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Drivers heading from Kilkenny to Dublin for the All-Ireland final being warned to expect delays

As all roads lead to Croke Park today, those of you driving to it are being warned to expect delays on the motorway.

GardaĆ­ and Kildare County Council have issued the following notice:

For motorists travelling to Croke Park this weekend, for the All Ireland Hurling Finals on Sunday 18 August, please note the following:

The M9 Northbound is reduced to a single lane on approach to the M7 at Junction 11. Motorists may experience delays at this location and should make allowances when planning their journey.

Also, motorists travelling on M7 Northbound may experience some delay as M9 traffic merges at Junction 11.

When leaving Dublin, please be aware of recent changes in the road layout approaching Junction 11 at the M9 diverge, with the left lane leading straight onto M9 Southbound. Motorists continuing along M7, past Junction 11, should keep to Lanes 2 and 3 when approaching M9 diverge. Three lanes are now available on the M7/N7 between Junction 8 (Johnstown) and Junction 11(M9 Merge/Diverge) in both directions.

Motorists, please note that a reduced speed limit is in force throughout the works area.