WATCH: Garda issue video guide for road users travelling to the National Ploughing Championships

Plan your route and turn off the sat nav

Sarah Smyth


Sarah Smyth

Gardaí are again reminding those making the journey to the National Ploughing Championships to plan their journey, select the appropriate route and follow directions of Gardaí and stewards.Following consultation with event organisers, local authority and other

stakeholders a comprehensive traffic management plan has been put in place ahead of the event.

Speaking at Carlow Garda Station Chief Superintendent Dominic Hayes said: " The National Ploughing Championships 2019 will take place in Ballintrane, Fenagh, Co. Carlow from 17th to 19th September.  We would advise anyone travelling to the site to visit Garda.ie and identify the traffic route appropriate to them and not to use or rely on Sat Nav devices. Allow ample journey time, follow the directional signage and instructions of Garda personnel & stewards along the route and above all drive safely.

Full details of traffic routes can be found on Garda.ie HERE