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National Summary Report

Last Updated: 24/11/2014 19:37



Temperatures are set to drop to between 0 and -2 degrees tonight in parts of Connacht and west Ulster, causing severe frost to develop as well as some icy patches. Slow down and remember that gentle manoeuvres are key when driving in frosty conditions. 

WEXFORD: Some frost is building on roads around Wexford Town. 


CORK: The N20 Cork/ Limerick Rd has been closed approx. 2km on the Mallow side of Buttevant while gardaí deal with a serious collision. The road is closed until further notice and diversions are in place.  

TIPPERARY: The left lane of the M8 Cork/ Dublin Rd northbound is closed for works between J7 Cashel North and J6 Thurles until Wed 26th Nov.

TIPPERARY/ CORK: The M8 Dublin/ Cork Rd is closed southbound between J10 Cahir North and J12 Mitchelstown North until midnight on Sun 7th Dec. Traffic will be diverted off at J10, follow the Old N8 (R639) and rejoin the M8 at J12.

SLIGO: Mobile works will take place on the N16 Sligo/ Blacklion Rd until Fri 28th Nov. Expect delays.

GALWAY: Works are taking place on the N17 Galway/ Sligo Rd between Knockdoe and Claregalway until Fri 28th Nov. A stop go system will be in operation and delays can be expected.

LAOIS: The local Strand Rd between Ballickmoyler and Tollerton is closed until later this week due to bridge damage at the Strand Bridge. Avoid the area.


LIMERICK: No major delays or incidents to report in Limerick City.

Works are taking place on the Crescent Shopping Centre R/A in Dooradoyle between 9.30am and 4.30pm until Thurs 27th Nov. Expect delays.

CORK: It's slow inbound on the South City Link Rd from Turner's Cross through to Albert St northbound. Nearby on the Quays, Anderson's Quay, Merchant's Quay and Lavitt's Quay are all busy. 

Traffic on Victoria Cross has eased outbound as well as on the N40 South Ring Rd eastbound from before J9 Bloomfield through to the Dunkettle Interchange. 

GALWAY: Moving well at this stage in Galway City Centre. 

Keep in mind that new traffic lights are in operation on the Headford Rd at Terryland. Motorists are advised to take care on approach as people get used to them.

WATERFORD: Delays in the city centre are easing at this stage.

Waterford Winterval Christmas Festival is taking place until Tues 23rd Dec. Most events are taking place along the Quay and The Mall and will attract extra traffic to the area. Be mindful of the increased number of pedestrians in the city centre attending the event.


KILDARE: The Naas/ Caragh Rd (R409) will be closed at the Liffey Bridge until 6pm today (24th) due to works on the bridge. A diversion route will be signposted.

CORK: Works are ongoing on the N20 Cork/ Limerick Rd between Buttevant and Lisballyhay until Dec. Expect delays.

SLIGO: Works will take place on Cranmore Rd, west of the roundabout at Dunnes Stores, on Tues 25th and Wed 26th Nov. Traffic management and local diversions will be in place.

WICKLOW: Ferndale Rd will be closed at the jct with Old Connaught Ave and Thornhill Rd until Fri 27th March 2015 for works. A diversion route will be signposted.

WICKLOW: Diversions are in place on the N11 Wexford/ Dublin Rd at Jack Whites due to ongoing works until March 2015. 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.

GALWAY: Temporary traffic lights are in place on the N63 Galway/ Roscommon Rd approx. 2km on the Galway side of Moylough (at the townland of Laughill) from Mon to Fri between 8am and 5pm until Fri 19th Dec.

GALWAY: The Athlone/ Newgrove Rd (R363) will be closed at Ballyforan Bridge until Fri 12th Dec to facilitate works. Use an alternative route.

GALWAY: Temporary traffic lights will be in place on the N63 Galway/ Longford Rd at Newbridge between 7am and 7pm Mon to Fri until mid Dec. Motorists should allow additional time for their journeys and expect delays.

GALWAY: Temporary traffic lights will be in place in Letterfrack between 7am and 7pm Mon to Fri until mid Dec. Motorists should allow additional time for their journeys and expect delays.

LAOIS: A stop/ go system will be in place on the Templemore/ Abbeyleix Rd (R433) at Ballacolla Village until Fri 28th Nov between 7.30am and 7.30pm each day.

MEATH: Toberstown Lane Bridge is closed outside Stamullen for works from 8am to 6pm each day until Tuesday (25th).

MEATH: Trimgate St, Watergate St, Ludlow St, Market Sq, Railway St and Kennedy Rd in Navan Town will close temporarily each night until Fri 28th Nov from 8pm and 5am to facilitate the installation of Christmas lights. Diversions will be in place.

WESTMEATH: The hard shoulder and left lane of the M6 Galway/ Dublin Rd eastbound are closed between J8 Athlone East and J7 Moate East until 19th June 2015 for works. Take extra care in the area.

LAOIS: The M7 Dublin/ Limerick Rd will be closed overnight southbound between J17 Portlaoise Centre and J18 Portlaoise West, Mon to Fri between 8pm and 6am until Sat 29th Nov for works. Diversions will be in place.

LIMERICK: Southbound traffic on the N21 Limerick/ Tralee Rd is being diverted at Newcastle West at the Old Pike R/A onto the Buttevant Rd (R522) before returning to the N21 at St It's Terrace until Fri 19th Dec. Northbound traffic will remain unaffected for the duration of the works.

TIPPERARY: Works will take place on the N52 Birr /Nenagh Rd at Gaulross, south of Borrisokane, until Fri 5th Dec. Expect delays.

KERRY: Traffic at McSweeney's Corner in Killarney (the jct of Lewis Rd and College St) has been reduced to one way until Fri 5th Dec. As a result there is no access to Lewis Rd from Fair Hill and College St. This is to facilitate works.

KERRY: A stop/ go system is in operation on the N70 Tralee/ Kenmare Rd at Milltown until the end of Nov due to works. There will be significant traffic delays as a result and motorists are advised to use alternative routes.
LONGFORD: Temporary traffic lights will be in operation on the N5 Longford/ Westport Rd between Kilmore Crossroads and Longford Town Soccer Stadium until Fri 5th Dec. Expect delays.

LONGFORD: Works continue on the N4 Sligo /Dublin Rd around 1km outside Edgeworthstown on the Longford side. These works will take place Mon to Fri (excluding Oct Bank Hol) from 8am to 6pm until Fri 28th Nov. Expect minor delays. From Tues 25th Nov, temporary traffic lights will be in place until Fri 5th Dec.

OFFALY: The N62 Thurles/ Athlone Rd will be closed between Cloghan and Ferbane until Fri 12th Dec to facilitate works. Diversions will be in place.

DONEGAL: Traffic management is in place on the N15 Stranorlar/ Strabane Rd between Killygordon and Liscooley until Mon 15th Dec due to works taking place.

LOUTH: The N51 Drogheda/ Slane Rd will be closed from the M1 Interchange at J10 Drogheda North to the  Louth/ Meath boundary at Mattock Bridge until Friday (28th) to facilitate works. Diversions will be in place. 

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