Advice for motorists travelling to the National Ploughing Championships

The traffic plan worked well last year and Gardai have the following tips if you are driving to Tullamore

Damian Moran

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Damian Moran

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damian@offalyexpress.ie

National Ploughing Championships traffic

National Ploughing Championships traffic

If you are driving to the National Ploughing Championships, the Gardai have issued the following advise

* You are advised to factor in at least double the normal journey time due to heavy volumes of traffic
* Read the traffic plan and know the route you are travelling
* Bring drinks and snacks especially if you are travelling with children
* If you have a vehicle pass make sure it is clearly displayed on the windscreen of your
vehicle as vehicles not displaying passes clearly may be directed into outer car parks
* Follow directional signage to venue – do not use GPS
* Note the colour of the over-head flying blimp and the number/colour /animal sign in your car park on entrance in order to find it easily on exit
* Event opens to the public at 9am and closes at 6pm

SEE ALSO: The full traffic plan for everyone attending the 2017 National Ploughing Championships