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National Summary Report

Last Updated: 05/08/2015 13:10

MAIN TRAFFIC

WICKLOW: The N81 Dublin/ Baltinglass Rd is blocked in both directions at the turn-off for Stratford-on-Slaney due to a second crash. Emergency services are on scene. Use an alternative route. 

LAOIS/ KILKENNY: There is a fuel spill on the M8 Dublin/ Cork Rd southbound between J3 Rathdowney and J4 Urlingford.

CAVAN: The N16 Sligo/ Enniskillen Rd is blocked by a jack-knifed truck approx. 5km on the Manorhamilton side of Blacklion near Loughan House Prison. Local diversions are in place.

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.

CLARE: The M18 Limerick/ Galway Rd is closed northbound between J14 Barefield and J15 Crusheen for works until midnight this Friday (7th). Diversions are in place.

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

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.

CITY TRAFFIC

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

Lane restrictions will be in place on the Wilton Rd between Orchard Rd and Dennehy’s Cross today between 7:30pm and 11pm. This is due to works.

Lane restrictions are in place today on the Old Youghal Rd near Dillon’s Cross until 6pm to facilitate works.

Boreenmanna Rd will close for works near Rockboro Ave today until 2pm.

Douglas St will be closed for works today between White St and Rutland St until 4pm. 

Clontarf Bridge is closed until Sunday 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.

GALWAY: There are no major delays around Galway City at this time.

LIMERICK: Road conditions are wet around Limerick City so take extra care and reduce your speed. Otherwise, there are no delays or incidents to report.

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 is moving well in Waterford City at this time.


EVENTS

SLIGO: Racing that was due to take place today (5th) at Sligo Racecourse has been abandoned due to poor weather conditions. 

Racing is scheduled to take place at the racecourse tomorrow (6th) subject to an 8am inspection; the first race at 5:35pm and the last at 8:20pm. Sligo Racecourse is located at Cleveragh, 1km from Sligo town centre just off the Pearse Road. Expect extra traffic in the area before and after the event.

OFFALY: The Birr Vintage Week and Arts Festival takes place until this Friday (7th). Events will take place over the course of the week and delays are likely. 

MAYO: Siamsa Sráide takes place in Swinford until later today (5th). Events will take place throughout the town and the following road closures will be in place: Market St is closed until 5:30pm. Then, from 9:30pm, Market St and Main St will close until 2am on Thurs (6th). Delays are likely in Swinford and in the vicinity of the town throughout the festival.

DONEGAL: The Clonmany Festival takes place until this Sunday (9th). As a result, there will be a number of local road closures in place throughout the town at the following times: between 6pm and 12:45am until Thursday (6th), on Friday (7th) between 10am and 12:45am, on Saturday 8th between 6pm and 12:45am and finally on Sunday (9th) between 1pm and 12:45am. Alternative routes will be signposted and motorists are advised to expect some delays.

ROADWORKS


WEXFORD: The N11 Dublin/ Wexford Rd southbound will be closed between the Blackstoops R/A and the Scarawalsh R/A outside Enniscorthy from 8am to 6pm each day until approx. Wed 14th Oct. Traffic will be diverted via the Old N11.

MAYO: A number of stop/go systems will be in place on the N59 Sligo/ Galway Rd today from 8am to 7pm: between Bangor Erris and Crossmolina and again between Crossmolina and Ballina. Expect delays.

LAOIS: The Old N7 (R445) is closed for works between Mountrath and Portlaoise at Cloncourse until Fri 14th Aug between 8am and 8pm each day. Diversions will be in place.

KILKENNY: Works and a stop/go system are in place on the N10 Ring Rd in Kilkenny between the N77 Johnswell Rd R/A and the Dublin Rd R/A from 9:30am to 7pm each day until tomorrow (6th). Motorists should expect delays and allow extra time for their journey.

KILKENNY: A stop/ go system will be in place for works on Green's Bridge in Kilkenny City from 6:30pm to 8:15pm today.

KILKENNY: Dean St in Kilkenny City will close for works this evening from its jct with Irishtown to Butt's R/A from 8:30pm to midnight.

WATERFORD: Temporary traffic lights are in place on the Passage East/ Tramore Rd (R685 ) between Kilmacomb Cross and Cloghernagh until Fri 14th Aug to facilitate works. Delays expected.

WICKLOW: As part of ongoing works on the M11 Dublin/ Wexford Rd, the hard shoulder will be closed on approach to J21 Inch/ Arklow South tomorrow (5th).

WICKLOW: Traffic management will continue on the old N11 (now the R772) between J 17 Rathdrum and J20 Arklow South and nearby side roads until this Friday (7th) for works.  

MAYO: A stop/ go system will operate on the N60 Tuam/ Castlebar Rd for works between the Cartron Rd and Barrackland Railway Level Crossing, Manulla until this Friday (7th). Works will be in place each day from 8am to 5pm each day.

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.

GALWAY: Works are taking place on Castle Rd in Oranmore until Fri 14th Aug

GALWAY: Works are taking place at the Maree Rd jct in Oranmore until Fri 14th Aug

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

SLIGO: Works will take place on the N17 Sligo/ Tuam Rd today along Church St in Tubbercurry. A traffic management system will be in place and significant delays are expected.

SLIGO: Works will take place on the Sligo/Leitrim Rd (R284) at Sooey until this Friday (7th). A traffic control system will be in place.

CLARE: Harmony Row in Ennis will be closed between the Bindon St jct and the Abbey St/ Newbridge Rd jct until Tues 1st Sept due to works.

CORK/ WATERFORD: A stop/ go system will be in place for works on the N25 Cork/ Waterford Rd between Youghal and Dungarvan until this Friday (7th) from 8am to 8pm each day.

CORK: Lane restrictions will be in place for outbound traffic on the Bishopstown Rd just west of the High St Centre until Fri 14th August to facilitate works.

WICKLOW: Traffic will be reduced to one lane and a stop/ go system will be in place on the Dublin Rd in Arklow between the Sea Rd jct and J20 Arklow North on the M11 until approx. Fri 14th Aug. The works are in place Monday to Friday from 8am to 8pm each day. Expect some 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.

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

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

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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