Road Closures

We are triAthlone which is a long standing sporting event that will be held this year on the weekend of the  30th  June . With this event it will see athletes take to the waters of the River Shannon, take to the Roads of Athlone.  As a result of this it will be necessary to implement a road closure order on Friday 29th to Saturday 30th June 2018. 

Waterways Ireland triAthlone Road Closures and Traffic Restrictions 2018

To make the event as safe as possible for the athletes, spectators and residents it is necessary to close specific roads during certain periods of the event. 

 Westmeath District

 Friday 29th of July 2018 from 3:00pm to Saturday 30th of June 2018 at 8:00pm

Grace Road, Main Street (cobbled area behind Athlone Castle), The Quays.

Saturday 30th of June 2018 from 1:00pm to Saturday 30th of June 2018 at 7pm

Athlone Town Bridge, Barrack Street, Castle Street, High Street, Bastion Street, O Connell Street, Connacht Street, Pearse Street, Magazine Road, Canal Banks, Accommodation Road R446 from Bright Ideas to Monaghan Pub at top of Roscommon Road.

 Saturday 30th of June 2018 from 2:00pm to Saturday 2018 at 5:30pm

R446 from Monaghan’s  to Shines Pub Baylough.

Alternative Routes Available

N6 – Athlone Relief Road.

Parking will be prohibited on streets associated with the Road Closures. Restricted access will be available on all roads for urgent deliveries and emergency vehicles.

Roscommon District

Saturday 30th June 2018 from  2:00pm – 5:30pm

R446 from Shines Baylough to Thomastown L2026

Alternative Route

Athlone L2026 to L2025 to R362

Ballinasloe L2026 to L2025 to R357

Monksland and Bealnamulla will remain open.


Traffic Management Plans




Northgate Street


Town Bridge


Junction 12( Ganly’s)


Roscommon Road to R446


Junction 13 R446


R446 to Thomastown