Gardai advise motorists to expect delays

The Irish flag presented by the Irish Army at the last citizenship ceremony in the INEC.
Picture: Valerie O’Sullivan

KILLARNEY will again host a high-profile citizenship ceremony on Monday, April 29 with over 2,000 people formally becoming Irish citizens on the day.

Three ceremonies will take place at the INEC over the course of the day and up to 8,000 people are expected to attend the event to celebrate with the recipients.

Complimentary shuttle buses will operate from the bus station and the train station to and from the INEC. A complimentary shuttle service will also operate from Scott’s Street, all commencing at 8.00am.

Hotel, guesthouse and bed and breakfast operators are being asked to advise their guests to use the shuttlebuses, as parking in the vicinity of the INEC, the Gleneagle Hotel and the Brehon Hotel will be limited.

Gardai in Killarney have advised that traffic delays are anticipated therefore local traffic and those attending the ceremonies are asked to allow extra travel time.

Residents are also advised to allow extra time for journeys in and around Killarney, particularly on the Muckross Road on the day.

Residents of Mill Road are advised to expect an increase in traffic flow as recipients exit the INEC from 11.30am.

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