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Dublin City traffic restrictions for NYE

A number of roads around the city are closed and Gardaí have parking restrictions and diversions in place.

Image: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

THE GARDAÍ HAVE outlined their traffic management plan for Dublin City tonight to cater for the thousands of people who are expected to attend the NYE Festival.

Closures

As a result of the events, the following roads will be closed throughout the day and night:

Dame Street – between South Great George Street and Westmoreland Street; Parliament Street; Sussex Street; Andrew Street; St Stephen’s Green North; St Stephen’s Green East; St Stephen’s Green South; St Stephens Green West; Leeson Street Lower; Cuffe Street; Cuffe Lane; Harcourt Street; Hatch Street; Montague Lane; Ely Place; Kildare Street; College Green; Wexford Street and Lower Grafton Street.

Parking

Until the end of the event tonight, no parking will be permitted on: Castle Street, Dublin 2; St Stephen’s Green North; St Stephen’s Green East; St Stephen’s Green South; St Stephen’s Green West and Hume Street.

Diversions

Traffic diversions are in place for Dame Street/South Great George Street; Dawson Street/Nassau Street; Andrew Street/Trinity Street and College Green/D’Olier Street. Diversions will stay in place until 8am tomorrow.

Buses

Gardaí say there will be a “severe” impact on public transport arising from the road closures and diversions. Check with Dublin Bus before travelling.

Read: First official event of The Gathering kicks off with Dublin NYE party >

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