Temporary Closing Of Roads – To Facilitate: St Patrick’s Day Parade Carrickmacross

Monaghan County Council gives notice to close the following roads in the Municipal District of Carrickmacross in County Monaghan:

Date of Closure: Sunday 17th March 2024

Times: 12.30 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.  

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.

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


Kevin West

A/Senior Engineer

Transport, Community and Rural Development


7th March 2024