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driving to Slane from Kenmare

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driving to Slane from Kenmare

Hi we have a day to drive from Kenmare to Slane which we are slightly worried about. This will be next weekend (Sunday).

Can anyone recommend a good route and als give us a rough idea of time?

Thanks in advance


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1. Re: driving to Slane from Kenmare

The route is fairly straightforward - you can go via Killarney to Cahir and then via the M8/M7 to Dublin where to take the M50 around the city onto the N/M2 to Slane. Distance is about 240 miles and drive time is about 4.5 hours , not allowing for stops.

For route details, see /www.aaireland.ie/routes_beta

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2. Re: driving to Slane from Kenmare

I agree with the route suggested, but think 4.5 hours is a bit optimistic

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3. Re: driving to Slane from Kenmare

You will need to pre-purchase or post-purchase an e- toll for the Liffey Bridge on the M50 which is operated by numberplate recognition. Can do online before or within 24 hr after

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4. Re: driving to Slane from Kenmare

Alternatively you could avoid the M50 (suggestion) and head towards Trim -Navan-Slane. You can do this off the M7 at Naas and head for Clane, Maynooth and Kilcock. Might take you a little longer taking in the historic sights but worthwhile in my opinion.

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