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Dublin Summary Report

Last Updated: 25/04/2015 22:58


There are no major delays for traffic on the North and South Quays at this time.

Traffic is moving well on the M50 in both directions.


Down take on Roscommon in the NFL Division 2 final at Croke Park on Sun 26th April. Throw in is at 2pm. After that, Dublin take on Cork in the NFL Division 1 final at 4pm. Croke Park is situated in Drumcondra on the northside of Dublin. Traffic restrictions will be in place and delays can be expected in Drumcondra and in the surrounding area. A full Garda cordon will be in place two hours prior to stiles opening time and one hour post event to enable match patrons to arrive and depart safely.

Madama Butterfly takes place at Bord Gais Energy Theatre until Sun 26th April. The show starts each evening from 7.30pm. Bord Gáis Energy Theatre is located on Cardiff Lane in the city. Delays can be expected on Macken St as a result.

The Dublin Bay Prawn Festival takes place in Howth until Sun 26th April. A three day festival packed full of fun events and great food. Delays are likely in Howth and in the surrounding areas over the weekend.

The Samsung Night Run 2015 will take place on Sun 26th April around Dublin's Docklands. The race gets underway at 9pm. To facilitate the run, Custom House Quay will close between Butt Bridge and Talbot Memorial Bridge from 6.30pm until 9.45pm. Custom House Quay between Talbot Memorial Bridge and North Wall Quay and North Wall Quay from Custom House Quay to Samuel Beckett Bridge will close from 7pm until 11pm.

In addition to temporary road closures there will be Garda operated rolling road closures & lane closures on the race route from Custom House Quay, North Wall Quay, Samuel Beckett Bridge, Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Asgard Rd, Horse Fair, Blood Stoney Rd, East Wall Rd, Talbot Memorial Bridge, City Quay, Creighton St,  Windmill Lane, Lime St, Hanover St East, Cardiff Lane, Macken St, Pearse St, Sandwidth St Lombard St, between 9pm and 11pm.

Traffic on Eden Quay wishing to travel on Custom House Quay & North Wall Quay to East Link Bridge will be diverted via Beresford Place, Gardiner St, Summerhill, Portland Row, Seville Place, Sheriff St Upper and East Wall Rd. Traffic on East Wall Rd/ East Link Bridge wishing to travel inbound on North Wall Quay will be diverted via Sheriff St Upr & Seville Place. Traffic on North Strand Road /Seville Place wishing to travel on Guild St / Samuel Beckett Bridge will be diverted via Sheriff St Upper and East Wall Rd. Traffic on Memorial Rd wishing to travel on City Quay /Lombard St to Westland Row/ Pearse St will be diverted via Moss St and Townsend St. Traffic on Pearse St wishing to travel on Macken St/Cardiff Lane/ Samuel Beckett Bridge to North Strand Rd will be diverted via Tara St, Butt Bridge, Beresford Place and Amiens St. Pedestrian and local access will be maintained.


Works take place on Churchtown Rd Lwr between the jct of Orwell Rd and the Windy Arbour LUAS Station from 8am to 8pm on Sun 26th April. A stop/ go system will be in place. Expect some delays.

A traffic management plan is in place on Frascati Rd and Temple Hill until at least June. These works have been causing delays in the area, particularly through Blackrock. Allow plenty of time for your journey if on your route.

A stop/ go system is in place from 10am to 4pm daily on Dunleary Rd between Cumberland St jct and Clarence St jct until Fri 29th May.

Lorcan Rd will close for works between Old Swords Rd (R132) and Lorcan Drive from 7.30pm each night until 6am the following morning until Fri 1st May.Traffic will be diverted via Shanrath Rd.

In Shankill, works will take place on Stonebridge Rd, Library Rd, Lower Rd and Dublin Rd from 10am until 4pm daily until Fri 1st May 2015. A traffic management plan will be in operation.

A traffic management plan will be in place for works inbound on the Stillorgan Rd between Roebuck Ave jct and St Thomas's Rd jct until Mon 27th April.  A temporary bus stop will be in operation at Greenfield Rd jct.

A stop/ go system is in place for works on the Stillorgan Rd at Fosters Ave until the end of June from 10am to 4pm each day.

Works will take place on Drummartin Link Rd/ Kilmacud Rd Upr beside the M50 until Tues 5th May.

Wicklow St is closed from Clarendon St jct to Grafton St jct until midnight Sun 6th Sept for works. Diversions will be in place.

Earl St North will be closed from Talbot St to Earl Place until midnight Sun 3rd May. A traffic management system will be in place. Pedestrian and local access will be maintained.

Leopardstown Rd will be reduced to one lane, near Tudor Lawns, heading towards Leopardstown R/A M50 until early May from 10am to 4pm daily. Elsewhere on the Leopardstown Rd, the road will be reduced to one lane near the Leopardstown R/A, in the direction of the M50 also from 10am to 4pm each day until Fri 1st May. Expect some delays. Take care approaching the works.

Abercorn Rd is closed from Church St East to Sheriff St Upr until midnight Fri 17th July to facilitate works. Traffic on East Rd wishing to travel on Church St East & Abercorn Rd to Sheriff St Upr will be diverted via East Rd. Traffic on Sheriff St Upper wishing to travel on Abercorn Rd to Church St East will be diverted via East Road. Pedestrian and local access will be maintained.

Church Rd is closed from East Rd to Killan Rd, East Wall until midnight Tues 5th May to facilitate works.

New Wapping St is closed from Sherriff St Upr to Mayor St Upr until midnight on Fri 17th July because of works.


Parnell St will be reduced to one lane westbound between its jcts with O'Connell St and Parnell Sq West and there will be no right turn from Cavendish Row onto Parnell St until Fri 15th May. Diversions will be in place.

North Earl St will close from Talbot St to Earl Place until Sun 3rd May. This closure will only affect goods vehicles. Traffic wishing to access North Earl St from Talbot St and Marlborough St will be diverted via Sackville Place and Earl Place. Pedestrian and local access will be maintained.

Due to works at the Dawson St/ Nassau St jct buses can no longer use Suffolk St and to facilitate this, Dublin Bus have made changes to a number of their routes. Detailed updates of the routes affected can be found below and also http://www.dublinbus.ie/

There is no left turn from Dawson St to Nassau St until mid June. This ban affects Public Service vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles and goods vehicles. Bear in mind that buses will no longer use Suffolk St and as a result, the following Dublin Bus routes are affected: 7b/d, 11, 25x, 32x, 37, 38a/b, 39/a, 41x, 46a, 66x, 67x, 84x, 116, 118, 145. This diversion affects these routes in the inbound direction only. Route 25/a/b will be re-routed from Merrion Sq. via Merrion Sq., North, Clare St., Lincoln Place, Westland Row, & Pearse St in the outbound direction. Inbound remains unchanged. A double bus lane on Pearse St has also been introduced. A contra-flow bus lane will be introduced on Camden St at the Bleeding Horse due to these works with the following Dublin Bus routes affected inbound and outbound as a result: 14, 15a/b, 140, 142.

Dawson St is reduced to one lane from St Stephen’s Green to South Anne St, while works take place at various locations 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. A 24 hour tow truck will be in operation to ensure traffic movement. Visit the Luas Cross City website for full details.

The closure of the right turn lane from Westmoreland St to D’Olier Street has been extended until midnight on Fri 22nd May.

Suffolk St closure has been extended between Nassau St and Duke St until 11pm on Tues 1st Sept. 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, College St, College Green, Trinity St and St Andrew St.

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. Additional bus lanes will be introduced on Pearse St as part of the ongoing works. A contra-flow bus lane will be introduced on the section of Camden St Upper between its jcts with Harcourt Rd and Charlotte Way while works continue.

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