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Dublin Summary Report

Last Updated: 23/10/2014 22:37


The M50 is moving well.

No major delays in Dublin City Centre at this stage.


On Sat 25th and Sun 26th Oct, 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. 


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 from Fri 24th to Mon 27th Oct. On Friday, the event takes place from 2pm to 9.30pm. On Saturday and Sunday, it runs from 10am to 6pm and on Monday from 11am to 6pm. 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.


A lane closure will be in place on the M50 northbound off ramp at J3 M1 which is the slip road for the Port Tunnel until 6am.

The left lane of the slip road from the Navan Rd inbound onto the the M50 southbound will be closed until 6am.

On Fri 24th Oct, the auxiliary lane will be closed on the M50 northbound from J7 Lucan to J6 Blanchardstown from 10pm until 6am Sat 25th Oct.


 Works will take place on Barton Rd East in Dundrum. Expect delays.

Hanover St East, will close each day from 7.30am to 4.30pm from Lime St to Cardiff Lane, until this Saturday (25th).

Works will take place on Nutgrove Ave in Churchtown. Expect delays.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

New Wapping St (from Sheriff St Upper to Mayor St Upper), will be closed until midnight for works.

Abercorn Rd is closed from Church St East jct to Sheriff St jct for works. Diversions will be in place.

Works will take place outside the school on Sydenham Villas until Tues 28th Oct from 10am to 4pm. 

On Fri 24th Oct, the left lane will close northbound on the N1 Swords Rd between  the Santry Exit and the M1/M50 interchange. This is to facilitate works from 10pm until 6am Sat 25th Oct.

On Fri 24th Oct, a lane closure will be in place on the Navan Rd outbound at the M50 interchange for works. The works will take place from 10pm until 6am the following day.

A lane will be closed on the N3 Navan Rd inbound at the M50 Interchange on Fri 24th Oct from 10pm tonight until 6am Sat 25th.

There will be a temporary closure of  Ailesbury Gardens Rd (from Sydney Parade Avenue to St Albans Park) from Frid 24th until Mon 27th Oct from 10pm to 10am.

From Fri 24th Oct, 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.


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. This is 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 Fri 7th 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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