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#Port Tunnel

# port-tunnel - Last week 27th November 2022 - 3rd December 2022

East Wall residents' group block Dublin's Port Tunnel over asylum seeker accommodation
# Protest
# Protest

East Wall residents' group block Dublin's Port Tunnel over asylum seeker accommodation

Nov 28th 2022, 6:28 PM 63,765 Views 64 Comments

It comes after Integration Minister Roderic O’Gorman said the old ESB building in East Wall will not be closed as emergency accommodation for refugees.

# port-tunnel - Last month November 2022

Tolls to increase on M50 and other motorways in line with inflation
# M50
# M50

Tolls to increase on M50 and other motorways in line with inflation

Nov 17th 2022, 10:32 AM 37,281 Views 78 Comments

The Port Tunnel is the only tolled route in the country that will not be affected by the increase in January.

# port-tunnel - This year 2022

Gardaí seize almost €500,000 in cash they allege belongs to organised crime group
# Dublin
# Dublin

Gardaí seize almost €500,000 in cash they allege belongs to organised crime group

Jan 11th 2022, 10:30 PM 25,741 Views 0 Comments

The money was found in a truck when gardaí stopped it at the exit of the tunnel near Dublin Port.

# port-tunnel - All time

Trucks can be parked at Dublin Airport longterm carpark if Brexit traffic at Dublin Port overflows
# A Brexit Jam
# A Brexit Jam

Trucks can be parked at Dublin Airport longterm carpark if Brexit traffic at Dublin Port overflows

Updated Dec 7th 2020, 6:13 PM 22,762 Views 22 Comments

No matter what happens in the ongoing Brexit talks, there’ll be major changes in how Ireland does business with the UK in 2021.

Heavy traffic in Dublin as lanes blocked on M50 and truck overturned near Port Tunnel
# Dublin
# Dublin

Heavy traffic in Dublin as lanes blocked on M50 and truck overturned near Port Tunnel

Updated Aug 21st 2019, 9:39 AM 36,817 Views 27 Comments

Delays should be expected in the area.

Motorcyclist killed in crash near Dublin's Port Tunnel
# Dublin
# Dublin

Motorcyclist killed in crash near Dublin's Port Tunnel

Feb 25th 2019, 5:11 PM 31,230 Views 18 Comments

The collision happened at 10am this morning.

'Yellow Vest' protesters attempt to block traffic near Port Tunnel in Dublin
# Port Tunnel
# Port Tunnel

'Yellow Vest' protesters attempt to block traffic near Port Tunnel in Dublin

Jan 12th 2019, 5:24 PM 56,696 Views 135 Comments

Around 70 demonstrators marched through the capital this afternoon.

Port Tunnel reopens after being blocked by 'yellow vest' protesters
# Gilets Jaunes
# Gilets Jaunes

Port Tunnel reopens after being blocked by 'yellow vest' protesters

Updated Dec 29th 2018, 4:25 PM 116,387 Views 229 Comments

The tunnel has since reopened.

Severe traffic at Dublin's Port Tunnel as motorists face rain and gridlock
# Bumper To Bumper
# Bumper To Bumper

Severe traffic at Dublin's Port Tunnel as motorists face rain and gridlock

Nov 29th 2018, 8:05 AM 30,251 Views 44 Comments

Motorists have been advised to avoid the area.

Dublin Port Tunnel closed in both directions after 'incident' involving HGV
# Shut
# Shut

Dublin Port Tunnel closed in both directions after 'incident' involving HGV

Aug 29th 2018, 1:04 PM 29,144 Views 33 Comments

Motorists are being urged to plan alternative travel.

Dublin Port Tunnel fully reopens following two truck crash
# Inbound
# Inbound

Dublin Port Tunnel fully reopens following two truck crash

Jan 9th 2018, 11:30 AM 37,840 Views 40 Comments

The crash caused major traffic disruption across the city this morning.

HGV ban lifted for Dublin city as Port Tunnel lanes closed
# Gridlock
# Gridlock

HGV ban lifted for Dublin city as Port Tunnel lanes closed

Jan 5th 2018, 10:52 AM 22,337 Views 16 Comments

Removal of debris has led to the closure of the northbound bore of the tunnel.

Port Tunnel reopened after oil tanker breaks down
# Dublin
# Dublin

Port Tunnel reopened after oil tanker breaks down

Aug 30th 2017, 5:35 PM 15,576 Views 12 Comments

The tunnel was closed in one direction earlier today.

A truck on fire in Dublin's Port Tunnel has been brought under control
# Traffic Delays
# Traffic Delays

A truck on fire in Dublin's Port Tunnel has been brought under control

Aug 15th 2017, 10:25 AM 20,100 Views 13 Comments

No injuries have been reported.

Speed cameras in Port Tunnel catching 250 drivers on a monthly basis
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

Speed cameras in Port Tunnel catching 250 drivers on a monthly basis

Aug 6th 2017, 6:50 AM 13,852 Views 46 Comments

The average speed cameras at the tunnel came into force in May.

Port Tunnel: Gardaí catch same vehicle speeding 3 times in 19 day-period
# Fast Lane
# Fast Lane

Port Tunnel: Gardaí catch same vehicle speeding 3 times in 19 day-period

Jun 23rd 2017, 8:10 PM 34,654 Views 70 Comments

The highest speed recorded by the Port Tunnel’s new speed cameras is 132 km/h.

Speed cameras in Port Tunnel going live from midnight
# Speeding
# Speeding

Speed cameras in Port Tunnel going live from midnight

May 31st 2017, 9:30 PM 18,124 Views 60 Comments

The fixed charge penalty for speeding currently is an €80 fine and three penalty points.

Traffic restrictions in Dublin as Port Tunnel run takes place
# Shut It Down
# Shut It Down

Traffic restrictions in Dublin as Port Tunnel run takes place

Mar 26th 2017, 12:30 AM 21,102 Views 15 Comments

If you’re making plans for today don’t forget – the clocks go forward too.

Dublin's Port Tunnel is getting a new system to catch people speeding
# Going Underground
# Going Underground

Dublin's Port Tunnel is getting a new system to catch people speeding

Jan 6th 2017, 10:32 PM 25,196 Views 45 Comments

The cameras calculate car speed based on how long it takes motorists to get through the tunnel.

Baby boy delivered in Dublin Port Tunnel
# Baby On Board
# Baby On Board

Baby boy delivered in Dublin Port Tunnel

Sep 9th 2016, 9:22 AM 30,007 Views 36 Comments

Members of Swords ambulance crews assisted in the delivery.

Traffic gridlock in Dublin on hottest day as Port Tunnel closes and bus breaks down
# Bumper To Bumper
# Bumper To Bumper

Traffic gridlock in Dublin on hottest day as Port Tunnel closes and bus breaks down

Jul 19th 2016, 7:27 PM 29,981 Views 32 Comments

One side of the tunnel has reopened as delays of up to an hour were reported.

Groundbreaking new 'speed over distance' speed cameras for Port Tunnel
# Dublin
# Dublin

Groundbreaking new 'speed over distance' speed cameras for Port Tunnel

Jun 9th 2016, 12:15 PM 25,111 Views 99 Comments

With the new system drivers will be clocked at both ends of the tunnel.

Port Tunnel closed as truck catches fire
# Closed
# Closed

Port Tunnel closed as truck catches fire

Apr 4th 2016, 7:07 PM 20,043 Views 18 Comments

The closure is affecting traffic around Dublin.

Dublin Bus drivers to ditch Port Tunnel if they can't listen to their radios
# Health And Safety
# Health And Safety

Dublin Bus drivers to ditch Port Tunnel if they can't listen to their radios

Mar 1st 2016, 10:50 AM 30,306 Views 111 Comments

Last week Dublin Bus announced “zero tolerance” measures which will see drivers disciplined for using electronic devices, including FM radios, while driving.

Now two more radio stations are taking legal action against the operators of the Port Tunnel
# Trouble Ahead
# Trouble Ahead

Now two more radio stations are taking legal action against the operators of the Port Tunnel

Jan 18th 2016, 8:35 AM 34,863 Views 0 Comments

Classic Hits 4FM and Sunshine 106.8 have joined the action being taken by Radio NOVA.

There's a full on row about who can play on the radio inside the Port Tunnel
# Underground Music
# Underground Music

There's a full on row about who can play on the radio inside the Port Tunnel

Dec 21st 2015, 12:19 PM 15,181 Views 34 Comments

Radio Nova says it’s unfair that motorists can’t get their station.

The Port Tunnel has reopened after a vehicle went on fire this morning
# Blaze
# Blaze

The Port Tunnel has reopened after a vehicle went on fire this morning

Sep 18th 2015, 7:42 AM 25,704 Views 25 Comments

The tunnel was closed since around 7am.

A 'rogue seagull' caused the closure of the Dublin Port Tunnel this afternoon
# Seagull Strike
# Seagull Strike

A 'rogue seagull' caused the closure of the Dublin Port Tunnel this afternoon

Aug 11th 2015, 5:18 PM 20,786 Views 21 Comments

Is nowhere safe?

'No tolls': Jack Lynch Tunnel to be outsourced, but it WILL remain free to use
# No Change Given
# No Change Given

'No tolls': Jack Lynch Tunnel to be outsourced, but it WILL remain free to use

Nov 12th 2014, 7:45 AM 11,140 Views 42 Comments

The National Roads Authority is to outsource its running to the same company that operates the tolled Port Tunnel in Dublin.

Truck drivers plan further traffic chaos, and one Minister isn't very happy about it
# Hauliers
# Hauliers

Truck drivers plan further traffic chaos, and one Minister isn't very happy about it

Oct 20th 2014, 7:43 PM 15,000 Views 47 Comments

The Irish Road Haulage Association has called on the Government to address their concerns over road tax.

Swan emergency over, Dublin Port Tunnel reopens to traffic
# Angry Bird
# Angry Bird

Swan emergency over, Dublin Port Tunnel reopens to traffic

May 23rd 2014, 7:09 AM 13,618 Views 25 Comments

Everyone back to work…

Biggest lorries banned from Ireland’s roads from today
# What The Truck
# What The Truck

Biggest lorries banned from Ireland’s roads from today

Nov 1st 2013, 10:25 PM 46,988 Views 144 Comments

From now on, no vehicles more than 4.65 metres tall will be allowed on the roads.

M1 slip road approaching Port Tunnel closed due to overturned truck
# Delays
# Delays

M1 slip road approaching Port Tunnel closed due to overturned truck

Oct 17th 2013, 2:18 PM 7,701 Views 18 Comments

The road will reopen at 4pm and gardaí said road users should use an alternative route.

Toll-free traffic this evening in light of Queen's event
# Royal Visit
# Royal Visit

Toll-free traffic this evening in light of Queen's event

May 19th 2011, 5:02 PM 708 Views 0 Comments