrow (4th). Expect delays.

TIPPERARY: The M8 Dublin/ Cork Rd will be closed  for works southbound from J8 Cashel South to J10 Cahir North from 6:30pm this evening until 5:30am tomorrow (4th). Traffic will be diverted via the Old N8 (R639).

MAYO: A stop/ go system will be in place for works on the N5 Longford/ Westport Rd just west of Bohola until 8pm today. Delays are likely.

WICKLOW/ WEXFORD: The hard shoulder of the M11 Dublin/ Wexford Rd will be closed both northbound and southbound for works from The Beehive to Clogh R/A until tomorrow (4th).

LIMERICK: The O'Briensbridge Rd (R525) will close for works between Daly's Cross and Nelson's Cross until 5pm tomorrow (4th).

GALWAY: The Old Dublin Rd in Oranmore will be closed intermittently from the Main St jct to the Oranbeg R/A for works until Fri 25th Sept. These works will not operate at the same time as the works on Main St. Diversions will be in place and local access will be maintained.

KILDARE: The Blackwood/ Naas Rd (R409) is closed at Carragh Bridge until approx. late December to facilitate repair works. Take an alternative route.

KILKENNY: Temporary traffic lights will be in operation until tomorrow (4th) from 8.30am until 4pm each day at Borrismore on the Freshford/ Urlingford Rd (R693) to facilitate works.

KILKENNY: A stop/ go system is in operation on Grange's Rd near the Dunningstown exit until tomorrow (4th).

CORK: A stop/go system will be in operation on Blackrock Rd at the jct of Bulls Lane today from 9:30am until 4pm. 

CORK: The local road between Coolatubbrid to the Carrigyknaveen jct will be closed until Mon 28th Sept to facilitate works. Diversions will be in place.

CORK: The local Glannagaul Rd will close for works from Gearagh Cross to Glannagaul until 10pm Sun 11th Oct. Diversion routes will be signposted.

CORK: The Cloyne/ Shanagarry Rd (R629) will be closed for works between Ballymaloe More and Shanagarry until 9pm tomorrow (4th). Diversions will be in place.

LOUTH: The N53 Castleblaney/ Dundalk Rd will be closed for works from Barronstown to Hackballscross until Mon 23rd Nov. Motorists will have to divert via Ardee and Carrickmacross.

GALWAY: Works are ongoing on the N59 Galway/ Clifden Rd at Moycullen and temporary traffic lights are in operation until December.

KILKENNY: Works will take place on the N24 Waterford/ Limerick Rd through Mooncoin Village until Fri 27th Nov. Temporary traffic lights will be in place. Delays can be expected.

TIPPERARY: A stop/ go system will be in place on Davitt St (N24), Tipperary until Tues 8th Sept between 8am and 6pm each day for works. Expect delays.

CLARE: A stop/ go system will be in place on the Tulla Rd (R352) in Ennis until Fri 16th Oct for works. HGVs are advised to exit the M18 Galway/ Limerick Rd via J12 Killow or J14 Barefield instead of J13 Tulla.

MONAGHAN: Works are taking place on the N2 Dublin/ Monaghan Rd south of Castleblayney, between Derryilan and Tullyvin until approx. Sun 13th Sept.

SLIGO: Works are taking place on the Boyle/ Ballina Rd (R294) between Tubbercurry and Annagh Bridge until tomorrow (4th).

SLIGO: The Enniscrone/ Dromore West Rd (R297) will be closed at Easkey until tomorrow (4th) for works. Diversions will be in place; local access will be maintained.

SLIGO: Works will take place on the Sligo/Leitrim Rd (R284) at Sooey until tomorrow (4th). A traffic control system will be in place.

SLIGO: Works will take place on the Ballymote/ Bunanadden Rd (R296) at Carrownanty until tomorrow (4th). A traffic management will be in place.

SLIGO: Works and a stop/ go system will take place on the N59 Galway/Sligo Rd at Ballysadare until tomorrow (4th) from 9am until 7pm each day. 

WEXFORD: A stop/ go system is in place for works on the Gorey/ Wexford Rd (R741) just outside Wexford Town at Ardcavan from 7:30am until 6pm each day until Fri 16th Oct. Motorists can divert via Castlebridge and the N11 to avoid long delays.

LAOIS: A stop/ go system will be in place on the N80/ Stradbally Rd in Portlaoise between the SCR and Block Rd until Sept so expect some delays.

LAOIS: A stop/ go system will be in place for works on the Dublin Rd in Portlaoise between the jcts of the Block Rd and Fielbrook until 8pm today.

KILDARE: A one way system will be in place southbound on the Kilcullen Rd (R448) in Naas at Piper's Hill, as part of ongoing works until December. Traffic wishing to access Naas from the Kilcullen direction will need to divert at Mylerstown Cross, drive towards Punchestown and then towards Naas on the Ballymore Eustace Rd (R411)

WATERFORD: Traffic lights are in place until further notice on the N72 Cappoquin Rd at Kilderriheen. Care is advised on approach.


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