Gardaí publish important details relating to the visit of Donald Trump on Wednesday
Donald Trump will make his first presidential visit to Ireland on Wednesday.
Trump will fly into Shannon Airport, and it is expected that he will spend the vast majority of his time at the Doonbeg golf resort which he owns.
Today, An Garda Síochána published details relating to matters of security, travel and access around the areas where Donald Trump will be for the duration of his visit, which could last two nights.
It is not anticipated that any significant disruption will be caused to Shannon Town which remains open for business. Similarly, normal flight operations will continue at Shannon Airport. Passengers are advised to leave extra time for getting to the airport and through security.
However, no on street parking is allowed anywhere within the "Shannon Airport environs" except in designated areas. There will also be additional security at, and surrounding, the airport.
The largest disruption will be felt locally in Doonbeg and the surrounding roads.
- Trump International Golf Links and Hotel is closed to the public from Tuesday 4 June 2019.
- There will be restricted access for traffic along the N67, between Clonadrum Cross (north) and Doonbeg (south) from this evening Monday 3 June 2019.
- Southbound traffic is diverted along the R483 to Creagh and Cooraclare and into Kilrush.
- Northbound traffic from Kilrush is diverted On the R483 to Cooraclare, Creagh, Quilty and Miltown Malbay.
- Gardaí will be patrolling these diversion routes and free flow of traffic will be maintained.
Access for local residents inside the N67 diversion route will be maintained. Local residents have been issued with passes and are further advised to carry photo identifications and proof of address to assist with security checks where required.
The public can also expect temporary rolling road closures, to facilitate security and vip escorts over the course of the 5 – 7 June 2019, on the following routes: M18, N18, N19, N85, N68, N67 also through Ennis and the environs of Limerick City.