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Dublin Summary Report

Last Updated: 24/04/2014 17:07


A 2 car collision on the Tallaght Bypass just before the M50 has been cleared. No major delays to report.

A multi vehicle crash inbound on the Navan Rd just before the Ashtown R/A has been moved off the road, though long delays remain from just after the Auburn Ave jct. 

A broken down truck on the Naas Rd outbound at the Red Cow interchange has been cleared. Traffic is slow on the Naas Rd from the Long Mile Rd jct as a result. 

It's very busy outbound from the Dorset St/ Gardiner St jct to the Collins Ave jct on the Swords Rd

The North Quays are busy from Wolfe Tone Quay to Arran Quay, the South Quays are busy from Memorial Bridge to Burgh Quay.

It's busy on the Grand Canal westbound between Portobello and Harolds Cross. 

Heavy on Macken St northbound from the Pearse St jct to Samuel Beckett Bridge. 

No major delays on the M50 in either direction at this stage. 

Merrion Rd outbound is busy approaching the Merrion Gates through to Booterstown ave on the Rock Rd nearby, its also slow on the Strand Rd approaching the Merrion gates.

Main St in Blackrock is closed between Rock Hill and Carysfort Ave until Friday 13th June for works. Diversions are in place. Diversions will be in place for Dublin Bus routes 7 and 8 coming from Mountjoy Square. Route 17 towards Blackrock will also be diverted. 

New Wapping St will be closed 24/7 for works between Sheriff St Upper and Mayor Street Upper until Friday 16th May. Traffic management will be in place and local access will be maintained.


Jeff Dunham will perform at The O2 tonight. Doors open at 6:30pm. Delays are likely on North Wall Quay, on East Wall Rd and over the East Link.

War Horse is on at Bord Gais Energy Theatre until Sat (26th). The show starts nightly at 7:30pm. Delays are likely on Macken St and in the surrounding area as a result.

*ROADWORKS* A stop/go system is in place on Claremont Rd until 5pm today. This is to facilitate works.

Works are in place at the Luas Line at May Lane and stop/ go system is in place. 

Works will take place on Churchtown Rd Upr at Oakdown Rd jct until approx. Fri 2nd May. A traffic management plan will be in operation.

A stop/go system will be in place on the Barnhill Rd at the Castlepark Rd R/A until Fri 2nd May from 10am to 4pm. This is to facilitate works.

A stop/go system is in place on Sallynoggin Rd from Rochestown Rd to O’Rourke Park until approx. Wed 30th April. Expect some delays.

Grafton St is closed to traffic between the jcts of Duke St and South Anne St until midnight Fri 27th June to facilitate works. Traffic wishing to access the section of Grafton St from South Anne St jct to St. Stephen’s Green jct will enter via South Anne St and exit via St. Stephen’s Green North. Pedestrian and local access will be maintained throughout the period of this closure. 

Railway St is closed until Tues 30th Sept for works. Local access is being maintained. Traffic on Gloucester Place Lwr/ James Joyce St wishing to travel along Railway St to Buckingham St/Beaver St will be diverted via Sean MacDermott St and Foley St.

N7/Newlands Cross Upgrade works:

There is a new road layout on the Naas Rd inbound from the Boot Rd jct as part of the Newlands Cross upgrade works. There will be still three lanes of traffic in place in addition to the right and left turn filter lanes for the Fonthill Rd and Belgard Rd. In addition to the works a 60kmph speed limit will be in place through the works area.

Luas Cross City Works:

Fleet St is closed to through-traffic between Westmoreland St and D’Olier St until 2nd May 2014. Traffic on Westmoreland St wishing to travel along the closed section of Fleet St towards Townsend St or College St, will be diverted via D’Olier St. Local access will be maintained.

Luas Cross City works on Dawson St will be on-going at various locations on Dawson St until the end of the year. Traffic is down to one lane along the street from the St Stephen’s Green Jct to South Anne St jct. 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.


Today and tomorrow (Fri 25th),the auxiliary lane of the M50 southbound between J9 Red Cow and J10 Ballymount will be closed from 10pm until 6am the following morning to faciliate works.

Today and tomorrow (Fri 25th), the slip road from the Naas Rd outbound to the M50 southbound will be closed from 10pm until 6am the following morning to faciliate works.

Today and tomorrow (Fri 25th), there will be lane closures in place at J11 Tallaght on the M50 Interchange itself from 10pm until 6am the following morning to facilitate works.

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Today Fm
  • Morning Rush Hour
    7:25, 8:00, 8:30, 8:50
  • Evening Rush Hour
    16:40, 17:10, 17:45, 18:15, 18:45
  • Saturday
    11:30, 12:30, 13:30
  • Morning Rush Hour
    7:20, 7:45, 8:15, 8:50,
  • Evening Rush Hour
    16:20, 16:45, 17:20, 18:15
  • Saturday
    8:40, 9:15, 16:20, 17:20, 18:20 
  • Sunday
  • 16:20, 17:20, 18:20 
  • Morning Rush Hour
    6:45, 7:05, 7:30, 8:05,
  • 8:30
  • Evening Rush Hour
    16:20, 17:05, 17:30, 18:05, 18:30 
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  • Morning Rush Hour
    6:30, 7:00, 7:30, 8.00, 8:30 
  • Evening Rush Hour
  • 16.30,17:00, 17:20, 17:40, 18:00, 18:30
  • Sunday
  • 5:00, 5:30, 6:00, 6:30

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