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Dublin: 11 °C Monday 23 April, 2018


# traffic - Monday 16 April, 2018

Taxis banned from College Green during weekday mornings

Around 150 taxis per hour move southbound through College Green during the morning peak, according to the NTA.

# traffic - Thursday 15 March, 2018

'We're crammed into trams': Serious delays on Luas Green Line

“Seven trams have passed but people can’t get on them,” one passenger at Windy Arbour said.

# traffic - Monday 26 February, 2018

'Possible increased fares': Taxis won't be allowed to use some College Green roads during rush hour

A taxi driver association said that this move would increase fares as drivers will have to take longer routes.

# traffic - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Dublin Bus is changing another 10 routes to avoid College Green in the city centre

The NTA said these changes are in order to cater for an increase in the number of longer Luas trams and tourist season.

# traffic - Monday 19 February, 2018

Luas says it has fixed the broken real-time displays at all of its stops

The issue is one of a number that have been identified since the Luas Cross City was introduced.

# traffic - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

M8 motorway reopens in one direction after being closed earlier

Earlier incidents happened on the M8 in Tipperary on a hazardous morning on Irish roads.

# traffic - Monday 5 February, 2018

Could an underground Dart solve Dublin's traffic gridlock? It's being considered

The project can be launched at short notice to make a difference to the lives of tens of thousands of people every day, writes Catherine Murphy.

# traffic - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Being punched, having your hand stood on and death threats - the life of a Dublin clamper

One of the most chilling threats came from a doctor who said, “I hope I never see you in A&E.”

# traffic - Saturday 27 January, 2018

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

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

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

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The incident occurred at about 8.15am this morning.

# traffic - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

All lanes reopened on M50 following five car crash

The incident caused significant delays this morning.

# traffic - Monday 21 August, 2017

Poll: Should Irish cities introduce congestion charges? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Irish cities introduce congestion charges?

New measures have come into effect in Dublin.

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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'

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?

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

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