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National Summary Report

Last Updated: 03/07/2015 10:03

MAIN TRAFFIC

WICKLOW: The Charlesland Rd in Greystones is closed near Greystones Rugby Club while emergency services are dealing with an incident. Diversions are in place.

MEATH/ WESTMEATH: No further reports of a dog loose on the M6 Galway/ Dublin Rd eastbound between J3 Rochfortbridge and J2 Kinnegad West. 

WESTMEATH: A large funeral will take place in Athlone at 11am at the Church of St Peter and St Paul with burial afterwards at Coosan Cemetery outside the town. Gardaí will be in the area directing traffic.   

GALWAY: The Coast Rd in Oranmore is closed near Oranmore SC at Millplot until mid-July. Diversions will be in place and you should expect delays at the Oranmore R/A on the N18 Limerick/ Galway Rd as a result, mainly during rush hour. 

MAYO: A stop/ go system in place on the N59 Galway/ Sligo Rd between Newport and Mulranny until 4pm.

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

CORK: Delays are easing now on all commuter routes around 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.

Strawberry Hill will be closed northbound from 9:30am to 4pm due to works.

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

GALWAY: It's still generally moving well in Galway City.

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.

WATERFORD: No major delays to report around Waterford City Centre at this stage.

There will be a bridge lift on Rice Bridge at 3pm. Motorists should expect delays of approx. 15 minutes as a result.

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.

LIMERICK: It is generally moving well around Limerick City Centre.


EVENTS

LOUTH: Racing takes place at Racing at Bellewstown until Saturday (4th). Today, the first race is at 5:10pm and the last race is at 8:10pm. 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 from 7pm until 6pm on Sun 5th July. The N25 through New Ross will remain open throughout the festival but delays are expected, especially on Saturday 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 on Saturday 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.

WEXFORD: Racing will take place at Wexford Racecourse. The first race is off at 5:50pm and the last race is at 8:50pm. Wexford Racecourse is located on the Newtown Rd just outside Wexford Town. Expect extra traffic in the area before and after the races.

CORK: Dara O’Briain plays the Marquee 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.

ROADWORKS

DONEGAL: Works will take place on the Pole Rd and Burtonport Rd in Dungloe from today 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.

CAVAN: Works will take place on the N3 Dublin/ Cavan Rd in both directions between Cavan town and Virginia until later today. Expect some delays.

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.

TIPPERARY: Works and a stop/ go system will take place on the Birdhill/Nenagh Rd (R445) at various locations from 8am to 8pm.

TIPPERARY: Works and a stop/ go system will take place on Silver St and Limerick Rd in Nenagh from 9am to 7pm.

WATERFORD/CORK: A stop/ go system will be in place for works on the N25 Waterford/ Cork Rd at various locations between Dungarvan and Midleton until later today.

KILKENNY: A stop/ go system will be in place on the Castlecomer/ Ballyragget Rd (R694) from 8:30am to 4:30pm each day for works. Expect delays.

KILKENNY: A stop/ go system will be in place on the N77 Kilkenny/ Portlaoise Rd in Ballyragget Village until later today.

LONGFORD: On the N55 Athlone/ Cavan Rd, temporary traffic lights and a one way system will be in place until later today, at various intervals to accommodate works at Ballyglassin Bridge, about 1km north of Carrickboy. Then, 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: Works will take place on the N55 Athlone/ Cavan Rd between Ballymahon and Athlone later today.

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: There will be a stop/go system in place on the Johnstown/ Borris-in-Ossory Rd (R435) at Castletown from 8am to 5pm due to works. Delays can be expected.

KILKENNY: The Kilkenny/ Carrick-On-Suir Rd (R697) will be closed between Kilkenny and Kells from 9am to 7pm for works. Diversions will be in place. Expect delays.

KILKENNY: Bridge St in Callan will close to motorists each evening between 4pm and 11pm each day 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.

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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