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Dublin Summary Report

Last Updated: 28/03/2015 15:48


Debris has been cleared from the M1 southbound just before J2 Dublin Airport.

There are delays inbound on the Swords Rd from Whitehall Church to Drumcondra.

It’s moving well now in Dublin City Centre.

Traffic is moving well on the M50 in both directions.


Two games are set to take place in Croke Park today. Dublin take on Limerick in NHL Division 1 Quarter Finals at 5pm and after that, Dublin take on Derry in NFL Division 1 at 7pm. Croke Park is situated in Drumcondra on the northside of Dublin. Traffic restrictions will be in place and delays can be expected in Drumcondra and in the surrounding area. A full Garda cordon will be in place two hours prior to stiles opening time and one hour post event to enable match patrons to arrive and depart safely.

Michael Flatley takes his Lord of the Dance to 3Arena this evening. Doors open at 6.30pm. Delays can be expected on North Wall Quay, Sean Moore Rd and over East Link Bridge before and after the event.

Oklahoma takes place at Bord Gais Energy Theatre until tomorrow (29th). The show starts each evening at 7.30pm with an extra matinee show at 2.30pm on Sunday. Bord Gáis Energy Theatre is located on Cardiff Lane in the city. Delays are likely on Macken St and in the surrounding area as a result.


Works will take place today and tomorrow (29th) on Orwell Rd from 9am to 6pm. Traffic lights will be switched off at the jct of Orwell Rd and Orwell Pk and care is advised.

Earl St North will be closed from Talbot St to Earl Place until midnight Sun 19th April. A traffic management system will be in place.

Fleet St will be closed between its jcts with Westmoreland St and Aston Place and again between Westmoreland St and D'Olier St, until midnight on Wed 1st April.

Leopardstown Rd will be reduced to one lane, near Tudor Lawns, heading towards Leopardstown R/A M50 until early May from 10am to 4pm daily. Elsewhere on the Leopardstown Rd, the road will be reduced to one lane near the Leopardstown R/A, in the direction of the M50 also from 10am to 4pm each day until Fri 1st May. Expect some delays. Take care approaching the works.

Works take place on Stillorgan Rd inbound between Roebuck Ave and St. Thomas Rd until approx Fri 17th April from 10am to 4pm each day. A traffic management plan will be in operation.

The slip road from the Palmerstown Bypass onto St Laurence's Rd in Chapelizod will be closed from 10pm each night to 5.30am the following morning until Sat 11th Apr. Diversions will be signposted.

Ballyman Rd is closed near the Thornhill Rd until Fri 3rd Apr for works.

Abercorn Rd is closed from Church St East to Sheriff St Upr until midnight Fri 17th Jul to facilitate works. Traffic on East Rd wishing to travel on Church St East & Abercorn Rd to Sheriff St Upr will be diverted via East Rd. Traffic on Sheriff St Upper wishing to travel on Abercorn Rd to Church St East will be diverted via East Road. Pedestrian and local access will be maintained.

Church Rd is closed from East Rd to Killan Rd, East Wall until midnight Tues 5th May to facilitate works.

New Wapping St is closed from Sherriff St Upr to Mayor St Upr until midnight on Fri 17th July because of works.

Clonshaugh Rd will be closed from Baskin Lane to the Bewleys Hotel R/A until Fri 10th Apr due to works. Diversions will be in place.

A traffic management plan is in place on Frascati Rd and Temple Hill until at least June. These works have been causing delays in the area, particularly through Blackrock. Allow plenty of time for your journey if on your route.

A one way system is in place on Pottery Rd between Kill Ave and Mackintosh due to ongoing works until mid April. Expect delays.


Parnell St will be reduced to one lane westbound between its jcts with O'Connell St and Parnell Sq West and there will be no right turn from Cavendish Row onto Parnell St until Fri 15th May. Diversions will be in place.

North Earl St will close from Talbot St to Earl Place until Sun 19th April. This closure will only affect goods vehicles. Traffic wishing to access North Earl St from Talbot St and Marlborough St will be diverted via Sackville Place and Earl Place. Pedestrian and local access will be maintained.

Due to works at the Dawson St/ Nassau St jct buses can no longer use Suffolk St and to facilitate this, Dublin Bus have made changes to a number of their routes. Detailed updates of the routes affected can be found below and also http://www.dublinbus.ie/

There is no left turn from Dawson St to Nassau St until mid June. This ban affects Public Service vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles and goods vehicles. Bear in mind that buses will no longer use Suffolk St and as a result, the following Dublin Bus routes are affected: 7b/d, 11, 25x, 32x, 37, 38a/b, 39/a, 41x, 46a, 66x, 67x, 84x, 116, 118, 145. This diversion affects these routes in the inbound direction only. Route 25/a/b will be re-routed from Merrion Sq. via Merrion Sq., North, Clare St., Lincoln Place, Westland Row, & Pearse St in the outbound direction. Inbound remains unchanged. A double bus lane on Pearse St has also been introduced. A contra-flow bus lane will be introduced on Camden St at the Bleeding Horse due to these works with the following Dublin Bus routes affected inbound and outbound as a result: 14, 15a/b, 140, 142.

Dawson St is reduced to one lane from the St Stephen’s Green jct to South Anne St jct, while works take place at various locations along the road. Dawson St will remain open to traffic and car parks in the area will be accessible, however those using the route as a through way should consider the new right turn on Merrion Row to avoid delays. A 24 hour tow truck will be in operation to ensure traffic movement. Visit the Luas Cross City website for full details.

Suffolk St is closed between Nassau St and Duke St until Thurs 30th Apr. Traffic on Dawson St wishing to travel on Nassau St to access Suffolk St and Grafton St will be diverted via Nassau St, Leinster St South, Lincoln Place, Westland Row, Pearse St, College St, College Green, Trinity St and St Andrew St.

Works are also ongoing at Kildare St/ St. Stephen’s Green North, Harcourt St / St. Stephen’s Green South, Lincoln Place / Leinster St South, Leinster St South / Clare St / Merrion Square. These works are expected to continue until the end of 2016. Additional bus lanes will be introduced on Pearse St as part of the ongoing works. A contra-flow bus lane will be introduced on the section of Camden St Upper between its jcts with Harcourt Rd and Charlotte Way while works continue.

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