Black Ash Park and Ride
On Sunday, March 17th, the Black Ash Park and Ride site will be open from 8.30am, with the first bus departing the site at 9.00am. The last bus will depart the city centre at 7.15pm. Please note drop off and pick up locations will be on Anglesea Street in front of the New Civic Buildings, City Hall. The buses will not operate to Lapps Quay on this day.
For Bus Eireann Travel Arrangements, click Bus Eireann Travel Arrangements 2013.
All parking will be removed from Anglesea Street, South Mall, Parnell Place, Emmet Place and Academy Street from 4.00am on March 17th. Parking will be removed from Lapps Quay from 5pm on Saturday 16th March.
Union Quay and Copley Street will be closed from 7.00am on March 17th. Tuckey Street will be closed from 7.00am to 7.00pm on March 17th. The South Bound Lane of Parnell Bridge through Anglesea Street/Copley Street Filter Lane will be closed from 11am. The Parade is due to commence at 1.00pm, and at 11.45am the main parade route from South Mall, via Grand Parade, St. Patrick’s Street, Merchant’s Quay, terminating at Merchant’s Quay/Parnell Place and Parnell place will be closed to traffic.
Access South wards on Parnell Bridge will be closed from 11.00am for the assembly of vehicles/floats. North bound access will close at 11.45am.
Main Parade Route
The Parade will march along the following streets:
South Mall, Grand Parade, St. Patrick’s Street and Merchant’s Quay disassembling on Parnell Place and adjacent Streets (Maylor Street, Oliver Plunkett Street).
In addition, the following main streets will be directly affected and will be closed:
Parliament Street, Parliament Bridge, Washington Street between South Main Street and Grand Parade, Fr. Matthew Quay, Morrison’s Quay, Lavitt’s Quay between Christy Ring Bridge and St. Patrick’s Street, Half Moon Street, Paul Street and Academy 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 and Frenche’s Quay to either College Road or onto Washington Street and Bachelor’s Quay.
- Lavitt’s Quay – traffic will be diverted across Christy Ring Bridge.
Saturday 16th and Monday 18th March
St. Patrick’s Street will be closed from Merchant’s Quay to Academy Street from 7.00am to 8.30pm. No access to St. Patrick’s Street from Washington Street during these times. Drawbridge Street will remain open for traffic.