Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Bridge
The Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Bridge is a balanced cantilever bridge over the River Barrow in Ireland. It was built as part of the N25 New Ross Bypass, and was officially opened on 29 January 2020 by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and opened to traffic on 30 January 2020, becoming Ireland’s longest bridge.
The bridge is officially named after Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, the mother of former US President John F. Kennedy whose ancestors came from nearby Dunganstown. It is also popularly referred to as the Pink Rock Bridge or as the New Ross Bypass Bridge, and as the Barrow Crossing in technical materials related to its construction.
An illustrated map of the New Ross to Waterford Greenway.
Getting here couldn’t be easier. Access points at New Ross & Waterford.