St Patrick's Day disruption warning issued to motorists
Motorists are being warned about traffic restrictions and diversions that will be in place in Belfast city centre during the annual St Patrick's Day Carnival.
Drivers can expect disruption along the parade route, which includes Donegall Place, Royal Avenue, Donegall Street, Bridge Street and High Street.
A series of rolling road closures will operate along the route from 11.30am to 1.30pm. Traffic diversions will also be in place around Dunbar Link and Wellington Place.
Drivers should be aware of large numbers of pedestrians in and around Custom House Square, Donegall Quay, and High Street, while the concert and activities take place between 12pm and 3pm.
Translink will maintain city centre services throughout the day; details of any diversions will be available on their website, www.translink.co.uk and will be notified on the display screens at any affected bus stops.
Drivers should also be aware of the Spar Craic 10k run, which leaves Belfast City Hall at 9am and finishes at the Titanic Slipways.