Police announce traffic diversions for Black Parade


Enniskillen PSNI Station RMGFH07

The Annual Co Fermanagh RBP Parade will take place tomorrow in Enniskillen and police have advised that there will be a number of traffic diversions.
Thirty preceptories, coming from all over Ulster, are expected to take part in a procession by the Royal Black Institution through Enniskillen  at 1pm, on Wellington Road. A similar number of bands will also take part in the procession.
Robert Dane, County Grand Master will chair the platform proceedings which will start at 2.15pm followed by a service of worship.
The parade still assemble and leave from the Royal British Legion, make its way around Wellington Road towards the South West College , and turn up Belmore Street.
At the Cenotaph there will be a short ceremony and wreath laying, and then the parade will make its way up East Bridge Street, Townhall Street and High Street. It will turn left at the Halifax building, and proceed down Paget Street to avoid two weddings, one at St Michael’s Church and the other at St Macartin’s Cathedral. From there it will make its way to Enniskillen Castle along Wellington Road.
People from all over will travel to Fermanagh as members of the institution taking part will include members from Cavan, Monaghan and Donegal.
Motorists are advised to expect delays in Enniskillen and to add extra time on to the journey to allow for the procession.
Traffic will be diverted at the following locations: Dublin Road / Tempo Road, Enniskillen via Tempo Road and the Cherrymount Link Road to the Irvinestown Road and Cornagrade Road to Queen Street and over the Castle Bridge to either the Sligo Road or the Shore Road. The route from the Sligo Road towards the Belfast side of the town will be the reserve of the above.
Motorists are also requested to respect areas identified for disabled parking around the town.

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