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Friday 9 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# M50

This week
4th June 2023 - 9th June 2023
# heavy toll
Car tolls on M50 to increase by up to 30c, tolls on eight other roads rising by smaller amounts
The rise will come into effect in July after the Government delayed the planned increase for six months.
This year
# Scam
Drivers warned of an increase in motorway text scams ahead of the Easter weekend
The scam text message urges people to pay outstanding toll charges or update account details.
# M50
Fines totalling €262,000 handed to 17 motorists who dodged M50 tolls and failed to appear in court
Three commercial vehicle owners were each fined €25,000 today.
Last year
# Courts
Fines totaling €164,000 handed to 13 motorists who didn't pay M50 tolls
A fine of €25,000 was given to a commercial vehicle owner who had 216 unpaid journeys.
# toll charges
Eamon Ryan ‘reluctant’ to tackle toll increases if it takes funding from road maintenance
Toll prices on nine roads are to rise in line with inflation.
# M50
Tolls to increase on M50 and other motorways in line with inflation
The Port Tunnel is the only tolled route in the country that will not be affected by the increase in January.
# Dublin
M50 crash: Two motorcyclists in their 50s and 60s killed in collision with truck
The northbound route was closed for several hours as emergency services responded.
# M50
Man who led gardaí on high speed motorway chase with two children in the backseat is jailed
The court heard the man was disqualified from driving at the time of the offence.
# M50
Motorcyclist (20s) in critical condition following collision in Dublin
The incident occurred at around 4.30pm yesterday.
All time
# Mica redress
Mica protesters vow to continue demonstrations if 100% redress demands not met
Tens of thousands protested in Dublin calling for full redress.
Tens of thousands protested in Dublin calling for full redress.
Campaigners say they are considering running candidates in the next election
Taoiseach Micheal Martin said details of redress scheme would not be ready in time for the budget.
# Driving
Here's how the new M50 variable speed limits will work
The new system is expected to take full effect on the motorway by early 2023.
# Gemma Greene
Dublin woman accused of leading 20 Garda cars on M50 pursuit sent for trial
Gemma Greene had been charged over a pursuit of car from Ballymun to Bray on 1 March last.
# Court
Dublin woman Gemma Greene charged over M50 car chase challenges bail conditions
Greene was before the District Court in March in respect of two charges of dangerous driving.
# luas M50 woes
Planning watchdog warns of negative impacts of numerous developments in south Dublin on M50 and Luas line
The OPR has criticised a new draft development plan by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council.
# M50
Two arrested and two children taken to safety after Dublin car chase
The car fled from Gardaí at Dundrum and travelled northbound on the M50.
# Finglas
Man dies after being struck by car on M50 motorway
Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.
# Collision
Witness appeal as man (70s) dies in collision between car and lorry on Dublin's M50
The driver of the lorry was uninjured in the incident.
# Prime Numbers
How many drivers were hit with fines totalling €266k for not paying M50 tolls? It's the week in numbers
Plus: The number of people who have applied for a job on the Great Blasket Island.
# Drogheda
28 motorists fined a total of €266,000 for not paying M50 tolls
The private car owner with the highest amount of unpaid charges had been sent 1,176 warning letters and was fined €15,000.
# Dublin
Motorcyclist killed following collision on M50
The incident happened at around 8 o’clock this morning.
# Dublin
Motorcyclist in critical condition in hospital following M50 collision
Gardaí are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident to come forward.
# Operation Thor
Criminal gang targeting cars parked at five-a-side football pitches located near M50
At least seven areas have been targeted in recent months.
# Irish Rail
Dublin commuter delays: A crash on the M50 and a truck hits railway bridge
There are also delays of up to 10 minutes on the Luas Green Line and Red Line services.
# M50
More than 20 motorists hit with fines totalling €205,000 for unpaid M50 toll charges
One man faced allegations of 1,139 unpaid trips.
# Obstruction
Traffic moving on Dublin's M50 again after skip blocks northbound lanes
Emergency services and M50 services attended the scene.
# Tallaght
Garda injured after suspect flees scene on M50 and arrested following pursuit
Cocaine worth an estimated €10,000 was also seized in the incident.
# Dublin
Busier roads mean more crashes on the M50, but what junctions see the most serious collisions?
New figures spell out where incidents take place in the busy ring road.
# Collision
Criminal charges being considered over death of woman following M50 crash
Jacqueline Griffin died following a collision on the Junction 5 slip road in Finglas on 24 January 2019.
# eflow tag
Over 2,600 eFlow customers double charged last month
The company said it was due to a ‘system processing error’.
# rush hour traffic
Delays expected after part of M1-M50 slip road closed due to HGV breakdown
Delays have built back to Dublin Airport.
# Traffic
'Rubberneckers are causing delays': Crash on M50 northbound causes brief closure
The section of the motorway has been reopened but delays remain.
# Courts
Fines totalling more than €126k in court crackdown on M50 toll dodgers
The penalties yesterday ranged from €2,500 to €15,000.
# Dublin
Motorcyclist killed in crash near Dublin's Port Tunnel
The collision happened at 10am this morning.
# Hildegarde Naughton
People doctoring M50 crash images to avoid Facebook's filters and upload online, TD says
Images of the crash are still being shared on social media by escaping the filters set up to block them, Hildegarde Naughton said.
# Finglas
'The loss of a loved one is traumatic enough without this': People asked to report photos of fatal M50 crash
The woman in her 30s who was killed in the incident has been named as Jackie Griffin.
# Dublin
Woman in her 30s killed and man injured in multiple vehicle crash on the M50
Gardaí appealed to the public not to share images of the crash site online.
# M50
M50 fully reopens after being closed due to incident, heavy traffic remains
The road was closed in both directions between Junction 12 and Junction 13 as a result of the incident.
# Courts
Man who damaged M50 toll gantry with angle grinder before threatening gardaí jailed for six months
It was the second time that the accused had damaged an M50 toll gantry.
# standstill
Traffic on M50 northbound at a standstill following crash and earlier breakdown
There are very heavy delays.
# Rush Hour
Heavy traffic on M50 after collision at J11 Tallaght
A Dublin Fire Brigade crew extinguished a car fire.