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Here's All The Dublin Bus Diversion Routes For The Bank Holiday Weekend

By AmyBell

October 26, 2017 at 1:54pm

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The SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon is taking place this Sunday, and to facilitate the route there will be some changes made to a lot of Dublin Bus routes for this weekend.

Diversions to routes will be put in place from tomorrow, Friday October 27th from 7pm continuing until 6pm on Monday October 30th due to the closure of Merrion Square North.

In case you're travelling on public transport this weekend, here are all the routes that will be diverted:

Friday - Monday diversions:

  • 4

Towards Harristown: Normal route to Lower Mount Street, divert left to Merrion Square East, right to Merrion Square South, Merrion Square West, Clare Street and back on to normal route. 

Towards Monkstown: Normal route to South Leinster Street, divert to Lincoln Place, Merrion Street Lower, Merrion Square West, Merriron Square South, Merrion Sqaure East, right to to Mount Street and back on to normal route.

  • 7 and 7a:

Towards Mountjoy Square: Normal route to Lower Mount Street, divert left to Merrion Square East, right to Merrion Square South, Merrion Square West, Clare Street and back on to normal route. 

Towards Brides Glen/Loughlinstown: Normal route to South Leinster Street, divert to Lincoln Place, Merrion Street Lower, Merrion Square West, Merriron Square South, Merrion Sqaure East, right to to Mount Street and back on to normal route. 

  • 25a, 25b, 66 and 66a and 67:

From City Centre:
Depart Merrion Square, divert right to Fitzwillism Street, Baggot Street, Pembroke Street, Leeson Street, St. Stephens Grenn, Kildare Street, Lincoln Place and back on to normal route.

Sunday only diversions:

The list of changes is extensive with several route time changes, to get the full information on each route you can here.

These are the routes that will be affected:

  • 4
  • 7 and 7a
  • 9
  • 11
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15, 15a and 15b
  • 16
  • 17
  • 18
  • 25, 25a and 25b
  • 26
  • 27
  • 37
  • 38 and 38a
  • 39 and 39a
  • 40
  • 44
  • 46a
  • 47
  • 39
  • 54a
  • 56a
  • 61
  • 65 and 65b
  • 66, 66a
  • 67
  • 68
  • 69
  • 70
  • 77a
  • 79 and 79a
  • 83
  • 122
  • 123
  • 145
  • 150
  • 151
  • 747
  • 757

City Tours and South Coast Tours will also be affected.

Over 20,000 people are expected to take part in the Dublin marathon this year for its biggest event yet.

To find the full details of route changes, you can check out the Dublin Bus website here.

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