Kilkenny & Carlow Alerts: Traffic, Water, Power Outages on KCLR

KCLR Local Alerts: Traffic, Water, Power

Last updated September 15 2017:

Power gone, water out or spot something on the roads we need to know about? Text or WhatsApp the studio directly on 083 3069696, call the station on 1890 90 9696 or email updates to [email protected]

Traffic & Travel

Bus Eireann is operating to schedule, details here while Irish Rail’s services can be viewed here, Irish Ferries sailings are here & Luas notices are here Meanwhile, delays are expected in Dublin (since August 1) as the last of the city Luas works are underway – details here

Stay tuned for traffic & travel updates and if you see something we’re not saying, get in touch!


Stay tuned for major updates, but roadworks include:

Brownshill Cross

R727 Hacketstown / Carlow Road

From 8am on Wednesday, September 6, the R727 Hacketstown/Carlow Road will be closed to westbound traffic between Molly’s Crossroads and McGrath’s Crossroads/N81 junction.  Works continue until 4pm on Friday, September 8 and then again from 8am on Monday, September 11 to 4pm on Friday, September 15.  A diversion will be in place via the N81 Baltinglass/Tullow Rd.



Roadworks N10 Waterford Road

Kilkenny County Council will carry out construction of a new footpath on the N10 Waterford Road  from roundabout at Springhill Hotel  to Kilkenny Rugby Club at Foulkstown.  The hard shoulder at this location will be closed until Friday, September 29.

Kilkenny Road, Kells

There are temporary traffic lights on the Kilkenny Road in Kells until September 15.

N25 New Ross / Waterford Road

There are ongoing works on the N25 New Ross / Waterford Road at Glenmore.  These are set to continue until the end of February 2018.

L1032 Rossaneny Windgap

The L1032 Road will be closed at Rossaneny, Windgap from the morning of Wednesday, September 13 for a number of days.  A Traffic Management Plan is in place & traffic will be diverted via adjoining roads.

N76, Callan / Kilkenny

The L2630 local road between Tennypark Cross and Bamford Cross through Goslingstown will be closed from 8am on Monday, September 4 until 8pm on Friday, October 13 at its junction with the N76, Callan Kilkenny Road.  Local access will be provided from the Bamford Cross side:

Alternative route is the N76 Kilkenny Ring Road and the L5033 Cuffsgrange to Baunlusk.

This is to facilitate works on the N76 Callan Road.

Works are taking place on the N76 Callan / Kilkenny Road from The Ring Road through the Shellumsrath, Tennypark & Brownstown / Rathaleek area with the stretch reduced to 50km per hour & single-lane traffic in parts. These works are expected to run until August 2018 (approx) while the road is being realigned & improved.

Diversion routes for cars are signposted with 50km advisory speed limit signage is in place & traffic flow patterns monitored.

Water Works, Repairs & Outages

Due to essential upgrade works on the network the water supply serving Meadow Bank, Palatine, Co. Carlow will be shut down on Friday, September 15 between the hours of 10am and 2pm.

ESB Networks & Power Outages

No issues reported

Other Services & Events

Loughboy Library will be closed from September 4 to September 26 inclusive due to essential maintenance and refurbishment works.  Library borrowers can access library services at the City Library, Johns Quay and public library branches both county and nation-wide.  The City Library will open every Tuesday and Friday evening until 8pm during this closure. Loughboy Library will reopen on Wednesday, September 27.  Use the website to access 24/7 online services.












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