29 Jul 2019
This is the Traffic Plan for the Tullamore Show & FBD National Livestock Show on Sunday 11th August 2019.
On Sunday the 11th of August the Tullamore Agricultural and National Livestock Show takes place on the grounds at Butterfield Estate, Blueball, Tullamore.
This event attracts upwards of 60,000 visitors and approximately 20,000 vehicles each year.
The Showground is located on the outskirts of Tullamore on the N.52 – Tullamore to Birr Road, approximately 7km from Tullamore town.
Gardai wish to advise motorists that delays in the area can be expected all day and that Diversions will be in place.
People Attending the Show
Free car parking is provided adjacent to the show grounds and motorists will be directed along 4 dedicated routes to each of 4 car parks as follows:
NORTH/NORTH EAST TRAFFIC - (Kilbeggan, N.52, N.80 etc.)
WEST/NORTH WEST TRAFFIC – (From Athlone M6 direction)
SOUTH/SOUTH EAST TRAFFIC - (Portlaoise, Mountmellick, N.80 Direction)
SOUTH/SOUTH WEST TRAFFIC - (From Birr N.52 Direction)
Are requested to follow Exhibitors Signs and to arrive before 9.30am in order to avoid delays.
Please display Exhibitor Badges clearly. After 9.30am the Exhibitor Route will close and Exhibitors will have to use regular car parking facilities.
All exhibitors, with the exception of livestock, will be directed to the main site entrance situated on the Blueball/Rahan Road.
Livestock, including horses, will gain access to the site via the closed section of the N52. Please follow signs for Livestock.
DISABLED CAR PARK:
A disabled car park is provided on the event site by organisers. All vehicles displaying disabled signs will be directed onto the event site.
This car park will also accommodate elderly or infirm patrons.
All persons wishing to avail of Disabled Parking should follow signage for “Livestock Entrance” on the Great Wood Road. After 1pm please use the Blueball Entrance for Disabled Parking.
FOR MOTORISTS NOT ATTENDING THE SHOW
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.
Delays on the day are unavoidable and passing motorists are asked to be patient and use the signed diversion routes where possible.