01 Jul 2022

Royal Visit: No delivery trucks allowed in cordoned off areas of Kilkenny City tomorrow

Businesses can trade as normal but no vehicles, including delivery vehicles, will be permitted in cordoned off areas for eight-hour period

Royal Visit: No delivery trucks allowed in cordoned off areas in Kilkenny City tomorrow

Prince Charles arriving in Dublin this afternoon. He is due to arrive in Kilkenny tomorrow morning.

Gardaí are reminding business owners and staff that no delivery trucks will be allowed access a number of streets in the city centre tomorrow morning due to the Royal visit.

High Street (from the end of Parliament Street to The Parade, traffic will be diverted onto Bateman Quay), Rose Inn Street, The Parade, Castle Road , James Street, Patrick Street (from the junction with Ormonde Road) and Ormonde Street (from the Ormonde Street multi-storey carpark to Patrick Street).

"This has been flagged to businesses and we are reminding the business community that no delivery trucks will be allowed in these cordoned off areas from 5am to 1.30pm. There will be no vehicular access of any type. Businesses will be open and pedestrians are welcome in all areas, with the exception of Castle Road," said a garda spokesman.

A strict no-fly zone is also in place over the city centre and Thomastown until tomorrow afternoon.

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