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# traffic - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Why do we need to take away the kerb? Questions over 'shared space' road designs
# Irish Guide Dogs
# Irish Guide Dogs

Why do we need to take away the kerb? Questions over 'shared space' road designs

Jan 27th 2018, 7:30 AM 18,880 Views 75 Comments

Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind says the new streetscape designs have ‘crept in’ in Ireland.

# traffic - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Dublin Bus to change 17 bus routes over traffic problems in city centre
# Rush Hour
# Rush Hour

Dublin Bus to change 17 bus routes over traffic problems in city centre

Jan 25th 2018, 6:10 PM 50,284 Views 89 Comments

This morning, commuters reported that “dozens” of buses were backed up along Dame Street.

# traffic - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Man in late 80s dies days after being hit by car
# Mayo University Hospital
# Mayo University Hospital

Man in late 80s dies days after being hit by car

Jan 16th 2018, 10:56 AM 10,858 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.

'Dealing with M50 traffic before your day has even started will test the mettle of any hardened citizen'
# Read Me
# Read Me

'Dealing with M50 traffic before your day has even started will test the mettle of any hardened citizen'

Jan 16th 2018, 7:01 AM 36,985 Views 68 Comments

Therapists would do well to open pop-up sessions on the hard shoulder, writes Áine Carroll.

# traffic - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Car caught speeding twice in less than half an hour in two different Clare towns
# Speeding
# Speeding

Car caught speeding twice in less than half an hour in two different Clare towns

Jan 11th 2018, 9:53 PM 29,313 Views 32 Comments

Gardaí said that the driver was fined for both offences.

# traffic - Friday 5 January, 2018

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 22,314 Views 11 Comments

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

# traffic - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Three teenagers arrested and one person hospitalised after crash on N7
# Athy
# Athy

Three teenagers arrested and one person hospitalised after crash on N7

Dec 28th 2017, 6:32 PM 105,940 Views 106 Comments

The incident follows a report of a burglary in Athy this afternoon, which was interrupted by the homeowners.

# traffic - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

'We're often portrayed as anti-car, we're not' - Dublin's traffic supremo on keeping the city flowing
# Commuting
# Commuting

'We're often portrayed as anti-car, we're not' - Dublin's traffic supremo on keeping the city flowing

Dec 27th 2017, 12:03 AM 17,729 Views 65 Comments

This year was a big one for traffic changes in the capital.

# traffic - Friday 22 December, 2017

The lowest moment of 2017? Liveline listeners say it was the treatment of garda whistleblowers
# Liveline Poll
# Liveline Poll

The lowest moment of 2017? Liveline listeners say it was the treatment of garda whistleblowers

Dec 22nd 2017, 5:46 PM 12,072 Views 34 Comments

Liveline listeners have had their say on the highs and the lows of the past year.

# traffic - Thursday 21 December, 2017

'Bumper-to-bumper traffic predicted during the run-up to Christmas' - AA Roadwatch's Christmas forecast
# Christmas Congestion
# Christmas Congestion

'Bumper-to-bumper traffic predicted during the run-up to Christmas' - AA Roadwatch's Christmas forecast

Dec 21st 2017, 3:39 PM 16,536 Views 17 Comments

With traffic levels at their heaviest in recent years, expect heavy congestion around shopping centre areas.

# traffic - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Spending mornings waiting on a Luas you can fit on? No plans to alleviate pressure for busy Christmas period
# Teething Difficulties
# Teething Difficulties

Spending mornings waiting on a Luas you can fit on? No plans to alleviate pressure for busy Christmas period

Dec 20th 2017, 6:05 AM 25,970 Views 77 Comments

A spokesperson for the Transport Department said ‘teething difficulties are to be expected’.

# traffic - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Traffic fumes could cancel out benefits of walking for older people - study
# Air Quality
# Air Quality

Traffic fumes could cancel out benefits of walking for older people - study

Dec 6th 2017, 6:20 AM 4,945 Views 12 Comments

The EPA said that around 1,500 premature deaths in Ireland in 2014 were directly attributable to air pollution.

# traffic - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

From today, permanent diversions are in place on Dublin's Dawson Street
# Luas Works
# Luas Works

From today, permanent diversions are in place on Dublin's Dawson Street

Nov 7th 2017, 9:42 AM 25,452 Views 37 Comments

Permanent road diversions are being put in place to make room for the new cross-city Luas line.

# traffic - Friday 20 October, 2017

A 24 hour Garda operation to get drivers to slow down is about to kick off
# National Slowdown Day
# National Slowdown Day

A 24 hour Garda operation to get drivers to slow down is about to kick off

Oct 20th 2017, 6:15 AM 16,499 Views 31 Comments

The operation will take place as Met Éireann has issued status red and yellow wind and rain warnings for areas across the country.

# traffic - Saturday 23 September, 2017

'A monumental disaster': Runners critical of bad organisation and traffic chaos at Dublin Half Marathon
# Heavy Delays
# Heavy Delays

'A monumental disaster': Runners critical of bad organisation and traffic chaos at Dublin Half Marathon

Sep 23rd 2017, 3:30 PM 86,555 Views 92 Comments

The half marathon was due to kick off today at Newbridge House in Donabate in north county Dublin at 9am.

# traffic - Monday 11 September, 2017

Man in critical condition after being struck by van which failed to stop in Longford
# Edgeworthstown
# Edgeworthstown

Man in critical condition after being struck by van which failed to stop in Longford

Sep 11th 2017, 5:56 PM 14,266 Views 5 Comments

The incident happened in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Drive through Dawson Street? You'll have to find a new route from now on
# Luas Cross City
# Luas Cross City

Drive through Dawson Street? You'll have to find a new route from now on

Sep 11th 2017, 12:41 PM 24,772 Views 35 Comments

Cars will not be able to travel straight down Dawson Street to access Nassau Street.

# traffic - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Gardaí called after motorist verbally abused school traffic warden
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

Gardaí called after motorist verbally abused school traffic warden

Sep 10th 2017, 4:02 PM 27,900 Views 37 Comments

Fingal County Council is urging motorists in the vicinity of local schools to slow down.

# traffic - Friday 8 September, 2017

Train delays in Dublin after truck hits bridge at Amiens Street
# Rush Hour
# Rush Hour

Train delays in Dublin after truck hits bridge at Amiens Street

Sep 8th 2017, 6:45 PM 13,676 Views 20 Comments

Services between Connolly Station and Tara Street were suspended earlier.

# traffic - Friday 1 September, 2017

Gardaí seize car after disqualified driver has no insurance and tests positive for alcohol and cocaine
# Stopped
# Stopped

Gardaí seize car after disqualified driver has no insurance and tests positive for alcohol and cocaine

Sep 1st 2017, 10:05 PM 37,218 Views 48 Comments

Gardaí tweeted today that a driver was stopped this morning in Dublin.

# traffic - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

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

Port Tunnel reopened after oil tanker breaks down

Aug 30th 2017, 5:35 PM 15,556 Views 12 Comments

The tunnel was closed in one direction earlier today.

# traffic - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

31-year-old man seriously injured after being struck by car in west Dublin
# Clondalkin
# Clondalkin

31-year-old man seriously injured after being struck by car in west Dublin

Aug 29th 2017, 5:24 PM 24,230 Views 7 Comments

The incident occurred at about 8.15am this morning.

# traffic - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

All lanes reopened on M50 following five car crash
# Traffic
# Traffic

All lanes reopened on M50 following five car crash

Aug 22nd 2017, 11:50 AM 80,326 Views 77 Comments

The incident caused significant delays this morning.

# traffic - Monday 21 August, 2017

Poll: Should Irish cities introduce congestion charges?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Irish cities introduce congestion charges?

Aug 21st 2017, 9:44 AM 21,585 Views 181 Comments

New measures have come into effect in Dublin.

Driving to work today in Dublin? Don't forget there are new traffic restrictions in place
# Bus Priority Measures
# Bus Priority Measures

Driving to work today in Dublin? Don't forget there are new traffic restrictions in place

Aug 21st 2017, 7:23 AM 21,144 Views 37 Comments

There is no longer a right turn now from Bachelors Walk onto O’Connell Bridge – except for buses, taxis and bicycles.

# traffic - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Traffic restrictions in Dublin as athletes take part in Ironman challenge
# Ironman 70.3
# Ironman 70.3

Traffic restrictions in Dublin as athletes take part in Ironman challenge

Aug 20th 2017, 6:00 AM 30,651 Views 32 Comments

Over 2000 athletes will take part.

# traffic - Monday 14 August, 2017

Extra bus lanes for Dublin city as cars will be reduced to one lane on quays
# From This Weekend
# From This Weekend

Extra bus lanes for Dublin city as cars will be reduced to one lane on quays

Aug 14th 2017, 11:52 AM 30,817 Views 90 Comments

Cars will also be banned from turning right onto O’Connell Bridge from Bachelors Walk.

# traffic - Sunday 13 August, 2017

'It's absolute chaos': Luas works are causing serious traffic issues on Moore Street
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

'It's absolute chaos': Luas works are causing serious traffic issues on Moore Street

Aug 13th 2017, 7:00 PM 30,700 Views 61 Comments

Footage shows an on call fire engine appearing to have to reverse down Moore Street due to congestion.

# traffic - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Dublin's south quays reopen to traffic ahead of schedule
# Luas Cross City
# Luas Cross City

Dublin's south quays reopen to traffic ahead of schedule

Aug 8th 2017, 7:10 AM 15,880 Views 22 Comments

The works were expected to last for up to eight days.

# traffic - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Gardaí out in force after high number of road deaths this week
# Bank Holiday
# Bank Holiday

Gardaí out in force after high number of road deaths this week

Aug 5th 2017, 8:03 PM 34,553 Views 56 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade were called to a number of crashes last night.

# traffic - Friday 28 July, 2017

Going to Croker next weekend? Luas works mean you should 'avoid the city centre completely'
# Significant Disruption
# Significant Disruption

Going to Croker next weekend? Luas works mean you should 'avoid the city centre completely'

Jul 28th 2017, 2:21 PM 22,799 Views 18 Comments

Gardaí say that members of the public should only use public transport to access the city centre next bank holiday weekend.

# traffic - 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 17,404 Views 72 Comments

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

# traffic - Monday 10 July, 2017

Man (70s) dies after car hits concrete wall in Carlow
# Cloughna
# Cloughna

Man (70s) dies after car hits concrete wall in Carlow

Jul 10th 2017, 8:05 AM 11,480 Views 1 Comment

The man was the sole occupant of the car.

# traffic - Friday 2 June, 2017

6 of the most infuriating traffic junctions in Dublin
# Road Rage
# Road Rage

6 of the most infuriating traffic junctions in Dublin

Jun 2nd 2017, 11:47 AM 36,422 Views 25 Comments

From the Walkinstown Roundabout to… all the places nearly as bad as the Walkinstown Roundabout.

# traffic - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Bus driver caught doing 20 km/h over the speed limit by unmarked garda car
# Caught Rapid
# Caught Rapid

Bus driver caught doing 20 km/h over the speed limit by unmarked garda car

May 28th 2017, 4:30 PM 44,618 Views 78 Comments

National Slow Down Day was held on Friday to encourage drivers to slow down.

# traffic - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Gardaí step up security for Guns N' Roses Slane gig
# GNR
# GNR

Gardaí step up security for Guns N' Roses Slane gig

May 27th 2017, 6:01 AM 19,667 Views 52 Comments

Guns N’ Roses make their return to Slane after 25 years.

# traffic - Friday 26 May, 2017

Gardaí in Sligo had to direct traffic around two swans and their babies in Sligo yesterday
# Swanning Around
From The Daily Edge
# Swanning Around

Gardaí in Sligo had to direct traffic around two swans and their babies in Sligo yesterday

May 26th 2017, 7:36 AM 4,475 Views 0 Comments

Protect the babbies!

# traffic - Friday 12 May, 2017

South Dublin road closed after eight-car-collision
# Katharine Tynan Road
# Katharine Tynan Road

South Dublin road closed after eight-car-collision

May 12th 2017, 2:33 PM 62,048 Views 19 Comments

The road has since been reopened and the crash cleared.

# traffic - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Poll: Should cars be banned from the quays in Dublin?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Should cars be banned from the quays in Dublin?

May 3rd 2017, 12:45 PM 20,830 Views 80 Comments

‘Are we being too generous to the car driver?,’ councillors ask.

Greens say traffic plans are 'too generous to cars' and anti-public transport
# Dublin Quays
# Dublin Quays

Greens say traffic plans are 'too generous to cars' and anti-public transport

May 3rd 2017, 6:10 AM 12,826 Views 69 Comments

There is concern car traffic in Dublin city could slow down the new Luas line.