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National Summary Report

Last Updated: 05/07/2015 14:14


WESTMEATH: Traffic is busy through Mullingar ahead of the match Cusack Park later. Throw in is at 2pm. See 'Events' below for more details.

N17/GALWAY: It's busy but moving through Claregalway on the N17 Tuam Rd due a garden show taking place.

GALWAY: The Coast Rd in Oranmore is closed near Oranmore SC at Millplot until mid-July. Diversions will be in place and you should expect delays at the Oranmore R/A on the N18 Limerick/ Galway Rd as a result, mainly during rush hour.

WICKLOW: A number of works are taking place at various locations on the M11/ N11 Wexford/ Dublin Rd between J13 Newtownmountkennedy South and J20 Arklow North until mid July as part of the completion of works to the new N11 Dual Carriageway. The M11 will also be closed between Arklow Rugby Club and J20 Arklow North until mid-July.


CORK: Roads are wet around Cork. Slow down and take care. No major delays to report for Cork city centre traffic.

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.

Lane restrictions are in place on the South City Link Rd until 1pm between Turners Cross and the Elysian for works. Expect delays.

The bus lane on the Wilton Rd are closed for works until 5pm.

A temporary one-way system is in place on Kilmore Rd (near Apple) as part of ongoing works until mid Aug.

GALWAY: Traffic is moving well around Galway City.

Traffic on Lough Atalia Rd has reverted back to the original two-way system. The right-turn ban remains at Moneenageisha jct. Eastbound traffic will turn left on Fairgreen Rd and then right onto College Rd towards Moneenageisha.

LIMERICK: No delays or incidents reported for traffic around Limerick City.

Lane restrictions are in place on William St from 9am to 5pm for works. Delays can be expected.

WATERFORD: No delays for traffic around Waterford city centre.

Works continue on the Newtown Rd and Dunmore Rd between the People's Park and Ardkeen until approx. Fri 24th July. These have been causing delays, especially during rush hour.


WEXFORD: The Irish America 4th July Festival takes place in New Ross on the Quay until 6pm this evening (5th). The N25 through New Ross will remain open throughout the festival but delays are expected, especially in the afternoon and evening due to the high volume of pedestrians in the area.

WICKLOW: The Bray Summerfest takes place until Mon 3rd Aug at the seafront in Bray. On Sun19th July, Strand Rd will be closed to vehicles from 1pm to 7pm from Quinnsboro Rd jct to Albert Ave. From midday to 7pm Sun19th, traffic restrictions will be in place along Main St and Vevay Rd from Sea Point Rd to Putland Rd. There will be no access to Strand Rd from Quinnsboro Rd. Traffic will be diverted at Quinnsboro Rd / Wyndham Pk. Access to the Florence Rd Car Park will be available via Quinnsboro Rd and Florence Rd. Access to the car park at St Thomas’s School will be available via Novara Ave.

SLIGO/ DONEGAL: The Sligo to Letterkenny Fun Cycle Event takes place today (5th). Departing from The Quay, Sligo at 10am cyclists will make their way through Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal. Participants will take the following route: N15, through Drumcliff, Grange, Cliffoney, Creevykeel, Bundoran by-pass, Ballyshannon by-pass, Barnesmore Gap, Ballybofey Main St, Stranorlar Main St, onto N13 towards Letterkenny, N14 at Dry Arch R/A, Polestar R/A, Port Rd, Main St, Lwr Main St Letterkenny, turning left onto Oliver Plunkett Rd, left at Pearse Rd before finishing at the Community Centre, Pearse Rd, Letterkenny. Delays are expected along the route and motorists are asked to take extreme care.

WESTMEATH: Westmeath take on Limerick in the All-Ireland SHC Round 1 qualifier at Cusack Park Mullingar this afternoon (5th). Throw in is at 2pm. The main entrance to Cusack Park is located on Friars Mill Rd in Mullingar. Extra traffic than usual can be expected through Mullingar before and after the event.

MEATH: Racing takes place at the Fairyhouse Racecourse today (5th). The first race is at 2:25pm with the last race at 5:10pm. Fairyhouse Racecourse is located in Ratoath Co. Meath on the Fairyhouse Rd (R155). Extra traffic volumes can be expected through Ratoath, on the N2/Ashbourne Rd and the M3 Kells/Clonee Rd approaching J5 Dunboyne (the Fairyhouse exit) before and after the event.

MEATH: A rally will take place today in Trim and will cover the Trim, Dunderry, Neilstown, Fordstown, Athboy, Kildalkey, Ballivor and Longwood areas. The event is based out of Castle Arch Hotel. The Kinnegad/Trim Rd (R161) will closed at Kinnegad and Carey's Cross to facilitate the event and diversions are in place.

KERRY: Kerry take on Cork in the Munster SFC Final at Fitzgerald Stadium on Sun 5th July. Throw in is at 2pm. Fitzgerald Stadium is located just outside Killarney, at the top of Lewis Rd. Killarney is accessible on the main Bus Éireann and Irish Rail Routes. Expect extra traffic in Killarney before and after the event.

LIMERICK: Racing takes place at Limerick Racecourse today (5th). The first race is at 2:35pm and the last race is at 5.20pm. Limerick Racecourse is located about 10km south of Limerick City. Motorists should take the M20/Adare Rd. Expect extra traffic in the area before and after the races.

KILKENNY: Bridge St in Callan will close to motorists between 4pm and 11pm today (5th) to facilitate an event.


MEATH: On the M3 Dublin/ Cavan Rd southbound, the off ramp at J4 Clonee will be closed overnight from 10pm to 6am the following morning until Tues 14th July (excluding Sat 11th July) for works.

LIMERICK: Temporary traffic lights are in place until Fri 17th July on the N21 Limerick/ Tralee Rd on the Tralee side of Newcastle West. Long delays expected.

DONEGAL: Works will take place on the Pole Rd and Burtonport Rd in Dungloe until Fri 17th July from 8am until 6pm.

KILKENNY: Works will take place on the Freshford Rd (R693) between Talbotsinch and Chancellors Mills until later today (5th).

CORK: A stop/go system is in place on the N20 Cork/ Limerick Rd at Buttevant as part of ongoing works in place until approx. September. Expect delays.

LIMERICK: A stop/go system will be in place on the N21 Tralee/ Limerick Rd on the Tralee side of Newcastle West for works until Fri 19th July. Motorists are advised to expect delays as a result.

SLIGO: Works continue on the N4 at Hughes Bridge until later this year. Delays can be expected, particularly during peak times.

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.

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.

LONGFORD: From Monday (6th) to Fri 17th July, the N55 will be closed at Ballyglassin Bridge to facilitate the replacement of the existing bridge. A diversion route will be signposted.

LONGFORD: St Mel’s Road in Longford Town will be closed from Chapel St jct to Major Well’s Rd jct until Fri 31st July to facilitate restoration and improvement works.

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.

GALWAY: A stop/ go system will be in place on the N18 Galway/ Limerick Rd at Kiltiernan from 9:30am until 4pm each day until Fri 10th July for works. Delays are expected on this route.

CLARE: New Rd in Ennis is closed until Fri 24th July due to works. Diversions will be in place.

KILKENNY: Works are taking place on the N77 Kilkenny/ Portlaoise Rd at Ballynaslee until Sept. Traffic delays can be expected.

SLIGO: Works will continue on the N59 Sligo/ Ballina Rd in Ballysadare between the entrance to Harrington's Quarry and Millview Park until late July. Delays can be expected.

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 August. The works will be in place each day from 8am to 6pm.

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

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

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.

GALWAY: Jubilee St in Ballinasloe is closed until Fri 16th Oct for works. Diversions are in place.

GALWAY: Both Bolger’s Lane and St Michael's Square in Ballinasloe are closed until Mon 31st Aug for works. Diversions are in place.

GALWAY: The Coast Rd is closed near Oranmore SC at Millplot until mid-July due to works. Diversions will be in place.

LONGFORD: Works take place in Granard on Parnell Row and Main St until Mon 20th July. Expect delays.

LONGFORD: Traffic management is in place on the N4 Dublin/ Sligo Rd at Scry Bridge, north of Newtown Forbes until approx. Fri 17th July. Two lanes of traffic will be maintained when possible; however, a single lane traffic light system will be in operation at certain intervals.

LONGFORD: Traffic management is in place on the N55 Ballymahon/ Edgeworthstown Rd at Ballymahon Bridge for works until Fri 17th July. Expect some delays on approach.

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

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).

CORK: The bridge at Sranviddogue in Murragh, Enniskeane, will be closed until further notice for emergency works.

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