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Dates and times confirmed for Dublin pedestrianisation trial

By James Fenton

July 15, 2020 at 5:33pm


The dates and times for the upcoming trial pedestrianisation of the Grafton Street area have been confirmed.

Earlier this month, it was announced that five streets will be closed off to traffic as part of a four-week pedestrianisation trial of the Grafton Street area. Today, the dates and times for the trial have been confirmed and it's set to begin on the weekend of July 25/26.

The streets taking part are as follows:

  • Anne Street South from the junction of Dawson Street
  • Duke Street from the junction of Dawson Street
  • South William Street from the Brown Thomas car park exit to Chatham Row
  • Drury Street from Fade Street to the Drury Street car park
  • Dame Court from Exchequer Street

All five areas will be closed off to traffic from 11am until 7pm on the following weekends:

  • July 25/26
  • August 1/2/3 (Bank Holiday)
  • August 8/9
  • August 15/16

It's all part of Dublin City Council's Covid Mobility Programme which has included the widening of footpaths in a bid to make social distancing easier. You can read more about the programme here. 


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