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Drimoleague Road Trotting Races

Road Closure - Part of the R586 in Drimoleague on Thursday 26th December 2019 (12noon to 5pm) to facilitate Drimoleague Road Trotting Races.




Pursuant to Section 75 of the Roads Act 1993, & Article 12 of the Roads Regulations 1994, notice is hereby given that Cork County Council proposes to temporarily close the following road for the period and reason specified below:-

Road Subject of Proposed Closure

The R586 from its junction with the L-8745-0 at Drimoleague Village to its junction with the L-4234-0 at Derrynagree East.

Period of Proposed Closure

From 12.00hrs to 17.00 hrs Thursday 26th December 2019

Reason for Proposed Closure

To facilitate Drimoleague Road Trotting Races

Alternative Routes

From Bantry to Dunmanway via the R586. At Drimoleague Village turn right onto the R593. Continue along R593 to Bawnnahow Cross Roads, Derreeny. At Bawnnahow Cross Roads turn left onto L-4231-0. Continue straight through Bredagh Cross Roads to join L-4231-30. Continue straight through cross roads at Driminidy Wood to join L-4231-51. Continue straight ahead at Minanes Bridge to join the L-4231-71. At Minanes Cross Roads turn left onto L-4234-24. Continue straight ahead to join L-4234-0 at Killaveenoge West. Continue north west along L-4234-0 to join the R586 at Derrynagree East. At Derrynagree East turn right onto R586 and continue north east to Dunmanway.

This alternative route is also applicable in the reverse when travelling from Dunmanway to Bantry.

Local access to be facilitated throughout the duration of the Road Closure.

Objections to this proposed temporary road closure should be made in writing, to the undersigned, quoting Ref: TRC-207-19, not later than 5pm on Wednesday 27th November 2019. Telephone contact details should be included in the objection.

Director of Services,

Roads & Transportation,

Cork County Council

The Courthouse


Co Cork