Tipp Garda Issues Advice In Getting To Ploughing Match Next Week

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Garda in the Tipperary Roads policing unit are advising the public to plan for their journeys next week as the National Ploughing Championships 2022 will be taking place at Ratheniska, Co. Laois from the 20th to the 22nd September.

Large crowds expected to attend this year’s event as it returns post pandemic.

Garda are advising all those travelling to the event to allow additional journey time, follow directional signage and instructions of Gardaí along the routes.

Details of best routes, diversions and parking facilities have now been published.

Details of approach routes and parking spaces including disabled parking bays are available here
Gardaí are advising all motorists to:
Identify and follow the traffic management plan for your best route to the event.
Follow event signage (Route and carparks)
Ignore directions from Sat Nav devices.
Follow the directions of Gardaí and stewards.
Display all Vehicle passes be clearly on the front window.

Valuable items should not be brought to the event unless necessary and such items should not be left unattended in vehicles.