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Connaught Semi-Final Championship on the 18/6/17

At Dr Hyde Park, Roscommon.

The following traffic plan will operate for the duration of the event while the Connaught Football Semi-Final between Roscommon v Leitrim is taking place Dr Hyde Park, Athlone Road, Roscommon on Sunday 18th of June 2017 from 12pm to 6pm.

Signage/Parking Restrictions

The main N61 at Ardsallagh will have cones put in place by Roscommon Gardai on both sides of the road to restrict/prohibit parking from the Cemetery to Caseys Roundabout, and from Goff Street Roundabout to Dr Hyde Park on the Golf Links Road.

Similar restrictions will apply along Circular Road, Roscommon.

Traffic Flow
The majority of traffic entering Roscommon for this event will do so along the N60 (Castlerea Road) and the N61 (Boyle Road), converging at Walshes Roundabout.  From here traffic will travel along Circular Road, Roscommon and find parking in designated areas, along with off street parking.

Any heavy volumes of traffic experienced at Walshes Roundabout prior to the event should be diverted onto Castle Street where there is ample parking available.

After the match at 5pm approximately members on duty at the N61 on the Athlone Road and Golf Links Road will assist spectators leaving the grounds returning to their vehicles –a short period will be required to restrict traffic flow to allow spectators leave the area in a safe fashion (ceasing at 5.30pm approx).

Car Parking
Designated Parking for GAA Officials, Press and VIPS provided for at Government Buildings, Golf Links Road, Roscommon.  Limited parking also available for Pass Holders at the Hyde Centre and behind the main stand at Dr Hyde Park.

Vehicles parked behind the main stand will be restricted from leaving the grounds until the main stand area is clear of spectators.  Only then can vehicles exit onto Golf Links Road. 

Car parking for the Public (Spectators) will be situated on the Circular Road, Golf Links Road and the Roscommon Town environs.

A designated coach park will be situated on the Circular Road at the Council car park opposite the mart.

Parking restrictions will operate on the N61 on the west & east bound sides of the carriageway and also on both sides of the Circular Road in its entirety.

General Advice

The General Public are advised to expect delays approaching the venue on Sunday the 18th June 2017.  Disruption will be kept to a minimum, and patrons/spectators are advised to allow sufficient time when travelling to/leaving the event.