Here’s all the traffic, transport and weather news you need.
IT’S THURSDAY: get through today and the weekend will be in touching distance.
We’ll be with you until 9am this morning, helping you get to where you need to go.
Catherine Healy here on TheJournal.ie’s commuting liveblog, bringing you all the latest traffic, transport and weather news.
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Not while driving, of course.
Let’s see what the weather has in store for us.
Met Éireann says the day will be mild, breezy and cloudy, with rain along western coasts. (Things will be drier for us folk in Dublin.)
If you’re driving through Dublin this morning:
AA Roadwatch says there are wet conditions on roads in Cavan, Portlaoise, Ennis and Wexford.
Be careful out there.
Reports are coming in of a breakdown in the right lane of the N4 inbound at J2 Liffey Valley.
Also in Dublin, a broken down bus has blocked a lane on the Lusk Road to Blakes Cross.
In Cork, there are some delays on Parliament Street inbound turning left onto Grand Parade.
Further in, traffic is busy on Patrick Street onto Lavitt’s Quay.
Delays are also building on both the N40 South Ring Road and the N8 Dublin Road approaching the Dunkettle Interchange.
If you’re planning to head out tomorrow night, don’t count on dry weather.
In Dublin, the N4 Lucan Rd is now very busy inbound from before J4 Newcastle to the Palmerstown Bypass.
And here’s how Dublin city centre looks this morning. Traffic is heaviest along the quays, Thomas Street and around O’Connell Bridge.
A truck has broken down on the N2 Monaghan Road inbound before the M50.
Here’s how the M50‘s looking right now.
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Another broken down vehicle in Dublin is causing delays on the Clontarf Road inbound approaching the left turn to the Alfie Byrne Road.
Let’s look at how things are shaping up outside the capital:
In Dublin, there are reports of a broken down car at the bottom of the Brewery Road onto Stillorgan Road.
There’s also been a breakdown on the R139 westbound approaching the M1/M50 Interchange in the right lane.
Here’s how traffic’s doing on the M50 now.
Another breakdown has been reported in Dublin on the Clarehall Road westbound before the M1/M50 Interchange in the right lane.
For anyone leaving or passing through Westmeath this morning:
In Galway, traffic is heavy inbound on the N84 Headford Road from Ballindooley Cross to Sean Mulvoy Road junction.
It’s busy inbound on the N17 Tuam Rd from Loughgeorge to Claregalway, as well as on the N6 Dublin Rd approaching the Coolagh roundabout.
There are also westbound delays on Bóthar na dTreabh from the Martin roundabout to the Briarhill junction.
And with that I’m off. Off the liveblog, that is.
We’ll be back bright and early tomorrow!
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