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# m50 - Friday 7 February, 2014

Huge drop in tailgating on the M50

The number of cars tailgating have dropped since rear facing cameras were put in.

# m50 - Friday 31 January, 2014

Drive through Newlands Cross? Major roadworks begin from tonight

Around 80,000 drivers pass through the motorway bottleneck every day. A new flyover’s being built, but expect major delays in the short-term.

# m50 - Thursday 16 January, 2014

Two men arrested after car chased and rammed on the M50

The drivers of the BMW went to meet people in a car park in a view to sell the car.

# m50 - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Emergency services close section of M50 northbound after crash

Traffic is slow on the M50 northbound as a section has been closed to users, advises AA Roadwatch.

# m50 - Monday 9 September, 2013

M50 southbound reopens following motorcycle collision

No one is believed to have been seriously injured in the accident.

# m50 - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Driver escapes uninjured from large truck fire on M50

Gardaí told no one was injured in the incident.

# m50 - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Ancient skeletons and medieval ice skates… all in a day’s work for the Irish ‘tunnel men’ in London

Hundreds of Irish workers are involved in the 21 kilometre underground Crossrail project. Everything from the remains of Roman roads to skeletons belonging to the city’s Black Death victims have been uncovered in the course of the massive dig.

# m50 - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Three arrested after high speed chase on M1

It is understood that the three men arrested are connected to a number of burglaries in Northern Ireland.

# m50 - Sunday 30 June, 2013

Motorcyclist killed in fatal collision on M50

The male motorcyclist was in his 20s and fatally injured when his bike collided with the road, said gardaí.

# m50 - Friday 28 June, 2013

Truck and car collide in accident on M50

Gardaí said that delays are to be expected due to the incident.

# m50 - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Car overturns in M50 collision

It is understood that two people were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

# m50 - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Varadkar: ‘I’ve no plans to introduce new tolls while I’m Transport Minister’

Leo Varadkar was responding to reports of possible new toll points on the M50 motorway in Dublin.

# m50 - Friday 8 March, 2013

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

M50 tolls worth €3.3 million written off in 2012

The Minister for Transport said that he didn’t see a way in which the millions could be recouped.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.

# m50 - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Gardaí arrest two following drugs seizure

Two men were arrested after drugs were found in a car on the M50 by gardaí carrying out a search of the vehicle.

# m50 - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Pics: 7 injured after cars collide with motorist driving wrong way down M50

At least three cars were involved in the collision on the M50 near Sandyford last night. The Garda Ombudsman is part of the investigation into the incident.

# m50 - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Three car collision causing delays on the M50 RTC

Three car collision causing delays on the M50

No one was seriously injured in the incident that happened at about 4pm this afternoon.

# m50 - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to fatal M50 crash

An 80-year-old woman was killed in the motorway crash eleven days ago.

# m50 - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Emergency services dealing with M50 crash

A crash on the M50 northbound after J6 Blanchardstown is blocking the right lane and auxiliary lane.

# m50 - Saturday 29 December, 2012

Over 1,100 delays/collisions on Irish roads in 2012 – AA Roadwatch

At 374 incidents, Dublin experienced nearly four times as many delays as anywhere else.

# m50 - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Three collisions reported on the M50 this morning

Gardaí say the road – both northbound and southbound – has now been cleared.

# m50 - Saturday 13 October, 2012

Tolls, prizes and liquid nitrogen: The week in numbers

How much is the Nobel Prize worth to YOU? And after the first two debates, how likely is it that Obama will remain president?

# m50 - Monday 20 August, 2012

AA Roadwatch is reporting that a collision is currently blocking the middle and right lanes between the northbound Lucan (junction seven) and Blanchardstown (junction six) exits on the M50.

They are also reporting that the delays from this stretch back as far as junction nine (Red Cow exit).

# m50 - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Gardaí seek witnesses to rush hour crash on Red Cow slip road

A black hatchback drove up a slip road – the wrong way – before colliding with a second car, leaving a woman in hospital.

# m50 - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Diversions lifted on N11 after earlier incident on bridge

Gardai diverted traffic from N11 to M50 to keep road clear after a man’s behaviour on the bridge caused concern.

# m50 - Friday 18 May, 2012

Video: Car catches fire on Dublin’s M50

Emergency services later cleared the car that had caught fire on the Dublin motorway. Gardaí said there were no injuries.

# m50 - Thursday 12 January, 2012

Fine Gael TD says motorway lights should be switched off overnight

Charlie Flanagan has written to the Transport Minister suggesting that motorway lights could be switched off overnight to save money and energy.

# m50 - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

Multiple-vehicle collision on M50

The collisions took place at around 8.15am today- there are no reports of injuries so far.

# m50 - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

THERE HAS BEEN an oil spill on the M50 at the junction with the N4 Lucan road. It’s understood the spill was caused by a collision at around 9am.

A reduced number of lanes are now in operation and traffic is being disrupted. Emergency services are at the scene dealing with the spill.

# m50 - Sunday 4 September, 2011

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to fatal Ballymun shooting

A 49-year-old man is shot in an incident just before 10pm; a car is found burnt out later in the evening.

# m50 - Thursday 25 August, 2011

Tailgating on M50 continues to fall in face of new measures

New measures introduced in March have seen a huge fall in the instances of the dangerous practice on the busy Dublin road.

# m50 - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge Rescue on the M50: Kitten stranded on motorway Super Kitten

Rescue on the M50: Kitten stranded on motorway

The DSPCA managed to bring the four-month old kitten back to safety – and gave him a fitting new name…

# m50 - Saturday 9 July, 2011

TRAFFIC ON THE M50 outside Dublin is experiencing significant delays as a result of a traffic accident in south Dublin. A two-car collision has blocked a number of lanes at Junction 12 (Firhouse) northbound, with traffic backed up as far as Junction 13 near Sandyford. The road has reopened but long delays remain on approach.

# m50 - Thursday 2 June, 2011

Appeal for information after woman seriously assaulted in Dublin

The woman was out walking in Ballymount Park, Clondalkin, on Monday when she was seriously assaulted by a single man at about midday.

# m50 - Monday 30 May, 2011

Tailgating reduced by 65 per cent after toll company introduces new measures

Toll company eFlow says that new measures introduced in March have led to the reduction in the number of motorists tailgating.

# m50 - Thursday 10 March, 2011

Toll company introduces new measures to tackle M50 ‘tailgating’

eFlow has been working with the Gardaí to so far catch over 100 motorists.

# m50 - Thursday 17 February, 2011

Three hospitalised after six-car M50 pile-up

Two women in their 70s, and a man in his 30s, are hospitalised following a six-car collision on the southbound carriageway.

# m50 - Sunday 3 October, 2010

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Things you need to know by 9am.

# m50 - Wednesday 1 September, 2010

THE M50 MOTORWAY UPGRADE has officially been completed. The project cost €950m and took over four years to finish. The final N3 interchange section was opened to traffic at 5.30 this evening. Minister for Transport Noel Dempsey said it was a marvellous day for Ireland. His department said the upgrade reduced journey times by up to 50%.

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