N70 road (Ireland)

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N70 road
Bóthar N70
Route information
Length141.691 km (88.043 mi)
(bypassed routes in italics)
Highway system

The N70 road is a national secondary road in Ireland. It comprises most of the Ring of Kerry.


(N70 Killarney Road at Kenmare) – SneemCastlecoveCaherdanielWatervilleCahersiveenKillorglin – (N72) – MilltownCastlemaine – (N86) – Tralee (At Camp on N22/N69 Tralee Bypass) .

Quality of road[edit]

N70 is mostly of poor quality single carriageway road, with many sections are bending or narrow especially from Castlemaine to Tralee and also from Waterville to Kenmare.

Upgrade and Improvement[edit]

  • In 2013, a new 750m of dual carriageway near Tralee was opening joining at roundabout at N22, as part of new 8 km dual carriageway east Tralee bypass which also joined N21 and N69.
  • In 2019, a new 3.5 km road between Milltown and Killorglin was opened. The new road is widened with a climbing lane. It replaced the dangerous bends on old section from Knockavota to Tinnahally.[1]

See also[edit]