Motorists warned of the traffic management plan in place for today’s Spancilhill Fair

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Motorists are warned that a traffic management plan is in place today for the duration of the Spanchilhill Fair.

The event, which attracts thousands of visitors and traders each year, celebrates its 400th anniversary belatedly following the pandemic.

A one-way traffic system is in place around Spancilhill on the R325 Ennis to Tulla Road until 4pm tonight.

All the details:

Traffic between Ennis and Tulla will continue as normal throughout the day.

Traffic coming from Tulla to Ennis will be diverted left at Norrie Henchy’s Bar.

· Continue following ‘Detour Ahead’ signs for Ennis to Quin Road, Lynch’s Cross and/or

Continue following the Detour signs ahead for the M18 motorway through Lynches Cross and exiting at the Killoo East junction

There will be 4 car parks – for vehicles not towing trailers/possession of animals:

(1) Kelly’s Car Park/Field – non-tracting vehicles only (from Ennis)

(2) Duggan’s car park (pub) – non-trailer vehicles/tractors only (from Ennis)

(3) McGrath car park – non-trailer/tractor vehicles only (from Tulla direction)

(4) Carolan’s Car Park – non-tractor vehicles only (from Crusheen/Gort).

Fair-Field and McDonagh’s fields for vehicles towing horses/trucks only etc.

Customers parking in car parks 1, 2 and 3 will need to use the R352 for pedestrian access to the Fair – for safety reasons, pedestrians are asked to use the right side of the road towards Tulla.

Customers with animals in horse trailers/boxes etc. will only be permitted to park on the fairgrounds or in the field directly in front of the fairgrounds – no horses are to be extracted from the trailers

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