Recent News

10 Sep 2018

As you are aware, the start of term is next Monday 10th September. This will bring with it a significant increase in traffic on campus. In order to deal with traffic congestion that typically occurs at start of term and persists for a number of weeks during term, there are a number of measures that will be implemented to assist in getting vehicles off campus.


For vehicles exiting at the Main Gate and East Gate on to Plassey Park Road additional traffic management personnel will be deployed at critical junctions and at certain pedestrian crossings throughout campus. Additional signage will be deployed to assist drivers.


Furthermore, on next Monday 10th September, commencing at 4pm,it is intended to open an exit-only gate for cars from the North Bank exiting at Garraun Road. This is only a trial to ascertain the impact on local road infrastructure and to inform future infrastructural improvements. Clare County Council are aware of this trial.  This initiative will be closely monitored on Monday. Please note that only the first 100 cars wishing to use this temporary exit will be permitted to exit, after which the exit will be closed. An update email to advise staff of the number of  cars that have used the exit will be issued at 16h30 and at 17h00 on Monday.   A review of the impact on local roads will be carried out on Tuesday to ascertain whether additional (or any) traffic can be safely accommodated. This process will continue for a number of weeks only and is subject to cancellation at any time.  There will a large contingent of traffic management personnel deployed to assist in this trial and the full co-operation of car drivers will be required to help make this work. Drivers should also note that there may be cyclists and pedestrians sharing this route, so please exercise caution on the route.


Buildings and Estates Department

29 Aug 2018

Please note that the morning access route to the University campus via the County Council road will re-open on Monday 3rd September 2018 from 8am to 10am Monday to Friday.

With the commencement of the new Semester additional traffic will be on Campus at peak times, traffic delays are likely

Your patience and co-operation is appreciated.


18 Sep 2017

The issuing of new 2017-2019 parking permits will commence on 1st November 2017. All existing permits require replacement. Existing permits remain valid for the months of October and November until all permits are issued.


The Buildings and Estates Department will contact each faculty / division / department manager / administrator by e-mail with a schedule of dates for permit collection.


Please wait to be advised by your faculty/administrator.


New staff members needing parking permits can collect their permit Wednesday to Friday, at the new time of 3 to 4pm ONLY, room AM-065 (Main Buildings Office). Thank you for respecting these times.


Please remember to bring along the appropriate documents as outlined on the Buildings and Estates Department website including a current UL staff ID card. All terms and conditions are outlined here.


Human Resources issue new cards 12noon-1pm only, Monday – Friday.


Your patience and co-operation is appreciated.




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