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Dollymount Car Ban To Be Made Permanent

25th August 2014
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Dollymount Car Ban To Be Made Permanent

#Dollymount - The Irish Times reports that a temporary ban on cars driving onto Dollymount Strand is to be made permanent by Dublin City Council.

The popular sandy stretch on Bull Island on the north side of Dublin Bay had been blocked off to traffic since June at its two entrances at the Bull Wall wooden bridge in Clontarf and the causeway to Raheny.

Councillors cited public safety concerns following an incident in which a woman was injured after her car was stuck in the sand, and which emergency services "had difficulty attending" due to "the haphazard nature of parking" on the beach.

The news has sparked upset among locals in Clontarf and Raheny, many of whom have frequented the beach by car for years without incident. The Irish Times has more on the story HERE.

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MacDara Conroy

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