IMAGE: New road layout on St Stephen’s Green East, Merrion Row, Hume St, Ely Place

IMAGE: Roadway layout changes on St Stephen’s Green East, Merrion Row, Hume St, and Ely Place are to be implemented this weekend, with the traffic changes to begin this Sunday.

As reported recently the plan by Dublin City Council to trial the widening of sections of footpaths on Merrion Row to allow for outdoor dining will now include a contra-flow cycle route on Ely Place and Hume Street.'s reader-funded journalism won't survive without your help. With over 762,000 views so-far this year, it's not just "avid cyclists" who read this website, but, if you want it to keep going, more support is needed from readers like you. Now, back to the article...

The plan for Merrion Row includes narrowing Merrion Row itself to one lane eastbound, and reversing the flow of traffic on Ely Place and Hume Street.

Motor traffic from Kildare Street will continue to use Merrion Row to access Merrion St and Baggot Street. While motor traffic from St Stephen’s Green East heading east will now be directed via Hume Street and Ely Place.

Here’s a visual outline of the changes:

The map was tweeted out by Dublin City Council:




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