The Treaty City will be awash with green and white as the Limerick senior hurlers prepare for their Munster Final clash at TUS Gaelic Grounds. Photo: Keith Wiseman
The Treaty City will be awash with green and white as the Limerick senior hurlers prepare to hold off the challenge of Clare, and retain their Munster title at TUS Gaelic Grounds
It’s home advantage to Limerick as the city gets ready to welcome thousands of hurling fans ahead of the Munster Senior Hurling Championship Final at TUS Gaelic Grounds at 1.45pm this Sunday June 11.
The Treaty City will be awash with green and white as the Limerick senior hurlers prepare to hold off the challenge of Clare, and retain their Munster title, at the sold-out Ennis Road venue.
Match goers are advised to travel early into Limerick city to make the most of the pre-match atmosphere and avoid delays caused by heavy traffic.
Motorists and match patrons should also take note of very significant road closures that will operate around the match venue from 11.30am.
Additionally, Honan’s Quay in Limerick city is currently closed to traffic after being transformed into a riverside recreational space for ‘Summer at Honan’s Quay.’
Limerick City & County Council, An Garda Síochana and Limerick County GAA Board advise patrons to be parked at least one hour before match start-time and to use official match day car parks, city centre off-street car parks and free on-street parking in parking disc areas. Parking on green areas will not be tolerated. Vehicles will be towed away if they are blocking private property access and egress in residential areas.
Match goers are encouraged to help keep Limerick clean by availing of additional 1100-litre bins being provided along the routes to the TUS Gaelic Grounds. Limerick City and County Council staff will be hard at work on match day and will carry out an additional clean-up of the main pedestrian routes following the match.
The Council have helped to green the city in support of the All Ireland Champions with Limerick flags flying on Shannon Bridge, Thomond Bridge and at King John’s Castle.
Mayor of the City and County of Limerick, Cllr Francis Foley said: “There is nothing to compare with the atmosphere on Munster final match day and to have this game at our home ground is a major boost for Limerick. Hopefully we will be celebrating another victory for John Kiely and his men. Let’s all pull on our green and white jersey’s and show our pride in Limerick by helping to keep our streets clean and being respectful of property owners, particularly around the TUS Gaelic Grounds. Let’s make the occasion a positive experience for everyone. Luimneach abú!”
Limerick City & County Council advise of very significant road closures that will operate in the vicinity of TUS Gaelic Grounds, Ennis Road, Limerick from 11:30am onwards on Sunday, 11th June, 2023.
Union Cross/Ennis Road, Shelbourne Road, Lower Shelbourne Road and the Ennis Road from Henry Street to Ivan’s Cross will be closed to vehicular traffic from 11:30am onwards. Traffic will be diverted to the Northern Ring Road, Clonmacken, Shannon Bridge & Thomond Bridge.
Road Closures/diversions are likely to apply from 11:30 hours onwards at the following locations by An Garda Síochana;
- Ennis Rd. At its junction with Ivan’s Cross – traffic will be diverted to Northern Ring Road and towards Clonmacken & TUS, Northern
- Henry Street (City Centre), No Left Turn over Sarsfield Bridge (Diversion here for Thomond Bridge)
- Condell Road/Shelbourne road, No Right Turn off Condell for Lower Shelbourne Road
- Salesian’s School/North Circular Road junction – Road Closure
- Shelbourne Road/North Circular Road at Clanmaurice Avenue – Road Closure
- Union Cross – Closed to traffic outbound on Ennis Road
- Shelbourne Pk./Shelbourne Road – Road Closure
- Shelbourne Rd./Mayorstone Drive – Road Closure .
- Hassetts Cross, Traffic Restrictions (Diversion for Cratloe Road & Sexton Street North)
- Sexton Street North, Traffic Restriction to Residential areas at Stenson Park and Thomond Row towards Bellfield Crescent, Court & Gardens
- Clancy Strand/High Road – Road Closure
- Cratloe Road at its junction with Mayorstone Avenue – Road Closure.
- Cratloe Road at its junction with Mayorstone Upper – Road Closure.
- Old Cratloe Road at its junction with Mayorstone Upper & T.U.S Roundabout (Merval Pk.) – Road Closure.
- Ennis Road/Derravarragh Road (Local Access Only)
Residential and business access will be maintained where it is possible to do so.
Emergency service vehicle access will be maintained at all times.
Limerick City & County Council, An Garda Síochana and Limerick County GAA Board advise patrons to be parked at least one hour before match start time and to use official Match Day car parks & city centre off street car parks and free on street parking disc parking areas on Sunday.
Residential and business access will be maintained where it is possible to do so. Emergency service vehicle access will be maintained at all times. No Parking on Green Areas will be tolerated.
No Blocking Private Property access/egress in residential areas, Vehicle Tow Away will operate.