31 Jul 2013

Gardai wish to advise motorists that delays in the area can be expected all day and that Diversions will be in place.

Please note that a section of the N52 from Mucklagh to Blueball will be closed to non-show traffic from approximately 7am to 8pm on the day of the Show.

The following alternative routes are available to passing motorists, not attending the show and in order to avoid delays those motorists are asked to use the Signed Diversions.

1. Traffic travelling towards Tullamore from a South or Southwest direction can divert                       2 km from Birr at Kennedy’s Cross for Athlone, Tullamore, Kilbeggan or Mullingar and at Kilcormac for Mountmellick, Portlaoise or Portarlington.

2. Traffic travelling towards Tullamore from a North or Eastern direction can divert                              at Kilbeggan via Clara, Ferbane and Cloghan for Birr.

3. Traffic travelling through Tullamore from a South or Southeast direction can divert                         at Portlaoise via Portarlington and Rochfordbridge to the M6 motorway.

Delays on the day are unavoidable and passing motorists are asked to be patient and use the signed diversion routes where possible.