A significant Policing Operation will be in place for the National Ploughing Championships that get underway tomorrow ,Tuesday, (Sept 20th) and run until this Thursday (22nd

With an anticipated 80,000 people, many from across this region, attending the event each day Gardaí are urging road users not attending the National Ploughing Championships to avoid the N80 at Stradbally and all approach roads to Ratheniska village from tomorrow at 6am to this Thursday at 8pm.

Those attending are asked to view in the advance the Traffic Management Plan on Garda.ie or NPA.ie for the correct route to take depending on where you are travelling from.

The Traffic Management Plan includes an interactive map, which can be viewed on any internet-enabled device. 

The map can be viewed directly on this link:



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