Main Steet to open to pedestrians for Letterkenny Folk Festival

first_imgThe Main Street and Port Road of Letterkenny are set to be buzzing with a carnival atmosphere this weekend for the Letterkenny Folk Festival.Many will remember international dancers taking over the street for lively performances during festivals in years gone by.This year will be no different as the town marks the 50th anniversary of the original event from Thursday evening, August 22nd, through to Sunday 25th. A gig rig will be set up on the street and areas such as Donegal County Library, Market Square, the Post Office, the Old Courthouse, and An Grianan Theatre will host cultural events.To accommodate the festivities, traffic will be diverted from the Main Street and Port Road at various times.Friday 23rd AugustOn Friday 23rd August, Upper Main Street Letterkenny will be closed to traffic from Justice Walsh Road (Old Courthouse) to junction of Oliver Plunkett Road (County Library). The section will be closed from 6.30pm – 12 Midnight Friday. Vehicles approaching Main street from Station Roundabout will be diverted via High Road, Justice Walsh Road or Speers Lane.Vehicles approaching Main street from Justice Walsh Road will be diverted via High Road or Speers Lane.Saturday 24th August The Port Road will be closed from Station Roundabout to the junction of Justice Walsh Road from 6.30pm to midnight Saturday.Vehicles approaching Main street from Station Roundabout will be diverted via Pearse Road, Justice Walsh Road or via DeValera Road onto High Road. Sunday 25th AugustThe Port Road will be closed from Station Roundabout to the junction of Justice Walsh Road from 12noon to 4pm on Sunday.Vehicles approaching Main street from Station Roundabout will be diverted via Pearse Road, Justice Walsh Road or via DeValera Road onto High Road.For more on what to look forward to at the Letterkenny Folk Festival revival, visit:  Letterkenny Folk Festival sets out its stall for a new beginningMain Steet to open to pedestrians for Letterkenny Folk Festival was last modified: August 16th, 2019 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:eventsLetterkenny Folk FestivalMain Streettrafficlast_img

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