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05
July
2018

Notice to Close Roads in Monaghan Town

Notice to Close Roads in Monaghan Town

Temporary Closing of Roads

In order to facilitate the Monaghan Town Country Music Festival and Festival Funfair, Monaghan County Council gives notice to close the following roads and carpark on dates and times as described below: -


Monaghan Town
  • LS5515 – Lower Mill Street between North Road and Church Square from Thursday 12th July 2018 to Saturday 14th July 2018 between the hours of 6:30pm and 12.30 a.m. and on Sunday 15th July 2018 between the hours of 2.30 pm and 11:30 pm
  • LS5515 – Upper Mill Street between Hill Street and North Road from

Thursday 12th July 2018 to Saturday 14th July 2018 between the hours of 6.30 p.m. and 2.00 a.m.

  • R867 – From Market Street to the Diamond (including Church Square), Monaghan Town from Thursday 12th July 2018 to Saturday 14th July 2018 between the hours of 6.30 p.m. and 12.30 a.m. and on Sunday 15th July 2018 between the hours of 2.30 p.m. and 11.30 p.m. A partial road closure may also be put in place in the Diamond on Saturday 14th July 2018 between the hours of 2.30 p.m. and 5.30 p.m.

  • N54 – Glaslough Street (past the entrance to the car park (at the Hive Restaurant) via the Diamond and Dublin Street to Old Cross Square from Thursday 12th July 2018 to Saturday 14th July 2018 between the hours of 6.30 p.m. and 12.30 a.m. and on Sunday 15th July 2018 between the hours of 2.30 p.m. and 11.30 p.m.

Lower Courthouse Car Park Closure:

From Monday 9th July 2018 at 8.00 a.m. until Monday 16th July 2018 at 6.00 p.m. a section of the lower Courthouse carpark to facilitate the Festival Funfair (84 short term spaces, 37 long term spaces and 2 disabled spaces)

Alternative Routes:

    • Traffic coming from the North via Glaslough Street, wishing to access Dublin Street may do so via Plantation Road, North Rd (NS 54) to the N2 By-pass roundabout.
    • Traffic coming from the North via Glaslough Street, wishing to access The Clones Road (NS 54), or The Cootehill Rd (R188), or the Ballybay Road (R162), may do so via Plantation Road, North Road, Rowantree Road, High Street, Hill Street, Market Street, Park Street, Broad Road to the traffic lights.
    • Traffic approaching the town from N2 Derry road to divert via the N2 Monaghan Bypass at Coolshannagh roundabout (Grahams). Monaghan town bound traffic to turn right at roundabout at (Bogue’s) signposted Monaghan, and continue along R937 past Cathedral entering the town.
    • Traffic coming from the South, via Dawson Street, wishing to access Dublin Street, may do so via North Rd (NS 54) to the N2 By-pass roundabout.

Local and emergency services access will be catered for at all times.

This notice complies with the Roads Act 1993 (Section 75)



Frank McEntee
Head of Roads
5th July 2018

Original SMS Content: Notice to Close Roads in Monaghan Town

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