There will be traffic restrictions in place on Saturday, 16th and Sunday, 17th March in Dublin City Centre, around Parnell Square.

As always, Garda Siochana have assured the Hospital that patients will be provided access to the hospital as in the past.

Staff and visitors will be able to get to the hospital by being aware of the road closures and the routes to circumvent them.

Below is a map of the parade route, and info from St. Patrick’s Festival about the specific road closures.

St. Patrick’s Festival intends to close the following roads to facilitate the St. Patricks Festival Events, during the periods listed

Location A: 
Western Way (Dominick St Upr to Mountjoy St) from 19.00hrs on Saturday 16th March 2024 to 15.00hrs on Sunday 17th March 2024.

Location B: 
Mountjoy St, Mountjoy St Middle, Palmerstown Place, Wellington St, St Mary’s Place North, Granby Row, Parnell Sq North, Parnell Sq East, Cavendish Row, O’Connell St Upr & Lwr, O’Connell Bridge from 04.00hrs to 15.00hrs on Sunday 17th March 2024.

Westmoreland St, College Green, Dame St, Lord Edward St, Christchurch Place, High St, Nicholas St, Patrick St from 04.00hrs to 17.00hrs on Sunday 17th March 2024.

New Street South, Clanbrassil St, Kevin Street Upper, Kevin Street Lower, Cuffe Street, Stephens Green South, Earlsfort Terrace from 04.00hrs to 18.30hrs on Sunday 17th March 2024.

Liffey Street West (Benburb Street to Wolfe Tone Quay) Dublin 7 from 11.00hrs to 23.30hrs, Saturday, 16th March 2024.

Custom House Quay (Beresford Place to Memorial Road) from 19.00hrs to 06.00hrs Friday, 15th March 2024 to Tuesday, 19th March 2024.

Best Routes
• Gardiner Row on to Parnell Sq West
• Jervis St – Parnell Sq West

Traffic Management Plan

• A signed diversion route will be put in place.
• Pedestrian and local access will be maintained.
• Traffic on Ellis Quay travelling north and east will be diverted via Blackhall Place, Stoneybatter, Manor Street, Prussia Street, North Circular Rd, Portland Row, Seville Place and Guild Street.
• Traffic on North Wall Quay travelling south will be diverted via Moss Street, Townsend Street and Lombard St.
• Traffic on North Wall Quay travelling west will be diverted via Guild Street, Seville Place, Portland Row, North Circular Rd, Phibsborough. Road, Constitution Hill, King Street North and Queen Street.
For more information visit St. Patrick’s Festival.