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:

Road Subject of Proposed Closure

(A) - L4014-0, Clonakilty, Co. Cork – from its junction with the L4011-41 at Dunmore Causeway to its junction with the L4013-30 at Inchydoney Island. 

(B) - N71 (Part of), Clonakilty Bypass, Clonakilty, Co. Cork – from Facksbridge roundabout to its junction with the R880 at the roundabout outside Maxol garage at The Miles via Croppy Road, Clarke Street, Casement Street, Lamb Street Lower, Park Road and Bog Road. 

(C) - R880, Clonakilty, Co. Cork – from its junction with the N71 at The Miles/ roundabout outside Maxol garage via Western Road, Michael Collins Road, Oliver Plunkett Street, Pearse Street, Ashe Street and Wolfe Tone Street to Facksbridge roundabout. 

Period of Proposed Closure 

(A) - From 09.00hrs to 10.30hrs (Daily Closure) on Saturday 25th November 2023.
(B) - From 09.00hrs to 9.45hrs (Daily Closure) on Saturday 25th November 2023.
(C) - From 09.00hrs to 9.45hrs (Daily Closure) on Saturday 25th November 2023.

Reason for Proposed Closure

To facilitate Clonakilty Waterfront Marathon 2023.

Alternative Routes

(A) L4014-0 – Access to Inchydoney Island north via the L4013-0.  Access to Ardfield and Dunmore via the L4011-41.

(B and C) N71 & R880 – Coming from Cork, at Ballinascarthy traffic to be diverted off the N71 at its junction with the L4031-37.  From here continue on the L4031-19 onto the L4031-16 through Shannonvale, turn right onto the L8060-0 at Templebryan North and join the R588 at Tawnies Upper.  Turn left and continue towards Clonakilty turning right onto the L8055-22 above the graveyard and then turn left onto the L8054-0 at Kilgarriff Cross Roads. From here continue along the road to join the R599 at Aghamilla. Turn left and continue along to re-join the N71 at Ballyduvane.

This alternative route is also applicable in the reverse.

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-211-2023, not later than 5pm on Wednesday 15th November 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