|Location Map ( geo)|
|Distance:||147.4 km (91.6 miles)|
|Meets:||M7, R433, R693, N75, N62, R639, R688, R692, N74, N24, N73, N72, N25, R635, N27, R854, R614, R610, N20, N22|
|Route outline (key)|
The road is classified as a motorway – signed M8 – for almost its entire length, the exception being the final few kilometres leading from Dunkettle into Cork city centre. All parts of the route (motorway and non-motorway) nevertheless continue to constitute, legally and administratively, the N8.
Irish Statute Book
- Roads Act 2007 (Declaration of Motorways) Order 2008 - This instrument converts the following sections of the N8 to motorway: Cashel Bypass, Urlingford to Cashel, Cashel to Mitchelstown, Mitchelstown to Fermoy
- Roads Act 2007 (Declaration of Motorways) Order 2009 - This instrument converts the following sections of the N8 to motorway: Watergrasshill to Glanmire, Glanmire Bypass