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Dublin: 13°C Sunday 19 September 2021

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

Is nowhere safe?

WE’VE BECOME USED to seagulls causing havoc around this time of year.

It’s their nesting season, you see – and over the last few months we’ve been reading about the pesky creatures doing everything from attacking small dogs to swooping on sheep on the Dingle Peninsula.

This is a new one on us, though.

The Dublin Port Tunnel – one of the city’s busiest routes – was shut down (briefly) after a ‘rogue’ gull flew into the northbound lane.

Thankfully, calm was restored within a short period…

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