Cork Updates


Cork City Council have advised of the following road closures over the St Patrick’s Day weekend.

St. Patrick’s Weekend 2019 Traffic Restrictions


Saturday 16th March from 07:00 to 16:00 on Sunday 17th March:
Copley St at area adjacent to former Brooks Haughton Building

Saturday 16th March from 14:00 to 16:00 on Sunday 17th March:

Copley St at area opposite the former Brooks Haughton Building, Anglesea Street, Lapps Quay, Anglesea Street adjacent St. Joachim & Ann’s Home.

Saturday 16th March from 20:00 until 17:30 on Sunday 17th March:
St. Patrick’s St, Emmet Place, Academy St, South Mall, Grand Parade, Parnell Place, Union Quay


Roads will open when safe to allow access, which could be in advance of advertised time.

Sunday  17th March from 07:00 to 16:00:

Copley Street, Union Quay, Stable Lane, Connell Street, Lapp’s Quay

Sunday  17th March from 10:30 to 16:00:

Parnell Bridge Southbound, Anglesea Street West Lane (filter lane from Union Quay/Parnell Bridge)


Sunday 17th March from 11:15 to 17:30:

Terence McSwiney Quay (will reopen at approx 1500hrs), Parnell Bridge, Parnell Place, South Mall, Grand Parade, St Patrick’s Street, St. Patrick’s Bridge, Castle Street, Merchants Quay, Lavitt’s Quay East (Christy Ring Bridge to Saint Patrick’s Bridge), Anderson’s Quay (Brian Boru Bridge westbound)

There will be lane restrictions on both Clontarf Bridge & Eglinton Street to restrict access onto Terence McSwiney Quay which will commence at 1100hrs

The following main streets will be directly affected and will be closed from 11:15
Parliament Street, Parliament Bridge, Washington Street between South Main Street and Grand Parade, Parnell Place, Fr Matthew Quay, Morrison’s Quay, Half Moon St, Academy St, Drawbridge St, St Augustine Street, Paul Street and Oliver Plunkett Street

Traffic diversions will be put in place to facilitate these road closures, as follows:

  • South Terrace/George’s Quay – traffic will be diverted via Sullivan’s Quay & French’s Quay to either Greenmount or Mardyke Street to Bachelor’s Quay.
  • Lavitt’s Quay – traffic will be diverted across Christy Ring Bridge
  • No public traffic access to Lapps Quay

More information is available on the website.