Olympic torch route across North

London 2012 Olympic Torch

London 2012 Olympic Torch

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The Olympic flame arrives in Belfast on Sunday, June 3, from the Isle of Man.

Torch-bearers will carry it to Holywood, Bangor, Newtownards, Comber, Dundonald, Stormont, Newtownabbey, Carrickfergus, Glynn, Larne, Drains Bay, Ballygalley, Glenarm, Carnlough, Glenariff, Cushendall, Ballycastle, Dervock, Bushmills and Portrush.

On Monday, June 4, the torch will be taken across the River Bann and then on to Coleraine, Articlave, Castlerock, Downhill, Ballarena, Limavady, Ballykelly, Greysteel and Derry.

On June 5, it will be relayed to New Buildings, Magheramason, Bready, Ballymagorry, Strabane, Sion Mills, and Omagh, Dromore, Irvinestown, Enniskillen, Fivemiletown, Clogher, Augher, Aughnacloy, Caledon, Armagh, Portadown, Gilford, Banbridge and Newry.

After leaving Newry on June 6, the flame will be taken to Lisburn and Belfast.

The final leg of the relay, on June 7, will take in Newcastle, Dundrum, Clough, Downpatrick, Crossgar, Saintfield, Ballynahinch, Templepatrick, Antrim, Ballyronan, Magherafelt, Ballymena and Moorfields.

Later that day, the torch will leave the North for Cairnryan in Scotland.

Derry route traffic and travel - The Olympic Torch Run will pass through Derry City on Monday 4th June and motorists are advised to expect some traffic disruption as the Torch passes through the city.

It is hoped disruption will be kept to a minimum however motorists are advised to avoid the following roads during 5.15pm and 6.45pm on Monday evening.

The Torch will arrive in the Waterside and will then follow the route from: Crescent Link - Altnagelvin Roundabout - Dungiven Road - Dales Corner - Limavady Road .

It will also travel along the Culmore Road in the direction of Strand Road to: Harbour Quay Roundabout – Expressway - Water Street - Foyle Street - Foyleside Roundabout - John Street - Carlisle Place - Carlisle Road - Ferrquay Street - The Diamond roundabout - Shipquay Street - Expressway and on to the Peace Bridge. Motorists are also advised they will not be able to park on roads or streets where the Torch Relay is expected to pass on Monday afternoon. Motorists are encouraged to use all City Centre car parks including Duke Street.

People attending the Torch event in the evening are advised to arrive early to ensure entry. The gates at St Columbs Park venue will open at 4pm with the event commencing at 5pm.