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National Summary Report

Last Updated: 29/07/2015 14:17


CORK: The N20 Limerick/ Cork Rd is slow again this afternoon southbound on the way into Buttevant. Works are taking place in the town until Sept (see 'Roadworks' section below). 

TIPPERARY: The M7 Dublin/ Limerick Rd is closed between J26 Nenagh West and J27 Birdhill until approx. 6am tomorrow (30th) due to works. Diversions are in place via the Old N7 (R445) and delays can be expected along the diversionary route as a result.

LIMERICK: Works continue on the N21 Limerick/ Tralee Rd, just west of Newcastle West, between Garryduff Cross and the Killarney Pole until December. These works have been causing delays, particularly during rush hour traffic so bear this in mind if on your route. 

WEXFORD: A stop/ go system will be in place on the Wexford/ Rosslare Rd (R730) near Drinagh R/A until Fri 7th Aug for works. Expect delays.

CORK: The Clonakilty/ Dunmanway Rd (R599) will be closed from Ballyvackey to Keohanes Cross until Friday (31st) from 8:30am to 6pm each day.

CAVAN: A rolling stop/ go system will be in place on the N3 Cavan/ Dublin Rd between Cavan and Whitegate until Friday (31st) due to works.


CORK: Traffic is moving well now around Cork City Centre.

Clontarf Bridge is closed until Sun 30th Aug due to works. Traffic coming over Brian Boru Bridge can either turn left onto Anderson's Quay, right at Custom House St & over Eamon DeValera Bridge and then out the South City Link Rd. Alternatively, motorists can turn right onto Merchants Quay. Traffic will be restricted travelling straight through this junction onto Clontarf St except for buses and Clarion Hotel traffic.

Works will take place on the Old Youghal Rd near Dillon’s Cross until Fri 31st July.

Blackrock Rd will close east of St Joseph’s Church at Cleve Hill until 4pm for works.

Lane restrictions will be in place on Lavitt’s Quay until Friday (31st) between 9:30am and 4pm each day.

GALWAY: Nothing out the ordinary to report for Galway City traffic.

LIMERICK: Limerick City traffic is moving well with no major delays to report.

Temporary traffic lights will be in place on the Dublin Rd near the Annacotty R/A from 8am to 7pm each day until Friday (31st) as part of ongoing works.

To facilitate works in place until Fri 21st Aug, Park Rd is closed between the Pa Healy Rd and the South Canal Bank, which itself will be closed. Park Bridge, North Canal Bank and part of the Lwr Park Rd is also closed during this period.

WATERFORD: Traffic around Waterford City Centre is generally moving well.

Temporary traffic lights are in operation on Carrickpherish Rd from the jct of Ard Cluain estate to the entrance of the new school untl 6pm to facilitate works.

KILKENNY: Bohernatounish Rd in Kilkenny City will be closed today (29th) from 7pm to 2am tomorrow morning (30th) due to works taking place at Loughboy S.C. Access to the shopping centre will be via the Waterford Rd and Bennetsbridge Rd.


GALWAY: The Galway Racing Festival continue until Sunday (2nd). Today, the first race is at 3pm with the last at 7:10pm. Racing on Thursday begins at 1:50pm and the last is at 6pm. On Friday, the first race is at 5:10pm with the last race at 8:30pm. Racing on Saturday begins at 2:40pm with the last race at 6:05pm. Then, on Sunday, the first race is at 2:15pm with the final race at 6pm. Galway Racecourse is situated approximately 5km from Galway City, in Ballybrit on Bothar na Dtreabh. Expect delays in the area before and after the races.


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

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

KILKENNY: The Kilkenny/ New Ross Rd (R700) is closed at Clonamery (known locally as The Holy Stone) until 7pm. Diversions are in place via Thomastown, Graiguenamanagh and the Stripes. Some traffic delays are to be expected during the period.

CAVAN: The N55 Cavan Bypass is closed between the Dublin Rd R/A and the Moynehall R/A until 10pm Friday (31st) for works. Expect delays through Cavan Town itself as a result, particularly during rush hour.

SLIGO: Works continue on Hughes Bridge in Sligo Town until later today. Traffic management system is in place. Expect delays.

MAYO: Traffic will be reduced to one lane and traffic lights will also be in place on the Castlebar/ Newport Rd (R311) until approx. Fri 14th Aug daily from 8am to 6pm.

GALWAY: Temporary traffic lights are in operation on the N59 Galway /Clifden Rd at Moycullen for works until December. These works have been causing long delays during rush hour traffic so allow additional time for your journey if on your route.

ROSCOMMON: The Boyle/ Castlerea Rd (R361) will be closed between Killerdoo and Breedoge Bridge near Carrowcrin until Fri 7th Aug. Diversions are in place.

TIPPERARY: Works are taking place on the Birdhill/ Nenagh Rd (R445) at various locations from 8am to 8pm each day until approx. Friday (31st).

LIMERICK: A rolling stop/ go system will be in place on the Old N7 (R445) between Limerick and Castleconnell from 8am to 7pm each day until Fri 7th Aug for works. Expect delays.

LIMERICK: Bloodmill Rd is closed between Garryglass R/A and the entrance to the Glendale and Carn na Ree estates until 5pm Friday (31st) for works. Diversions are in place via Ballysimon Rd and Childers Rd.

CORK: On the N20 Cork/ Limerick Rd, works and a temporary speed limit of 60km/h between Ballynamona and Lissavourna are in place until later today.

CORK: Abbey View in Buttevant will close for works between its jcts with Main St and New St until 7:30pm on Fri 11th Sept. Diversions will be signposted. Expect delays.

CORK: The Fivemilebridge/ Ballinhassig Rd (R613) onto the N71 Cork/ Clonakilty Rd will be closed at Ballinhassig until 8pm on Mon 3rd Aug. Diversions will be in place via Halfway.

CORK: Works will take place on the Bandon/ Drimoleague Rd (R586) at Kilbarry, Cloonties East and Cloonties West until tomorrow (30th). A temporary speed limit of 60kmph will be in place during this time.

KILKENNY: The Kilkenny/ Thomastown Rd (R697) will close for works near the Tipperary border at Birchwood, Tullahought until Friday (31st) from 10am until 3pm, Monday to Friday. Diversions will be signposted.

LAOIS: Traffic will be reduced to one lane for works on the N80 Stradbally Rd, Portlaoise between the SCR and Block Rd jcts until Sept. A stop/ go system will be in place so expect some delays.

MEATH: The local Lougher Rd in Gilltown will be closed until Fri 14th Aug to facilitate works on Gilltown Bridge.

MEATH: Newbridge on the Kentstown Rd in Navan is closed until Fri 21st Aug to facilitate works. Use an alternative route.

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).

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  • Morning Rush Hour
    7:25, 8:00, 8:30, 8:50
  • Evening Rush Hour
    16:45, 17:15, 17:45, 18:15, 18:45
  • Saturday
    11:30, 12:30, 13:30
  • Morning Rush Hour
    7:20, 7:45, 8:15, 8:50,
  • Evening Rush Hour
    16:20, 16:45, 17:20, 18:15
  • Saturday
    8:40, 9:15, 9:45, 16:20, 17:20, 18:20 
  • Sunday
  • 16:20, 17:20, 18:20 
  • Morning Rush Hour
    6:45, 7:05, 7:30, 8:05,
  • 8:30
  • Evening Rush Hour
    17:05, 17:30, 18:05, 18:30 
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  • Morning Rush Hour
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  • Evening Rush Hour
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  • Sunday
  • 5:00, 5:30, 6:00, 6:30

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