Monday, October 24, 2011

Rain Rain

The presidential candidates arrive at Google HQ to have a debate !

This was the road home !

Hows about this for a traffic report !
Last Updated: 24/10/2011 21:22:59
Dublin Summary Report

* Expect heavy traffic around Dublin City and County due to the exceptional weather conditions. Do not make any unnecessary journeys. *TRAVEL* *LUAS* Luas Red line services are only running between Tallaght and Blackhorse. Luas Green Line services are only running between Brides Glen & Beechwood due to flooding on the lines. Dublin Bus are honouring tickets. * Drivers are being advised not to drive over the Luas tracks in Saggart. *IRISH RAIL* All Northern Commuter, Belfast Enterprise and Sligo and Maynooth Commuter services have been suspended due to flooding. All DART services have been suspended and will be for the rest of the evening due to flooding. * The M50 is closed northbound between J14 Leopardstown and J12 Firhouse due to heavy flooding. Also flooding southbound at J6 Blanchardstown. * Traffic is down to one lane on the M1 from the Airport to Balbriggan.

* The following roads are impassable or barely passable due to flooding: * Gardai advise that N81 is impassable between Citywest & Jobstown. * The Ballybough Rd is closed. * The Rock Rd is closed. * The Grand Canal Quay is closed. * The Dodder Rd is now closed. * Blake's Cross to Lusk Rd is now closed due to flooding. * N7 Naas Rd is down to one lane both ways between J3 Citywest & J4 Rathcoole. * Rathcoole & Saggart Villages are impassable. Robin Hood Rd & Nangor Rds are closed. * The Crumlin Rd is impassable between Dolphins Barn and Sundrive Rd jct. * Avoid Kilmainham completely. Conyngham Rd is impassable as is Old Kilmainham Rd. * Blackhorse Avenue is closed. * In the Crumlin area Bunting Rd is closed, as is Balph Rd East & Harty Ave. * Motorists trying to exit the N4/Lucan Rd for Ballyefermot should drive through Inchicore as the Ballyfermot Rd and the village itself are impassable. Cold Park & St. Laurences Rd are impassable.

* Impassable at the Cookstown Industrial Estate. * The Strawberry Beds in Lucan are impassable. * Parkgate St outbound is flooded before the Infirmary Rd jct. * Flooding on Seapoint Ave in Monkstown and also on the Rock Rd at Booterstown Ave. * Carysfort Ave in Blackrock is almost impassable. * The N11/Stillorgan Rd is flooded at Fosters Ave. Further out there's flooding at Cornelscourt. Flooding on Dodder Rd. * Reports of flooding on the Belgard Rd approaching Mayberry towards Clondalkin. *NORTHSIDE* * Flooding in the north and south bore of the Port Tunnel. The tunnel remain open, however. * James Larkin Rd inbound is closed to traffic due to flooding. * Flooding on the Howth Rd at the Clontarf Rd jct. * Avoid the Phoenix Park. The N3/Navan Rd is badly flooded at the Church.

* Flooding on the N1/Swords Rd outbound before Santry Ave. Severe flooding on Griffith Ave approaching the Ballymun Rd and the Collins Ave jct.


  1. Wow! That's pretty crazy!

  2. Stay safe! I drove through flooding conditions on my way to work in northern California once. Once was enough.

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