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National Summary Report

Last Updated: 04/05/2015 16:00

ROAD CONDITIONS

Met Éireann has issued a Status Yellow rainfall warning for Leinster. It is valid from 7pm this evening for 24 hours. Rainfall accumulations of up to 35mm are expected. 

TRAVEL

All Irish Rail Connolly (Dublin) to Belfast services will operate between Drogheda and Belfast only today with bus transfers operating between Connolly and Drogheda. 


MAIN TRAFFIC

DUBLIN/WICKLOW: There are delays on the Dublin Rd and Shanganagh Rd through Shankill and on towards Bray.

KILDARE: Traffic is slow northbound on the M7 Limerick/ Dublin Rd between J11 M9 and J10 Naas South.

LIMERICK: Long delays remain northbound on the N21 Tralee/ Limerick Rd approaching Newcastle West due to the combination of road works and faulty traffic lights. You're advised to completely avoid the area and take the N69 Coast Rd instead. 

CORK: Very busy traffic eastbound on the N22 Killarney/ Cork Rd through Macroom. No incidents, just volume.

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

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

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.

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

WATERFORD: No delays or incidents to report for traffic 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.

EVENTS

KILDARE: Racing is underway at the Curragh Racecourse today. The last race is at 5:25pm. 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.

KERRY/CORK: Cycle against Suicide is making its way from Kenmare along the N71 Killarney/ Bantry Rd to Bantry, arriving at 7:50pm.

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).


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