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Temporary Closing of Roads, Notice of Intention Roads Act, 1993 Roads Regulations 1994, TriAthy Triathlon 2019

Kildare County Council, at the request of TriAthy Triathlon 2019, hereby gives notice in accordance with Section 75 of the Roads Act 1993 and the Roads Regulations, 1994 that it intends to close the following roads:

(1)  The R417 Carlow/Monasterevin road from its junction with the N78 Athy/Kilcullen road at Athy to Maganey Crossroads

from 8.00a.m to 6.00p.m on Saturday, 1 June 2019

Alternative routes:  Traffic travelling north from Carlow towards Athy on the R417 (Carlow/Monasterevin road) will be diverted at Maganey Crossroads (The Three Counties).  Diversions will be via the L4009 into Castledermot and onwards to Athy via the Athy/Castledermot road R418/N9.  Traffic travelling south from Athy to Carlow will be diverted onto the Athy/Castledermot road R418/N9 to Castledermot and via the N9 to Carlow


(2)        The Levitstown/Kilkea road for its entire length;

                        The R418 Athy/Castledermot road between Kilkea and Castledermot

                        National School;

                        The Kilkea/Castledermot road between Mullaghcreelan and Castleroe

                        West Cross; and

                        The Castleroe/Beaconstown road between Castleroe West Cross and

                        Beaconstown Cross

                        from 8.00a.m to 2.00p.m on Saturday, 1 June 2019

Alternative routes:  Traffic travelling north from Castledermot to Athy will be diverted at The Square, Castledermot.  Diversions will be via Hobartstown (on the N9) and run to Kilkea where traffic may rejoin the R418 Athy/Castledermot road to Athy.  Traffic travelling south from Athy to Castledermot will be diverted at Kilkea towards Hobartstown (on the N9) and then southward to Castledermot.

Please visit for further information and to register for real-time SMS updates on road closures during the event.  The closures are required to facilitate the TriAthy Triathlon 2019. Adequate signage will be in place as agreed with the council and An Garda Síochána.  Emergency access will be maintained at all times.

Any objections/observations should be lodged in writing to the Senior Executive Officer, Roads Transportation and Public Safety at the address below or by e-mail to  on or before 5.00p.m on Tuesday, 30 April 2019.

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