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Saturday 25 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# M50

All time
# Overturned
M50 southbound closed after horsebox overturns
The truck overturned between junction 12 Firhouse and junction 13 Sandyford.
# M50 2
TD says second ring road should be built west of M50 to ease traffic jams
The M50 is currently operating at traffic levels which were not predicted to occur until the mid-2020s.
# Public Transport
M50 operating with traffic levels that weren't expected until the mid-2020s
Transport Infrastructure Ireland boss said there has been a ‘huge increase’ in M50 traffic in the last four years.
# congestion
Dublin Airport says idea its car parks will clog the M50 is 'bizarre'
DAA wants to change the planning status of the car parks in question from temporary to permanent.
# damaged equipment
Man who caused €500k of damage to M50 eFlow system jailed for two and a half years
Tony Rochford said he wanted to attract media attention to his concerns about failures in a fire that killed two people.
# Fire
Traffic delays on M50 as emergency services attend scene of truck on fire
It is understood that the driver and operators of the truck were not injured.
# traffic chaos
'Very heavy delays' after commuter crash on the M50
The crash has been cleared but delays remain.
# Taking Its Toll
Drivers fined almost €120,000 in crackdown on M50 toll dodgers
Fines ranging from €9,000 to €16,000 were handed down to 10 motorists yesterday.
# Ballymount
Man seriously injured in 'public order incident' on M50 motorway at rush hour
A second man was also injured in the incident, which happened after 6pm this evening, but left the scene in a silver Kia Sedona.
# standstill
Traffic on the M50 has been in absolute chaos this evening
A car on fire at Blanchardstown caused significant delays.
# massive tailbacks
Roads reopen and traffic 'moving well' after truck crash on N4
Traffic is now moving well in both directions along the M50.
# traffic corps
M50: Fewer traffic officers means gardaí expected to enforce road laws 'as they pass through'
Gardaí have promised that more Traffic Corps jeeps will be in service in the coming weeks.
'Dealing with M50 traffic before your day has even started will test the mettle of any hardened citizen'
Therapists would do well to open pop-up sessions on the hard shoulder, writes Áine Carroll.
# Rush Hour
M50 traffic eases after rush hour crash this morning
Commuters were caught in hour-long tailbacks.
# Near miss
Man speaks out after metre-long 'spear' smashes through windscreen on the M50
Jason described the incident that happened as he was driving on the M50.
# building and property
Dublin's housing sprawl outside the M50 will be 'a huge issue' in the future
The largest numbers of sales in the capital so far this year have been in new projects on the outskirts.
# Rush Hour
Traffic on M50 easing after southbound incidents cleared
Traffic was heavy all the way back to Ballymun after a crash and breakdown near the Lucan exit.
# tailbacks
Traffic on M50 northbound after Sandyford at a standstill due to overturned car
Traffic was down to one lane on the motorway, causing heavy tailbacks.
# Traffic
All lanes reopened on M50 following five car crash
The incident caused significant delays this morning.
# hit the road
Engineers want multiple tolls and changing speed limits on the M50
They say it will help congestion.
# firhouse
All lanes reopen following five-car morning collision on M50
A five-car collision occurred on the northbound side of the motorway at Firhouse before 7am.
# toll-y moly
Man arrested after scaling M50 toll bridge and causing €100k damage
The man was arrested last night.
# Toll
Motorist who claimed 'clone' of her car made 300 M50 journeys fined €7,000
The court heard about 800 letters were sent to her in relation to the unpaid tolls but she claimed she did not get them.
# accident blackspot
The worst time and place for accidents on the M50? The Red Cow junction on a Wednesday evening
There have been just under 2,000 vehicle collisions on the M50 in the past four years.
# choc-a-block
Third lane needed on N11 or Wicklow and Dún Laoghaire Rathdown will begin to suffer, report finds
Any delay in road network improvements will ‘constrain growth’ and hinder productivity, finds Transport Infrastructure Ireland.
# heavy traffic
Delays on M50 as jackknifed truck blocks slip road
Emergency services are at the scene.
# death Threat
Disqualified driver pursued by 10 garda cars on M50 jailed for five years
Prior to the chase, gardaí told Andrew Allen his life was in danger.
# crackdown
Gardaí set up checkpoint on M50 to catch drink drivers
This was the first ever checkpoint on the M50.
# caution
Temporary delays as truck went on fire on the M50
Smoke in the area affected visibility for drivers.
# Fatal Crash
Pedestrian knocked down and killed by articulated lorry on M50
The M50 operators have urged motorists to avoid the area if possible.
# hell no we won't toll
Shane Ross says he won't add extra tolls to ease M50 traffic congestion
The measure was recommended in a report last year from the National Transport Authority.
# Red Cow
11 accurate observations about driving on the poxy M50
Man up in court in connection with fatal crash on the M50
A man in his 30s will appear before a sitting of Blanchardstown District Court today.
# Dublin Traffic
An articulated truck is blocking part of the M50 in Dublin
A large articulated truck is blocking lanes on the northbound carriageway near the junctions for M3 (Blanchardstown) and the M2 at Finglas.
# baby on board
Baby boy delivered in Dublin Port Tunnel
Members of Swords ambulance crews assisted in the delivery.
# Red Cow
Rush hour tailbacks after car overturns on M50
The car overturned southbound at the Red Cow, one of the ring road’s busiest exits.
# Crash
Severe delays following collision between truck and multiple cars on M50
Traffic is down to two lanes and the incident is understood to be causing severe delays to traffic.
# Leopardstown
Heavy delays on M50 after car goes on fire
Emergency services are at the scene.
# M50 Car Park
Traffic on the M50 is jammed after two crashes
The crashes have been cleared, but traffic remains heavy.
# Courts
Man who walked along the M50 before hijacking a car and attacking gardaí jailed
He said he wanted to take a car to see what it felt like to be rich.