People attending today's St Patrick's Day Parade in Longford are being warned to expect traffic delays and rolling road closures this afternoon.
The parade begins from the former Connolly Barracks at 1pm, before traveling around the town.
Motorists and attendees are being urged to park in car parks on the outside of the town and to walk in if possible.
According to Longford Gardaí, the road closures will follow the parade closely and will not be in place for long, while parking restrictions in the town will remain in place longer.
Longford Chamber of Commerce President, Fiona Fenlon has this advice for those attending the parade:
St Patrick's Day Parades
2pm Ardcarne St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Cootehall
2.30pm Ballaghadereen (starting from the Sligo Road)
Friday 18th March
Aughavas St Patrick's Day Parade starts at 12.30 pm
Carrick on Shannon parade taking place on Thursday, March 17 at 1pm.
Leitrim Village begins at 2.30pm
Keshcarrigan starts at 2pm