Latest news | Ardee - Castleblayney

2nd April 2020

The N2 Project Team is still on hand to answer any queries through a manned phoneline and dedicated email. 

To protect project staff, the general public and to reduce the transmission of covid-19, the N2 Project Office located in Monaghan Town is temporarily closed as a result of the recommended COVID- 19 restrictions, but will open again when restrictions are lifted.

The N2 Project Team continue to work on the project remotely and the team can still be contacted through the manned project phoneline or by email. 

The project phone number is: 087 340 3786. A member of the project team will be available during office hours to answer any queries, or will return any calls left out of office hours on the next working day.

The email addresses for the schemes are:     and

We hope all of our project stakeholders stay safe and well during this difficult period.

13th March 2020 COVID - 19 restrictions

In light of recent developments we would like to advise we have suspended meetings in the project office. However, we will continue to address queries on the project by phone or by email.  

TEL: 087 340 3786

13th January 2020 - Second non-statutory public consultation update

The Project Team would like to thank all contributors for taking the time to engage with the project team and for making submissions during the recent non-statutory public consultation period. The feedback will be considered and the consultants will undertake studies and surveys along the route, and will carry out an appraisal of the route options before identifying an Emerging Preferred Route Corridor. The Emerging Preferred Route Corridor will then go on display during another period of non-statutory public consultation, and further feedback will be invited and considered before the Preferred Route Corridors are finalised.  

13th November 2019 - Extension of time for submissions for 'Route Corridor Options' Public Consultation

Due to feedback received during the public consultation period, the date for submissions to the ‘Route Corridor Options’ public consultation has been extended by 2 weeks until Thursday, 19th December 2019. Submissions can be made as follows:


POST: FREEPOST N2 Ardee to Castleblayney Scheme, Monaghan County Council, County Offices, The Glen, Monaghan, H18 YT50.

31st October - Second Public Consultation on Route Corridor Options on the N2 Ardee to Castleblayney Road Scheme

Monaghan County Council is working in partnership with Louth County Council and in association with Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) to develop a scheme to upgrade a 32km section of the N2/A5 Dublin-Derry Road. The proposed project is in Counties Monaghan and Louth, between Ardee and Castleblayney.
(click here to read the full press release.)

26th July 2019 Public Consultation 1 - ‘Study Area & Constraints’ Public Consultation Period concludes

The first public consultation on the 'Study Area and Constraints' for the N2 Ardee to Castleblayney Scheme took place in June/July 2019. Public Consultation events took place in the Glencarn Hotel in Castleblayney on the 25th June, the Nuremore Hotel in Carrickmacross on 26th June, and the Ardee Parish Centre in Ardee on 27th June 2019. Submissions in relation to the project could be made up until the 25th July 2019. The submission period has now closed. All feedback received will be considered by the project team as part of the Post-Consultation Report which will be published on this website.

Keep up to date with all the latest news on the N2 Ardee to Castleblayney scheme here.

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