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Public Realm Works R595 North Street, Skibbereen

Urgent Road Closure - R595 North Street, Skibbereen (Library to Main Street) from Monday 18th May to Friday 5th June 2020 to facilitate Public Realm Works.





Pursuant to Section 75 of the Roads Act, 1993, and Article 12 (6), in Part 8 of the Roads Regulations 1994, notice is hereby given that the urgent closure of the road as detailed below is necessary, in the interests of public safety.

Road Subject of Closure

The R595 North Street, Skibbereen from the Library Building to its junction with the R595 Main Street/L4216-15 The Square.

Alternative Routes

The usual one way traffic system through the town is to be maintained.

For traffic travelling to Market Street follow the N71 to the Schull Road Roundabout, turn left onto Ilen Street, turn left onto Bridge Street, onto Main Street and turn right onto Market Street.

Traffic travelling to Cork Road Roundabout can follow Bridge Street, turn right onto Ilen Street and onto the N71 at the Schull Road Roundabout.

Access to Footpaths on both sides of the street will remain open so there will be full pedestrian access maintained to all premises along North Street for the duration of the closure.

Local access will also be maintained for the duration of the road closure.

Period of Closure

From 09.00hrs Monday 18th May 2020 to 22.00hrs Friday 5th June 2020 (24hr Closure).

Reason for Urgent Closure

To facilitate the Installation of a Paved Pedestrian Crossing point as part of Skibbereen Public Realm Works.

You should note that this Urgent Closure does not facilitate the making of objections/observations.


Director of Services,

Roads& Transportation,

Cork County Council

The Courthouse


Co Cork