Temporary Closing Of Roads – May Day Festival

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

Date of Closure:              Sunday 5th May 2024 @ 15.00 to Monday 6th May 2024 @ 00.30

To Facilitate:                     Open air festival by Tydavnet May Day Festival Committee

 Road Closed:                    Section of the R186 within Tydavnet Village between Cnoc na Greine and St. Dympna’s Church Car-park

Diversion Routes:

Northbound traffic will be diverted via the L1020 (Scotstown Road), turning right at “McNallys Cross/Brennans Cross” and proceeding to “Courtneys Cross” (beside Barratitoppy old schoolhouse) and then turning right onto the L1000 (Knockatallon Road) and proceeding onwards back onto the R186 Tydavnet Road at “American Cross/Killylough”.

Southbound traffic will be diverted via the L1171 (Emyvale Road) turning right at Cloghnart on to the N2 to Monaghan town.

Alternative routes will be signposted in order to direct the traffic.  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 Head of Roads, Monaghan County Council, MTEK II Building, Knockaconny, Monaghan not later than Tuesday 9th April 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 Monaghan Municipal District, Glen Road, Monaghan at 047 73777 or email monaghan@monaghancoco.ie.

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

Kevin West

A/Senior Engineer

Roads and Transportation

4th April 2024