Temporary Closing Of Roads – Carrickmacross-Castleblayney St Patrick’s Day Parade

Monaghan County Council gives notice of its intention to close the following road in the Municipal District of Carrickmacross-Castleblayney in County Monaghan:

Date of Closure:               Friday 17th March 2023

Times:                                  2pm to 6pm

To Facilitate:                     St Patrick’s Day Parade


Road Closed:

R927-3, from Castle Road to Castleblaney Rd 

R178-6, from Dundalk Rd roundabout to Main Street via Farney Street

R179-6, from Junction with Main St to LS8510 (Rockdaniel Rd) junction  


Diversion Routes:

North Bound Traffic – Diverted at Castle Road south onto R927 towards N2 via Oriel Rd. From the N2 interchange travel north, exist the N2 at Cloughvalley Lower towards R927-2 Castleblaney Road, Carrickmacross, detour ends at Inver College.

South Bound Traffic – Diverted onto LP4051 Ross Rd towards the Shercock Rd roundabout and back up Ross Rd. From Ross Rd then directed north onto R927-2 Castleblayney Rd towards N2. From N2 interchange traffic directed south, exit N2 at Drummond Otra towards Dundalk Rd roundabout. Continue along R927-4 Oriel Rd towards Old Ardee Rd, detour ends at Castle Road junction.

Any interested person may lodge an objection in writing to the closing of the above-mentioned roads with the Roads Department, Monaghan County Council, MTEK II Building, Knockaconny, Monaghan not later than Tuesday 7th March 2023.  Any objections must be clearly marked on envelope “Objection To Road Closure”.


If you have any queries concerning this Road Closure, please contact the Carrickmacross-Castleblayney Municpal District office at 042 9661236 or email carrickmacross@monaghancoco.ie .

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

Gareth McMahon

A/Director of Services

Transport, Community and Rural Development

2nd March 2023