R156 road (Ireland)

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R156 road
Route information
Length60 km (40 mi)
Road network

The R156 road is a regional road in Ireland, linking Dunboyne in County Meath to the N4 (near Mullingar) in County Westmeath. The road is single carriageway throughout. Many parts of the route have dangerous bends.

Heading east after leaving the N4
R156 near Killucan


  • (East to West)
  • The route leaves the rapidly expanding town of Dunboyne. The remainder of the route is through rural Meath and Westmeath, passing through the villages of Mullagh, Summerhill, Rathmolyon and Ballivor in Meath and Raharney and Killucan in Westmeath before connecting to the N4 at The Downs east of Mullingar. It joins the N4 at a dangerous at-grade junction with a busy dual-carriageway.

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