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Dublin traffic jams are costing around €350 million a year - Shane Ross
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Dublin traffic jams are costing around €350 million a year - Shane Ross

Apr 29th 2017, 4:24 PM 12,733 Views 58 Comments

The results could lead to an increase in public transport investment.

Dublin City Council going back on plans to ban all private cars from Eden Quay
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Dublin City Council going back on plans to ban all private cars from Eden Quay

Apr 28th 2017, 10:20 PM 17,376 Views 40 Comments

Plans to restrict traffic were met with strong resistance from local businesses.

Overturned car on N7 cleared after causing severe traffic delays
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Overturned car on N7 cleared after causing severe traffic delays

Apr 28th 2017, 12:30 PM 22,983 Views 33 Comments

Drivers are being warned to be extra cautious if driving this weekend.

Get stressed out sitting in traffic jams? One TD says it's impacting on people’s quality of life
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Get stressed out sitting in traffic jams? One TD says it's impacting on people’s quality of life

Apr 25th 2017, 7:04 PM 14,355 Views 62 Comments

Next week, Dublin City Council will discuss new plans to restrict car numbers in the city.

Police in town 'blighted by paramilitary feuds' hit out at online sharing of checkpoint locations
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Police in town 'blighted by paramilitary feuds' hit out at online sharing of checkpoint locations

Apr 8th 2017, 12:33 PM 16,688 Views 32 Comments

The warning was in response to social media groups in which people post traffic updates to other road users.

Rural TDs say sick children will be left stranded in Dublin traffic if new children's hospital goes ahead
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Rural TDs say sick children will be left stranded in Dublin traffic if new children's hospital goes ahead

Mar 29th 2017, 4:07 PM 18,787 Views 84 Comments

The cost of the new children’s hospital is expected to exceed €1 billion.

8 things all Dubliners resent about Luas Cross City
# Luas Cross City
# Luas Cross City

8 things all Dubliners resent about Luas Cross City

Mar 20th 2017, 9:00 PM 18,347 Views 10 Comments

There are children in senior infants who are younger than the Luas Cross City works.

Man and woman in their 50s arrested after €200,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis found in house
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Man and woman in their 50s arrested after €200,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis found in house

Mar 17th 2017, 11:26 AM 13,114 Views 0 Comments

The seizure happened last night.

A fire on the N11 at Bray and a broken down truck on D'Olier Street delaying the Friday commute
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# Heading Home

A fire on the N11 at Bray and a broken down truck on D'Olier Street delaying the Friday commute

Mar 10th 2017, 7:35 PM 11,461 Views 3 Comments

Further afield, there are traffic delays in Limerick and Monaghan this evening.

Man dies after two cars collide in Donegal
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Man dies after two cars collide in Donegal

Feb 20th 2017, 10:20 PM 15,254 Views 9 Comments

The occupant of the other car was uninjured.

Gardaí caught a driver going 148kph on a foggy 100kph stretch of road this morning
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Gardaí caught a driver going 148kph on a foggy 100kph stretch of road this morning

Feb 19th 2017, 4:36 PM 39,848 Views 35 Comments

Gardaí in Naas also caught a motorist driving at 185kph.

Driver arrested after caught speeding at 187 km per hour in 120 zone on wet road
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Driver arrested after caught speeding at 187 km per hour in 120 zone on wet road

Feb 17th 2017, 9:53 PM 33,279 Views 65 Comments

Meanwhile, a driver in Newbridge was found travelling at almost twice the speed limit.

Delays expected on M1 after crash at Port Tunnel
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Delays expected on M1 after crash at Port Tunnel

Jan 17th 2017, 9:26 AM 12,398 Views 12 Comments

Officers are currently at the scene and there are no reports of any serious injures.

Two women killed after being knocked down crossing the road
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Two women killed after being knocked down crossing the road

Jan 16th 2017, 10:36 PM 29,504 Views 10 Comments

The bodies of the two women were taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital.

Plans for the new Civic Plaza at College Green will be submitted in March
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Plans for the new Civic Plaza at College Green will be submitted in March

Jan 12th 2017, 6:14 PM 23,570 Views 62 Comments

The Luas will be operating at the site by the end of this year.

Major delays after four car crash on main Dublin commuter route
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Major delays after four car crash on main Dublin commuter route

Jan 10th 2017, 8:51 AM 38,094 Views 35 Comments

Fire and Garda traffic services attended the scene of the crash this morning.

Temporary delays as truck went on fire on the M50
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Temporary delays as truck went on fire on the M50

Jan 6th 2017, 2:27 PM 26,311 Views 27 Comments

Smoke in the area affected visibility for drivers.

Multi vehicle crash with stray cattle caused M3 motorway to close
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Multi vehicle crash with stray cattle caused M3 motorway to close

Jan 6th 2017, 8:51 AM 28,178 Views 29 Comments

A 12 kilometre tailback is being reported.

Storm Barbara winds so strong they blew a window off Facebook's HQ
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Storm Barbara winds so strong they blew a window off Facebook's HQ

Dec 24th 2016, 2:34 PM 22,355 Views 21 Comments

The centre of the storm tracked very close to Ireland yesterday.

Heading home for Christmas? Here's everything you need to know about Storm Barbara
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Heading home for Christmas? Here's everything you need to know about Storm Barbara

Dec 23rd 2016, 2:37 PM 29,334 Views 17 Comments

There are reports of trees down on some routes, and flights are delayed at all the main airports.

Rain, wind and tailbacks: Here's your weather and traffic forecast for Christmas week
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# The Final Countdown

Rain, wind and tailbacks: Here's your weather and traffic forecast for Christmas week

Dec 18th 2016, 7:19 PM 41,399 Views 17 Comments

Just a week to go. This might help you plan your shopping trips (and your getaway routes).

11 accurate observations about driving on the poxy M50
# Red Cow
# Red Cow

11 accurate observations about driving on the poxy M50

Dec 8th 2016, 9:45 AM 9,664 Views 3 Comments

SAVE US.

Ireland's traffic congestion: "Not quite back to Celtic Tiger times, but it's up there"
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# Chockablock

Ireland's traffic congestion: "Not quite back to Celtic Tiger times, but it's up there"

Nov 22nd 2016, 6:05 AM 13,712 Views 21 Comments

The numbers of vehicles on Irish roads has increased by almost 15% in the past year – because of new cars, housing and the weather.

Thick fog, ice and frost - and now a wind warning for the east coast
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Thick fog, ice and frost - and now a wind warning for the east coast

Nov 21st 2016, 7:34 AM 17,562 Views 5 Comments

Poor driving conditions this morning are expected to give way to gale-force winds in the east this afternoon.

Dart delays and dangerous roads, with temperatures due to plummet to -4 this weekend
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# Hello Winter

Dart delays and dangerous roads, with temperatures due to plummet to -4 this weekend

Nov 17th 2016, 8:51 AM 25,674 Views 17 Comments

It will be freezing tonight in many places, according to Met Éireann.

The Phoenix Park rail tunnel will open for passengers from next week
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# Deeper Undergound

The Phoenix Park rail tunnel will open for passengers from next week

Nov 14th 2016, 3:49 PM 60,020 Views 43 Comments

The tunnel will allow passengers coming from Newbridge and Celbridge travel directly to Grand Canal Dock in Dublin.

Upside-down world of Macnas to take over Dublin this evening
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Upside-down world of Macnas to take over Dublin this evening

Oct 31st 2016, 9:15 AM 24,489 Views 4 Comments

Spectators will get closer than ever to the spooktacular street performance in special twilight parade.

The Dublin Marathon is taking place on Sunday (not Monday) and here's what you need to know
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# Rerouting

The Dublin Marathon is taking place on Sunday (not Monday) and here's what you need to know

Oct 29th 2016, 9:30 AM 35,089 Views 23 Comments

A race was moved to Sunday in a bid to attract more international runners.

Travel around Dublin city centre? More traffic changes for Luas works
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# No Right Turn

Travel around Dublin city centre? More traffic changes for Luas works

Oct 27th 2016, 9:32 PM 14,719 Views 9 Comments

The right turn from O’Connell Street to Cathal Brugha Street will close permanently.

'Ambitious' plans for Dublin 4 could see the closure of the Merrion Gates railway crossing
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# Bottleneck

'Ambitious' plans for Dublin 4 could see the closure of the Merrion Gates railway crossing

Oct 27th 2016, 10:06 AM 27,408 Views 41 Comments

Strand Road could be turned into a cul-de-sac.

341 drivers caught speeding in 24-hour garda crackdown
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341 drivers caught speeding in 24-hour garda crackdown

Oct 22nd 2016, 1:35 PM 15,876 Views 42 Comments

Gardaí have thanked the tens of thousands of drivers on Irish roads who were found to be compliant.

Busy day for gardaí on the roads: Cars seized and disqualified driver arrested
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# Out In Force

Busy day for gardaí on the roads: Cars seized and disqualified driver arrested

Oct 17th 2016, 10:53 PM 34,508 Views 63 Comments

A disqualified driver was found driving a heavy goods vehicle.

The bottom of Dawson Street is now closed to traffic for Luas works
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# Luas Cross City

The bottom of Dawson Street is now closed to traffic for Luas works

Oct 3rd 2016, 8:26 PM 15,705 Views 15 Comments

It will be closed for four weeks while works for the Luas Cross City are carried out.

Cork City Council has passed an "anti-car policy run by apparatchiks in Dublin"
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# No Cars Go

Cork City Council has passed an "anti-car policy run by apparatchiks in Dublin"

Sep 27th 2016, 11:23 AM 20,880 Views 56 Comments

The strategy will see the city’s main thoroughfare closed to traffic for three and a half hours a day.

An articulated truck is blocking part of the M50 in Dublin
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An articulated truck is blocking part of the M50 in Dublin

Sep 22nd 2016, 7:58 AM 32,471 Views 16 Comments

A large articulated truck is blocking lanes on the northbound carriageway near the junctions for M3 (Blanchardstown) and the M2 at Finglas.

Man injured after footbridge collapse over UK motorway
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Man injured after footbridge collapse over UK motorway

Aug 27th 2016, 2:24 PM 22,508 Views 17 Comments

Police said it is believed a lorry collided with the pedestrian bridge.

Manchester police apologise after tweeting picture of men dressed in Nazi SS uniforms
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# Reenactment

Manchester police apologise after tweeting picture of men dressed in Nazi SS uniforms

Aug 9th 2016, 8:04 AM 16,232 Views 66 Comments

GMP said that the tweet was “unacceptable”.

Severe delays following collision between truck and multiple cars on M50
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Severe delays following collision between truck and multiple cars on M50

Jul 30th 2016, 1:16 PM 45,833 Views 38 Comments

Traffic is down to two lanes and the incident is understood to be causing severe delays to traffic.

Everything you need to know about those major traffic changes in Dublin
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# Weekend Warning

Everything you need to know about those major traffic changes in Dublin

Jul 30th 2016, 7:00 AM 22,518 Views 14 Comments

The quays will be closed as the latest major phase of Luas works takes place.

Motorists take note - there'll be major disruption in Dublin this weekend
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# Quays Closed

Motorists take note - there'll be major disruption in Dublin this weekend

Jul 27th 2016, 8:32 AM 37,512 Views 23 Comments

The latest major phase of the Luas Cross City works takes place between Friday and Tuesday.