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Dublin Summary Report

Last Updated: 21/08/2014 10:42


No major delays at this time to report in Dublin City Centre.

No major delays or incidents to report on the M50 in either direction. 



Irish Rail cannot guarantee services for Sunday 24th and Monday 25th August due to threatened industrial action. This will affect Intercity, DART and Commuter services. See Irish Rail for further details. 


Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat takes place at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre until this Saturday (23rd). Tonight (21st), the show gets underway at 7.30pm. There is also a matinee performance today at 2.30pm. Tomorrow (22nd), the performances take place at 5pm and 8pm and on Saturday, there are shows at 2.30pm, 5pm and 8pm. Delays are likely on Macken St and in the surrounding area as a result.


Essex Street East will be closed from 4pm to 11pm to facilitate Temple Bar Night market. Diversions will be in place.

Works are taking place on the N31 Frascati Rd/ Temple Hill until Feb 2015. No works will take place during Dec 2014. Expect delays.

Grangegorman Rd Lwr will be closed from Kirwan St to Rathdown Rd until midnight on Fri 5th Sept. There will be diversions in place. Pedestrian and local access will be maintained.

A stop/go system will be in place on Deansgrange Rd at Rockford Park until Wed 3rd Sept from 8am to 6pm Mon to Sat. 

A stop/ go system will be in place on Three Rock Rd, Sandyford Industrial Estate until tomorrow (22nd).

A stop/go system will be in place on Monkstown Ave at its jct with Ashton Park until tomorrow (22nd) from 8am to 6pm each day for works.

Works will take place on Nutgrove Way at Nutgrove Avenue until Fri 29th Aug.

Abercorn Rd is closed from the Church St East jct to Sheriff St jct for works until midnight Fri 24th Oct. Diversions will be in place.

Works take place on Carmanhall Rd in Sandyford Business District between the Ballymoss Rd jct and the Corrig Rd jct until Fri 29th Aug.

Traffic management will be in operation for works in place on Lwr Kilmacud Rd at Mount Anville Primary School until this Friday (22nd) from 8am to 6pm (Mon-Fri).  Expect delays.

A stop/go system is in place on Dublin St between Old Market Green and Hamilton Rd in Balbriggan until Sun 7th Sept for works. Motorists should note there is no access from Old Market Green onto Dublin St and diversions are signposted.

Works are taking place at the College Rd/ Grange Rd jct daily from 10am to 4pm until November.

Cathedral St is closed until midnight Mon 1st Sept between Thomas Lane and Marlborough St. Diversions are signposted.

Railway St is closed until Tues 30th Sept. Local access is being maintained. Traffic on Gloucester Place Lwr/ James Joyce St wishing to travel along Railway St to Buckingham St/Beaver St will be diverted via Sean MacDermott St and Foley St.

NEWLANDS CROSS: A new road layout is in place for inbound traffic on the N7/ Naas Rd at Newlands Cross. The existing lanes will divide either side of the on-going works immediately after the Green Isle Hotel. Although all lanes may be used for City Centre or M50-bound traffic, motorists are advised to use the left lanes (including the bus lane). Motorists wishing to turn right for Belgard Rd must use the right lanes and those turning left for Fonthill Rd or the Luas Park & Ride must use the left lanes. Caution is advised and delays can be expected as motorists get used to the new layout. Make sure you are in the correct lane before you arrive at the works. There is no change to outbound traffic. Click here to see our video on the new layout.


The College Green Luas Cross City Scheme is underway and to facilitate this, one northbound lane (Dame St to College Green) is closed with two southbound lanes remaining open. The College Green bus corridor remains in force (Mon to Fri, 7am to 10am and 4pm to 7pm). The works are being carried out during the summer months in order to minimise delays, however road users should use alternative routes where possible. An alternative route for traffic wishing to access the northside is to use Winetavern St (Christchurch) if travelling in from the Patrick St direction or Bridge St if travelling in from the Thomas St direction. Dublin Bus services will continue to operate as normal.

The right turn from Westmoreland St onto D'Olier St remains closed. Traffic on Westmoreland St wishing to access D'Olier St can divert via O' Connell Bridge, Eden Quay, Beresford Place, Memorial Bridge, Georges Quay and Burgh Quay. Pedestrian and local access is being maintained.

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 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.

Marlborough St is closed between Parnell St and Cathal Brugha St jct until midnight Mon 15th Sept to facilitate the Luas Cross City Works. Signposted diversions will be in place throughout the works.

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Roadwatch Radio Reports

Today Fm
  • Morning Rush Hour
    7:25, 8:00, 8:30, 8:50
  • Evening Rush Hour
    16:40, 17:10, 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, 18:20 
  • Sunday
  • 16:20, 17:20, 18:20 
  • Morning Rush Hour
    6:45, 7:05, 7:30, 8:05,
  • 8:30
  • Evening Rush Hour
    16:20, 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
  • 5:00, 5:30, 6:00, 6:30

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