Emergency road closure near Leitrim village

Leitrim County Council has issued an emergency road closure order near Leitrim Village this afternoon.

Due to what has been described as “road safety issues” in the townland of Drumhierny, the road is closed from the junction in Leitrim Village between R284 and R280 and finishing at the Junction in Keadue at the Junction of the R285 and the R280.

The road will be closed from 3pm this afternoon until 9am tomorrow.

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Alternative routes are being signposted

Drivers travelling from Leitrim Village to Keadue can follow the R280 to Drumshanbo, head towards Manorhamilton along the R280 to the Junction of the R285 turn left to Keadue.

Motorists travelling from Keadue to Leitrim Village – follow the Diversion along the R285 to the R280 Turn right to Drumshanbo along the R280 to Leitrim Village.