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Dundalk Western By-pass
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The Dundalk Western By-pass motorway was officially opened on Monday 26th September 2005. Celtic Roads Group (Dundalk) DAC now operates the M1 motorway from Gormanston (Meath) to just short of Balymascanlan (Louth) and is responsible for this 53km section of the M1 Motorway until 2034. This section of motorway is not only an integral link between Dublin and Belfast but is also part of the Trans-European Road Network (Euroroute E01) This project is fully funded through the collection of tolls located south of the Boyne near Drogheda. Northlink M1 Ltd carry out the Operation & Maintenance services on behalf of Celtic Roads Group (Dundalk) DAC.

The following toll rates are applicable from 1st January 2024, inclusive of VAT.

Vehicle Class
Toll Rate**
Motor cycles exceeding 50cc
Motor cars
Buses and coaches
Goods Vehicles with a design gross weight not exceeding 3,500kg
Goods Vehicles with a design gross weight exceeding 3,500kg having 2 or 3 axles
Goods Vehicles with a design gross weight not exceeding 3,500kg having 3 or more axles

* M1 toll charges are governed by the Toll Bye-Laws for the M1 Motorway (Gormanston to Monasterboice), published by the National Roads Authority
* VAT receipts are available upon request through manual lanes to customers paying cash.
* In line with the Bye-Laws, a discount of 10% of the prevailing toll charge is available for customers who pre-pay for 20 journeys.
* All lanes are equipped with Electronic Tolling. For further information on which tags you can use on this road go to

** Applicable from 1st Jan 2024.
© 2024 CRG
Celtic Roads Group (Dundalk) DAC, M1 Toll Plaza, Balgeen, Drogheda, Co, Meath, Ireland | Registered Number: 378371
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