Close

Follow Lovin Dublin

It Seems The First Of The College Green 'Summer Sundays' Isn't Exactly What People Expected

By James Fenton

July 21, 2019 at 2:50pm

Share:

Ahead of the first College Green 'Summer Sunday' today, there was great anticipation and curiosity as to how it would turn out.

It's not often we get to see one of the Dublin's major traffic hubs completely free of buses, cars and taxis and the outcome of the trial could determine how our city operates for many years to come.

However, it appears some people are a bit surprised at the number of barriers in the area as well as security personnel and a sign which reads 'ground rules.'

Green Party Councillor Neasa Hourigan posted some pictured of College Green earlier along with the words 'I'm delighted to see the pedestrianisation trial of College Green go ahead but security guards, thousands of metal barriers, pedestrians being refused access to the space and no cycle parking is not what I had in mind.'

Others who were in the area appear to have been left just as confused...

However, it appears that Dublin City Council removed some of the barriers later on...

After today, the College Green trial will take place over the next two Sundays.

READ NEXT: Nine Of The Finest Pubs In The North Inner City

Share:

Join the Lovin Dublin Newsletter

* indicates required

Interests

Marketing Permissions

Please select all the ways you would like to hear from Lovin Media Group:

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. For information about our privacy practices, please visit our website.

We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp's privacy practices here.