The Port Tunnel has reopened after a vehicle went on fire this morning

The tunnel was closed since around 7am.

Updated 14:20. 

THE DUBLIN PORT Tunnel has fully re-opened after it was closed in both directions this morning when a heavy goods vehicle went on fire.

The 5 axle ban on trucks in the city centre has been reinstated after it was temporarily lifted to help ease traffic.

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Emergency services were called to the scene shortly after 7am.

A man was taken to the Mater Hospital as a precaution this morning.

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Dublin Bus reported that some of its routes were experiencing delays due to the closure:

While Dublin Airport advised passangers to allow extra time for travelling to the airport.

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