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#Traffic Jam

# traffic-jam - Friday 21 May, 2021

Traffic volumes at 85% of pre-pandemic levels after inter-county travel resumes
# Take The Backroads
# Take The Backroads

Traffic volumes at 85% of pre-pandemic levels after inter-county travel resumes

May 21st 2021, 10:22 AM 13,187 Views 29 Comments

The AA has said that there has been a 36% increase in traffic incidents following easing of inter-county travel restrictions.

# traffic-jam - Friday 26 March, 2021

Maritime traffic jam grows with more than 200 ships outside Suez Canal
# Stuck
# Stuck

Maritime traffic jam grows with more than 200 ships outside Suez Canal

Mar 26th 2021, 5:43 PM 46,263 Views 33 Comments

The Suez Canal Authority said it welcomed international offers to help free a stranded cargo ship.

# traffic-jam - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Contingency plans to deal with potential traffic chaos around Dublin Port will be in place by October
# Traffic Jam
# Traffic Jam

Contingency plans to deal with potential traffic chaos around Dublin Port will be in place by October

Jul 9th 2019, 8:09 PM 13,727 Views 21 Comments

A traffic management group has been set up for Dublin Port to deal with possible delays in the area caused by inspections.

# traffic-jam - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

American climber dies after reaching top of Mount Everest
# Christopher Kulish
# Christopher Kulish

American climber dies after reaching top of Mount Everest

May 28th 2019, 10:43 AM 48,549 Views 63 Comments

About half a dozen climbers died on Everest last week, including two Irish men .

# traffic-jam - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Housing activists block traffic in Dublin during sit-down protest against Frederick Street eviction
# Take Back The City
# Take Back The City

Housing activists block traffic in Dublin during sit-down protest against Frederick Street eviction

Sep 12th 2018, 7:04 PM 46,528 Views 340 Comments

Hundreds gathered to protest the eviction of a group from a vacant property in North Fredrick Street.

# traffic-jam - Friday 13 April, 2018

Learner drivers could soon be waiting more than a year to do their driving test
# Traffic Jam
# Traffic Jam

Learner drivers could soon be waiting more than a year to do their driving test

Apr 13th 2018, 7:19 PM 20,328 Views 71 Comments

Law changes increasing the penalties for learner drivers will lead to a surge in demand for driving tests, Fórsa predict.

# traffic-jam - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Could charging 'rent' on the roads abolish traffic jams?
# Jammin
# Jammin

Could charging 'rent' on the roads abolish traffic jams?

Jul 13th 2017, 6:07 AM 17,415 Views 72 Comments

The price would fluctuate similar to Uber’s surge pricing.

# traffic-jam - Monday 8 May, 2017

The 10 most congested cities in the world - and how Ireland measures up
# Bumper To Bumper
# Bumper To Bumper

The 10 most congested cities in the world - and how Ireland measures up

May 8th 2017, 5:53 PM 18,813 Views 19 Comments

Dublin, you’re alright. Galway… not so much.

# traffic-jam - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Get stressed out sitting in traffic jams? One TD says it's impacting on people’s quality of life
# Gridlock
# Gridlock

Get stressed out sitting in traffic jams? One TD says it's impacting on people’s quality of life

Apr 25th 2017, 7:04 PM 14,394 Views 62 Comments

Next week, Dublin City Council will discuss new plans to restrict car numbers in the city.

# traffic-jam - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Ireland's traffic congestion: "Not quite back to Celtic Tiger times, but it's up there"
# Chockablock
# Chockablock

Ireland's traffic congestion: "Not quite back to Celtic Tiger times, but it's up there"

Nov 22nd 2016, 6:05 AM 13,735 Views 21 Comments

The numbers of vehicles on Irish roads has increased by almost 15% in the past year – because of new cars, housing and the weather.

# traffic-jam - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

Frustration and anger as shoppers stuck in 6 hours of traffic
# Christmas Gridlock
# Christmas Gridlock

Frustration and anger as shoppers stuck in 6 hours of traffic

Dec 23rd 2015, 11:11 AM 36,479 Views 34 Comments

The jam occurred in and around Bluewater shopping centre in England on Monday.

# traffic-jam - Monday 20 October, 2014

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.

# traffic-jam - Friday 25 July, 2014

Justice Minister adds to calls for 'imaginative' solution to court backlogs
# Traffic Jam
# Traffic Jam

Justice Minister adds to calls for 'imaginative' solution to court backlogs

Jul 25th 2014, 6:30 AM 4,876 Views 19 Comments

Road tax penalties, debt collectors, tax credit cuts have all been floated to deal with traffic fines.

# traffic-jam - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Spillage of fruit preserves causes literal traffic jam
# Jammers
From The Daily Edge
# Jammers

Spillage of fruit preserves causes literal traffic jam

Jul 24th 2014, 6:00 PM 26,787 Views 25 Comments

Sticky wheels ahoy.

# traffic-jam - Friday 2 May, 2014

Newlands Cross closed after another pipe bursts
# Pipe Screams
# Pipe Screams

Newlands Cross closed after another pipe bursts

May 2nd 2014, 2:06 PM 33,678 Views 47 Comments

The road is closed inbound and outbound traffic is down to one lane.

# traffic-jam - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Driving licence centre closed - because it was too busy
# Traffic Jam
# Traffic Jam

Driving licence centre closed - because it was too busy

Mar 26th 2014, 7:10 AM 23,313 Views 77 Comments

The Road Safety Authority says that you should book in advance.

# traffic-jam - Sunday 13 October, 2013

Debunked: Does switching off your engine when stuck in traffic save fuel?
# True Or False
# True Or False

Debunked: Does switching off your engine when stuck in traffic save fuel?

Oct 13th 2013, 10:30 AM 38,895 Views 80 Comments

It’s time to settle the argument you always have with that back-seat driver.

# traffic-jam - Thursday 6 June, 2013

7 people who can't wait for the Newlands Cross flyover
# New Newlands Cross
From The Daily Edge
# New Newlands Cross

7 people who can't wait for the Newlands Cross flyover

Jun 6th 2013, 1:00 PM 20,435 Views 37 Comments

Irish people sitting in traffic. We’ve all been there.

# traffic-jam - Friday 5 April, 2013

The 11 most annoying people in a traffic jam
# Falling Down
From The Daily Edge
# Falling Down

The 11 most annoying people in a traffic jam

Apr 5th 2013, 1:03 PM 22,384 Views 89 Comments

Hey you, picking your nose, GLASS IS SEE-THROUGH!

# traffic-jam - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

Rush for scattered cash on Moscow motorway
# Cash Pile
From The Daily Edge
# Cash Pile

Rush for scattered cash on Moscow motorway

Jul 6th 2011, 3:30 PM 711 Views 3 Comments

Motorists couldn’t believe their luck when they saw the money along a major ten-lane road – causing a huge traffic jam.