# m50 - Today’s News
# m50 - Friday 8 March, 2013
5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…
The Minister for Transport said that he didn’t see a way in which the millions could be recouped.
Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.
# m50 - Wednesday 27 February, 2013
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
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
No one was seriously injured in the incident that happened at about 4pm this afternoon.
# m50 - Thursday 7 February, 2013
An 80-year-old woman was killed in the motorway crash eleven days ago.
# m50 - Thursday 17 January, 2013
A crash on the M50 northbound after J6 Blanchardstown is blocking the right lane and auxiliary lane.
# m50 - Saturday 29 December, 2012
At 374 incidents, Dublin experienced nearly four times as many delays as anywhere else.
# m50 - Wednesday 31 October, 2012
Gardaí say the road – both northbound and southbound – has now been cleared.
# m50 - Saturday 13 October, 2012
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# 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
eFlow has been working with the Gardaí to so far catch over 100 motorists.
# m50 - Thursday 17 February, 2011
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
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%.
# m50 - Saturday 14 August, 2010
DIVERSIONS ARE IN PLACE on a section of the M50 following an accident this morning at Junction 16, Cherrywood. A section of the road has been closed. RTÉ reports that a car is believed to have overturned in the south-bound lane.