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05/07/18 R238 from Burnfoot to Buncrana has reopened this morning.


The R238 from Burnfoot to Buncrana has reopened this morning and all motorists travelling to the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open in Ballyliffin are being asked to comply with the following route plans.


Republic of Ireland traffic should access the area via Bridgend & Buncrana and travel northwards to Ballyliffin following the N13 & R238 following VMS and AA temporary fixed signage.


Northern Ireland / Cross channel traffic should travel via Derry/Londonderry following the A2 (NI) & R238 & R240 to Quigley’s Point and Carndonagh and onwards via R238 to Ballyliffin following VMS and AA Temporary fixed signage.


Consideration should also be given to utilising the Foyle Ferry from Magilligan to Greencastle.


The public are advised that the peak travel times will be from 06.30am to 12.30pm & 4.30pm to 7.30pm daily.


Free parking is available at the event and motorists are requested to cooperate & follow the directions of members of An Garda Siochana & Event Stewards to ensure smooth traffic flow.


Motorists are advised:


  • To switch off Sat Nav’s, when Event signage indicates.  
  • Obey Garda directions and signage
  • Drive with patience and care and allow extra time for your journey


 As huge numbers are expected, motorists are advised to access the latest traffic updates as follows:


@GardaTraffic on Twitter

@AARoadwatch on Twitter

@AnGardaSiochana on Facebook

@DonegalCouncil on Twitter

@DonegalCoCouncil on Facebook

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