Temporary Closing of Roads – To Facilitate: Saint Patrick’s Day Parade

Monaghan County Council gives notice of its intention to close the following roads in the Municipal District of Ballybay- Clones in County Monaghan:

Date of Closure:              Sunday 17th March 2024

 Times:                                (i) 1pm to 2.30pm and (ii) 1pm to 4pm  

To Facilitate:                    Saint Patrick’s Day Parade


Road Closed: (i) 1pm to 2.30pm

  1. R183 Clones Road between junction with L6290 at Killeevan National School and junction with R189 Main Street.


Road Closed: (ii) 1pm to 4pm

  1. R189 Main Street between junction with R183 Clones Road and junction with LP2222 Scotshouse Road.



Diversion Routes:


Eastbound traffic will be diverted via R183 Clones Road, R183 Analore Street, R183 O’ Duffy Street, N54 Monaghan Road, N54 Clones Road and R189 Threemilehouse/Newbliss Road.


Southbound traffic and westbound traffic at junction of R189 Main Street with R183 Clones Road will be diverted via R189 Threemilehouse, N54 Clones Road, N54 Monaghan Road, R212 Scotshouse Road, L2220 – L2221 – L2222 Scotshouse/Newbliss Road.


Westbound traffic and northbound traffic at Lower Main Street, Newbliss will be diverted via L2222 – L2221 – L2220 Newbliss/Scotshouse Road, R212 Scotshouse Road and N54 Monaghan Road.



All Detours will be signposted in order to direct the Traffic. (Local Access and Emergency Vehicles will be catered for at all times).


Any interested person may lodge an objection to the closing of the above-mentioned roads with the Roads Department, Monaghan County Council, MTEK II Building, Knockaconny, Monaghan not later than Tuesday 5th March 2024.  Any objections must be clearly marked on envelope “Objection To Road Closure”.


If you have any queries concerning this Road Closure, please contact the Ballybay/Clones Municipal District office at 047 51018 or email clones@monaghancoco.ie

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

 Kevin West

A/Senior Engineer

Roads and Transportation

29th February 2024