Temporary Road Closure Skerries area

closeddate_range13 Aug, 2019, 12:01am - 16 Aug, 2019, 4:00pm

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ROADS ACT 1993 TO 2015 – SECTION 75



An application has been received from the East Coast Motorcycling Club for permission to temporarily close roads in the Skerries area for the purpose of holding a motorcycle race.  It is proposed that the roads will be closed from 12.00pm to 7.00pm on Saturday 7th September 2019 and from 8.00am to 6.30pm on Sunday 8th September 2019.


The roads in question are:


  1. Portion of the R127 from Kennedy’s Corner in a north easterly direction to School House Corner.
  2. Portion of St Monica’s Road, from Black Hill to Balcunnin.
  3. Portion of the Killalane Road, from Kearney’s Tree to Man-O-War Corner.
  4. Portion of Palmerstown Road, from Kennedy’s Corner to Man-O War Corner.



Alternative routes available for vehicular traffic are as follows:-


The main diversion route for vehicles travelling between Lusk and Skerries is via the R128 Lusk to Rush and Rush to Skerries.


Access to Killalane and Milverton Road will be restricted to local access only for the duration of the closure.


Diversion signage and marshals will be in place for the duration of the closure.



Any person may lodge an objection online through this Portal, or in writing to the Senior Executive Officer, Balbriggan Swords Operational Area, Fingal County Council, Grove Road, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15, to arrive no later than 4.00pm on Friday 16th August 2019. 




Michael Carroll

Senior Executive Officer

Balbriggan Swords Operational Area


All comments, including the names of those making comments, submitted to the Council in regard to this Temporary Road Closure will form part of the statutory report to be presented to the monthly meeting of Fingal County Council.

Accordingly the statutory report will list the persons or bodies who made submissions or observations with respect to the proposed Temporary Road Closure in accordance with the regulations of the Road Traffic Act 1994.

The submissions will also be included in the minutes of that meeting and consequently will appear on the Council’s Website. By making a submission the name of individual or bodies will appear on the statutory report and minutes of the meeting.







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