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National Summary Report

Last Updated: 05/09/2015 08:19



CARLOW: Emergency services are at the scene of a collision on the M9 Dublin/ Waterford RD northbound at J6 Carlow South. The hard shoulder and left lane are blocked at present so care is needed on approach.

MEATH: The N51 Navan/ Athboy Rd and the Kells/ Athboy Rd (R164) will be closed at the Ballyboy jct for works until 6pm on Fri 23rd Oct. Motorists coming from Navan should take the M3 Dublin/ Cavan Rd and then for Delvin use the N52 Dundalk/ Mullingar Rd and for Athboy take the N52 and the Kilkeelan/ Athboy Rd (R154).

LIMERICK: Temporary traffic lights are in place on the N21 Limerick/ Tralee Rd along a 500m stretch of road approx. 1km west of Newcastle West on the Abbeyfeale side until the end of Sept. Continuing west after the traffic light set up, motorists will emerge onto the newly constructed road on the Abbeyfeale side.

MONAGHAN: Works are taking place on the N2 Dublin/ Monaghan Rd south of Castleblayney, between Derryilan and Tullyvin until approx. Sun 13th Sept.

WEXFORD: A stop/ go system is in place for works on the Gorey/ Wexford Rd (R741) just outside Wexford Town at Ardcavan from 7:30am until 6pm each day until Fri 16th Oct. Motorists can divert via Castlebridge and the N11 to avoid long delays.
GALWAY: A stop/go system north of Tuam on the N83 Dunmore Rd will be in place intermittently at Forty Acres until Feb 2016 to facilitate ongoing works.


CORK: There are no major problems for traffic in Cork City Centre.

A stop/ go system will be in place on Rochestown Rd (R610) between Clarke's Hill and Coach Hill for works. Diversions will be in place for citybound traffic via Coach Hill however HGVs and buses will be accommodated through the site until Wed 30th Sept. Motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible.

WATERFORD: There is nothing to report for traffic in Waterford City Centre.

LIMERICK: Traffic is moving well in Limerick City Centre at this stage of the morning.

A stop/go system will be in place for works on Thomond Bridge until mid-September. This will be lifted from 8am until 10:30am and from 4:30pm until 6pm to facilitate rush hour traffic.

A stop/ go system will be in place for works on the Dooradoyle Rd between Crescent SC and the Mulcair Rd jct from 9:30am to 3:30pm each day until the end of Oct. Expect delays.

GALWAY: Traffic is light around Galway City at this time. 


LAOIS: Electric Picnic takes place at Stradbally until tomorrow (6th). On the M7, both northbound and southbound traffic can exit at J16 Portlaoise East towards Broomfield R/A and onto the Stradbally Rd before following signage. Northbound Exit at Junction 17 and follow signage. From the M8 northbound motorists can exit at J3 Rathdowney (Abbeyleix) and follow signage through Ballacolla, Abbeyleix, Ballyroan and onto the site. On the N80 via Carlow, travel straight to Stradbally. Motorists can also travel to the event via the Stradbally/ Athy Rd (R428). All routes leading to designated parking areas for the event are clearly sign posted and patrons are urged to follow these routes to avoid unnecessary delay and traffic disruption.  Gardaí will be on point duty.

KERRY: Dingle Marathon takes place in Dingle today. Participants will depart from Dingle at 9am and will continue to Slea Head via Ventry before returning to Dingle via Dunquin and Ballyferriter. Rolling road closures will be in place throughout the morning and motorists are advised to expect delays in Dingle town itself from approx 8am until 2pm.

MEATH: Racing will take place at Navan Racecourse today. The first race is at 2:25pm with the last race 5:50pm. Navan Racecourse is situated 3km outside Navan on the Kingscourt Road (R162). Delays can be expected on the M3 Kells/Clonee Rd and through the town before and after.

DONEGAL:The Knockalla Hill Climb event will take place today and tomorrow (6th). The event runs from 9:30am to 6pm each day. As a result, Knockalla Coast Rd (R268) will be closed. Diversions will be in place via the Glenvar/ Kerrykeel Rd (R247) and the Kerrykeel/ Portsalon Rd (R246).


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 will take place on the N18 Galway/ Limerick Rd between Rocklands and Creganna until Fri 25th Sept. Expect delays.

GALWAY: A stop/go system will be in place intermittently on the N84 Headford Rd south of Headford Town until Feb 2016 to facilitate ongoing works.

GALWAY: Works are ongoing on the N59 Galway/ Clifden Rd at Moycullen and temporary traffic lights are in operation until December.

KILDARE: The Blackwood/ Naas Rd (R409) is closed at Carragh Bridge until approx. late December to facilitate repair works. Take an alternative route.

CORK: The Buttevant/ Kanturk Rd (R580) is closed until 4pm on Fri 23rd Oct at Abbey View in Buttevant between the jcts of Main St and New St. A diversion route will be signposted.

CORK: The local road between Coolatubbrid to the Carrigyknaveen jct will be closed until Mon 28th Sept to facilitate works. Diversions will be in place.

CORK: The local Glannagaul Rd will close for works from Gearagh Cross to Glannagaul until 10pm on Sun 11th Oct. Diversion routes will be signposted.

LOUTH: The N53 Castleblaney/ Dundalk Rd will be closed for works from Barronstown to Hackballscross until Mon 23rd Nov. Motorists will have to divert via Ardee and Carrickmacross.

KILKENNY: Works will take place on the N24 Waterford/ Limerick Rd through Mooncoin Village until Fri 27th Nov. Temporary traffic lights will be in place. Delays can be expected.

WATERFORD: Works will take place on the Whitehall/ Lismore Rd at Knockacomortish until the first week of September. Expect delays.

TIPPERARY: A stop/ go system will be in place on Davitt St (N24), Tipperary until Tues 8th Sept between 8am and 6pm each day for works. Expect delays.

CLARE: A stop/ go system will be in place on the Tulla Rd (R352) in Ennis until Fri 16th Oct for works. HGVs are advised to exit the M18 Galway/ Limerick Rd via J12 Killow or J14 Barefield instead of J13 Tulla.

LAOIS: A stop/ go system will be in place on the N80/ Stradbally Rd in Portlaoise between the SCR and Block Rd until Sept so expect some delays.

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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