Temporary Closing of Public Roads



Temporary Closing of Public Roads

Pursuant to Section 75 of the Roads Act 1993, & Article 12 of the Roads Regulations 1994, notice is hereby given that Cork County Council proposes to temporarily close the following road for the period and reason specified below:- 

Roads Subject of Proposed Closure

Closure 1 & 2: R626 Midleton to Rathcormac Road, Co. Cork - from 3 Crossroads near Ballyedmond Bridge, Midleton to Ballinterry Crossroads, Rathcormac.

Period of Proposed Closure 

Closure 1: From 09.30hrs to 19.30hrs (daily closure) on Saturday 8th July, 2023 to Sunday 9th July, 2023 

Closure 2: From 09.30hrs to 19.30hrs (daily closure) on Friday 22nd September, 2023 to Sunday 24th September, 2023 

Reason for Proposed Closure

Closure 1: To facilitate the playing of the All-Ireland Road Bowling Final.

Closure 2: To facilitate the playing of King & Queen of the Roads - International Road Bowling Tournament.

Alternative Routes

Closure 1 & 2: Travelling from Midleton divert off the R626 at its junction with the LP3601 at Ballyedmond Hill, detour via the LP3601 Castlelyons Road to Two Pot Cross and via L3600 to Leary’s Cross forward to the R628 to its junction with the R626 at Ballinterry Crossroads, Rathcormac.

The stated diversion route is applicable in reverse when travelling in the opposite direction.

Local Access will be maintained throughout the duration of the closure.

Objections to this proposed temporary road closure should be made in writing, to the undersigned, quoting Ref: TRC-83-2023, not later than 5pm on Wednesday 14th June, 2023.  Telephone contact details should be included in the objection.

Director of Services

Roads & Transportation

Cork County Council

The Courthouse


Co Cork 

Email: roadclosures@corkcoco.ie