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Dublin Summary Report

Last Updated: 25/01/2015 18:13


The Holiday World Show has finished up at the RDS (see below). Anglesea Rd is quite slow as a result. It's also slow through Donnybrook Village. 

There are delays westbound along the Grand Canal also, from Leeson St Bridge past Harold’s Cross. 

There are some delays outbound on Drumcondra Rd from Clonliffe Rd jct through to Collins Ave jct on the Swords Rd. 

No major issues at the moment in Dublin City Centre.

M50 traffic is moving well in both directions.


Due to Luas Cross City 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/


The Holiday World Show has finished up at the RDS today (25th). 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.



Works will take place on Parkgate St today (25th). One lane of traffic will be maintained each way during the works.

There will be a stop/ go system in place on Parnell St between Gardiner St jct and George's St North jct today (25th).

There will be works taking place on Gardiner St today (25th). Expect delays.

Baggot Lane is closed between Eastmoreland Place and Pembroke Gardens until Wed 28th Jan. Diversions are in place.

A stop/ go system will operate on Beech Drive Rd in Dundrum until Fri 30th Jan for works. Works will be in place from 8am until 6pm each day and delays are to be expected.

A stop/go system will operate on Carysfort Avenue and Rose Hill in Blackrock until Fri 30th Jan for works. Works will be in place each day from 8am until 6pm and delays are likely.

Cycle track works take place on both sides of the Stillorgan Rd until Mon 2nd Feb from 10am to 4pm each day.

Abercorn Rd is closed from Church St East to Sheriff St Upr until midnight Fri 3rd Apr 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.

Works are in place on Frascati Rd and at Temple Hill in Blackrock until Feb. Delays can be expected as a result.

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 Fri 3rd Apr to facilitate works.

A one way system is in place on Pottery Rd between Kill Ave and Mackintosh due to ongoing works until the end of January.

Clonshaugh Rd is closed from Baskin Lane to the Bewleys Hotel R/A until Fri 27th Mar due to works. Diversions will be in place via Baskin Lane, the Malahide Rd (R107) and the Clarehall Rd (R139).

Lane restrictions will be in place on Brennanstown Rd, Cabinteely, near Carraig Glen Estate for works until the end of February.


Fonthill Rd South is reduced to one lane approaching Newlands Cross until Sat 31st Jan. Delays can be expected, particularly during rush hour periods.

Delays can be expected on Belgard Rd approaching Newlands Cross due to works taking place beneath the new flyover until Sat 31st Jan.


There will be no access to Marlborough St from either Talbot St or Abbey St  until late Feb. The Dublin Bus stop on Talbot St will not be in use as a result and during this time Routes 27a, 29a, 31/a, 32, 32x and 130 will be diverted via Gardiner St Lwr, Seán McDermott St & Marlborough St. A replacement Stop will be provided on Marlborough Street. All Bus Eireann services currently turning left onto Abbey St Lwr from O’Connell St southbound will be diverted via Cathal Brugha St and Marlborough St. A replacement Stop will be provided on Marlborough St.

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. 

Suffolk St is closed between Nassau St and Duke St until Thu 30th April. 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.

Dominick St Upper (from Bolton St to Mountjoy St) is closed until midnight Sun 15th Feb. Pedestrian and local access will be maintained. Diversions in place.

Dawson St is reduced to one lane from the St Stephen’s Green jct to South Anne St jct, 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.

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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