Time: 2 hr 30 min

Total Distance (Km): 242

  Travel (Km)

and then

road to take total (Km)  

0.0 Start out on Swords Road Uncl. 0.0




0.82 At roundabout take the 2nd exit (signposted Way Out, Hotels) Uncl. 0.82




0.55 At Airport Roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the M1 SPUR (signposted Dublin, Belfast M1) M1 1.37




0.82 At roundabout take the 2nd exit, then join the M1 motorway (signposted Dublin) M1 2.19




1.9 Leave the M1 at junction 1 (Junction with M50) then take left-hand lanes, then join the M50 motorway (signposted Other Routes, Southbound) M50 4.09




9.91 At Junction 6 continue forward onto the M50 toll motorway (signposted Southbound - Toll) M50 14.0




3.06 M50 Toll (eFlow-Barrier-Free Tolling System) M50 17.06




5.37 Leave the M50 at junction 9 then take right-hand lanes, then merge onto the N7 (signposted Limerick) N7 22.43




5.19 At Junction 3 continue forward onto Naas Road - N7 (signposted Limerick, The South) N7 27.62




16.03 At Junction 9 continue forward onto the M7 motorway (signposted Limerick) M7 43.65




58.95 At Junction 18 continue forward onto the M7 toll motorway (signposted Limerick) M7 102.6




3.92 Portlaoise Main Toll Plaza
M7 106.52




94.36 At Junction 28 continue forward onto the M7 motorway to bypass Limerick M7 200.88





8.91 At Junction 30 (Rosbrien Interchange) continue forward onto the N18 Limerick South Ring Road (signposted Shannon, Galway) N18 209.79




3.67 At Junction 2 continue forward onto the N18 - toll (signposted Galway) N18 213.46




1.85 Limerick Tunnel
N18 215.31




1.68 N18 Toll Plaza
N18 216.99




9.72 Bunratty Castle (on right)
N18 226.71




4.83 At Junction 9 (Shannon Airport) continue forward onto M18 Motorway (signposted Galway)
M18 231.54




8.32 Leave the M18 at junction 11, then at Dromoland West roundabout take the 4th exit, then merge onto the R471 M18 239.86




0.56 At Dromoland East roundabout take the 1st exit onto the L3148 (signposted Quin) M18 240.40




1.6 Continue forward for approx. 1.6km until you reach a 90 degree right-hand bend in the road, take the small road to the left (signposted Castlefergus Riding School), then drive 100 metres to 2 pillars in front of you (with a 'Private Property' sign), drive straight through them and 300 metres up the fenced avenue to the very end to finish at Ballyhannon Castle, Quin, Co. Clare L3148 242