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National Summary Report

Last Updated: 18/04/2014 22:57

MAIN TRAFFIC

 MEATH: On the M1 Dublin/ Belfast Rd northbound the right lane will be closed between J7 Julianstown and J8 Duleek each day from 7:30pm to 6:30am the following day until Mon 28th April for works

CORK: In Mallow, the N72 Killarney/ Fermoy Rd is closed northbound from Mallow Bridge (R619) to Muddy Hill until Tues 20th May for works. Diversions are signposted.

OFFALY: A stop /go system is in operation at Rahan Bridge until 6pm Wednesday 30th April. Take extra care on approach.   

WATERFORD: A stop /go system is in place o the N72 Fermoy/ Dungarvan Rd on either side of Cappoquin until approx. Fri 23rd May. This is to facilitate works. Delays can be expected.

CITY TRAFFIC

CORK: No major delays or incidents to report in Cork City Centre.

GALWAY: Traffic is easing around Galway City.

LIMERICK: No major delays to report in Limerick City Centre at present. There are works taking place at the Groody R/A. Expect delays.

WATERFORD:  No major delays to report in Waterford.


EVENTS

GALWAY: The Galway Food Festival takes place on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th April. Closures will be in place northbound on Woodquay from 7am to 7pm and diversions will be in place.

GALWAY: A charity cycle will take place in Galway on Saturday 19th April. The participants will depart from Oughterard Village to Maam Cross and on towards Maam, Cornomona where they are due to arrive at 1pm.  Motorists are advised to be extra vigilant on approach and to expect delays.

KERRY/ CORK:  Rás Mumhan takes place around Co. Kerry and Cork until Mon 21st April. Stage 2 takes place around Kenmare and Beara on Saturday 19th April and will depart from Shelbourne St at midday and will continue to Lauragh, Healy Pass, Glengariff, Ballylickey, Kealkill, Ballingeary, Reenaree and Ballyvourney before returning to Kenmare via Kilgarvan at 4:30pm.

CORK: The Easter Racing Festival at Cork Racecourse Mallow takes place from Sat 19th until Mon 21st April. On Saturday, the first race is at 2:25pm and the last race is at 5:40pm. On Sunday, the first race is at 2:30pm and the last race is at 5:30pm. On Monday, the first race is at 1:55pm and the last race is at 5:50pm. Sunday is Ladies Day and large crowds are expected to attend. Cork Racecourse is situated 2km from Mallow Town on the N72/Killarney Rd. Extra traffic can be expected in the area before and after the races.  To facilitate the event, Davis St in Mallow will close from St. James Ave to the Clock House on Sunday from 6am until 4pm. Diversions will be in place. There will be a free shuttle bus service to/from the racecourse and Mallow Town and train station.

TRAVEL

Due to Irish Rail engineering works bus transfers will be in place between Glounthaune and Cobh today. They will also operate from Tuesday 22nd to Friday 25th April. The works will take place from 10am to 4pm daily and bus transfers will operate in place of any affected train services. Delays of up to 25 mins can be expected to services. Services between Cork and Midleton will not be affected.

ROADWORKS

GALWAY: On Saturday 19th April, Woodquay St will be closed northbound from Daly’s Place to Hughes Bar. It will be closed from 7am to 7pm. Motorists can travel via St Francis St, Vincent’s Ave and Woodquay. This is to facilitate the Galway Food Festival. Diversions will be signposted. Local access will be maintained.

WICKLOW: The Kilboy Rd just off the N11 Wexford/ Dublin Rd, will be closed until Thurs 1st May due to works.

MEATH: The local Donore/ Slane Rd is closed until further notice due to emergency works.

WESTMEATH: Northgate St in Athlone is closed until this Easter Sun 20th April. Diversions are in place. The Old Galway Rd (R466) is closed to traffic entering from Monksland. Traffic is being diverted via the N6 Galway/ Dublin Rd at J13 Athlone West and back via J12 Roscommon and the Galway Rd.

SLIGO: Works will take place on the Drumacoo Rd (R294) until Mon 21st April. Traffic control will be in operation and a 50kph speed limit will be in place. Minor delays are expected. Drive with care.

SLIGO: Works will take place on the Geevagh/ Ballyfarnon Rd (R284) at Augnacloy, Geevagh until Mon 21st April. Traffic control and a 50kph speed limit will be in operation. Minor delays are expected. Drive with care.


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