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# port-tunnel - Monday 7 December, 2020

Trucks can be parked at Dublin Airport longterm carpark if Brexit traffic at Dublin Port overflows
# A Brexit Jam
# A Brexit Jam

Trucks can be parked at Dublin Airport longterm carpark if Brexit traffic at Dublin Port overflows

Updated Dec 7th 2020, 6:13 PM 22,679 Views 22 Comments

No matter what happens in the ongoing Brexit talks, there’ll be major changes in how Ireland does business with the UK in 2021.

# port-tunnel - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Heavy traffic in Dublin as lanes blocked on M50 and truck overturned near Port Tunnel
# Dublin
# Dublin

Heavy traffic in Dublin as lanes blocked on M50 and truck overturned near Port Tunnel

Updated Aug 21st 2019, 9:39 AM 36,775 Views 27 Comments

Delays should be expected in the area.

# port-tunnel - Monday 25 February, 2019

Motorcyclist killed in crash near Dublin's Port Tunnel
# Dublin
# Dublin

Motorcyclist killed in crash near Dublin's Port Tunnel

Feb 25th 2019, 5:11 PM 31,198 Views 18 Comments

The collision happened at 10am this morning.

# port-tunnel - Saturday 12 January, 2019

'Yellow Vest' protesters attempt to block traffic near Port Tunnel in Dublin
# Port Tunnel
# Port Tunnel

'Yellow Vest' protesters attempt to block traffic near Port Tunnel in Dublin

Jan 12th 2019, 5:24 PM 56,670 Views 135 Comments

Around 70 demonstrators marched through the capital this afternoon.

# port-tunnel - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Port Tunnel reopens after being blocked by 'yellow vest' protesters
# Gilets Jaunes
# Gilets Jaunes

Port Tunnel reopens after being blocked by 'yellow vest' protesters

Updated Dec 29th 2018, 4:25 PM 116,359 Views 229 Comments

The tunnel has since reopened.

# port-tunnel - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Severe traffic at Dublin's Port Tunnel as motorists face rain and gridlock
# Bumper To Bumper
# Bumper To Bumper

Severe traffic at Dublin's Port Tunnel as motorists face rain and gridlock

Nov 29th 2018, 8:05 AM 30,213 Views 44 Comments

Motorists have been advised to avoid the area.

# port-tunnel - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Dublin Port Tunnel closed in both directions after 'incident' involving HGV
# Shut
# Shut

Dublin Port Tunnel closed in both directions after 'incident' involving HGV

Aug 29th 2018, 1:04 PM 29,116 Views 33 Comments

Motorists are being urged to plan alternative travel.

# port-tunnel - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Dublin Port Tunnel fully reopens following two truck crash
# Inbound
# Inbound

Dublin Port Tunnel fully reopens following two truck crash

Jan 9th 2018, 11:30 AM 37,815 Views 40 Comments

The crash caused major traffic disruption across the city this morning.

# port-tunnel - Friday 5 January, 2018

HGV ban lifted for Dublin city as Port Tunnel lanes closed
# Gridlock
# Gridlock

HGV ban lifted for Dublin city as Port Tunnel lanes closed

Jan 5th 2018, 10:52 AM 22,310 Views 11 Comments

Removal of debris has led to the closure of the northbound bore of the tunnel.

# port-tunnel - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Port Tunnel reopened after oil tanker breaks down
# Dublin
# Dublin

Port Tunnel reopened after oil tanker breaks down

Aug 30th 2017, 5:35 PM 15,556 Views 12 Comments

The tunnel was closed in one direction earlier today.

# port-tunnel - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

A truck on fire in Dublin's Port Tunnel has been brought under control
# Traffic Delays
# Traffic Delays

A truck on fire in Dublin's Port Tunnel has been brought under control

Aug 15th 2017, 10:25 AM 20,052 Views 13 Comments

No injuries have been reported.

# port-tunnel - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Speed cameras in Port Tunnel catching 250 drivers on a monthly basis
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

Speed cameras in Port Tunnel catching 250 drivers on a monthly basis

Aug 6th 2017, 6:50 AM 13,405 Views 46 Comments

The average speed cameras at the tunnel came into force in May.

# port-tunnel - Friday 23 June, 2017

Port Tunnel: Gardaí catch same vehicle speeding 3 times in 19 day-period
# Fast Lane
# Fast Lane

Port Tunnel: Gardaí catch same vehicle speeding 3 times in 19 day-period

Jun 23rd 2017, 8:10 PM 34,565 Views 70 Comments

The highest speed recorded by the Port Tunnel’s new speed cameras is 132 km/h.

# port-tunnel - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Speed cameras in Port Tunnel going live from midnight
# Speeding
# Speeding

Speed cameras in Port Tunnel going live from midnight

May 31st 2017, 9:30 PM 18,084 Views 60 Comments

The fixed charge penalty for speeding currently is an €80 fine and three penalty points.

# port-tunnel - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Traffic restrictions in Dublin as Port Tunnel run takes place
# Shut It Down
# Shut It Down

Traffic restrictions in Dublin as Port Tunnel run takes place

Mar 26th 2017, 12:30 AM 21,084 Views 14 Comments

If you’re making plans for today don’t forget – the clocks go forward too.

# port-tunnel - Friday 6 January, 2017

Dublin's Port Tunnel is getting a new system to catch people speeding
# Going Underground
# Going Underground

Dublin's Port Tunnel is getting a new system to catch people speeding

Jan 6th 2017, 10:32 PM 25,150 Views 45 Comments

The cameras calculate car speed based on how long it takes motorists to get through the tunnel.

# port-tunnel - Friday 9 September, 2016

Baby boy delivered in Dublin Port Tunnel
# Baby On Board
# Baby On Board

Baby boy delivered in Dublin Port Tunnel

Sep 9th 2016, 9:22 AM 29,948 Views 36 Comments

Members of Swords ambulance crews assisted in the delivery.

# port-tunnel - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Traffic gridlock in Dublin on hottest day as Port Tunnel closes and bus breaks down
# Bumper To Bumper
# Bumper To Bumper

Traffic gridlock in Dublin on hottest day as Port Tunnel closes and bus breaks down

Jul 19th 2016, 7:27 PM 29,935 Views 33 Comments

One side of the tunnel has reopened as delays of up to an hour were reported.

# port-tunnel - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Groundbreaking new 'speed over distance' speed cameras for Port Tunnel
# Dublin
# Dublin

Groundbreaking new 'speed over distance' speed cameras for Port Tunnel

Jun 9th 2016, 12:15 PM 25,011 Views 99 Comments

With the new system drivers will be clocked at both ends of the tunnel.

# port-tunnel - Monday 4 April, 2016

Port Tunnel closed as truck catches fire
# Closed
# Closed

Port Tunnel closed as truck catches fire

Apr 4th 2016, 7:07 PM 20,028 Views 18 Comments

The closure is affecting traffic around Dublin.

# port-tunnel - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Dublin Bus drivers to ditch Port Tunnel if they can't listen to their radios
# Health And Safety
# Health And Safety

Dublin Bus drivers to ditch Port Tunnel if they can't listen to their radios

Mar 1st 2016, 10:50 AM 30,252 Views 111 Comments

Last week Dublin Bus announced “zero tolerance” measures which will see drivers disciplined for using electronic devices, including FM radios, while driving.

# port-tunnel - Monday 18 January, 2016

Now two more radio stations are taking legal action against the operators of the Port Tunnel
# Trouble Ahead
# Trouble Ahead

Now two more radio stations are taking legal action against the operators of the Port Tunnel

Jan 18th 2016, 8:35 AM 34,819 Views 0 Comments

Classic Hits 4FM and Sunshine 106.8 have joined the action being taken by Radio NOVA.

# port-tunnel - Monday 21 December, 2015

There's a full on row about who can play on the radio inside the Port Tunnel
# Underground Music
# Underground Music

There's a full on row about who can play on the radio inside the Port Tunnel

Dec 21st 2015, 12:19 PM 15,136 Views 34 Comments

Radio Nova says it’s unfair that motorists can’t get their station.

# port-tunnel - Friday 18 September, 2015

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

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

Sep 18th 2015, 7:42 AM 25,681 Views 25 Comments

The tunnel was closed since around 7am.

# port-tunnel - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

A 'rogue seagull' caused the closure of the Dublin Port Tunnel this afternoon
# Seagull Strike
# Seagull Strike

A 'rogue seagull' caused the closure of the Dublin Port Tunnel this afternoon

Aug 11th 2015, 5:18 PM 20,751 Views 21 Comments

Is nowhere safe?

# port-tunnel - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

'No tolls': Jack Lynch Tunnel to be outsourced, but it WILL remain free to use
# No Change Given
# No Change Given

'No tolls': Jack Lynch Tunnel to be outsourced, but it WILL remain free to use

Nov 12th 2014, 7:45 AM 11,026 Views 42 Comments

The National Roads Authority is to outsource its running to the same company that operates the tolled Port Tunnel in Dublin.

# port-tunnel - Monday 20 October, 2014

Truck drivers plan further traffic chaos, and one Minister isn't very happy about it
# Hauliers
# Hauliers

Truck drivers plan further traffic chaos, and one Minister isn't very happy about it

Oct 20th 2014, 7:43 PM 14,934 Views 47 Comments

The Irish Road Haulage Association has called on the Government to address their concerns over road tax.

# port-tunnel - Friday 23 May, 2014

Swan emergency over, Dublin Port Tunnel reopens to traffic
# Angry Bird
# Angry Bird

Swan emergency over, Dublin Port Tunnel reopens to traffic

May 23rd 2014, 7:09 AM 13,592 Views 25 Comments

Everyone back to work…

# port-tunnel - Friday 1 November, 2013

Biggest lorries banned from Ireland’s roads from today
# What The Truck
# What The Truck

Biggest lorries banned from Ireland’s roads from today

Nov 1st 2013, 10:25 PM 46,539 Views 144 Comments

From now on, no vehicles more than 4.65 metres tall will be allowed on the roads.

# port-tunnel - Thursday 17 October, 2013

M1 slip road approaching Port Tunnel closed due to overturned truck
# Delays
# Delays

M1 slip road approaching Port Tunnel closed due to overturned truck

Oct 17th 2013, 2:18 PM 7,684 Views 18 Comments

The road will reopen at 4pm and gardaí said road users should use an alternative route.

# port-tunnel - Thursday 19 May, 2011

Toll-free traffic this evening in light of Queen's event
# Royal Visit
# Royal Visit

Toll-free traffic this evening in light of Queen's event

May 19th 2011, 5:02 PM 699 Views 0 Comments