GAA – Traffic restrictions ahead of Munster Hurling final


Screen shot 2016-07-07 at 16.16.27Below is the Traffic Management system in operation ahead of the Munster Senior Hurling Final between Tipperary and Waterford at the Gaelic Grounds, Limerick on Sunday July 10.


Supporters are requested to take note of the following: –


  • The Ennis Road will be closed to traffic.


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  • There is no parking in the vicinity of the Gaelic Grounds.


  • Supporters are requested to arrive in Limerick at least 1½ hours before the senior match starts [4pm].


  • Vehicles should be parked on the city (south) side of the River Shannon.


  • Normal traffic flow should be restored approx. 1 hour after the senior match finishes.


The GAA have made provisions for Park & Ride from the following locations: –

  • Limerick Dog Track, Dock Road, Limerick
  • Kilmurray Inn, Castletroy, Limerick
  • Mungret GAA, Mungret Village
  • Wickes Carpark, Ballysimon Road.


Details of Limerick City parking can be obtained from

Vehicles parked illegally or causing an obstruction will be subject to tow-away operations.


The following is the Garda Traffic Management Plan to cater for the above Munster Hurling Finals, at the Gaelic Grounds, Ennis Road, Limerick City on Sunday the 10th July, 2016.


The Garda advice to patrons is to arrive in plenty of time to park up cars legally, i.e. not causing obstruction, on green areas or on locations where parking is prohibited. Cars illegally parked will be ticketed and those causing obstruction are likely to be towed away by Gardai.


Patrons are advised to use Street & Off Street Parking in the City and avail of the Bus Eireann service from Lower Henry Street to travel or to take the 15/ 20 minutes to walk out to the venue as they will be caught up in traffic if they cross the bridges in the City out to the venue.


The following road closures and diversions will be in place on Sunday 10th July, 2016.


Closures/ Diversions:

Road Closures/ diversions will apply from 12pm onwards at the following locations;


  • Ennis Rd. at its junction with Ivan’s Cross – traffic will be diverted to Northern Ring Road and towards Clonmacken
  • Ennis Rd. at its junction with Sarsfield Bridge – traffic will be diverted along Clancy Strand. O’Callaghan Strand will be closed off to traffic.
  • Condell Road/ Lower Shelbourne Road – traffic will not be permitted to travel onto North Circular Road or onto Shelbourne Road.
  • Shelbourne Road/ Hassetts Cross – no traffic will be permitted to travel up Shelbourne Road
  • Old Cratloe Road at its junction with Mayorstone Drive
  • Old Cratloe Road at its junction with Mayorstone Upper
  • Old Cratloe Road at its junction with Mayorstone Upper & LIT Roundabout (Merval Pk)
  • Coonagh Roundabout – Closed to all inbound traffic from 2pm. Divert onto the Condell Road for Parking in City Centre.