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National Summary Report

Last Updated: 04/08/2015 08:16

*ROAD CONDITIONS* 

It's a wet start to the day in many areas but particularly in the west of the country in parts of counties Roscommon, Mayo and Sligo. Gardai are reporting excess surface water in many areas there so ensure you increase your braking distance and reduce your speed. 

Gardaí are also reporting windy conditions around Monaghan Town so care is needed as there may be debris on the roads. 

*MAIN TRAFFIC*

LOUTH: A collision on the Dublin Rd in Drogheda at Bryanstown is causing some delays on approach. Traffic can get by with care however. Gardai are at the scene. 

LIMERICK: There are reports of a fuel spill on the M7 Limerick/ Dublin Rd between J28 Castletroy and J27 Birdhill northbound. Motorway services have been notified.

CLARE: The M18 Limerick/ Galway Rd is closed northbound from J14 Barefield to J15 Crusheen for works until midnight this Fri (7th). Diversions will be 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.

CORK: Works are continuing on Main St, Buttevant on the N20 Cork/ Limerick Rd as part of ongoing works in place until approx. Sept. Delays can be expected, particularly during rush hour. 

WEXFORD: A stop/ go system will be in place on the Wexford/ Rosslare Rd (R730) near Drinagh R/A until this Fri (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*

GALWAY: Road conditions are wet around Galway City but traffic is moving well so far this morning. 

CORK:  Nothing unusual to report for Cork City Centre traffic at this stage.

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.

WATERFORD: Traffic is moving well in Waterford City Centre.

LIMERICK: No major delays to report for traffic in Limerick City Centre.

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

*EVENTS*

ROSCOMMON: Racing will take place at Roscommon Racecourse this evening. The first race is at 5:40pm and the last race is at 8:40pm.  Roscommon Racecourse is situated about 1km from Roscommon Town on the N60/Castlerea Rd. Expect delays in the vicinity of the racecourse before and after the races.

CORK: Racing takes place at Cork Racecourse until later today. The first race is at 5:30pm and the last race is at 8:30pm. Cork Racecourse is situated 2km from Mallow on the N72/ Killarney Rd. Extra traffic can be expected in the area before and after the races.

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

MAYO: Siamsa Sráide takes place in Swinford until tomorrow (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 Sun (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 Thurs (6th), on Fri (7th) between 10am and 12:45am, on Sat 8th between 6pm and 12:45am and finally on Sun (9th) between 1pm and 12:45am. Alternative routes will be signposted and motorists are advised to expect some delays.

*ROADWORKS*

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 Thurs 6th Aug. Motorists should expect delays and allow extra time for their journey.

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 today and 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 Fri (7th) for works.  

WICKLOW: A mobile lane closure will be in place in the right lane on the M11 Wexford/ Dublin Rd today between J20 Arklow South and J17 Rathdrum northbound and southbound for works.

CORK: Lane restrictions will be in place on the Wilton Rd between Orchard Rd and Dennehy’s Cross today and tomorrow (5th) between 7:30pm and 11pm. This is due to works.

CORK: Lane restrictions are place on the Old Youghal Rd near Dillon’s Crosstoday and tomorrow (5th) from 9:30am until 6pm to facilitate 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 Fri (7th). Works will be in place each day from 8am to 5pm each day.

MAYO: A stop/ go system will be in place on the N59 Sligo/ Westport Rd between Ballina and Bangor Ellis for works today from 11am to 7pm.

GALWAY: From Tues 4th Aug until Fri 25th Sept the Old Dublin Rd in Oranmore will be closed intermittently from the Main St jct to the Oranbeg R/A for works. 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 on today and tomorrow (5th). A traffic management will be in place.

SLIGO: Works will take place on the N17 Sligo/ Tuam Rd along Church St in Tubbercurry today and tomorrow (5th). 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 Fri (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 Fri (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 Fri (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 this Fri (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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