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Dublin: 23°C Thursday 11 August 2022


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HELLO THERE. A very good morning to you and welcome to Tuesday’s commuting liveblog.

We’ll be with you until after 9am as another working day gets underway.

Stick with us for all the latest traffic, travel and weather updates from across the country.

Morning, folks. Spotted anything on your commute? You can get me on or tweet me @Chealy_. (Not while driving, obviously.)

Here’s what the weather looks like on this fine Tuesday:

Traffic is already picking up on Dublin‘s South Circular Road:


The M50 also looks busy around Lucan:


In other transport news, Siptu and Luas management are meeting at the Workplace Relations Commission today ahead a planned driver strike on St Patrick’s Day.

The union yesterday welcomed Transdev’s decision not to go ahead with a planned private bus service for passengers on Thursday. A breakthrough? We’ll have to wait and see.

Here’s how things are shaping up elsewhere in the capital:

Meanwhile, in Cork, traffic is also heavy:


But it’s quieter in Galway:


And Limerick:


And there are reports now of a collision on Silverspring Hill in Cork:

If you’re sick of being stuck in traffic but feeling pushed out of Dublin and other cities, you’re not alone. A new report published today shows rents are continuing to sharply rise despite the two-year cap placed on rental increases by landlords last December.

Not too far away, the Navan Road is busy outbound after a crash:

That’s all from me, guys. It’s been a relatively calm morning traffic-wise. Drive safely and come back to us here tomorrow morning for more commuting updates.


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