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The N18 road is a National Primary Route in Ireland, connecting the cities of Limerick and Galway. Ennis and Gort are two major towns on the route, and Shannon Airport is reached via the connecting N19 road. The section from Limerick to the N19 junction forms part of European route E20. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Statistics Province: Munster County Town: Limerick Code: LK Area: 2,686 km² Population (2006) 183,863 (including Limerick City); 131,303 (without Limerick City) Website: www. ... This article is about the city in Ireland. ... County Clare (Contae an Chláir in Irish) is in the Irish province of Munster. ... Cratloe (Irish: An Chreatalach) is a small village (pop: 656 (2002)) in County Clare, Ireland, located between Limerick City and Ennis. ... Sixmilebridge (Droichead Abhann Uí gCearnaigh in Irish) is a vibrant and rapidly expanding village in County Clare, Ireland, population 1,327 (2002 Census) which is likely to increase due to the large amount of houses going up in the area. ... Bunratty Castle is a Norman castle in County Clare, Ireland. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 52. ... Shannon Airport (IATA: SNN, ICAO: EINN), or Aerfort na Sionna in Irish is an airport in Ireland. ... The N19 road is a National Primary Route in Ireland, connecting from the N18 Limerick–Ennis–Galway road to Shannon Airport. ... Newmarket-on-Fergus (Irish: Cora Chaitlín) is a village in County Clare, Ireland. ... Clarecastle (Irish: Droichead an Chláir) is a village just south of Ennis, in County Clare, Ireland on the outskirts of the main town. ... For people named Ennis, see Ennis (surname). ... Statistics Province: Connacht County Town: Galway Code: G (GY proposed) Area: 6,148 km² Population (2006) 231,035 (including Galway City); 159,052 (without Galway City) Website: www. ... Gort (Irish: Gort Inse Guaire or An Gort) is a HOLE. Gort takes its name, Gort Inse Guaire, from Guaire Aidhne, the sixth century King of Connacht and patron of St. ... Ardrahan (Ard Raithin in Irish) is a village in County Galway, Ireland. ... Clarinbridge (Droichead an Chláirín in Irish) is a village in County Galway, Ireland. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: , Irish Grid Reference M386245 Statistics Province: Connacht County: Elevation: 7 m Population (2006) 3,195  Oranmore (Irish: ) is a suburban village in County Galway on the outskirts of Galway City in Ireland. ... The N6 road is a National Primary Route in the Republic of Ireland, connecting Dublin to Galway (by connecting from the M4 motorway at Kinnegad) across the midlands of Ireland. ... East View of Claregalway Friary Claregalway (Irish: Baile Chláir) is a village situated about 10km from the city of Galway in County Galway, Ireland. ... The N17 is one of the major roads that connects Galway City with major towns in north west County Galway and Mayo. ... A typical Irish road sign in Mullingar, County Westmeath Ireland, both north and south of the border, has an extensive network of roads. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: , Irish Grid Reference R574572 Statistics Province: Munster County: Area: 20. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: , Statistics Province: Connacht County: Dáil Éireann: Galway West European Parliament: North-West Dialling Code: 091 Postal District(s): G Area: 50. ... For people named Ennis, see Ennis (surname). ... Gort (Irish: Gort Inse Guaire or An Gort) is a HOLE. Gort takes its name, Gort Inse Guaire, from Guaire Aidhne, the sixth century King of Connacht and patron of St. ... Shannon Airport (IATA: SNN, ICAO: EINN), or Aerfort na Sionna in Irish is an airport in Ireland. ... The N19 road is a National Primary Route in Ireland, connecting from the N18 Limerick–Ennis–Galway road to Shannon Airport. ... European Route Sign The international E-road network is a network of roads in Europe, numbered E1 and up. ... From west to east: Shannon Airport - Limerick - Dublin . ...


The route leaves Limerick city near Henry Street, Mallow Street and the Dock Road, heading across the Shannon Bridge. As the Condell Road the route skirts the northside of Limerick by passing through Westfield's bird sanctuary on the north bank of the River Shannon. Further along, the Clonmacken Roundabout provides a connection to the Caherdavin area of the city, and the Condell Road ends at the Coonagh Roundabout, where it meets the Ennis Road. As the N18, the Ennis Road leaves the city as dual-carriageway. A National Secondary Route is a category of road in the Republic of Ireland. ... King Johns Castle sits on the southern bank of the River Shannon. ... Carrick-on-Shannon-Bridge Leitrim Shannon-Bridge Offaly The River Shannon (Irish: altenatively Sionna), Irelands longest river, divides the West of Ireland (mostly the province of Connacht) from the east and south (Leinster and most of Munster). ... Caherdavin (Pop:6,613 (2002)) is a suburban district in the northern environs of Limerick City in the mid-west of Ireland. ... A typical British dual carriageway, this one being the A63(T) near Hull A dual carriageway or divided highway is a road or highway in which the two directions of traffic are separated by a central barrier or strip of land, known as a central reservation or median. ...


Junctions along the route serve Cratloe, Sixmilebridge and Bunratty. The road passed alongside Bunratty Castle before the completion of the neighbouring dual-carriageway section in the late 1980s/early 1990s. The other nearby junctions were also converted to fly-overs in the 1990s. Cratloe (Irish: An Chreatalach) is a small village (pop: 656 (2002)) in County Clare, Ireland, located between Limerick City and Ennis. ... Sixmilebridge (Droichead Abhann Uí gCearnaigh in Irish) is a vibrant and rapidly expanding village in County Clare, Ireland, population 1,327 (2002 Census) which is likely to increase due to the large amount of houses going up in the area. ... Bunratty Castle is a Norman castle in County Clare, Ireland. ... Bunratty Castle Bunratty Castle is a castle of Norman architecture in Newmarket-on-Fergus, County Clare, Ireland. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For the band, see 1990s (band). ... For the band, see 1990s (band). ...


Following the junction replacing Hurler's Cross, other junctions serve Shannon Town and Shannon Airport, the latter via the N19. The interchanges here, and sections of dual-carriageway continuing to Shannon Airport and Ennis were completed in 2004. The new stretch of dual-carriageway continues on past Newmarket-on-Fergus and Dromoland, ending just after the latter. On January 26 2007 construction was completed on a further section of dual-carriageway which bypasses Ennis. Shannon Town or Shannon (Irish: An tSionna) is located in County Clare and is the only new town in the Republic of Ireland. ... Shannon Airport (IATA: SNN, ICAO: EINN), or Aerfort na Sionna in Irish is an airport in Ireland. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Newmarket-on-Fergus (Irish: Cora Chaitlín) is a village in County Clare, Ireland. ... A large castle and five star hotel in County Clare, Ireland. ...


The N68 connects from here to Kilrush. WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 52. ...


The N85 connects to Ennistymon and the coast, and an N85 bypass to the south of Ennis was opened towards the end of 2006. Ennistimon or Ennistymon (Irish: Inis Diomáin) is a village in County Clare, Republic of Ireland, near the west coast of Ireland. ...


The N18 continues north as a poor quality two-lane road to Crusheen, and across into County Galway. Gort is the next town through which the route passes, with the connecting N66 running northeast to Loughrea. Several small towns are along the route north of this, including Kilcolgan, where the N67 route through north County Clare connects. The N18 passes by Oranmore, just outside Galway, where it meets the main N6 Dublin–Galway road. This route continues into the city centre. The N18, however, continues north to meet the N17 at Claregalway, where the N18 ends. The N17, coming from the city centre, continues north into County Mayo. Statistics Province: Connacht County Town: Galway Code: G (GY proposed) Area: 6,148 km² Population (2006) 231,035 (including Galway City); 159,052 (without Galway City) Website: www. ... Gort (Irish: Gort Inse Guaire or An Gort) is a HOLE. Gort takes its name, Gort Inse Guaire, from Guaire Aidhne, the sixth century King of Connacht and patron of St. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 53. ... A National Secondary Route is a category of road in the Republic of Ireland. ... County Clare (Contae an Chláir in Irish) is in the Irish province of Munster. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: , Irish Grid Reference M386245 Statistics Province: Connacht County: Elevation: 7 m Population (2006) 3,195  Oranmore (Irish: ) is a suburban village in County Galway on the outskirts of Galway City in Ireland. ... The N6 road is a National Primary Route in the Republic of Ireland, connecting Dublin to Galway (by connecting from the M4 motorway at Kinnegad) across the midlands of Ireland. ... Dublin city centre at night WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: , Statistics Province: Leinster County: Dáil Éireann: Dublin Central, Dublin North Central, Dublin North East, Dublin North West, Dublin South Central, Dublin South East European Parliament: Dublin Dialling Code: +353 1 Postal District(s): D1-24, D6W Area: 114. ... The N17 is one of the major roads that connects Galway City with major towns in north west County Galway and Mayo. ... East View of Claregalway Friary Claregalway (Irish: Baile Chláir) is a village situated about 10km from the city of Galway in County Galway, Ireland. ... Statistics Province: Connacht County Town: Castlebar Code: MO Area: 5,397 km² Population (2006) 123,648 Website: www. ...


There are 2 future upgrade projects on the N18. The first is the construction of a new dual carriageway running from Crusheen to Gort, a total distance of 22 km (14 mi). This section of dual carriageway will bypass both Gort and Crusheen. Construction on this project is hoped to commence in 2008, with completion scheduled for 2011. The second project is the construction of a new dual carriageway from Gort to Oranmore, a total distance of 27 km (17 mi).


External links

  • Ennisbypass.ie - N18 website

 
 

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