Public transport arrangements – Easter 2017

If you’re planning to be out and about over the Easter weekend, expect changes to public transport schedules. We’ve compiled the major changes for Dublin Bus, Luas and Irish Rail (including DART). Bus Éireann schedules are to be confirmed. Remember to check the transport provider’s website for specific times and routes before you travel, and to leave extra time […]

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AA Urges Motorists to be Careful over Long Weekend

With an increase in the number of motorists on Irish roads expected over the coming days, the AA is calling on motorists to be extra careful particularly as many motorists will be travelling on routes they’re less accustomed to. While traffic levels have eased over the past days, the motoring organisation expects many motorists to […]

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Guinness World Records come to the N3 in Cavan

Don’t be alarmed if you see some strange activity on the N3 in Cavan on Wednesday, 29th March. In fact, there’s cause for excitement because a Guinness World Record attempt will be underway! The world record for reversing a tractor and trailer currently stands at a whopping 17.36km, and the RTÉ show Big Week On […]

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AA Urges Caution over St. Patrick’s Weekend

Ahead of St. Patrick’s Day AA Ireland is reminding motorists to be extra careful on the roads this weekend. Cities and towns countrywide have scheduled road closures to accommodate festivities and traffic volumes are also expected to be high. With an increase in the amount of motorists on long journeys expected the AA is advising […]

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St. Patrick’s Day 2017 – The AA Roadwatch Guide

Main photo by Hongreddotbrewhouse, used under CC-BY-SA-3.0 licence. It’s time to dust off your green jumper and pin on those shamrocks. With St. Patrick’s Day falling on a Friday this year, there’s a full weekend to honour our patron saint and all things Irish. If you’re travelling to any of the festivities, or simply making a […]

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Public transport on St. Patrick’s Day: what do I need to know?

St. Patrick’s Day is the biggest party of the year, with hundreds of thousands of people expected to be on the streets to celebrate on Friday 17th March. Many of you will be on the move around the country, so we’ve put together this guide to using public transport on the day. Below, you will […]

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Could the ‘Dutch Reach’ save lives?

It may sound funny, but the ‘Dutch Reach’ is a road safety technique that could save lives. ‘Dooring’ occurs when a cyclist crashes into a car door that has been opened by a reckless driver or rear passenger, and it’s no small problem. In the UK, there were 474 reported accidents in 2015 caused by a […]

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What do I need to know about the Bus Éireann strike?

Many thousands of commuters face ongoing disruption due to an all-out strike called by Bus Éireann unions. HOW LONG WILL THE STRIKE LAST? We don’t know. The unions have said that the strike, which commenced on Friday 23rd March, will continue indefinitely. ARE ALL SERVICES AFFECTED? A spokesman for the unions says that the strike affects all services except for […]

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Luas Cross City – what can we expect in 2017?

Roadworks have been a familiar sight around Dublin city centre since June 2013, but the good news is that the end is in sight: Luas Cross City works are on schedule to be completed in December. Luas Cross City is an extension of the green line with 13 new stops – eight in the city […]

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Dublin Port Tunnel to introduce average speed cameras

A new speed enforcement system is due to go live in Dublin Port Tunnel in the coming weeks. The cameras will be the first in Ireland to work on an average speed basis rather than by video or at a fixed point. This means that they will record the time that a vehicle enters and exits the tunnel and […]

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