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Dublin Summary Report

Last Updated: 30/11/2015 22:56


Traffic is generally moving well around Dublin city centre.

There are no major delays to report on the M50 at the moment.


Simply Red perform at 3Arena on Tues 1st Dec. Doors open at 6:30pm. 3Arena is located on East Wall Rd, near Dublin Port at the site of the old Point Depot. Concert-goers can take the Luas Red Line to The Point or the DART into the city and then additional transport to 3Arena. Dublin Bus operates services which stop near the venue while car parking is available nearby. From 6pm onwards, Gardai will implement a no parking/set-down on North Wall Quay from Castleforbes Rd, on towards East Wall Rd as far as Sheriff St.


Samuel Beckett Bridge will be closed for maintenance from 9pm until 10pm on Tues 1st Dec. Diversions will be in place.

A stop/ go system will be in place on Station Rd, Portmarnock between 10am and 6pm on Tues 1st and Wed 2nd Dec for works.

A stop/ go system will be in place at The Diamond, Malahide from 10am to 4pm on Tues 1st Dec for works. Expect delays.

St. Joseph’s Ave will close for works between the Dargle Rd and St. Alphonsus Rd jcts until midnight on Wed 2nd Dec.

A stop/go system will be in place to facilitate works on Ballybetagh Rd, Kilternan until Wednesday (2nd) between 9am and 5pm.

Works will take place on Beechfield Manor at the Shanganagh Rd jct until Friday (4th) between 8am and 6pm. Lane restrictions will be in place.

Works will take place on the Malahide Rd between Greencastle and St Brendan's Ave in the medianon Tuesday (1st) between 10am and 4pm.

Works will take place on the Chapelizod Bypass inbound from 8:30pm until 6am nightly until further notice. Diversions will be in place via Lucan Rd.

Hollybrook Rd and Hollybrook Park are closed between Howth Rd jct and Clontarf Rd jct until midnight Sun 13th Dec. Diversions will be in place via St Lawrence Rd. Pedestrian and local access will be maintained.

Hatch Lane and Hatch Place are closed until midnight Sat 23rd April 2016. Diversions will be in place.

Station Rd in Portmarnock is reduced to one lane until Fri 18th Dec to facilitate works.

Works will take place on Glenageary Rd Lwr between 10am and 4pm each day until Friday (4th). A stop/go system will be in place.

The Stiles Rd is closed from Howth Rd to Victoria Rd for works until midnight Wed 2nd Dec. The following traffic management plan will be in place: Traffic on Howth Rd wishing to travel on the Stiles Rd to Victoria Rd will be diverted via Castle Ave. Traffic on Seaview Ave wishing to travel on the Stiles Rd to Howth Rd will be diverted via Victoria Rd and Castle Ave. Pedestrian and local access will be maintained.

Mill Rd in Saggart will be temporarily closed at the Garter's Lane jct until Sat 9th Jan 2016 as part of a trial road system. Local access will be maintained and the alternative route will be signposted.

New Wapping St will be closed from Sheriff St Upr to Mayor St Upr until midnight Fri 18th Dec due to works.

If you're making your way to Dublin Airport over the next few months, bear in mind that The Departures Rd at Dublin Airport's Terminal 1 is closed for works until mid-December. An alternative set-down area will be located at the rear of the T1 multi-storey car park. Allow additional time to get to the airport as these works are likely to cause some delays.

A number of lane closures and a stop/go system is in place at Leopardstown Rd in the vicinity of Leopardstown Rd R/A at Brewery Rd and Burton Hall Rd until mid-2016 to facilitate works. Approach with care.

The speed limit on the Chapelizod Bypass will be reduced from 80kmph to 60kmph until approx. Aug 2016 to facilitate intermittent works.


Some Luas Cross City works will be suspended until early Jan 2016 to facilitate the Christmas trading period. All works on Dawson St, apart from works at the jct of Dawson St and St Stephen's Green will cease, as will the works at the jct of Townsend St and Hawkins St. Works on O'Connell Bridge and O'Connell St northbound near the Abbey St jct will also be suspended for that period.

Cathedral St will be closed between Thomas Lane and Marlborough St to facilitate Luas Cross City Works until midnight Thurs 11th Feb. Pedestrian and local access will be maintained.

Marlborough St will be one-way southbound between Cathal Brugha St/ Sean MacDermott St and Talbot St until further notice. Diversions signs will be in place. For the duration of the works, Cathedral St between Marlborough St and Thomas Lane will be open to traffic.

Dominick St Upper will close from Bolton St to Mountjoy St until midnight on Mon 14th Mar 2016 to facilitate Luas Cross City works. Diversions will be in place. Pedestrian and local access will be maintained. In addition, Dominick Street Lwr is operating one-way southbound between the jcts of Dominick Lane and Parnell St.

Track-laying works are taking place on O'Connell St between Abbey St and Prince St Nth and as a result, traffic is reduced to one lane. Access to car parks is not affected by these works. For more details on how to access the car parks see here.

The College Green Bus Corridor is in operation from 7am to 7pm Monday to Friday to facilitate the Luas Cross City works. During these hours, only buses, taxis and bicycles can travel through College Green. The corridor will remain open to all vehicles outside of these hours, including all day on Saturdays and Sundays. Lane restrictions are also in place at College Green to facilitate these works.

Suffolk St is closed until midnight on Mon 31st Oct 2016. 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 and College St. The Bus Gate on Nassau St, from Dawson St to Suffolk St, is also closed during this period.

Works are ongoing on Grafton St between College Green and Nassau St until early 2016. Lane restrictions will be in place for traffic travelling from College Green towards Nassau St but pedestrian access will not be affected.

Further south then, another section of Grafton St will close to traffic from the jct of King St Sth and St Stephen's Green North (near St Stephen’s Green SC) until midnight on Sun 31st Jan 2016. Goods vehicles on Grafton St wishing to access St Stephen’s Green North will be diverted via King St Sth, Clarendon Row, Chatham Row, South William St Johnson Place, Mercer St, Cuffe St and St Stephen’s Green. Pedestrian access will be maintained.

There is no left turn from Dawson St to Nassau St until early 2017. This ban affects Public Service vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles and goods vehicles. Vehicles will be diverted via Nassau St, Sth Leinster St, Lincoln Place, Westland Row and Pearse St. A double bus lane on Pearse St is in place and a contra-flow bus lane is also in place on Camden St at the Bleeding Horse. Bear in mind that a no of Dublin Bus routes will be diverted as a result of these changes. For full details of Dublin Bus routes affected by the works see here.

Dawson St is reduced to one lane from St Stephen’s Green to South Anne St, while a number of works take place 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.

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.


Works will take place on the slip road from the N7 Naas Rd at J9 Red Cow onto the M50 northbound from 10pm on Tues 1st Dec until 6am on Wed 2nd Dec. Diversions will be in place.

Works will take place on the slip road from the N7 Naas Rd at J9 Red Cow onto the M50 southbound from 10pm on Tues 1st Dec until 6am on Wed 2nd Dec. Diversions will be in place.

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Roadwatch Radio Reports

Today Fm
  • Morning Rush Hour
    7:25, 8:00, 8:30, 8:50
  • Evening Rush Hour
    16:45, 17:15, 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, 9:45, 16:20, 17:20, 18:15 
  • Sunday
  • 16:20, 17:20, 18:15 
  • Morning Rush Hour
    6:45, 7:05, 7:30, 8:05,
  • 8:30
  • Evening Rush Hour
    17:05, 17:30, 18:05, 18:30 
  • Sunday


  • 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
  • 17:00, 17:30, 17:55

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