Driving To The Match? You Better Know This Then…

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kerry-ladies-fit-jersey-home-3_1_1_1THOUSANDS of Kerry fans are driving to Limerick for the match against Mayo in the Gaelic Grounds on Saturday.

You better know what the traffic management plan is then!

The following is the Garda Traffic Management Plan to cater for the match, including road closures and diversions.

• The Garda advice to patrons is to arrive in plenty of time to park up cars legally, i.e. not causing obstruction, on green areas or on locations where parking is prohibited.

• Cars illegally parked will be ticketed and those causing obstruction are likely to be towed away by Gardai.

• Patrons are advised to use Street and Off Street Parking in the City and avail of the Bus Eireann service from Lower Henry Street to travel or to take the 15 / 20 minutes to walk out to the venue as they will be caught up in traffic if they cross the bridges in the City out to the venue.

• Patrons are also advised to avail of the Park and Ride service that will be provided in Limerick at the Woodlands Hotel, Adare / Radisson Hotel and Kilmurray Lodge Hotel. In Clare from the West County Hotel Ennis and Dirty Nelly’s public house in Bunratty.

Road Closures/ diversions will be likely to apply from 2pm onwards at the following locations;

• Ennis Road at its junction with Ivan’s Cross – traffic will be diverted to Northern Ring Road and towards Clonmacken

• Ennis Road at its junction with Sarsfield Bridge – traffic will be diverted along Clancy Strand. O’Callaghan Strand will be closed off to traffic.

• Condell Road / Lower Shelbourne Road – traffic will not be permitted to travel onto North Circular Road or onto Shelbourne Road.

• Shelbourne Road / Hassetts Cross – no traffic will be permitted to travel up Shelbourne Road

• Old Cratloe Road at its junction with Mayorstone Drive

• Old Cratloe Road at its junction with Mayorstone Upper

• Old Cratloe Road at its junction with Mayorstone Upper & LIT Roundabout (Merval Pk)

• Road Closures/ diversions will be likely to apply from 3pm onwards at the following locations:

• Coonagh Roundabout – Closed to all inbound traffic from 3pm. Divert onto the Condell Road for Parking in City Centre.

Match attendants are strongly advised to travel early and to park on and off street in and adjacent to the City Centre and to allow ample time to walk to the Gaelic Grounds.

Special off street match parking tariffs including overnight parking will be available at City Centre car parks. Disabled Parking will be available at the Ryan Hotel Ennis Road Limerick.

Match attendants are advised that obstructive vehicle parking will be subject to tow-away operations.

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