GALWAY: The Galway Summer Racing Festival continues until Sun 3rd Aug, so expect delays in the city as a result. To get there from the city or west of the city travel via the Green Route on the N17/ Tuam Rd. Those travelling from the M6/ Dublin Rd or on the Oranmore Rd (Old N6/R338) can access the tunnel entrance via the Red Route. There will be no right turn at the N6/ Briarhill jct at peak times.
GALWAY: Ballygar Truckin' for Charity takes place on Saturday 2nd August at 4pm. To facilitate this, there will be a number of local roads closed in the area. Diversions will be in place.
ANTRIM: The Belfast Pride Festival parade takes place in Belfast City Centre from 12 noon on Saturday 2nd August. The parade will leave Queen’s Square, travel along High St, Bridge St, Waring St, Donegall St, Royal Ave, Donegall Place, Donegall Square North, Donegall Square East, Donegall Square South, Howard St, Upper Queen St, Queen St, Castle St, Castle Place, move along High St again before concluding at Queen’s Square at approx 1.30pm. A large crowd is expected and delays are expected.
LAOIS: The National Steam Rally takes place in Stradbally in Co. Laois from Saturday 2nd August to Monday 4th August. Up to 20,000 people are expected to attend over the course of the three days and delays are expected around the town as a result. On Saturday 2nd August, there will be a parade through the town between 7pm and 8pm. Expect delays.
OFFALY: The Castlepalooza Music And Arts Festival takes place at Charleville Castle in Tullamore until Sun (3rd). Charleville Castle is located on Charleville Rd, which is just off the N52 Tullamore/ Birr Rd. If travelling to Tullamore via the M6 Galway/ Dublin Rd, exit at J5 Tullamore. Delays can be expected in Tullamore as a result.
WATERFORD: The Spraoi Festival takes place in Waterford City until Sun. This event is likely to attract additional volumes of traffic to the area and delays are expected. Gladstone St and O'Connell St will be closed on Sat (2nd) at different points between 11am and 9pm and again on Sunday between 12pm and 11pm. On Sat, Olaf St will be closed between 12pm and 6pm. St Francis Place will also be closed from 1.30pm to 6pm. On Sun, Arundel Square will be closed from 2pm to 6pm. On Sun, the Spraoi Parade begins at Johnstown Ind. Estate at 9.30pm. It will make its way to the Quay, which will be closed between 9.45pm and 11.15pm. Rolling road closures will be in place along the route during the parade.
CORK: The Bantry BBQ Festival takes place in Co. Cork on Sat 2nd and Sun 3rd Aug. Events will take place across the two days and delays are likely as the follow road closures will be in place: High St will close between New St/ Bridge and Chapel St on Saturday from 6pm to 9pm. Main St will close from Market St to Barrack St on Sunday from 3:30pm to 7pm.Diversions will be in place. Barrack St will close from its junction with Marino St to the Main St jct from 8pm to 11pm.
CORK: The Independence Music Festival takes place at Deer Farm in Mitchelstown until Sun. The campsite opens at midday today and closes at 1pm on Mon 4th Aug. All car parks are located adjacent to the main festival site and open at 10am this morning and close at 2pm on Mon. As this event will attract additional traffic to the area, delays are likely through Mitchelstown throughout the weekend.
KILKENNY: The Miles For Smiles Husky Walk charity event takes place until Monday (4th). The event takes place each day from 6am - 12 pm and again from 6pm to 10pm. On Sat, the walk will go through St. Mullins, Borris and onto Bunclody. On Sun, the event will travel through Bunclody, Tullow, Carlow Town and onto Leighlinbridge. On Mon 4th Aug, the walk will travel through Leighlinbridge, Muine Bheag, Paulstown, Kilkenny and onto Thomastown.
MAYO: The Siamsa Sraide Festival will take place in Swinford until Wed 6th Aug. From 9pm Mon 4th to 2am Thurs 7th Aug, the Main St, Bridge St and Market St will all be closed.
ROSCOMMON: The Castlerea Rose Festival continues until Sun 3rd Aug. A number of events will take place over the course of the Festival and delays are likely around Castlerea as a result.