Temporary Closing Of Roads – St. Patrick’s Day – Municipal District of Carrickmacross-Castleblayney

Monaghan County Council gives notice 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 Road
  • R178-6, from Dundalk Road roundabout to Main Street via Farney Street
  • R179-6, from Junction with Main St to LS8510 (Rockdaniel Road) junction

Diversion Routes:

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

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


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

Gareth McMahon

A/Director of Services

Transport, Community and Rural Development

9th March 2023