19 August 2020


Temporary closures in place for Great South Wall & North Bull Wall Bridge


Due to the forecasted yellow wind warning issued by Met Eireann for Storm Ellen on Wednesday 19th, Thursday 20th & Friday 21st of August 2020 combined with a period of high tides Dublin Port Company will temporarily close public access to the Great South Wall and the North Bull Wall Bridge from the following times:


Great South Wall Closures:

Wednesday 19th August from 22.30hrs to 02.45hrs Thursday 20th August

Thursday 20th August from 11.15hrs to 15.30hrs

Thursday 20th August from 23.15hrs to 03.30hrs Friday 21st August

Friday 21st August from 11.45hrs to 16.00hrs

North Bull Wall Bridge Closures:

Wednesday 19th August from 23:30hrs to 02:15hrs Thursday 20th August

Thursday 20th August from 11:45hrs to 14:50hrs

Thursday 20th from 23:45hrs to  02:55hrs Friday 21st August

Friday 21st August from 12.15hrs to 15.30hrs

The Great South Wall closure is due to tide height and dangerous winds on the exposed wall surface. The Bull Bridge closure is due to tide height.

Delays to some shipping activity is expected, including possible delays at the port’s LOLO container terminals, i.e. where containers are loaded and unloaded by crane. Please contact the individual terminals direct to establish their status.

Dublin Port Company will continue to monitor the situation and provide relevant updates via our website www.dublinport.ie and social media channels.



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