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Dublin Summary Report

Last Updated: 20/04/2014 16:53



O'Connell St  has reopened northbound following a demonstration at the GPO. 

Expect delays in Clontarf due to The Battle of Clontarf Re-enactments taking place at St. Anne's Park until later today. 

Dublin City centre traffic is moving well. 

No major delays to report on the M50 on either direction. 


War Horse is on at Bord Gais Energy Theatre until Sat 26th April. The show starts nightly at 7:30pm however there will be no show on Sunday 20th April. Delays are likely on Macken St and in the surrounding area as a result.


Irish Rail passengers should note that, today, due to major engineering works between Connolly and Malahide, there will be no Irish Rail services between Connolly/Howth/Malahide. The following DART stations will be closed: Portmarnock, Clongriffin, Howth, Sutton, Bayside, Howth Jct. & Donaghmede, Kilbarrack, Raheny, Harmonstown, Killester and Clontarf Rd. 

Dublin Bus will accept all valid rail tickets on scheduled services between closed DART stations and the city centre. DART services will operate to/from Greystones and Connolly Stations. Dundalk /Drogheda services will operate to/from Malahide station with onward bus transfers to Connolly/Pearse stations.

LUAS services will operate to a Sunday schedule today (20th).  For full details click here.

Dublin Bus will operate a Sunday service today (20th) and no Nitelink service. For details on the diversions to services for the 1916 Easter Rising Commemoration Event click here


Mount Prospect Ave will close for works between Vernon Ave and Clontarf Rd from 10am to 8pm. This is quite a long stretch of road, traffic management will be in place and local access will be maintained.

Drainage works take place at various locations along Pearse St today (20th). 

There is no left turn from Church St onto North King St, while North King St is also closed from Smithfield to Queen St until midnight Sun 27th April. This is due to works. Red Cow Lane is also closed for works. Diversions are in place. Pedestrian and local access will be maintained.

Also there are works in place at the Luas Line at May Lane and stop/ go system is in place. 

Works will take place on Churchtown Rd Upr at Oakdown Rd jct until approx. Fri 2nd May. A traffic management plan will be in operation.

A stop/go system will be in place on the Barnhill Rd at the Castlepark Rd R/A until Fri 2nd May from 10.00am to 4.00pm. This is to facilitate works.

Works will take place on Sallynoggin Rd from the Maxol Petrol Filling Station up to its jct with O’Rourke Park until approx. Wed 30th April. A stop/go system will be in place. Expect some delays.

Grafton St is closed to traffic between the jcts of Duke St and South Anne St until midnight Fri 27th June to facilitate works. Traffic wishing to access the section of Grafton St from South Anne St jct to St. Stephen’s Green jct will enter via South Anne St and exit via St. Stephen’s Green North. Pedestrian and local access will be maintained throughout the period of this closure. 

Railway St is closed until Tues 30th Sept for works. 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.

N7/Newlands Cross Upgrade works:

There is a new road layout on the Naas Rd inbound from the Boot Rd jct as part of the Newlands Cross upgrade works. There will be still three lanes of traffic in place in addition to the right and left turn filter lanes for the Fonthill Rd and Belgard Rd. In addition to the works a 60kmph speed limit will be in place through the works area.

Luas Cross City Works:

Fleet St is closed to through-traffic between Westmoreland St and D’Olier St until 2nd May 2014. Traffic on Westmoreland St wishing to travel along the closed section of Fleet St towards Townsend St or College St, will be diverted via D’Olier St. Local access will be 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 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.

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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, 16:20, 17:20, 18:20 
  • Sunday
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  • Morning Rush Hour
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  • 8:30
  • Evening Rush Hour
    16:20, 17:05, 17:30, 18:05, 18:30 
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  • Sunday
  • 5:00, 5:30, 6:00, 6:30

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