Plan announced to widen the M7 Naas Bypass

There’s good news for anyone who regularly finds themselves stuck on the Naas Bypass. The M7 in Kildare is one of the busiest stretches of road in the country, with long delays common between the bypass and the M9 junction at peak times. As well as carrying people between Kildare and Dublin, it’s also the […]

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National Ploughing Championships 2017: the AA Roadwatch guide

Following a record crowd last year, Screggan is once again the venue for the National Ploughing Championships; Europe’s largest outdoor exhibition and agricultural trade show. Based just outside Tullamore, the three-day event will take place from Tuesday 19th to Thursday 21st September, bringing all things food, farming and culture to one place. Some 283,000 people […]

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Galway’s new M17/M18 motorway to open ahead of schedule

Many motorists in the west of the county shudder at the very mention of Claregalway and Clarinbridge – both notorious bottlenecks on the N17/N18 route between Sligo and Limerick. Those of you in the rest of the country may well recognise their names too, since they so often feature in our traffic reports. After a […]

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Motorists Warned of Increase Traffic Volumes as Schools Return

AA Ireland is warning motorists to allow additional time when commuting to work moving forward, as schools begin to reopen after the summer break. Between the start of the new school year and the end of the holiday season commuting volumes are known to increase significantly from late August into the start of September. “Regular […]

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Getting ready for the school run – the AA Roadwatch guide

The kids are about to head back to school, so it’s time to see if the uniforms still fit, buy shoes with plenty of extra growing room and spend a fortune on shiny new stationery. It’s also the time to prepare the car – and yourself – for the daily journeys ahead if you’re on […]

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Price reduction at Dublin’s East Link toll

There’s some good news for Dublin motorists who regularly use Tom Clarke Bridge (East Link) in the docklands.

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UK firm to take over Dublin Bus routes

Photo: Dublin Bus A UK company has won the tender to take control two dozen routes on the Dublin Bus network. Go-Ahead, which currently operates 25% of London bus services, will take over 23 routes that serve suburban and outlying areas of Dublin, including the 17 from Rialto to Blackrock, the 33a from Swords to Balbriggan […]

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Public transport in Ireland: August Bank Holiday 2017

Main image by Flickr user calflier001, used under CC-BY-SA-2.0 licence There will be a number of changes to public transport schedules over the August Bank Holiday weekend. Most significantly, the South Quays in Dublin will be closed from 8pm on Friday until 6am on Saturday 12th August to facilitate Luas Cross City works. Extensive diversions will be […]

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Section of Dublin’s South Quays to be closed in August

Motorists in Dublin can expect traffic disruption over the upcoming August bank holiday weekend and the following week, as Luas Cross City carry out the last major piece of construction work before services begin in December. Works will take place on the North and South Quays near O’Connell Bridge from Tuesday 1st August, then the South Quays […]

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Section of Dublin’s South Quays to be closed in August

Motorists in Dublin can expect traffic disruption over the upcoming August bank holiday weekend and the following week, as Luas Cross City carry out the last major piece of construction work before services begin in December. Works will take place on the North and South Quays near O’Connell Bridge from Tuesday 1st August, then the South Quays […]

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