Athy routes being impacted by Ploughing traffic

Many routes around Athy being impacted by traffic heading to the Ploughing Championships. Local gardai asked motorists to be patient and to follow dedicated signposts for the Ratheniska event. In Laois, on the N80 Tullamore/ Carlow Rd, it's slow southbound approaching Mountmellick and northbound through Arlesdue to National Ploughing traffic. On the M50 northbound, an incident at the top of the off-ramp at J9 has been cleared. It's quite heavy along the N77 Kilkenny/ Portlaoise Rd northbound from before Durrow through to Abbeyleix.

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