CO CARLOW, Ireland - Those making the journey to the National Ploughing Championships in the next few days need to plan their journey, select the appropriate route and follow directions of Garda and stewards.
A comprehensive traffic management plan has been put in place ahead of the event.
"The National Ploughing Championships 2019 will take place in Ballintrane, Fenagh, Co. Carlow from Tuesday 17 to Wednesday 19 September this week. We would advise anyone travelling to the site to visit Garda.ie and identify the traffic route appropriate to them and not to use or rely on Sat Nav devices, "Chief Superintendent Dominic Hayes said Monday whiles speaking at Carlow Garda Station.
"Allow ample journey time, follow the directional signage and instructions of Garda personnel and stewards along the route and above all drive safely," Hayes added.
Full details of traffic routes can be found on Garda.ie via this link.