Two Streets In Dingle And Killarney To Close To Traffic For Summer

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Strand Street, Dingle.

STRAND Street in Dingle and Plunkett Street in Killarney will temporarily close to traffic from Wednesday, July 8 until September 2 as part of Kerry County Council’s Safer Streets Programme during the COVID-19 pandemic.

From Wednesday, Strand Street in Dingle will be closed to vehicular traffic each day from 11am to 6pm, from its junction with the ‘Tracks’ to its junction with Green Street. Traffic will be diverted via the Tracks, The Mall, Main Street and Green Street.

In Killarney, Plunkett Street will be closed on a 24-hour basis (from the junction of College Street to Main Street) as will the slip road in front of the International Hotel on Kenmare Place, adjacent to the Hah-Hah (R-876).

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The temporary closures are being put in place to facilitate social distancing and to support adherence to public health guidelines in areas of heavy footfall and form of a series of safety measures being put in place under the ‘Safer Streets’ Programme.

The closures are being made under Section 75 of the Roads Act, 1993, and following a period of public consultation on the matter.

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