Patrons attending Sunday’s Ulster semi-final between Fermanagh and Monaghan have been urged to allow themselves plenty of time for the trip to Omagh’s Healy Park.
Omagh PSNI are advising of probable traffic delays and congestion on Sunday due to the Ulster semi-final match, with supporters expected to start gathering from 11.30am.
Motorists intending to travel to or through Omagh on the day should allow extra time for their journey, and spectators should get to the games early park in the town centre car parks and walk out to the game to ensure safe access prior to the start of the game.
Those who are not attending the match are asked to avoid the general Gortin Road area, particularly during peak flow periods of 11.30am to 2pm and 4.45pm to 5.30pm.
Police have also issued details of car parking arrangements and encouraged motorists to get to the game as early as possible to avoid inevitable traffic congestion.
Motorists are asked to respect private property and entrances as well as obeying Police No Waiting Cones.
Conventional car parks in the town centre will be available for use and the police advise of the following additional capacity: –
- Drumragh Avenue Car Park
- Strathroy Road and the Car Park at Christ the King Church.
- Woodside Avenue and the area to the back of the Old Police Station Mountjoy Road, Omagh
- St Patrick’s Park, Mountjoy Road
- Old Health Centre Grounds Old Mountfield Road.
- All Carparks of the Great Northern Road and supporters to walk through the town centre onto the Mountjoy Road.
- Along both sides of the Gortin Road from Healy Park Country Wards and into the Town Centre.
Police officers and GAA marshals will be active to ensure that the car parks closest to the ground will be filled first.
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