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National Summary Report

Last Updated: 23/05/2015 11:15


M7/LAOIS: The southbound carriageway of the M7 Dublin/ Limerick Rd is closed between J19 M8 and J21 Borris-in-Ossary following an incident overnight. You'll be diverted onto the M8 Cork Rd and those travelling to Limerick should exit at J3 Rathdowney. Once you pass through Rathdowney then, take the right turn for Borris-in-Ossary and the M7 and rejoin the motorway then at J21.

TIPPERARY: The N24 Waterford/ Limerick Rd is closed until further notice both ways at the Clonmel Bypass between the Cashel Rd R/A and the Cahir Rd R/A following a crash. 

SLIGO: The N4 Dublin/ Sligo Rd at Hughes Bridge in Sligo Town is reduced to one lane in both directions until approx. Fri 12th June. This is part of ongoing works which are taking place until mid-July. Motorists are advised to allow extra time for their journey, particularly during peak times.


CORK: Traffic is moving well in the city centre.. 

A stop/ go system will operate for works on Fota Rd (R624) between Tullagreen R/A and Fota Island Park until Saturday (23rd).  Expect delays.

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

A section of Lough Atalia Rd is closed between the Fairgreen Rd jct and the rear entrance of Ceannt Station until Fri 29th May. A one-way system is in place on the remainder of Lough Atalia Rd, as well as on Fairgreen Rd and College Rd. Expect major delays as a result of these works. A 50kmph speed limit is in place during these works.

LIMERICK: No major delays to report for Limerick city centre traffic.

WATERFORD: Traffic is moving well at this stage. 

A stop/go system is in place for works at various locations on the Dunmore Rd between the Passage Rd R/A and the Ardkeen R/A until Fri 3rd July.


LIMERICK: Munster host the Ospreys at Thomond Park in the PRO12 Play Offs later today at 2:30pm. Thomond Park is situated on Cratloe Rd on the northside of Limerick city.  Delays can be expected on approach to the stadium before the event from around 12:30pm onwards, particularly outbound on Sexton St North towards Old Cratloe Rd and past the stadium, as well as at Hassetts Cross and along Kileely Rd. Traffic travelling on N18 and Ennis Rd can expect delays as well. There will be closures and restrictions in place from 12pm on the following roads: Shelbourne Rd Upper at its junction with Shelbourne Park, Shelbourne Rd Upper at its junction with Mayorstone Drive, Old Cratloe Rd at its junction with Mayorstone Ave, Old Cratloe Rd at its junction with Mayorstone Upper and the Old Cratloe Rd near its junction with Merval Drive. The Old Cratloe Rd, from the Cratloe Rd R/A to Hassett’s Cross, and Shelbourne Rd, from Hassett’s Cross to Union Cross, will be closed following the match for approx. 30 minutes.

CLARE: Clare take on Limerick in the quarter final of the Munster SFC at Cusack Park, Ennis this evening. 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.

KILDARE: Racing takes place at the Curragh, Co. Kildare today and tomorrow (24th). On Sat, the first race is at 1:40pm with the last race at 5:05pm. Then on Sun, the first race beings at 1:40pm, with the final race of the day at 5:30pm. The Curragh is located just off the M7 between Newbridge (J12) and Kildare Town (J13). Trains from Heuston Station (Dublin), Waterford, Cork, Limerick and Galway to Kildare Station with a Free shuttle to the racecourse. Bus Éireann provide a race day service from Busáras in Dublin City Centre.

LEITRIM/ CAVAN/ MEATH/ LOUTH: Stage 7 of An Post Rás is underway with riders making their way from Ballinamore and through Newtowngore, Killeshandra, Ballinagh, Bailieborough, Kingscourt, Drumcondrath, Knockaleva, before finishing in Drogheda at approx. 3:30pm.


KILDARE: The M9 Waterford/ Dublin Rd will be closed northbound from J2 Kilcullen to J1 M7 until 9am from 7:30pm until 10am tomorrow morning. Diversions will be in place.

GALWAY: St Michael’s Square in Ballinasloe is closed until Mon 31st Aug due to works. Diversions will be in place.

GALWAY: A stop/ go system is in place on the N18 Galway/ Limerick Rd at Oranhill R/A until Wed 10th June. Expect delays.

WICKLOW: There will be a stop/ go system in place on the N11 Dublin/ Wexford Rd at Scratenagh and Kilmurry between 9am and 5pm for works.

WEXFORD: A stop/ go system is in place on the Wexford Rd (R730) between the N30 New Ross/ Enniscorthy Rd and the crossroads near the nurseries until Mon 25th May from 7am until 7pm each day.  

CLARE: Old Barrack St in Ennis will be closed between O'Connell St and Market St until Sun 7th June to facilitate works. Diversions in place via Carmody St.

CLARE: The Gort/ Miltown Malbay Rd (R460) will be closed at Letterkelly on Mon 25th May from 8am to 6pm. Alternative routes will be signposted.

CORK: The Buttevant/ Doneraile Rd (R522) is closed in Buttevant at the Main St jct for works until Fri 5th June. Diversions are in place. Local access will be maintained.

LONGFORD: Traffic management will be in place on the N4 Dublin/ Sligo Rd at the Scry Bridge, north of Newtown Forbes until approx. Fri 19th June. Two lanes of traffic will be maintained when possible, however a single lane traffic light system will be in operation for a short duration of the works.

LIMERICK: A stop/go system is in place for works on the N21 Limerick/ Tralee Rd through Newcastle West until Fri 19th June. Expect some delays.

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

KILDARE: Roadworks are taking places on the Kilcullen Rd in Naas at Piper's Hill until December. Delays are likely as a result.

GALWAY: Temporary traffic lights are in operation on the N59 Galway/ Clifden Rd in Moycullen. Works will continue there until December.

WICKLOW: The M11 Dublin/ Wexford Rd is down to one lane both ways 2km north of the Beehive until Fri 28th Aug due to works. Care is needed in the area as motorists get used to the new layout.

WESTMEATH: The hard shoulder and left lanes of the M6 Galway/ Dublin Rd are closed in both directions between J8 Athlone East and J7 Moate West until Fri 19th June for works. Take extra caution along this stretch of road.

SLIGO: Works will take place on the N59 Sligo/ Ballina Rd in Ballysadare between Millview Park and Shanagolden until early June. Delays can be expected.

SLIGO: Works take place on the N59 Sligo/ Ballina Rd at Owenbeg until the end of May. A stop/ go system will be in place. Expect some delays.

LIMERICK: Works are taking place on the Dublin Rd in Annacotty from 9:30am to 7:30pm daily until approx. Fri 29th May. Temporary traffic lights and a stop/go system are in operation to facilitate the works.

CORK: The Mallow/ Coachford Rd (R619) will be closed at Clydaville, outside Mallow, from Newberry Crossroads to Clyda Bridge until Fri 5th June from 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. Diversions will be in place.

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.

TIPPERARY: A traffic management system will be in place for works at the Streame R/A on the Limerick Rd in Nenagh from 8am to 8pm daily until the end of May.

TIPPERARY: Works are taking place on the N24 Waterford/ Limerick Rd, approx. 3km on the Clonmel side of Carrick on Suir until Fri 29th May. Traffic is down to one lane for the duration of the works.

MEATH: Bridge St (R135) in Ashbourne is closed northbound for works between Castle St and Milltown Rd jcts until 6pm on Fri 19th June. Diversions in place via Castle St.

MONAGHAN: There is a new entrance and exit to the Bree Industrial Estate in Castleblayney via the N2 Monaghan Bypass only. Care is needed as motorists get used to the new layout.

LONGFORD: Traffic management will be in place until Fri 5th June on the N55 Ballymahon/ Edgeworthstown Rd at Ballymahon Bridge for works. Expect some delays on approach.

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