Kilmainham to Thomas Street Project

The Kilmainham to Thomas Street Active Travel Project is part of the Dublin City Council (DCC) core active travel network and is funded by the National Transport Authority (NTA).  It will provide 2.6km of high quality walking and cycling facilities from Kilmainham Gaol to Thomas Street, extending from the South Circular Road /Kilmainham Lane junction along South Circular Road, Suir Road, Grand Canal View, St James Linear Park, James Walk, Forbes Lane, Marrowbone Lane and Thomas Court to the junction with Thomas Street.

The project is being delivered on a phased basis, with the Suir Road to Thomas Street Interim Scheme having commenced construction in Q3 of 2023.

Concept map outlining the location of the Kilmainham to Thomas Street Active Travel Project

Q1 2021

Funding approved by National Transport Authority.

Q2 2021 - Q4 2021

Concept development.

Q2 2022

Commence interim design.

Q3 2022

Multidisciplinary design team appointed.

Q4 2022

Public consultation for interim scheme.

Q1 2023

Commence development of detailed design for interim scheme.

Q2 2023

Decision to proceed with interim scheme granted under Section 38 of the Road Traffic Act, 1994.

Q3 2023

Commence construction of interim scheme (Suir Road to Thomas Street).

Q1 2024

Completion of interim scheme.


Completion of Kilmainham to Thomas Street Project.