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National Summary Report

Last Updated: 04/07/2015 09:22

MAIN TRAFFIC

 

GALWAY: Debris has been cleared from the M6 Dublin/ Galway Rd westbound between J17 Athenry and J19 Oranmore. 

CARLOW: The M9 Dublin/ Waterford Rd is fully open again in both directions following a crash yesterday evening between J4 Castledermot and J5 Carlow. 

WICKLOW: A number of works are taking place at various locations on the M11/ N11 Wexford/ Dublin Rd between J13 Newtownmountkennedy South and J20 Arklow North until mid July as part of the completion of works to the new N11 Dual Carriageway. The hard shoulder and left lane southbound at J17 Rathdrum will close for works until later today. At the same junction, the northbound off-ramp and southbound on-ramp will close. Diversions will be signposted. The M11 will also be closed between Arklow Rugby Club and J20 Arklow North until mid-July.

CITY TRAFFIC

WATERFORD: Nothing unusual to pass on for traffic in Waterford City this morning.

Works continue on the Newtown Rd and Dunmore Rd between the People's Park and Ardkeen until approx. Fri 24th July. These have been causing delays, especially during rush hour.

CORK: Traffic is light this morning in Cork City Centre.

Clontarf Bridge is closed until Sun 30th August due to works. Traffic coming over Brian Boru Bridge can either turn left onto Anderson's Quay, right at Custom House St & over Eamon DeValera Bridge and then out the South City Link Rd. Alternatively, motorists can turn right onto Merchants Quay. Traffic will be restricted travelling straight through this junction onto Clontarf St except for buses and Clarion Hotel traffic.

A temporary one-way system is in place on Kilmore Rd (near Apple) as part of ongoing works until mid Aug.

Wolfe Tone St is closed until 11am for works. 

GALWAY: Traffic is moving well around Galway City Centre at this stage.

Traffic on Lough Atalia Rd has reverted back to the original two-way system. The right-turn ban remains at Moneenageisha jct. Eastbound traffic will turn left on Fairgreen Rd and then right onto College Rd towards Moneenageisha.

LIMERICK: No major delays or incidents reported for traffic in Limerick City Centre.


EVENTS

LOUTH: Racing takes place at Racing at Bellewstown until Saturday (4th). Saturday's first race goes to post at 4:50pm and the last race is at 7:55pm. Bellewstown is situated south of Drogheda, just off the M1 Dublin/Belfast Rd (take the Julianstown exit from the M1). The nearest station is Gormanstown and the nearest main station is Drogheda. There is a special bus service from Dublin (Busáras). There is also a bus service from Drogheda.

WEXFORD: The Irish America 4th July Festival takes place in New Ross on the Quay until 6pm tomorrow. The N25 through New Ross will remain open throughout the festival but delays are expected, especially this afternoon and evening due to the high volume of pedestrians in the area. Bear in mind as well that Wexford play Cork in the All Ireland Hurling qualifiers in Wexford Park at 7pm this evening which will bring additional traffic through the town. Cork traffic using the N25 to Wexford will be delayed in both directions so make sure to allow plenty of time for your journey.

CORK: The Clonakilty Old Time Fair takes place today and as a result, the following roads are closed until 8pm: Pearse St, from the Bridge St jct to the Rossa St jct and also Rossa St/ Connolly St, from Pearse St jct to Casement St.

CORK: Christy Moore plays the Marquee tonight with doors open at 8pm. The Marquee is located at the Docklands on Centre Park Road. It’s not far from the South City Link Rd. Extra traffic can be expected in the area before and after the event. Irish Rail and Bus Éireann operate a regular service to Cork; please check with your local train and/or bus station for details.

CLARE: Clare take on Longford in the All-Ireland SFC Round 2A qualifier at Cusack Park later on today. Throw in is at 5pm. The main entrance to Cusack Park is on Francis St in the centre of Ennis town. The stadium is not far from the N85/Lahinch Rd and the M18/N18 Gort/Limerick Rd. Extra traffic can be expected in the town before and after the match.

CLARE: Clare take on Offaly in the All-Ireland SHC Round 1 qualifier at Cusack Park on Sat 4th July. Throw in is at 7pm. The main entrance to Cusack Park is on Francis St in the centre of Ennis town. The stadium is not far from the N85/Lahinch Rd and the M18/N18 Gort/Limerick Rd. Extra traffic can be expected in the town before and after the match.

CLARE: Ennis Street Festival takes place on Saturday 4th July. The following road closures will be in place to facilitate the event. Between 12pm and 6pm, Barrack St, O’Connell Sq, O’Connell St, Ennis from O’Connell Sq to Station Rd Jct will be closed. Between 8am and 6pm Lwr Market St Car Pk / Lysaghts Lane Carpark will close. From Sat 4th at 6pm to Sunday 5th at 7pm. The section of Abbey St Car Park between Abbey St Car Park Rd and the River Fergus.

WEXFORD: Wexford take on Cork in the All-Ireland SHC Round 1 qualifier at Innovate Wexford Park on Sat 4th July. Throw in is at 7pm. Innovate Wexford Park is located on Clonard Rd beside Clonard Church in Wexford Town. On the N11 from Enniscorthy, continue south onto the N25, take the turnoff signposted Clonard.  The stadium will be further up the road on the right, after Clonard Ave. Expect extra traffic in the area before and after the match. Bear in mind, the Irish America 4th July Festival takes place in New Ross until 6pm on Sun 5th July, with most events taking place on the Quay. Cork traffic using the N25 to Wexford will be delayed in both directions so make sure to allow plenty of time for your journey. Care is also needed due to  the high volume of pedestrians in the area.

WICKLOW: The Bray Summerfest takes place from Saturday 4th July until Monday 3rd August at the seafront in Bray. On Sunday 19th July Strand Rd will be closed to vehicles from 1pm to 7pm from Quinnsboro Rd Jct to Albert Ave. From Midday to 7pm on Sunday the 19th traffic restrictions will be in place along Main St and Vevay Rd from Sea Point Rd to Putland Rd. There will be no access to Strand Rd from Quinnsboro Rd.  Traffic will be diverted at Quinnsboro Rd / Wyndham Pk. Access to the Florence Rd Car Park will be available via Quinnsboro Rd and Florence Rd.  Access to the car park at St Thomas’s School will be available via Novara Ave.

OFFALY: Offaly take on Kildare in the All-Ireland SFC Round 2A qualifier at O’Connor Park on Sat 4th July. Throw in is at 3pm. O’Connor Park is located on the N52 Ardan Rd on the outskirts of Tullamore. The pitch is situated just after Tullamore General Hospital. Extra traffic can be expected on the N52 Tullamore/Dundalk Rd and in the surrounding area.

LAOIS: Laois take on Dublin in the All-Ireland SHC Round 1 qualifier at Portlaoise GAA grounds on Sat 4th July. Throw in is at 7pm. The Portlaoise GAA grounds are located on Father Brown Ave, just off the N80 Abbeyleix Rd. Extra traffic can be expected through Portlaoise town before and after the event.

CAVAN: Cavan take on Roscommon in the All-Ireland SFC Round 2A qualifier at Kingspan Breffni Park on Sat 4th July. Throw in is at 5pm. Kingspan Breffni Park is located just off the Old Dublin Rd, not far from the N3 Dublin Rd in Cavan. Delays can be expected in the area before and after the event.

ROADWORKS

GALWAY: A traffic management system will be in operation on the N18 Galway/ Limerick Rd at Lydacan and Carnmore Cross on Sat 4th July between 6am and 2pm to facilitate works.

CORK: On Sat 4th July, Pearse St (R880) in Clonakilty will be closed from Bridge St to Rossa St between 6am and 8pm for works. Diversions will be in place.

LIMERICK: Temporary traffic lights are in place until Fri 17th July on the N21 Limerick/ Tralee Rd on the Tralee side of Newcastle West. Long delays expected.

DONEGAL: Works will take place on the Pole Rd and Burtonport Rd in Dungloe until Fri 17th July from 8am until 6pm.

KILKENNY: Works will take place on the Freshford Rd (R693) between Talbotsinch and Chancellors Mills until Sun 5th July.

CORK: A stop/go system is in place on the N20 Cork/ Limerick Rd at Buttevant as part of ongoing works in place until approx. September. Expect delays.

LIMERICK: A stop/go system will be in place on the N21 Tralee/ Limerick Rd on the Tralee side of Newcastle West for works until Fri 19th July. Motorists are advised to expect delays as a result.

LIMERICK: On the M20 Cork/ Limerick Rd southbound, the on and off-ramps at J4 Patrickswell will be closed from 9pm until 6am Sat 4th July  to facilitate works.

SLIGO: Works continue on the N4 at Hughes Bridge until later this year. Delays can be expected, particularly during peak times.

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

LAOIS: Traffic will be reduced to one lane for works on the N80 Stradbally Rd, Portlaoise between the SCR and Block Rd jcts until Sept. A stop/ go system will be in place so expect some delays.

LONGFORD: From Mon 6th July until Fri 17th July, the N55 will be closed at Ballyglassin Bridge to facilitate the replacement of the existing bridge. A diversion route will be signposted.

LONGFORD: St Mel’s Road in Longford Town will be closed from Chapel St jct to Major Well’s Rd jct until Fri 31st July to facilitate restoration and improvement works.

CORK: The Fivemilebridge/ Ballinhassig Rd (R613) onto the N71 Cork/ Clonakilty Rd will be closed at Ballinhassig until 8pm on Mon 3rd Aug. Diversions will be in place via Halfway.

GALWAY: A stop/ go system will be in place on the N18 Galway/ Limerick Rd at Kiltiernan from 9:30am until 4pm until Fri 10th July for works. Delays are expected on this route.

DONEGAL: The Carndonagh/ Culdaff/ Malin Rd (R238) will be closed between 7:30am and 6pm daily for works until Saturday (4th). Diversions will be in place from Carndoagh via Gleneely.

CLARE: New Rd in Ennis is closed until Fri 24th July due to works. Diversions will be in place.

KILKENNY: Bridge St in Callan will close to motorists each evening between 4pm and 11pm until Sun 5th July to facilitate an event.

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

SLIGO: Works will continue on the N59 Sligo/ Ballina Rd in Ballysadare between the entrance to Harrington's Quarry and Millview Park until late July. Delays can be expected.

MAYO: Traffic will be reduced to one lane and traffic lights will also be in place on the Castlebar/ Newport Rd (R311) until approx. Fri 14th August. The works will be in place each day from 8am to 6pm.

MAYO: Traffic will be reduced to one lane and traffic lights will also be in place in Castlebar on the Newport Rd (R311) until approx. Fri 14th August. The works will be in place each day from 8am to 6pm.

ROSCOMMON: The Boyle/ Castlerea Rd (R361) will be closed between Killerdoo and Breedoge Bridge near Carrowcrin until Fri 7th Aug. Diversions are in place.

GALWAY: Temporary traffic lights are in operation on the N59 Galway /Clifden Rd at Moycullen for works until December. These works have been causing long delays during rush hour traffic so allow additional time for your journey if on your route.

GALWAY: Jubilee St in Ballinasloe is closed until Fri 16th Oct for works. Diversions are in place.

GALWAY: Both Bolger’s Lane and St Michael's Square in Ballinasloe are closed until Mon 31st Aug for works. Diversions are in place.

GALWAY: The Coast Rd is closed near Oranmore SC at Millplot until mid-July due to works. Diversions will be in place.

LONGFORD: Works take place in Granard on Parnell Row and Main St until Mon 20th July. Expect delays.

LONGFORD: Traffic management is in place on the N4 Dublin/ Sligo Rd at Scry Bridge, north of Newtown Forbes until approx. Fri 17th July. Two lanes of traffic will be maintained when possible; however, a single lane traffic light system will be in operation at certain intervals.

LONGFORD: Traffic management is in place on the N55 Ballymahon/ Edgeworthstown Rd at Ballymahon Bridge for works until Fri 17th July. Expect some delays on approach.

CORK: Works will take place on the Bandon/ Drimoleague Rd (R586) at Kilbarry, Cloonties East and Cloonties West until Thurs 30th July. A temporary speed limit of 60kmph will be in place during this time.

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).

CORK: The bridge at Sranviddogue in Murragh, Enniskeane, will be closed until further notice for emergency works.


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