A Visitor Guide to County Kerry

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Royal Visit to Kerry – What You Need to Know

royal visit to Kerry

Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall’s visit to Ireland starts today on Cork and tomorrow, Friday 15th June they are on their royal visit to Kerry.

It is expected that the royal couple will visit Derrynane, Tralee and Killarney in that order.
Although the exact times of their appearance in each location is not given, the announcement of traffic restrictions by an Garda Siochána gives a good indication of the times involved.

Roads around Derrynane House and Park will be closed from midnight to 12.30pm on Friday15th.

In Tralee, there are various traffic restrictions between 7am and 2pm.
Ivy Terrace will be closed from 10am to 2pm. Mary Street and Abbey Street will be closed from 7am-2pm.
Mary Street Car Park will be closed from 7am-2pm. There will be some diversions in place.
Here is a Garda map of the traffic restrictions in Tralee:

royal visit to Kerry tralee road closures

In Killarney there are a number restrictions and closures.
Mission Road will be closed in both directions from 2.45 to 4.45pm on Friday and there will be other barriers in various places.
Here is a Garda map of traffic restrictions in Killarney during the royal visit:

killarney road closures for royal visit

Public Welcome during Royal Visit to Kerry

According to Gardaí the public are welcome and in as far as possible will be allowed to view the visit of the royal couple.
They advise people to arrive in plenty time, and not to carry large bags as these items will not be allowed in certain viewing areas.
As far as possible, it will be “business as usual” but most people can expect to experience some delays.