Car Free Day 2019 Road Closure

Dublin, 22nd September 2019   College Green in Dublin’s city centre will go Car-Free this Sunday, 22nd September as part of European Mobility Week. College Green and Dame Street will be closed from 7am to 7pm to motorised traffic and cyclists to facilitate a variety of fun activities and events demonstrating the environmental and health benefits of a more sustainable urban mobility culture.

Road Closures include:

  • Dame Street, George’s Street junction, to College Green
  • No vehicle access to Anglesea Street from Dame Street
  • No vehicle access from Fownes Street Upper to Dame Street
  • No vehicle access to Foster Place South
  • No vehicle access to Cope Street
  • No vehicle access to Dame Street from College Green
  • No vehicle access from Church Lane to Dame Street
  • No vehicle access to Trinity Street from Dame Street
  • No vehicle access to St. Andrew’s Street from Dame Street

Travel Directions for those who wish to travel to Dublin City Centre on Sunday 22nd September

The area from College Green to the junction of South Great Georges Street will be closed to all vehicular traffic between 7am and 7pm on Sunday September 22nd. The area will only be accessible to pedestrians between these times.

To minimise disruption during the event the following arrangements will be in place:


Please note that this is a pedestrianised event with no through traffic. Cyclists must dismount to enter the event area. Cycle parking will be provided up to 4pm (event end) at entrances to the event on Dame Street/Georges Street Junction; D'Olier Street/College Green; and College Green/Grafton Street.


Buses normally travelling easterly onto College Green will be diverted onto Winetavern Street and westerly buses will be diverted onto the South Quays and up to Georges Street. Information on Bus diversions and stops can be found on


LUAS will operate a normal Sunday service


Car traffic will be diverted to the South Quays and Upper Dame Street.

Cars coming from the Christchurch direction will be permitted to turn right at junction of Georges Street/Dame Street. Access to car parks will be from Georges Street.


The taxi rank at Foster’s Place and at College Green will be closed for the duration of the each event. A temporary extended taxi rank will be available on D’Olier Street.

Further information can be found on our Facebook page,