S0022 : The westbound exit slip at junction 11 of the M8

taken 6 years ago, near to Curraghmore Bridge, Tipperary, Ireland

The westbound exit slip at junction 11 of the M8
The westbound exit slip at junction 11 of the M8
If you try to enter an Irish motorway the wrong way, the first thing you encounter is a 'No Entry' sign, followed quickly by a 'Turn Back' sign (as seen here). If you are foolish enough to continue, you will encounter (at many but not all junctions) a sign

Now, I suppose it is possible that such warnings are more necessary in Ireland than in the UK, as graded junctions are more recent there. But as we keep reading of people driving the wrong way along the M25, perhaps we should do something similar. These signs would cost a trivial amount compared with the current upgrading of central barriers. Is this yet another example of the Treasury saving thousands but wasting billions?
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S0022   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 6 July, 2014   (more nearby)
Friday, 25 July, 2014
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Motorway (from Tags)
Class M Irish Road 
Primary Subject of Photo
Motorway Slip Road 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! S 0006 2257 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:21.3104N 7:59.9909W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! S 0001 2252
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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