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National Summary Report

Last Updated: 19/09/2014 08:45

MAIN TRAFFIC

CORK: The N22 Cork/ Killarney Rd is closed until further notice both ways following a serious collision approx 3km on the Cork side of Macroom near Lissarda. Diversions for westbound traffic are in place via Coachford (R618) and eastbound traffic can divert via Carrigadrohid (R618).

TIPPERARY/ LIMERICK: There is a crash on the M7 Dublin/ Limerick Rd southbound between J27 Birhill and J28 Castletroy. Emergency services are en route.

LEITRIM: There are no further reports of a dead deer on the Sligo/ Dumshambo Rd (R280) at Dromahair blocking the road. 

KILDARE: Gardai are directing traffic on the Athy Rd in Monasterevin near the cemetery after an earlier crash. The road is open but HGVs and buses will have to take Nurney Rd instead.

WEXFORD: A stop/ go system will operate on the N11 Dublin/ Wexford Rd south of Clogh R/A until later today. Works will be in place from 9am until 5pm each day and delays are expected.

LIMERICK: The right lane of the M20 Limerick/ Cork Rd is closed both ways until later today from J1 Limerick City to after J3 Raheen for works. From Mon 22nd Sept until Fri 26th Sept, works will be taking place in both directions from J3 Raheen to after J4 Patrickswell. No lanes will be closed but delays can be expected.

MONAGHAN: The N2 Castleblayney Bypass is closed southbound from the Ballybay Rd jct to the Tullyvin R/A until approx November. Diversions will be in place. This closure will be temporarily lifted on Sat 20th and Sun 21st Sept to facilitate All-Ireland traffic as well as on Sat 27th Sept to facilitate Castleblayney Fair Day.

ROAD CONDITIONS

OFFALY/ WESTMEATH: It's foggy around Birr and Mullingar.

TIPPERARY: Still very wet around Nenagh, Co Tipperary but fog has lifted.

KILDARE/ MEATH:  Fog is affecting visibility on the M4 Sligo/ Dublin Rd between J11 M6 and J7 Maynooth.  
KILDARE/ DUBLIN: Patches of fog along the N7 Limerick/ Dublin Rd between J7 Kill and J1 M50.

MEATH: Fog on the M3 Cavan/ Dublin Rd between J10 Kells and J6 Dunshaughlin. 

Use your fog lights if required but make sure to turn them off when no longer needed.


CITY TRAFFIC

LIMERICK: Heavy rain is adding to traffic congestion in Limerick City. It's slow inbound on the Ballysimon Rd approaching the Tipperary R/A and on the Dublin Rd at the Parkway R/A. Busy inbound on Ennis Rd, Condell Rd and from the cemetery inbound on Dock Rd. Busy both ways on O'Connell Ave between Punches Cross and Lwr Mallow St. 

Bus Éireann route 306 can only travel as far as the community centre in Ballynanty because of ongoing works.

GALWAY: Slow inbound on the Dublin Rd from Merlin Park to GMIT. Heavy inbound on Bothar na dTreabh approaching the Briarhill Jct. Delays on Barna Rd from Ballymoneen Rd to Kingston Cross. Busy inbound on the Tuam Rd through Claregalway.

The bus lane is closed inbound on the Dublin Rd (R338) near GMIT from the Skerrit R/A until approx. Mon 6th Oct. Expect some delays particularly during the morning and evening rush hours.

CORK: Slow outbound on Washington Rd through to N22 Western Rd. Busy inbound on the Commons Rd at Blackpool. Delays southbound on the M8/ Dublin Rd approaching the Dunkettle Interchange. Delays eastbound on the N40 South Ring Rd at J8 Douglas and further along the route there are delays from J10 Mahon through to JLT. South Link Rd traffic is busy at Turners Cross.

A stop/ go system will operate on Hartland’s Ave from 9:30am until 4:30pm today.

WATERFORD: Traffic is moving well in Waterford City Centre.

A new roundabout is in operation on The Quay, Waterford at the Gladstone St jct. Works are ongoing in the area.

EVENTS

LIMERICK: Munster host Zebre at Thomond Park in round 3 of the Pro 12 tonight. Kick-Off is 7.35pm. Thomond Park is situated on Cratloe Rd on the northside of Limerick city.  Delays can be expected in the area around the stadium before and after the event.

GALWAY: Connacht play Leinster at the Sportsground in round 3 of the Pro 12 tonight. Kick-Off is 7.35pm. The Sportsground is located on College Rd, not far from the N6/ Dublin Rd and a short distance from Eyre Square. Delays can be expected in the area around the stadium before and after the event.

WATERFORD: The Comeraghs Wild Festival takes place near the Comeragh Mountains from today until Sun (21st). On Sat (20th), there will be a number of local roads closed in the vicinity of the Mts throughout the day. Diversions will be in place.

The BUMBLEance charity event is currently taking place and consists of a children's ambulance being pushed from Dingle, Co Kerry to Dublin City. Today, it will travel from Kill to St Stephen's Green. On Sat, participants will travel around Dublin City and then conclude at Croke Park on Sun.

KERRY: Listowel Races Harvest Festival takes place until Sat 20th Sept. Today, the first race begins at 2pm and the last race is at 5.50pm. Listowel Racecourse is located on the N69/Tralee Rd, just outside Listowel. Delays can be expected in the area before and after the racing.

ROADWORKS

MEATH: Today, the N52 Dundalk /Mullingar Rd will be closed between Cassidy’s Cross at Castletown and Stokes Cross, Fringestown from 9am to 6pm for works. Diversions will be in place.

WICKLOW: A single lane traffic system will be in place on the N81 Conlans Hill until Wed 24th Sept from 8am to 6pm for works.

WICKLOW: A stop/go system is in place on the N11 Dublin/ Wexford Rd between Jack Whites and Scratenagh until Sun 21st Sept between 9pm and 6am each night for works. Expect delays.

SLIGO: A traffic control system will be in place at Moydoo today. This is due to works.

WATERFORD: The road that joins the Waterford/ Passage East Rd (R683) and the Waterford/ Cheekpoint Rd at Carriglea will close between 8am and 7pm today.

WICKLOW: A traffic management system will be in place on the N81 Dublin/ Blessington Rd until approx. 6th Oct for works. Delays can be expected.

WICKLOW: A single lane traffic system will be in place on the N81 Dublin/ Blessington Rd from Eldon Bridge To Baltinglass from 8am to 6pm.

WICKLOW: Works take place on the Greystones/ Kilcoole Rd (R761) at the Killincarrig R/A until Tues 6th Oct from 8am until 6pm each day.

WICKLOW: Temporary lanes are in place on the N11 Dublin /Wexford Rd both ways at Scratenagh for ongoing works. Further north, temporary lanes are also in place both ways on the N11 at Kilmurray, south of Lil Doyle's until Feb 2015 for ongoing works. Motorists are advised to allow extra time for their journeys.

WESTMEATH/ROSCOMMON: A stop/go system is in place for works on the N61 Athlone/ Boyle Rd at the junction with the N6 Dublin/ Galway Rd (J12 Roscommon) between 7am and 7pm today. Expect delays.

DONEGAL: Works will take place in Stranorlar on Meeting House St (N13) from McClays Corner to Admiran Park until 3rd Oct. Delays can be expected. This is part of the N13 Donegal/ Derry Rd so allow extra time for your journey.

KILKENNY: The N77 Kilkenny/ Durrow Rd is closed between Hennebry’s Cross and the turn-off for Ardaloo until 5pm Fri 17th Oct. Southbound traffic will divert via Ballyragget, Castlecomer and the N78 Kilkenny /Castlecomer Rd. Northbound traffic will divert via the N78 at Hennebry’s Cross, Castlecomer and back onto the N77 via Ballyragget.

KILKENNY: Works will take place on the N24 Clonmel/ Waterford Rd between Ballygriffin and New Aglish until Fri 26th Sept. Expect delays.

LIMERICK: A stop/go system will be in place at Granville Park from the St Patrick Rd Jct to Norwood Park jct until later today for works.

TIPPERARY: Works will take place on the N62 Templemore /Horse and Jockey Rd between Templemore and the M8 Cork /Dublin Rd until Sun (21st). A stop /go system will be in place from 8am to 8pm daily.

KILDARE: A stop/go system will be in place on New Abbey Rd (R413) in Kilcullen until further notice. Works will be in place east of the Naas Rd jct to just beyond the Athy Rd jct.

LEITRIM: Works will operate on the N4 Sligo/ Dublin Rd between Mohill Cross and the Dromod R/A until mid-Sept between 8am and 5pm, Monday to Friday. Expect delays.


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