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Ireland Regulatory Traffic Signs

Regulatory Signs in Ireland

With a few exceptions, many of our road signs are comparable to those seen in Central Europe and the United States. Before driving on Irish roads, you must understand what traffic signs and road markings represent.

Regulatory traffic signs indicate the course a driver must take and the action they must or must not take. The majority of regulatory signs are circular, with a red border and black symbols or lettering on a white backdrop. Blue and white regulatory signs indicate the traffic direction at junctions.

In Irish-speaking areas, the "Give Way" (Yield) sign (a downward pointing triangle) is displayed as Géill Slí.

Regulatory Traffic Signs

Stop Road Sign

Stop Sign

Yield Road Sign

Yield Sign

Yield Sign

Yield Sign

No Entry Road Sign

No Entry Sign

No Right Turn Road Sign

No Right Turn Sign

No Vehicles

No Left Turn

No U Turn Sign

No U Turn Sign

No U Turn Sign

Clearway Sign

Yield to oncoming traffic

Yield to oncoming traffic Sign

Max Speed limit 50km/h

Max Speed limit Sign

No Parking

No Parking Sign

No Vehicles

Pedestrianised street Sign

No Overtaking Sign

No Overtaking sign

Height Restriction Sign

Height Restriction Sign

No Weight Sign

No entry for large vehicles Sign



Mandatory Signs at Junctions (White & Blue signs)

Turn Right Ahead sign

Turn Right Ahead Sign

Right Turn Only sign

Right Turn Only Sign

Keep Right road sign

Keep Right Sign

Turn Left Ahead Sign

Turn Left Ahead Sign

No Right Turn Road Sign

Left Turn Only Sign

No Vehicles

Keep Left Sign

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