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Dublin: 7°C Friday 28 January 2022


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We’ll be with you until 9am this morning, helping you get to where you need to go.

Morning, folks.

Catherine Healy here on TheJournal.ie‘s commuting liveblog, bringing you all the latest traffic, transport and weather news.

Spotted something we should know about? Email catherine@thejournal.ie, tips@thejournal.ie or tweet me @Chealy_.

Not while driving, obviously.

Met Éireann says the day will be generally overcast with outbreaks of rain spreading nationwide this morning.

Highest temperatures are expected to between eight to 10 degrees.

It’s been a bad weekend for Fine Gael and Labour after the coalition lost its majority by a significant margin.

As recounts in several constituencies get underway this morning, we’ve a list of the candidates already past the post here and short profiles of all the first-time TDs over here.

In Dublin, traffic’s already picking up along the city centre quays.

Capture Source: Google Maps

There’s been a crash on the South Circular Road just after Kilmainham:

Also in Dublin, a collision’s been reported on the South Circular Road at the junction with Con Colbert Road:

Wet roads have been reported in many parts of the west and midlands, with snow around Letterkenny and west Cavan and slushy conditions around Monaghan town, according to AA Roadwatch.

The M50 also looks slow on Dublin City Council’s traffic cameras.

Here’s Firhouse:




And Tallaght:


Delays are being reported on Church Street in Dublin following a collision:

We’re wrapping the liveblog up now, but we’ll be back tomorrow so do join us from 7am.

I’ll leave you with this video of the Healy-Raes on their victory tour of Kerry last night. Make of it what you will.

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Catherine Healy