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National Summary Report

Last Updated: 30/01/2015 12:17

ROAD CONDITIONS

There's a Status Yellow wind warning in place from 10pm tonight until 6pm tomorrow (31st) with northwest to north winds reaching mean speeds of 50 to 64km/h and gusting up to 90 to 109km/h this evening, overnight and tomorrow.

WICKLOW: Gardai are advising motorists to avoid Sally Gap due to snow and slushy conditions.

MAYO: Emergency services are dealing with a fallen pole on the Keel Rd (R319) at Dooagh, Achill. One lane is blocked but traffic can get by with care.

MAIN TRAFFIC

DOWN: There are long delays on the Kings Rd, Tullycarnett following a collision at the Abbey Park Jct.

KILDARE/ MEATH: An abandoned car remains in place on the Kilcock/ Trim Rd (R158) between Summerhill and Kilcock. Take extra care along this stretch of the road.

TIPPERARY: Works take place on the N24 Waterford/ Limerick Rd approx. 3km on the Clonmel side of Carrick on Suir until early May. Traffic will be down to one lane for the duration of these works.


CITY TRAFFIC

GALWAY: Nothing out of the ordinary to report for traffic in Galway City Centre at this stage.

CORK: Traffic is moving well around Cork City at the moment.

George's Quay is closed between Dunbar St and Mary St 24/7 until later today to facilitate works.

Lane restrictions is in place on Father Matthew Quay until 6pm for works

A stop/ go system will be in place on Kilmore Heights (outside Apple) until 5pm today for works. Expect delays.

LIMERICK: Traffic is generally moving well in Limerick City Centre.

A stop/go system will be in place on Golf Links Rd until 7.30pm today.

A stop/go system will be in place on Castletroy College Rd until 7.30pm today.

WATERFORD: Traffic in Waterford City Centre is moving well at present.

Keep in mind, works are taking place on Merchant's Quay until mid March.Traffic is down to one lane eastbound for the duration of the works. After completion, traffic will remain down to one lane eastbound due to the installation of cycle and bus lanes.

TRAVEL

 

IRISH RAIL: Due to engineering works, the 10:05am Ballybrophy to Limerick service will be substituted by a bus transfer today.

EVENTS

LOUTH: Racing takes place at Dundalk racecourse this evening. The first race is at 5.35pm and the last is at 9.05pm. 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.

CORK: Irish Wolfhounds take on England Saxons at the Irish Independent Park in Cork City. Kick off is at 7:45pm. The stadium is situated between Tramore Rd and Pearse Rd in Ballyphehane, approx 3km from Cork City Centre. Delays can be expected on the Kinsale Rd and through Turners Cross area before and after the event.

ROADWORKS

TIPPERARY/ GALWAY: A stop/go system is in place on the N65 Lehinch/ Portumna Rd approaching Portumna Bridge to facilitate on going works. Expect delays.

CORK: From 8pm, the Bailick Rd in Midleton is closed between the Riverside Park jct to the jct with Dark Rd until 8pm on Sun 1st Feb for works. Diversion in place.

SLIGO: Works are ongoing on the N4 Dublin/ Sligo Rd at Hughes Bridge in Sligo Town until July to widen the bridge. These works may cause delays, particularly during rush hours so bear that in mind when planning your journey.

WESTMEATH: The hard shoulder and left lanes of the M6 Galway/ Dublin Rd are closed in both directions between J8 Athlone East and J7 Moate West until 19th June for works. Take extra care along this stretch of road.

CAVAN: Works will take place at the Ballinagh Rd/ Dublin Rd jct in Cavan Town until Sun 1st Feb. Long delays are expected and motorists are advised to use alternative routes.

CORK: Curraghgrane Beg Bridge in Ring is closed until 6pm Fri 20th Feb for works. Diversions are in place.

CLARE: The N67 Kilkee/ Ennistymon Rd is closed between Doonbeg and Quilty until Fri 27th Feb and diversions are in place via Cree.

TIPPERARY: Works are in place on the Cahir/ Mitchelstown Rd (R639) at Glengarra Wood until Fri 17th April. A traffic management system and reduced speed limit will operate along this route.

LAOIS: Church St in Rathdowney is closed until Fri 13th March due to works.

LAOIS: The N77 Kilkenny Rd in Durrow is closed at Carrigan St until midnight on Fri 13th March. Diversions are in place.

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

KILKENNY:Works are in place on the Waterford Rd (R910) in Kilkenny from Nuncio Rd to the Kells Rd Jct from 8am to 4:30pm each day until Fri 13th Feb. Expect delays.

WICKLOW: Ferndale Rd is closed at the jct with Old Connaught Ave and Thornhill Rd until Fri 27th March for works. A diversion route will be signposted.

WICKLOW: Works are in place on the N11 Dublin/ Wexford Rd at the Beehive until approx. April. Delays can be expected.

WICKLOW: Diversions are in place on the N11 Wexford/ Dublin Rd at Jack Whites due to ongoing works in place until March. Motorists are being diverted along a new alignment through to the new R/A before rejoining the existing N11. These works have caused delays particularly during rush hours so bear that in mind.


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