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Dublin Summary Report

Last Updated: 31/10/2014 20:06


The NCR is closed to eastbound traffic after Doyle's Corner. Diversions are in place. 

There's an incident on the N2 inbound before the M50 at J5 Finglas. Emergency services are at the scene. 

A collision on the M50 northbound at J6 Blanchardstown blocking the left and middle lanes has been cleared. Southbound traffic is moving well. 

Keep in mind, the St. Patrick's College Graduation Ceremonies will take place again tomorrow (1st).


Leinster are playing Edinburgh at the RDS in round 7 of the Pro 12 this evening (31st).
Kick-Off was at 7.35pm. The RDS is situated in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, between The Four Seasons Hotel and Herbert Park on Merrion Road. Delays can be expected through Ballsbridge and Sandymount; on Anglesea Rd, Simmonscourt Rd, Shelbourne Rd and Pembroke Rd. However, the heaviest traffic is likely on Merrion Rd.

There will be a number of road closures in place this evening in the Ballymun area for Halloween festivities. Expect delays between the Dane Rd /Balbutcher Lane jct and the Ballymun Rd.  At 8:30pm, Sillogue Rd will close. The Ballymun Rd will close from 8:40pm to 9pm between Santry Ave and Collins Ave.

The Knitting & Stitching Show takes place at the RDS until Sun 2nd Nov. Tomorrow (1st), the show runs from 10am to 5.30pm while on Sunday, it takes place from 10am to 5pm. In previous years, this event has caused significant delays on all approach routes to the RDS. Delays can be expected through Ballsbridge and Sandymount; on Anglesea Rd, Simmonscourt Rd, Shelbourne Rd and Pembroke Rd. However, the heaviest traffic is likely on Merrion Rd.

Shrek the Musical will be staged at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre until Sun 9th Nov. The show is being staged nightly at 7.30pm, although there is no show on a Monday. On Wednesdays and Saturdays, there is also a matinee performance at 2.30pm. On Sundays, the show is staged at 1.30pm only. Bord Gáis Energy Theatre is located on Cardiff Lane in the city. From Eden Quay take a right across Talbot Memorial Bridge. Take a left then onto City Quay, right onto Lime St and left onto Hanover St. This will bring you onto Cardiff Lane. Delays can be expected on Macken St as a result.


The middle lane of the N7 Naas Rd outbound will be closed at the Red Cow Interchange from 10pm tonight (31st) until 6am on Sat 1st Nov. This is to facilitate works.

A stop/ go system will be in place at the Jct of Tivoli Rd, York Rd and Mounttown Rd between 9:30am and 4:30pm each day for works. Expect delays.

Lane restrictions and a stop/go system are in place on Brennanstown Rd, Cabinteely, near Carraig Glen Estate Jct for works until 7th Jan 2015. Expect delays.

Stocking Lane will be closed between Gunny Hill, Stocking Ave and Old Military Rd until Sunday (2nd Nov) to facilitate works. Diversions will be in place.

Works will take place on Deansgrange Rd between the Stradbrook Rd and Rockford Park from 10am to 4pm.

Clonshaugh Rd is closed between the Cloghran R/A and Baskin Lane until Sunday (2nd Nov). Diversions will be in place via Baskin Lane and the Malahide Rd (R107) to facilitate works.

Granby Place will be closed from the Parnell Square West jct to Dominick Place for works until Wed 5th Nov. Pedestrian and local access will be maintained.

New Wapping St (from Sherriff St Upr to Mayor St Upr) is closed until midnight on Fri 19th Dec for works.

Church Rd will be closed from East Rd jct to Killan Rd jct until midnight Fri 19th Dec for works. Pedestrian and local access will be maintained.

Works will take place on Blackthorn Drive, Carmanhall and Blackthorn Rd until Dec.

Works will take place at the Dublin St R/A and Hamilton Rd in Balbriggan until Fri 12th Dec. Traffic will be reduced to one lane at times at the Dublin Rd R/A and Hamilton Rd. Temporary traffic lights will be in operation.


The on-ramp at J15 Carrickmines on the M50 northbound will be closed from 10pm tonight (31st) until 6am on Sat (1st). This is to facilitate works. Diversions will be in place.

The M50 northbound slip road will be closed at J9 Red Cow from 10pm tonight (31st) until 6am on Sat 1st Nov due to works. Traffic will be diverted onto the Naas Rd inbound as far as the Long Mile Rd jct and can then return to the Naas Rd outbound.


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.

Traffic will not be permitted to access Parnell St from Parnell Square East and Cavendish Row until approx. Fri 7th Nov to facilitate the Luas Cross City works. Diversions will be in place via North Fredrick St, Parnell Square East, Denmark St and Gardiner St.

Marlborough St will is also closed between Parnell St and Cathal Brugha St/ Sean MacDermott St jct. Diversions are in place.

Dominick St Lwr between the junctions of Dorset St / Bolton St and Dominick Lane /Dominick Place will be closed to facilitate Luas Cross City works until Sat 15th Nov. In addition Dominick St Upr will be one-way northbound. Diversions will be in place.


Motorists travelling on the N7 Naas Rd should take note of the following changes to the new road layout at Newlands Cross which was introduced in September. Outbound between the Red Cow Interchange and Newlands Cross, bus lane restrictions will be temporarily lifted and traffic will shift left, into the bus lane. Three lanes will remain open for outbound traffic. Inbound, between J2 Kingswood and Newlands Cross, the bus lane will no longer be available to all motorists and will return to normal use as a bus lane. Three lanes will remain open: two lanes to the left of the flyover and one lane to the right. The two left lanes can be used to access the M50 and to turn left for Boot Rd and Fonthill Rd. Motorists wishing to turn right for Belgard Rd must use the right lane. All lanes will cater for N7 Naas Rd city bound traffic.

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  • Saturday
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