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National Summary Report

Last Updated: 24/10/2014 07:58

ROAD CONDITIONS



Wet road conditions around Limerick and Cork Cities. Take extra care also around Tullamore Co. Offaly, Navan Co. Meath, Mullingar Co. Westmeath, Portlaoise Co. Laois and Cavan Town. 

MAIN TRAFFIC



KILDARE: The M7 Limerick /Dublin Rd reopened at approx 5:30am northbound between J13 Kildare and J12 Newbridge following an incident that occurred last night. 

DONEGAL: There is a fallen telegraph pole on the N14 Lifford /Letterkenny Rd just outside Lifford at Martin's Filling Station. An emergency crew is at the scene. Motorists can get by with extra care.  
ANTRIM: There is a crash on the M2 affecting traffic heading towards Belfast at Fortwilliam. The right lane is blocked. Expect delays. 
  GALWAY: Motorists are advised to expect delays on the N18 Galway /Limerick Rd at Kilcolgan due to works from 8am to 6pm daily until Friday 24th October.

ROSCOMMON: A stop / go system is in place on the N61 Roscommon/ Boyle Rd between the railway bridge and the Frenchpark Rd (R361) from 7am to 7pm for works.

WESTMEATH: The N52 Mullingar /Kells Rd is closed between Killynan North and Turin South for works. Diversions are in place.

LIMERICK: Southbound traffic on the N21 Limerick/ Tralee Rd is being diverted at Newcastle West at the Old Pike R/A onto the Buttevant Rd (R522) before returning to the N21 at St Ita's Terrace until Fri 19th Dec. Northbound traffic will remain unaffected for the duration of the works.


CITY TRAFFIC



CORK: Reports of delays on the N40 South Ring Rd eastbound from J4 Sarsfield Rd to J6 Kinsale Rd as works are taking place between J6 and J7 South Douglas Rd. They're expected to finish at approx. 8am. 

In Cork City traffic is slow both ways on Lavitt's Quay and also inbound from Albert St onto Custom Hs St.

LIMERICK: Slow coming into the city on the M20 at J2 Rossbrien. The Dublin Rd is busy inbound at the Parkway R/A. Otherwise, no major delays at the moment. 

GALWAY: No major problems to report so far this morning. 

WATERFORD: Moving well in Waterford City now.

TRAVEL

IRISH RAIL: There will be no Irish Rail service between Pearse and Dún Laoghaire on Sat 25th or Sun 26th Oct because of major engineering works. Bus transfers will be in operation between Dublin Connolly and Gorey in both directions. 

EVENTS



SLIGO: Sligo Live takes place in Sligo Town until Mon 27th Oct. Events will take place at various locations in the town and delays are expected. On Friday, the heaviest traffic is expected at approx 5pm on all approach routes to Sligo Town. Delays can also be expected in the vicinity of Knocknarea Arena at IT Sligo between 7pm and 8pm each night. Delays are also expected along Teeling St over the course of the festival.

WEXFORD: The Wexford Opera Festival continues until Sat 2nd Nov in Wexford Town. Various events are taking place over the course of the festival and delays can be expected as a result.

WEXFORD: Wexford Spiegeltent Festival takes place in Wexford Town until Monday 27th Oct. There are a variety of events taking place as part of the festival and this will attract extra traffic to the area. Delays are likely as a result, particularly in the vicinity of the Quay in Wexford Town.

KERRY: There will be a Conferring of Awards Ceremony on Friday 24 October 2014 at the Brandon Conference Centre, Prince's Quay, Tralee. The first session will begin at  9.15am and the last session will be at 2.30pm. At each session, there will be approximately 1,100 people. Traffic delays may occur before, after and between graduating sessions on the following roads - Dan Spring Road, Tralee-Dingle Road, Prince's Street, Rock Street, Denny Street and all the surrounding areas.

CAVAN: The Virginia Pumpkin Festival takes place in Co. Cavan until Tues 27th October. This event usually attracts large crowds over the course of the festival so delays can be expected around Virginia and on all approach routes to town, particularly in both directions on the N3 Cavan/ Dublin Rd , the Ballyjamesduff/ Mullagh Rd (R194) and on the Bailieborough Rd (R178). To accommodate the festival, New St in Virginia will be closed on Sunday 26th Oct from 10am to 11pm.

LIMERICK: Munster play Saracens in Thomond Park in the European Rugby Champions Cup. Kick-Off is at 8.45pm. Thomond Park is situated on Cratloe Rd on the northside of Limerick city.  Delays can be expected in the area around the stadium before and after the event.

CORK: The Cork Jazz Festival will take place in Cork City until Monday 27th October. Events will take place in venues across the city; including The Savoy Theatre, Cork Opera House, Everyman Theatre, Triskel Christchurch, Triskel Auditorium and Cypris Avenue. Approximately 40,000 people are expected to attend over the course of the weekend and traffic is likely to be heavy around the city centre as a result.

ROADWORKS

CORK: Works take place on the N20 Cork /Limerick Rd between Buttevant and Lisballyhay until Dec. Motorists are advised to travel via Doneraile instead. Expect delays.

KILDARE: The hard shoulder and left lane of the M7 Limerick/ Dublin Rd northbound will be closed each night between J12 Newbridge and J11 M9 from 6pm to 6am the following morning until Sunday morning (26th) Slow down and take extra care as traffic will be reduced to one lane.

KILKENNY: Temporary traffic lights will be in operation on the N78 Kilkenny/ Castlecomer Rd at Ballyhemmin between 9am and 5pm due to works.

WICKLOW: Diversions are in place on the N11 Wexford/ Dublin Rd at Jack Whites due to ongoing works until March 2015. Motorists are being diverted along a new alignment through to the new R/A before rejoining the existing N11. These works have caused delays particularly during rush hours so bear that in mind. 

WESTMEATH: The hard shoulder and left lane of the M6 Galway/ Dublin Rd eastbound are closed between J8 Athlone East and J7 Moate East until 19th June for works. Take extra care in the area.

LOUTH: Works will operate on the N53 Castleblayney/ Dundalk Rd from 9am to 7pm. Expect delays.

GALWAY: Temporary traffic lights will be in operation on the N17 Tuam/ Claremorris Rd at Milltown between 7am and 7pm Mon to Fri until mid Dec. Motorists should allow additional time for their journeys and expect delays. This is to facilitate works.

GALWAY: Temporary traffic lights will be in place on the N63 Galway/ Longford Rd at Newbridge between 7am and 7pm Mon to Fri until mid Dec. Motorists should allow additional time for their journeys and expect delays. 

GALWAY: Temporary traffic lights will be in place in Letterfrack between 7am and 7pm Mon to Fri until mid Dec. Motorists should allow additional time for their journeys and expect delays.

MONAGHAN: The N2 Castleblayney Bypass is closed southbound from the Ballybay Rd jct to the Tullyvin R/A until approx. Nov. Diversions are in place. Delays can be expected through Castleblayney as a result.

LONGFORD: A stop/ go system is in place on the N4 Sligo/ Dublin Rd from approx. 1km outside Edgeworthstown to the Ballynagoshen Crossroads in Longford for works until mid Nov. A 60 kmph speed limit will be in place so some disruption to traffic is likely.

KILKENNY: Temporary traffic lights will be in place on the N78 Kilkenny /Castlecomer Rd for works at Clashduff Bridge until Fri 7th Nov. Expect delays.

DONEGAL: Traffic management is in place on the N15 Stranorlar/ Strabane Rd between Killygordon and Liscooley until Mon 15th Dec due to works taking place.

LOUTH: The  local Fieldstown Rd in Monasterboice will be closed for works. Diversions will be in place. 

CORK: The Rosscarbery Pier Rd will be closed daily from 8am to 6pm for works until Mon 19th Jan 2015.


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