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National Summary Report

Last Updated: 04/05/2015 23:03

ROAD CONDITIONS

Met Éireann has issued a Status Yellow rainfall warning for Leinster. It is valid until 7pm on Tue May 5th. Rainfall accumulations of up to 35mm are expected.

MAIN TRAFFIC

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.

LIMERICK: A stop/go system is in place on the N21 Tralee/ Limerick Rd at Newcastle West. Works will be in place there until Fri 19th June.

SLIGO/ MAYO: A stop/ go system will be in place for works on the N59 Sligo/ Galway Rd between Ballysadare and Ballina from 9am to 6pm each day until Friday (8th).


CITY TRAFFIC

WATERFORD: It's moving well around Waterford City Centre. 

Works are ongoing on Newtown Rd and the Dunmore Rd between The People's Park and the Ardkeen R/A until Fri 10th July. Expect delays.

CORK: No delays or incidents to report for Cork City traffic. 

GALWAY: Traffic is moving well around Galway City.

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.

LIMERICK: No major delays to report for Limerick City traffic.

ROADWORKS

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

WICKLOW: A stop/go system is in place north of Rathdrum at Glasnarget Bridge to facilitate bridge repairs until approx. Fri 15th May. Delays can be expected as a result.

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.

KILDARE: Temporary traffic lights are in place on the Naas/ Kilcullen Rd (R448) at Piper’s Hill until December.

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.

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.

WESTMEATH: A stop/go system is in place on the Ballymahon Rd, at Crescent jct until Friday (8th) due to works.

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.

CLARE: Strand Line in Kilkee is closed between the O'Connell St and Minister's Place jcts until Wednesday (6th) for works. Traffic will be one way southbound on Erin St from Market St to O'Connell St.

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 local road to the Gortnaclohy Resevoir in Skibbereen will be closed from 8am to 6pm daily until Fri 15th May to facilitate works. Diversions will be in place.

CORK: Gortnaclohy Drive in Skibbereen will be closed for works at its jct with High St until Fri 15th May from 8am to 6pm each day. Diversions will be in place.

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 are in place on the N22 Cork/ Killarney Rd in Macroom town until approx Fri 8th May. The final stage of the works will take place just north of Macroom until Fri 15th May. Delays are likely so allow additional time for your journey.

CORK: The N73 Mallow/ Mitchelstown Rd is closed for works until Friday (8th), from Oliver's Cross outside Mallow to the Kildorrery Rd R/A on the N73 Mitchelstown Relief Rd. Diversions are in place.

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.

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.

LONGFORD/ WESTMEATH: Roadworks are in place on the N55 Cavan/ Athlone Rd from Edgeworthstown to Ballymahon from 9am to 6pm each day until Friday (8th).

CLARE: Temporary traffic lights will be in place on Market Place in Ennis from Lwr Market St to Old Barrack St between Tue May 5th and Fri 22nd May.

KILKENNY: Major roadworks will take place on the N77 Kilkenny/ Portlaoise Rd in Ballyragget Village from Tues 5th May until Fri 15th May. Temporary traffic lights will be in operation for the duration of the works. Significant delays during peak hours are expected.

LOUTH: Roadworks take place on the N53 Dundalk/ Castleblayney Rd from Tues 5th May until Fri 8th May from 9am to 6pm each day.

CORK: From Tue 5th May until Fri 8th May, the Marina will be closed from 9:30am to 4pm each day to facilitate works. Diversions will be in place.

CORK: On Tues 5th May Douglas St will be closed westbound between the Dunbar St jct and Langford Row from 9:30am to 3:30pm to facilitate works. Diversions will be in place.

CORK: On Tue 5th May and Wed 6th May, lane restrictions will be in place on the N40 South Ring Road in both directions between J6 Kinsale Rd and J4 Sarsfield Rd from 8pm to 4am each night.

LIMERICK: The hard shoulder and left lane of the M7 Limerick/ Dublin Rd northbound between J30 Rossbrien and J29 Ballysimon will close overnight from 10pm until 6am the following morning on Mon 5th and Tues 6th May for works.

WEXFORD: Works take place on the N25 Wexford Town Bypass between New Ross Rd R/A and Drinagh R/A from Tues 5th May to Fri 8th May from 8pm each evening until 6am the following day. A stop/ go system will be in place. Expect some delays.

LIMERICK: On Tues 5th May, the left lane of the M7 Limerick/ Dublin Rd northbound will be closed at the the jct with the M20 from 10pm to 6am on Wed 6th May. This closure will be in place again from 10pm on Wed 6th May until 10pm on Thurs 7th May. This is to facilitate works.

EVENTS

CORK: Cycle against suicide takes place on Tues 5th May from 10am starting at Colaiste Pobail in Bantry making its way then to Schull before finishing up at Mercy Heights Secondary School in Skibbereen at 5pm.

MAYO: Racing takes place at the Ballinrobe Racecourse, Co Mayo on Tues 5th May. Race times have yet to be confirmed. Ballinrobe Racecourse is situated 2km from the town of Ballinrobe in Co. Mayo. It’s off the N84 Galway/Castlebar Rd. Expect extra traffic in the area.


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