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Cork - Update of Traffic Plan for Cork for the 20/5/11

Further Information relating to the Cork City area for the Visit of HM Queen Elizabeth 11.

Traffic Update

The following streets in the Cork City Centre will now be closed to traffic on the 20th May 2011 from 1000 hrs to 1600 hrs:

Tuckey Street, North Main Street, South Main Street, Copley Street, Union Quay.

Douglas Street has a one way system in operation from Langford Row Junction to Evergreen Street Junction for all traffic travelling in that direction during this time.

Also closed to traffic from 1000hrs to 1600 hrs are:

Batchelors Quay, Grenville Place, Grattan Street, Liberty Street, Adelaide Street, Kyle Street, Castle Street, Cornmarket Street, Paul Street.  

Closed from 1200 hrs to 1600 hrs, Georges Quay, Sullivan’s Quay, South Terrace, Infirmary Road, Ruthland Street, White Street, Dunbar Street, Mary Street and Cobh Street.  

There will be no access to the City Centre from the western suburbs via the Western Road.  Traffic attempting to enter the city centre via this route will be diverted via Sundays Well Road or Wilton Road.  

No parking will be allowed on Douglas Street or Sullivan’s Quay, from 1800 hrs on the 19th May 2011.  

No traffic Restrictions Northside of the river Lee.  All key junctions will be manned and if required traffic will be assisted. 


Customer Service Number

A Customer Service Number has been set up at Anglesea Street Garda Station.  All queries in relation to Traffic Issues can be addressed through this contact number. (021) 4548555, This will be operational from 0900 hrs to 1700 hrs.
Garda Press Office.