Tunnel Management Building, Dunkettle, Co. Cork

Next Tunnel Closure Dates

Tuesday 20th October | 22:00 – 04:00 Scheduled Maintenance

Wednesday 21st October | 22:00 – 04:00 Scheduled Maintenance

Thursday 22nd October | 22:00 – 04:00 Scheduled Maintenance

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The Jack Lynch Tunnel

The Jack Lynch Tunnel was built using the immersed tube method, the Tunnel is 620 metres long. There are six emergency exits in each traffic bore for pedestrians that lead into the central bore (pedestrian exit), the exit doors are at each end of the central bore.

Traffic Cameras, Closures & Safety Information

View safety information, live traffic feeds and scheduled maintenance.
View live traffic feed and information from the Jack Lynch Tunnel Traffic Camera Feeds section
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View the latest information on all upcoming Scheduled Maintenance Closures for the Jack Lynch Tunnel
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Safety information, before entering the tunnel, accident and emergency and vehicle fire information
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Frequently Asked Questions

What do I do if I breakdown?
There are a number of SOS phones located at 50 meter intervals through Jack Lynch Tunnel. These phones provide a direct link to our Tunnel Control Room which will provide assistance.
What is the height of Jack Lynch Tunnel?
The maximum height of Jack Lynch Tunnel is 4.65 meters.
Are pedestrians and cyclists permitted in Jack Lynch Tunnel?
No, pedestrians and cyclists are strictly not permitted in Jack Lynch Tunnel.
What is the speed limit through Jack Lynch Tunnel?
The speed limit is 80kph through Jack Lynch Tunnel.

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