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National Summary Report

Last Updated: 25/04/2014 08:08

ROAD CONDITIONS

Patches of fog have lifted around Mullingar, Co. Westmeath. It is a dry start to the day but it is expected to worsen later. Heavy rain and strong to gale force winds are expected will move from Munster into Connacht and Leinster this afternoon and evening. Motorists are urged to take care.

MAIN TRAFFIC

 

WEXFORD: Gardai are anticipating delays from 11:30am for traffic travelling on the N80 Carlow/ Enniscorthy Rd due to a large funeral taking place in Bunclody.

WICKLOW: Traffic restrictions are in place on the M11 Wexford/Dublin Rd northbound between J22 Inch and J21 Arklow South until September. An 80kph speed limit is now in place.  Bear in mind that the layby on the northbound carriageway of the M11 between J22 Inch and J21 Arklow South is now permanently closed to traffic.

GALWAY: Works are in operation at the jct of School Rd and Bothar na Choiste in Castlegar until today from 9:30am to 5pm. Only local access from Headford Rd to School Rd will be maintained. There will be no access to School Rd from Bothar na Choiste or from Tuam Rd. There will also be no access to Tuam Rd via School Rd either. There will also be traffic restrictions on Bothar Na Choiste from Mon 28th April to Fri 2nd May.

TIPPERARY: Works take place on the Nenagh/ Birdhill Rd (R494) in Ballina until later today. They will be in operation from 7am until 7pm and delays are expected as a stop/ go system will be in place. 

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.


CITY TRAFFIC

LIMERICK:  Traffic is moving well in Limerick City.  

Expect delays at Groody R/A due to a stop/ go system which is in operation until later today as part of the ongoing works in place until May. Lane closures are already in place on the Old Dublin Rd (R445) at the Groody R/A between the Parkway R/A and Castletroy until mid-May from 7am to 7pm.

CORK: Traffic is moving well in Cork city, roads are wet. Drive with care.

GALWAY: Moving well in Galway City at this stage. 

WATERFORD:  Traffic is moving well in Waterford City. 

EVENTS

LOUTH : Racing will take place at Dundalk Racecourse today. The first race is at 6:15pm and the last race is at 9:15pm. Dundalk racecourse is situated approximately 1km north of Dundalk town centre, just off the M1 on the N52/Racecourse Rd.  Extra traffic can be expected in the area before and after the races.

TRAVEL

Due to Irish Rail engineering works bus transfers will be in place between Glounthaune and Cobh until later today. 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

SLIGO: Works will take place on the Bunnanadden/ Ballymote Rd (R296) at Ballybrennan until later today. Traffic control will be in operation. 

SLIGO: Roadworks will take place on the Hazelwood Rd (R286) and delays are expected. All works are expected to be completed by Friday 16th May

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

CORK: The local road at Pollardstown, Mitchelstown will be closed 24/7 for works and traffic management will be in place until tomorrow (Sat 26th).

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

WATERFORD: A stop/go system will be in place on the N72 Fermoy/Dungarvan Rd on either side of Cappoquin  until approx. Friday 23rd May. Traffic management will be in place and delays are to be expected.


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