Tuesday, March 15, 2016

St Patrick's Day Road Closures and Diversions

The St Patrick's Day Parade takes place in Dublin City this Thursday from midday.

The parade will begin at Parnell Square North before making its way onto O'Conell St via Parnell Sq East. From there it will travel south over O'Connell Bridge to Westmoreland St and College Green before heading towards Christchurch. It will then turn left on Nicholas St and finish just past St Patrick's Cathedral.

A number of closures will be in place to facilitate the event. Western Way will be closed from 7pm on Wednesday until 3pm on Thursday. On Thursday, the following closures will be in place from 5am to 5pm:

- Mountjoy St
- Mountjoy Sq Middle
- Palmerstown Place
- Wellington St
- St Mary's Place North
- Granby Row
- Parnell Sq North
- Parnell Sq East
- Cavendish Row
- O'Connell St
- Westmoreland St
- College Green
- Dame St
- Lord Edward St
- Christchurch Place
- Nicholas St
- Patrick St
- New St South
- New Market
- Clanbrassil St Lwr.

Traffic on North Quays will be diverted via Church St, Constitution Hill, North Circular Road, Portland Row and Amiens St

Inbound traffic heading south on North Wall Quay will be diverted via City Quay, Lombard St, Westland Row, Merrion Sq North, Mount St Lwr and Haddington Rd. Traffic travelling west on North Wall Quay will be diverted via George's Quay, Beresford Place, Gardiner St, NCR, Infirmary Rd and Parkgate St.

Dublin Bus are operating a number of diversions to their routes due to the festival. Details can be found on www.dublinbus.ie

LUAS services will not operate on St Patrick's Day due to strike action.

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