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National Summary Report

Last Updated: 10/10/2015 20:37


MAYO: A truck has shed some of its load on the N17 Tuam/ Sligo Rd near Charlestown. Gardaí remain at the scene. Take care on approach due to slippery road conditions.

WESTMEATH: Intermittent lane closures are in place on the N4 Dublin/ Sligo Rd at the on and off-ramps between J15 Mullingar East and J17 Mullingar West in both directions until Sat 31st Oct due to works. Closeby, temporary traffic lights are in place along the N4 at Portnashangan until approx Fri 16th Oct. Motorists can expect delays, particularly during rush hour.

WATERFORD/ CORK: Lane restrictions and a stop/ go system will be in place for works at various locations on the N25 Waterford/ Cork Rd between Dungarvan and Midleton until Fri 30th Oct. Delays are likely.

CLARE: The N67 Milltown Malbay/ Lahinch Rd is closed outside Milltown Malbay at Clonbony Bridge due to a bridge collapse. Motorists have to divert via Spanish Point. Not too far away, there's a stop/ go system in place on the N67 at Freaghvaleen as part of the road has subsided.


CORK: Traffic is busy both ways on Patrick St while there are further delays on South Main St.

The N40 South Ring Road westbound, between J10 Mahon and J9 Bloomfield (and associated slip roads) is closed until Fri 30th Oct, Mon to Fri from midnight to 6am the following morning to facilitate works. Diversions will be in place. Lane restrictions will also be in place from 9pm to midnight on approach to the jcts during this time.

The N28 Ringaskiddy Rd will be closed from 11pm to 6am each night until Tues 20th Oct northbound between the Rochestown Rd (R610) and J9 Bloomfield on the N40 South Ring Rd for works. Diversions will be in place.

LIMERICK: Traffic is moving well in the city centre. 

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 Fri 13th Nov. Delays are likely.

GALWAY: Traffic is moving well in Galway City.

WATERFORD: Traffic in Waterford is light at present.

Temporary traffic lights will be in place for works on Cannon St and Connolly Place until approx. Wed 14th Oct. Delays are to be expected so use alternative routes if you can.

A stop /go system will be in place on the Dunmore Rd near UHW between 9am and 6pm each day until approx. Tues 13th Oct. Expect delays, especially during rush hour.


KILDARE: Racing takes place at the Curragh Racecourse on Sun 11th and Tues 13th Oct. On Sun, the first race is at 1:25pm and the last race is at 4:40pm. Then on Tues, the first race is at 1:35pm and the 4:35pm. The Curragh is located just off the M7 between Newbridge (J12) and Kildare Town (J13). Trains from Heuston Station (Dublin), Waterford, Cork, Limerick and Galway to Kildare Station with a Free shuttle to the racecourse. Bus Éireann provide a race day service from Busáras in Dublin City Centre.

CORK: The Caheragh Vintage Threshing takes place in West Cork on Sunday 11th October. To faciliate the event, a section of Caheragh Rd (R594) will be closed from 1pm to 6pm. Diverions will be in place however some delays can be expected.

LIMERICK: Racing takes place at Limerick Racecourse on Sun 11th Oct. The first race is at 1:05pm and the last race is at 4:20pm. 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.

CORK: The King and Queen of the Roads (International Road Bowling Festival) takes place on the Lisgoold/ Rathcormack  Rd (R626) until Sun 11th Oct.  To facilitate the event, the road will be closed from 10am to 7pm between Ballincurrig and Rathcobane. Diversions will be in place.


WICKLOW: On Sun 11th and Mon 12th Oct, the M11 Dublin/ Wexford Rd southbound will be closed at J5 Bray North from 10pm to 6am each night. Traffic will be diverted off at J5 onto the Dublin Rd through Bray and rejoin the N11 at J7 Bray South. This is to facilitate works.

WATERFORD: Works will take place on the Dungarvan/ Ballinamuck West Rd (R672) at Kilrush until Oct 22nd. A traffic management system will be in place and delays can be expected.

OFFALY: Sections of the N80 Tullamore/ Carlow Rd will close between Tullamore and Portlaoise from 7am to 7pm Monday to Friday, weekly until Fri 30th Oct for works. Local diversions will be in place. HGVs are advised to avoid this route and divert via Portarlington.

CORK: The Rosscarbery/ Leap Rd (R596) will be closed until further notice between Goleen Bridge and Poulgorm Bridge to facilitate emergency works. Diverisons will be in place.

TIPPERARY: Barrack St in Fethard will be closed from its jct with Burke St to the Lower Green St jct until 6pm on Sat 5th Dec.

TIPPERARY/ KILKENNY: The Cashel/ Kilkenny Rd (R691) will be closed from O'Sullivan's Cross outside Ballingarry to Ballyclovan until 6pm on Sat 19th Dec. Diversions will be in place.

DONEGAL: Works are taking place on the N15 Ballybofey/ Donegal Rd outside Ballybofey until approx June 2016. Traffic management systems will be in place along the route and delays can be expected. 

DONEGAL: Works are taking place on the N56 Glenties/ Dungloe Rd until approx Dec 2016. Traffic management systems will be in place along the route and delays can be expected.

DONEGAL: A stop/ go system is in place on the Brinlack/ Bunbeg Rd in Derrybeg (R257) until approx Thurs 5th Nov for works.

CORK:The Buttevant/ Kanturk Rd (R580) is closed until 4pm on Fri 23rd Oct at Abbey View in Buttevant between the jcts of Main St and New St. A diversion route will be signposted.

LOUTH: The N53 Castleblaney/ Dundalk Rd is closed for works from Barronstown to Hackballscross until Mon 23rd Nov. HGVs are advised to divert via the M1 Belfast/ Dublin Rd, the N33 Ardee Rd and then the N2 Dublin/ Monaghan Rd to Castleblayney.

GALWAY: The Killagoola Rd in Moycullen will be closed for works until Mon 30th Nov. A diversion route will be signposted.

MEATH: The N51 Navan/ Athboy Rd and the Kells/ Athboy Rd (R164) will close at the jct where they meet at Ballyboy for works until 6pm 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).

OFFALY: The N62 Thurles/ Athlone Rd will be closed between Cloghan and Ferbane until Fri 6th Nov due to works. Diversions will be in place but allow additional time for your journey.

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.

SLIGO: A stop/ go system will be in place on the Boyle/ Tobercurry Rd at Cashel near Cloonloo until approx Fri 30th Oct. Delays are expected.

LAOIS: The Dublin Rd (R445) in Portlaoise has been reduced to one lane and temporary traffic lights are in place to facilitate works until Fri 11th Dec.

LAOIS: Works will take place at various locations along the N80 Carlow/ Tullamore Rd until Tues 20th Oct.

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.

GALWAY: Works will take place on the N18 Limerick/ Galway Rd between Oranhill R/A and Creganna from 9:30am until 4:30pm Mon to Fri until 20th November. A stop/ go system will be in place and delays are likely.

GALWAY: A stop/go system north of Tuam on the N83 Ballyhaunis Rd will be in place intermittently at Forty Acres until Feb 2016 to facilitate ongoing works.

GALWAY: A stop/go system will be in place intermittently on the N84 Headford Rd south of Headford Town until Feb 2016 to facilitate ongoing works.

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

CLARE: A stop/ go system has been set up 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.

KILDARE: A one way system is in place in Naas on the Kilcullen Rd (R448) southbound at Piper's Hill 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).

KILDARE: Repair works are taking place on Carragh Bridge on the Naas/ Blackwood Rd (R409) until early Nov, approximately. The bridge remains closed and motorists should seek alternative routes.

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