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National Summary Report

Last Updated: 05/03/2015 15:42


A Status Orange wind warning has been issued by Met Éireann for Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Limerick; with gusts of 110 to 130 km/h likely.

A Status Yellow wind warning has also been issued for Leinster, Cavan, Monaghan, Roscommon, Tipperary and Waterford; with gusts of 90 to 110km/h likely. 

Both warnings are valid from 6am on Friday (6th) until 11pm on Saturday (7th).


MEATH: The Clonee/ Navan Rd (R147/ Old N3) is closed between between Dunshaughlin and the Fairyhouse R/A while emergency services deal with a two car crash. Diversions are in place.

MONAGHAN: The N2 Monaghan/ Dublin Rd southbound will be closed at Castleblayney from the Ballybay Rd Interchange to the Carrickmacross R/A today and tomorrow (6th) from 8am to 5pm each day. Traffic travelling south will be diverted at the Ballybay Interchange (R183) through Castleblayney itself on the Monaghan Rd and Dublin Rd before returning to the N2 via the Carrickmacross R/A at Tullyvin. Northbound traffic will be unaffected.

GALWAY: A stop/ go system is in place for works on the N17 Galway/ Sligo Rd between Tuam and Milltown until Friday (6th). Expect some delays along this route and motorists should allow additional time for your journey.

GALWAY: A stop/go system will be in place on the Craughwell/ Athenry Rd (R347) near Pollnabanny Bridge from 9am to 4.30pm today and tomorrow (6th). There will be delays and motorists are advised to use alternative routes.

LIMERICK: Works take place on the N24 Limerick/ Tipperary Rd near Dromkeen until late April. Expect some delays.

MEATH: Bridge St in Ashbourne will be closed northbound until 4pm on Fri 6th March for works. Traffic will be diverted via Castle St.

CARLOW/WATERFORD: There will be an abnormally wide load transported from Carlow Town towards Belview, Waterford between 10pm tonight and 2am on Fri 6th March. The route will be via the Carlow/ Leighlinnbridge Rd (R448) onto the M9/N9 Dublin/ Waterford Rd, the N25 Cork/ Wexford Rd and then onto the N29 Belview Link Rd.


CORK: Traffic is moving well in Cork City Centre at this stage.

Lane restrictions are in place for works on the Skehard Rd today until 4.30pm.

A stop/go system is in place for works on Lee Rd today until 4pm and again from 7.30pm until 9.30pm.

LIMERICK: No major delays in Limerick City Centre at this stage.

GALWAY: Nothing out of the ordinary to report for traffic in Galway City Centre at this point.

WATERFORD: No major delays in Waterford City Centre.

Traffic on the Quay between Penrose Lane and Hanover St has been reduced to one lane in both directions because of works on going until mid March to facilitate installation of cycle and bus lanes. After these works are complete, traffic will permanently remain down to one lane both ways at that part of the Quay.


TIPPERARY: Racing takes place at Powerstown Park Racecourse in Clonmel later today. The first race goes to post at 2.30pm with the last race taking off at 5.35pm. Powerstown Park Racecourse in Clonmel is situated on the N24/Clonmel Bypass approximately 3km from the town centre. The racecourse is located about 1km from the train and bus station which is situated just off the Fethard roundabout.


LAOIS: The Johnstown/ Borris in Ossory Rd (R435) will be closed in Rathdowney between Pound St jct and Harp Rd jct until Wed 1st April for works. Diversions will be in place via Durrow. Pedestrian access will be maintained.

WICKLOW: A traffic management plan will be in place Newcastle Rd in Kilcoole between Colaiste Chraobh Abhann and Woodstock Business Park today, tomorrow (6th) and Mon 9th March from 8am until 6pm daily.

KILDARE/ WESTMEATH: Works take place at the M4 Dublin/ Sligo Rd westbound at the toll plaza between J8 Kilcock and J9 Enfield until Mon 9th Mar. The express lane of the toll plaza will be closed to facilitate these works.

CORK: Expect delays on the N20 Cork/ Limerick Rd at Buttevant due to ongoing works in place until Sept.

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

TIPPERARY: A stop/ go system will be in place on the N24 Limerick/ Waterford Rd between Kilshane House and Bansha for works from 7am to 7pm Mon to Fri until Mon 16th Mar.

MAYO: Traffic management will be in operation on the N60 Castlebar/ Claremorris Rd between Brize and Pullavaddy each day until Fri 6th March between 9.30am and 5pm.

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

GALWAY: Works will take place on the N18 Galway/ Limerick Rd between Cregannamore and Hillpark from 9:15am until 4:30pm Mon to Fri until Fri 17th April. Delays can be expected.

LAOIS: The Johnstown/ Borris in Ossory Rd (R435) will be closed in Rathdowney between Pound St and Harp Rd until April for ongoing works. Diversions will be in place via Durrow. 

CORK: The N71 Cork/ Killarney Rd will be closed at Releagh, just north of Glengarriff, until Fri 6th March from 9:30am to 5pm each day, Monday to Friday.

CORK: Lane restrictions will be in place on the Glengarriff/ Castletown Rd (Bearhaven Rd/ R572) at Derreeny until Friday (6th) for works. Expect delays.

SLIGO: Works will take place on the N59 Sligo/ Ballina Rd in Ballysadare between Millview Park and Shanagolden until early May. 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 19th June for works. Take extra care along this stretch of road.

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

TIPPERARY: Temporary traffic lights and a rolling stop/go system will be in place on the Birdhill/ Nenagh Rd (R445) from 7:30am to 7:30pm until April. Bear in mind that there will also be a stop/go system in place at Yellow Bridge during this time. Allow plenty of time for your journey.

TIPPERARY: Works take place on the Limerick Rd (R445) in Nenagh from Stereame R/A to Tullahedy R/A from 8am to 8pm each day until mid March. Temporary traffic lights will be in place. Expect some delays.

TIPPERARY: Works are in place on the Cahir/ Mitchelstown Rd (R639) at Glengarra Wood until Fri 17th April. A traffic management system and reduced speed limit will operate along this route.

TIPPERARY: Temporary traffic lights are in place on the N74 Cashel/ Tipperary Rd through Thomastown until Thurs 30th April.

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.

WICKLOW: Works are in place on the N11 Dublin/ Wexford Rd at the Beehive until approx. April. Delays can be expected.

DONEGAL: A stop/ go system will be in place on the Mill Rd and Pole Rd in Dungloe until mid March.

CAVAN: Works take place on College St in Cavan Town between the James Connolly St jct and Ballinagh Rd jct until approx. Fri 13th March. Long delays are expected and road users are advised to use alternative routes. Expect delays.

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