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Dublin Summary Report

Last Updated: 04/07/2015 12:25


The traffic lights at the jct of the Ballymun Rd and Shangan Rd remain out of action this morning due to a power failure. Extra caution is needed in the area. 

Traffic is moving well on the M50 in both directions. 

No delays in Dublin City Centre.


The Skerries Motorcycle Road Races (Skerries 100) will take place today with road closures in place until 6:30pm. Access to Skerries will be via Rush with diversions in place in Lusk.  Motorists can also access Skerries via Balbriggan using the M1.  Local access will be maintained at all times. Gardai advise attendees to use official car parks only.

Paolo Nutini plays Marlay Park this evening. Gates open at 3:30pm. Marlay Park is located off Grange Rd in Rathfarnham. Expect delays in the area. Marlay Park will remain open to all visitors as normal except on concert days. On concert days a circulation route around the park will be maintained until 12 noon.  Following this, access will be restricted until the park closes at 6pm. A number of road closures will be put in place at the end of each event to allow for the safe exit of attendees so be mindful of the large volume of pedestrians expected to exit onto the Grange Rd.The following roads will be closed to facilitate the concert: Grange Rd from the jct with Taylor’s Lane to the jct of Ballinteer Ave and Brehon Field Rd shall close to all traffic at 10:30pm.  Traffic will not be allowed to exit any estate or the Lidl car park. College Rd from the jct with the Whitechurch Rd to the jct with the Grange Rd will be closed at 10:30pm to allow for vehicles to exit the College Rd carpark. Stonemasons Way from the jct with the Grange Rd to the jct with Broadford Rd shall close at 10:30pm. Taylor’s Lane from the jct with the Whitechurch Rd to the jct with the Grange Rd will close at 10pm.  Traffic shall be permitted to drive down Taylor’s Lane only towards Whitechurch Road in a contra flow system.These road closures will be removed as soon as the Gardaí deem it safe to do so.


The northbound bore of the Port Tunnel will close overnight until Tues 7th July from 10pm to 5am the following morning.

Fassaugh Rd in Cabra will be closed between the jcts of Fassaugh Rd/ Connaught St/ Shandon Crescent and Fassaugh Rd/ Fassaugh Ave/ St Attracta Rd/ Dowth Ave, until Sun 26th July to facilitate the replacement of Liam Whelan Bridge as part of the Luas Cross City works. Diversions will be in place.

Dominick Place will close from its jct with Dominick St Lwr to Granby Lane until midnight on Thurs 1st Oct. Pedestrian and local access will be maintained. This road closure is to facilitate Luas Cross City works.

Grove Avenue in Blackrock will be closed for works from Grove Lawn to Avoca Ave jct until Fri 24th July. A traffic management plan will be in place and local access will be maintained.

Hollybrook Rd and Hollybrook Park will close for works between the jcts of the Clontarf Rd and Howth Rd until midnight on Sun 19th July. Diversions will be in place via St. Lawrence Rd. Pedestrian and local access will be maintained.

White's Lane North and Royal Canal Bank will close until Sunday (5th) to facilitate works. Pedestrian and local access will be maintained.

Eaton Way in Rathcoole will be closed until Mon 12th Oct between Main St and Eaton Terrace. Diversions will be signposted.

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

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.

A stop/go system is in place for works on the Shanganagh Rd/ Commons Rd jct until the end of July. Expect some delays.

Church Rd is closed between East Rd and Killan Rd for works until Sun 11th Oct to facilitate works. Diversions are in place.

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

Johnson's Court is closed from Grafton St to Clarendon St between 6pm and 9am each night until Fri 14th Aug to facilitate works. It will also be closed each Sunday from 9am to 6pm until Sun 9th Aug.

A traffic management system  will be in place on the Stillorgan Rd  (from UCD Flyover to Foxrock Church ) on Sat 4th and Sun 5th July between 7am and 3pm.


The right turn from Westmoreland St to Fleet St is closed due to Luas Cross City Works until Sunday (5th).

There will be lane restrictions in place on College Green until later this year and this work is expected to cause considerable and unavoidable disruption to this part of the city centre. As a result, motorists are advised to avoid the area. Bear in mind that the College Green Bus Gate remains in place from Monday to Friday, 7am to 10am and from 4pm to 7pm.

Suffolk St is closed until 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. The Bus Gate on Nassau St, from Dawson St to Suffolk St, is also closed during this period.

There is no left turn from Dawson St to Nassau St until early 2017. 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.

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.


The right lane of the M50 southbound will be closed between J11 Tallaght and J13 Ballinteer on Sat 4th from 10pm until 6am Sun 5th July for works.

The M50 southbound off ramp at J2 Coolock will be closed nightly between 9pm and 6.30am until Wed 8th July. Diversions in place.

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Roadwatch Radio Reports

Today Fm
  • Morning Rush Hour
    7:25, 8:00, 8:30, 8:50
  • Evening Rush Hour
    16:45, 17:15, 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
    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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