M7 Portlaoise - Castletown/M8 Portlaoise - Cullahill

The Portlaoise - Cullahill and Portlaoise - Castletown are combined as one scheme. This is one of the projects announced by the NRA in June 2000 under Tranche II of the PPP Roads programme. The Portlaoise-Castletown route lies on the N7 Limerick to Dublin route. The Portlaoise-Culahill route lies on the N8 Cork to Dublin route. The combined length of both sections is approximately 40 km.

The PPP contract was awarded in June 2007 to the Celtic Roads Group (Portlaoise) Limited consortium which comprises BAM PPP bv, Iridium Concesiones de Infraestructuras S.A. and NTR plc.

Contract Award DateContract Awarded toPPP TypeGovernment ProgrammeStatus
June 2007 Celtic Roads Group (Portlaoise) Limited Concession National Development Plan 2000 - 2006 Opened  2010