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Dublin Summary Report

Last Updated: 25/10/2014 22:56


On Sun (26th), due to major engineering works there will be no train service between Pearse and Dún Laoghaire. Bus transfers will also be in operation between Dublin Connolly and Gorey in both directions. Click on
 DART and Rosslare Services for further details.
M50 traffic is moving well in both directions.

No delays to report in Dublin City Centre.

Merrion Square North and South will be closed from 6am to 9pm on Sunday 26th Oct and Mon 27th Oct. This is to facilitate the Dublin City Marathon.


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 Ideal Home Show takes place at the RDS until Monday (27th). On Sun (26th), it runs from 10am to 6pm and on Monday from 11am to 6pm. The RDS is situated in Ballsbridge 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.

The Dublin Marathon Expo continues at the RDS in Dublin on Sun (26th) from 11am to 6pm. 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.

Racing will take place at Leopardstown on Sun (26th). The first race is at 12.40pm and the last race is at 4.35pm. Leopardstown Racecourse is located 9km south of Dublin city centre, on Leopardstown Rd. Expect delays in the area before and after the races.

Il Divo perform at 3Arena on Sunday 26th October. Doors open at 8pm. Delays can be expected on approach from North Wall Quay, East Wall Rd and through the East Link from Sean Moore Rd.


The left lane is closed northbound between the Santry turn off and the M50/ M1 Interchange until 6am Sun (26th).


Green St, from King St North to Little Britain St, will be closed from 8am to 8pm today and tomorrow (26th). This is to facilitate works and diversions will be in place.

Clarendon St and Chatham St will be closed until 1pm on Sun 26th Oct for works.

Ailesbury Gardens will be closed from Sydney Parade Avenue to St Albans Park until Mon 27th Oct between 10pm and 10am each day. Diversions will be in place. Pedestrian and local access will be maintained.

Works will take place on Dean's Grange Rd between the Stradbrook Rd jct and Rockford Park jct until Fri 31st Oct daily from 10am to 4pm.

Works will take place outside the school on Sydenham Villas until Tues 28th Oct from 10am to 4pm.Thornhill Rd will be closed between Old Connaught Ave/Ferndale Rd and the Ballyman Rd jct. This closure is for works until Sun 2nd Nov. Diversions will be in place.

The Clonshaugh Rd is closed between the Cloghran R/A and Baskin Lane until Sun 2nd Nov. Diversions will be in place via Baskin Lane and the Malahide Rd (R107) to facilitate works. Baskin Lane will also be closed until Mon 27th Oct. Diversions will be in place via the Clarehall Rd (R139) and the Malahide Rd (R107).

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.


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.

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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  • Evening Rush Hour
    16:40, 17:10, 17:45, 18:15, 18:45
  • Saturday
    11:30, 12:30, 13:30
  • Morning Rush Hour
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  • 5:00, 5:30, 6:00, 6:30

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