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National Summary Report

Last Updated: 31/01/2015 09:50


A Status Yellow wind warning is in place until 6pm with northwest to north winds reaching mean speeds of 50 to 64 kmph and gusting up to 90 to 109 kmph.

CAVAN: It's beginning to thaw around Bailieborough and Cavan Town. Icy though on secondary roads around Ballyconnell and Belturbet.

GALWAY: Ice is thawing around Ballinasloe.

ROSCOMMON/ SLIGO: Still very icy on secondary roads around Roscommon Town. Slush has melted around Sligo Town.

MAYO: Slushy road conditions around Claremorris and Knock.

LEITRIM: Black ice reported around Ballinamore. Icy on secondary roads around Carrick On Shannon too.

LONGFORD: It has thawed on roads around Longford Town.

OFFALY: Still very icy road conditions around Tullamore, with particular care needed on the N52/ Birr Rd between Tullamore and Kilcormac. Gardai say it remains treacherous around Birr, particularly on the Banagher Rd (R439).

KILDARE: It's reportedly thawing around Clane, Robertstown and Carragh.

LAOIS: Gardai have reported icy condions on the N80 Carlow/ Tullamore Rd between Portlaoise and Mountmellick, on the Old Dublin Rd (R445/ Old N7) out of Portlaoise and on the Mountmellick/ Emo Rd (R422). 

TIPPERARY: Ice is beginning to thaw on secondary roads around Thurles.


WEXFORD: No further reports of a horse loose on the N25/ Waterford Rd out of New Ross. 

TIPPERARY: Works take place on the N24 Waterford/ Limerick Rd approx. 3km on the Clonmel side of Carrick on Suir until early May. Traffic will be down to one lane for the duration of these works.

TIPPERARY/ GALWAY: A stop/go system is in place on the N65 Lehinch/ Portumna Rd approaching Portumna Bridge to facilitate on going works. Expect delays.


CORK: No major delays to report for Cork City traffic.

George's Quay is closed between Dunbar St and Mary St 24/7 until later today to facilitate works.

Lane restrictions is in place on Father Matthew Quay until 6pm for works

A stop/ go system will be in place on Kilmore Heights (outside Apple) until 5pm today for works. Expect delays.

GALWAY: Traffic is moving well around Galway city centre.

LIMERICK: No delays or incidents to report for Limerick City traffic.

A stop/go system will be in place on Golf Links Rd until 7.30pm today.

A stop/go system will be in place on Castletroy College Rd until 7.30pm today.

WATERFORD: Traffic is moving well around Waterford city centre.

Keep in mind, works are taking place on Merchant's Quay until mid March.Traffic is down to one lane eastbound for the duration of the works. After completion, traffic will remain down to one lane eastbound due to the installation of cycle and bus lanes.


ANTRIM: Cliftonville take on Glentoran in Solitude Stadium, Belfast today. Solitude Stadium is located off the M2 on Cliftonville RD. Kick off is at 3pm. Delays can be can be expected in the surrounding area before and after the match.

TYRONE: Tyrone play Monaghan at Healy Park, Omagh in Division 1 of the NFL at 7pm. Healy Park is located on the Mount Joy Rd in Omagh. Expect delays in the vicinity of the grounds.

DONEGAL: Donegal play Derry in Ballybofey in Division 1 of the NFL on at 7pm. Mac Cumhail Park is located in Ballybofey on the N15 Donegal Rd to Letterkenny road. Delays can be expected on the N15 northbound from Donegal, westbound from Castlefinn and on the N13 from Letterkenny direction.

MEATH: Racing takes place at Fairyhouse Racecourse this afternoon. The first race is off at 12.50pm and the last race is at 4.15pm. Fairyhouse Racecourse is located in Ratoath Co. Meath on the Fairyhouse Rd (R155). Extra traffic volumes can be expected through Ratoath, on the N2/Ashbourne Rd and the M3 Kells/Clonee Rd approaching J5 Dunboyne (the Fairyhouse exit) before and after the event.


CORK: From 8pm, the Bailick Rd in Midleton is closed between the Riverside Park jct to the jct with Dark Rd until 8pm on Sun 1st Feb for works. Diversion in place.

SLIGO: Works are ongoing on the N4 Dublin/ Sligo Rd at Hughes Bridge in Sligo Town until July to widen the bridge. These works may cause delays, particularly during rush hours so bear that in mind when planning your journey.

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.

CAVAN: Works will take place at the Ballinagh Rd/ Dublin Rd jct in Cavan Town until Sun 1st Feb. Long delays are expected and motorists are advised to use alternative routes.

CORK: Curraghgrane Beg Bridge in Ring is closed until 6pm Fri 20th Feb for works. Diversions are in place.

CLARE: The N67 Kilkee/ Ennistymon Rd is closed between Doonbeg and Quilty until Fri 27th Feb and diversions are in place via Cree.

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.

LAOIS: Church St in Rathdowney is closed until Fri 13th March due to works.

LAOIS: The N77 Kilkenny Rd in Durrow is closed at Carrigan St until midnight on Fri 13th March. Diversions are in place.

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.

KILKENNY:Works are in place on the Waterford Rd (R910) in Kilkenny from Nuncio Rd to the Kells Rd Jct from 8am to 4:30pm each day until Fri 13th Feb. Expect delays.

WICKLOW: Ferndale Rd is closed at the jct with Old Connaught Ave and Thornhill Rd until Fri 27th March for works. A diversion route will be signposted.

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

WICKLOW: Diversions are in place on the N11 Wexford/ Dublin Rd at Jack Whites due to ongoing works in place until March. 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.

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  • Morning Rush Hour
    7:25, 8:00, 8:30, 8:50
  • Evening Rush Hour
    16:45, 17:15, 17:45, 18:15, 18:45
  • Saturday
    11:30, 12:30, 13:30
  • Morning Rush Hour
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  • Evening Rush Hour
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  • Morning Rush Hour
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  • 8:30
  • Evening Rush Hour
    16:20, 17:05, 17:30, 18:05, 18:30 
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  • Evening Rush Hour
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  • 5:00, 5:30, 6:00, 6:30

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