Motorists Warned Of Traffic Management Plan In Place For Today’s Spancilhill Fair

Image (c) Pat Flynn

Motorists are being warned of a traffic management plan being put in place today throughout the duration of the Spanchilhill Fair.

The event, which attracts thousands of visitors and traders each year, is celebrating its belated 400th anniversary following the pandemic.

A one way traffic system is being implemented in the vicinity of Spancilhill on the R325 Ennis to Tulla Road until 4pm this evening.


Full Details:

Traffic heading from Ennis to Tulla will proceed as normal throughout the day.

Traffic coming from Tulla towards Ennis will diverted left at Norrie Henchy’s Bar.

· To proceed following ‘Detour Ahead’ signs for Ennis as far as the Quin Road, Lynch’s Cross and/or

· Proceed following Detour ahead signs for M18 Motorway through Lynches cross and exiting at Killoo East junction

There will be 4 car Parks – for vehicles not pulling trailers/possession of animals:

(1) Kelly’s Car Park/Field – non-towing vehicles only (from Ennis direction)

(2) Duggan’s(pub) Car Park – non-trailer/towing vehicles only (from Ennis direction)

(3) McGrath Car Park – non-trailer/towing vehicles only (from Tulla direction)

(4) Carolan’s Car Park – non-towing vehicles only (from Crusheen/Gort direction).

The Fair-Field and McDonagh’s fields for vehicles towing Horses/Trucks only etc.

Patrons parking in car parks 1, 2, & 3 will have to use the R352 to gain pedestrian access to the Fair – for safety reasons pedestrians are requested to utilise the right hand-side of the road heading towards Tulla.

Patrons attending with animals in trailers/horse boxes etc. will only be allowed park either on the Fair Field or in the field directly opposite the Fair Field – no horses are to be extracted from trailers