The following advice has been provided by An Garda Síochána
Traffic Management Plan for Kildare -v- Tyrone All Ireland Football Qualifier.
Saturday 29th June 2019 @ 5pm St Conleth’s Park, Newbridge, Co Kildare.
An Garda Siochána recommend that all persons travelling to the match give themselves plenty of time to get to Newbridge, as the area will be busy with The Irish Derby also taking place at the Curragh Race Course.
All Match traffic attending from Tyrone are advised to use the following route:
Any traffic travelling from the M1, N2, N3 and N4 can travel via the M50 to the N7 (Dublin / Limerick Road). Traffic will travel from the N7 and exit at Exit 10, (There will be electronic signage on the N7 before Exit 10, showing turn off for Match Traffic). At the top of the Exit 10 turn off, turn left going onto The Bundle of Sticks Roundabout, and taking the 3rd exit on this roundabout to Newbridge. Proceed to the designated Free parking entering Newbridge at Newbridge College Sports Grounds, under direction of Gardai on Point Duty at the entrance. (This parking Opens at 2pm)
Note: There are still significant Road Works (60km zone) from Naas to Exit 10, N7 and further road works from Toghers Naas to the New LIDL Depot on the outskirts of Newbridge
Any match going traffic approaching Newbridge from the West and North of County Kildare, are advised to enter Newbridge along the (R445 Naas road) will be diverted into free parking spaces at Newbridge College Sports grounds.
Note – Newbridge College Sports ground is an 8-minute walk to St Conleths Park, under direction of Gardai on point duty.
Local Parking Arrangements for Kildare v Tyrone Match fixture:
The car park adjacent to St Conleths Park will be closed to parking on Saturday the 29.06.2018. This car park will be used as pre-ticket checking area, and containment area. Parking within the immediate area of St Conleths Park is limited in public areas.
Parking is strictly prohibited on Liffey View, and Liffey Terrace Road Newbridge, (In use as a sterile Emergency Route).
Parking on Footpaths along Athgarvan Road is prohibited.
Parking on the footpath where such parking obstructs the free movement of pedestrians is prohibited and offenders will be prosecuted and towed away if necessary.
FREE Parking is available at the following locations;
- Newbridge College Sports Grounds (800 spaces) accessed from Naas Road entrance under direction from AGS. An Garda Siochana recommend these Grounds are used by all traffic coming off at the N7 at Exit 10, to help alleviate traffic congestion in the town. It is an eight minute walk to St Conleths Park and there is Security in Place for the duration of the match. (OPENS @ 2pm)
- Whitewater Shopping Centre & Courtyard Shopping Centre Accessed from Industrial Road entrance (Across from Newbridge Silverware) under direction from AGS. (Free on Production of Match Program)