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# traffic - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Road users urged to take extra care amid heavy rain

A Status Yellow rainfall warning is in place for Donegal, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo.

# traffic - Monday 17 August, 2020

Car traffic is slowly returning but public transport is still way down on last year

At the peak of Covid-19 restrictions traffic was down by about 78%, it’s now down by 16.3% in Dublin and 12.6% elsewhere.

# traffic - Monday 27 July, 2020

Passenger in his 20s dies after single-vehicle collision in Meath

The driver of the van was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

# traffic - Friday 10 July, 2020

'It will be back to car city': Disagreement over reopening of most Phoenix Park gates

All gates bar one reopen from today after closing in March due to pandemic restrictions.

# traffic - Thursday 9 July, 2020

OPW confirms almost all Phoenix Park gates to reopen tomorrow

Many gates in the park were closed in March following the introduction of Covid-19 restrictions.

# traffic - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Level crossing incidents 'dramatically' down on last year, but motorists warned to stay vigilant

Level crossing incidents 'dramatically' down on last year, but motorists warned to stay vigilant

There are currently 948 level crossings on the Iarnród Éireann network.

# traffic - Sunday 24 May, 2020

Traffic on M50 'increases by 30% and petrol drops by 3c' on first week of Phase One

The government relaxed Covid-19 restrictions slightly, to allow some people to return to work, and garden centres to open.

# traffic - Thursday 23 April, 2020

CMO warns progress could be 'undone very quickly' as data shows increase in population movement

Dr Tony Holohan said it is not certain that restrictions will be relaxed on 5 May.

# traffic - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Dublin is the 6th most congested city in Europe

The capital is also ranked as the 17th most congested city in the world.

# traffic - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Traffic moving again on M50 but huge delays following farmers' protest during evening rush hour

It comes after the protesting farmers moved from the city centre to Dublin Port earlier this afternoon.

Farmers bring traffic to a standstill as protest reaches Dublin Port

Dozens of tractors returned to blockade streets around Leinster House yesterday.

# traffic - Saturday 11 January, 2020

Garda Commissioner cites lack of resources as he delays 136 transfers to roads policing

The Road Safety Authority says it is “anxious” to see the full complement of resources being deployed to roads policing duties.

# traffic - Monday 2 December, 2019

Plans to cut speed limits to 30km/h in 'all residential areas' in Dublin

Dublin City Council will vote on the proposals this week.

# traffic - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Broken down coach blocks Luas and traffic in Dublin city centre

There is no Green Line service between St Stephen’s Green and Dominick Street.

# traffic - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Major diversions in place as over 22,000 people set to take part in Dublin Marathon

Some public transport services will also be affected.

# traffic - Monday 23 September, 2019

Traffic moving on Dublin's M50 again after skip blocks northbound lanes

Emergency services and M50 services attended the scene.

# traffic - Sunday 22 September, 2019

College Green will be car-free today, here's what you need to know

Dublin is one of several cities marking Car Free Day 2019.

# traffic - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Heavy traffic in Dublin city centre as Eden Quay closed following collision

The incident involved a male pedestrian in his late 70s and a coach.

# traffic - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Dublin's packed Luas carried almost 42 million passengers last year

Transport Infrastructure Ireland says more trams have been ordered.

# traffic - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Woman in her 50s in serious condition after car crash in Monaghan

A female in her late teens and a man in his 40s were also injured in the incident.

# traffic - Friday 2 August, 2019

All Together Now organisers 'aware' of traffic issues as festival-goers vent after long delays

Many fans complained of long delays in getting to the Waterford festival.

# traffic - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Poll: Should College Green be pedestrianised? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should College Green be pedestrianised?

A trial is happening today, but some people want the move to be permanent.

# traffic - Saturday 13 July, 2019

Luas resumes between Broombridge and Sandyford with some delays

An issue was discovered with the pantographs, which is the device on the tram that connects it to the overhead lines.

# traffic - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Levels of dangerous air pollutant NO2 possibly exceeding limits on M50 and on Dublin streets

A new report from the Environment Protection Agency looks at indicators of the levels of NO2 in the air in Dublin.

# traffic - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Delays expected after part of M1-M50 slip road closed due to HGV breakdown

Delays have built back to Dublin Airport.

# traffic - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Decision on E-scooter regulations due shortly, as minister says electric scooter users should have a driving licence

Shane Ross has asked the RSA to research scooter regulations in other countries.

# traffic - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Dublin's Macken Street reopens after earlier incident

The street was closed earlier.

# traffic - Thursday 11 April, 2019

'Rubberneckers are causing delays': Crash on M50 northbound causes brief closure Traffic This post contains videos

'Rubberneckers are causing delays': Crash on M50 northbound causes brief closure

The section of the motorway has been reopened but delays remain.

Traffic pollution causing 1,700 new cases of asthma in Ireland every year

It means 150 in every 100,000 children here are diagnosed with asthma as a result of traffic pollution.

# traffic - Monday 18 February, 2019

Delays of 30-45 minutes to trains going to and from Heuston due to vandalism

Newbridge to Grand Canal Dock train services are operating from/to Hazelhatch as a result.

# traffic - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Dublin has 'the slowest city centre in all of Europe'

Dublin drivers spent around 246 hours in traffic in 2018, according to a global analytical report.

# traffic - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

Trains delayed and motorists urged to take extra care after overnight snowfall Minus Five This post contains videos

Trains delayed and motorists urged to take extra care after overnight snowfall

A Status Yellow snow-ice warning will remain in place until Saturday.

# traffic - Thursday 24 January, 2019

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.

# traffic - Sunday 20 January, 2019

M50 fully reopens after being closed due to incident, heavy traffic remains 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.

# traffic - Saturday 12 January, 2019

Planes, trucks, automobiles ... and Brexit: Here's why the UK has been focusing on transport plans

Here’s all the news about transport woes that came out in the weeks leading up to the Brexit deal vote.

# traffic - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Luas services resume after disruption caused by stalled tram

Trams stopped running between Heuston and Blackhorse on the Red Line.

# traffic - Thursday 6 December, 2018

'Significant delays' to Dart as lorry drives through barrier at level crossing

Irish Rail released CCTV footage from the Serpentine level crossing at Sandymount in south Dublin.

# traffic - Friday 30 November, 2018

Madrid takes drastic action to curb emissions by closing city centre to car traffic

And from March, drivers who go in illegally will be fined €90.

# traffic - Thursday 29 November, 2018

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

Motorists have been advised to avoid the area.

# traffic - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Status Orange wind warning issued for 6 counties from tomorrow morning as Storm Diana hits

The warning applies to counties Cork, Kerry, Waterford, Wexford, Galway and Clare.

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