Capel Street and Parliament Street in Dublin city centre will be made traffic free from today.
The trial plan is being brought in this evening at weekends so people can eat outdoors.
With outdoor dining reopening we're taking a tour around town. First stop; Capel Street with the likes of @soupdragondub @boarsheaddublin Slattery's & The Black Sheep among others. pic.twitter.com/foZOCvo15f
— DublinTown (@DublinTown) June 7, 2021
Every weekend for 6 weeks, the streets will be traffic free on a Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting today, from half 6 in the evening until half 11 at night.
Dublin City Council's Office of City Recovery project aims to support businesses in the city and to allow outdoor dining.
Once the trial is complete it will assess the outcome.
LUAS Service And Local Access Will Remain
Parking on Capel Street will be allowed until 6pm each day of the trial.
Local bus diversions will be in place for buses that usually serve Parliament St via Bachelors Walk, Rosie Hackett Bridge and back on to normal route.
There will be no disruption to LUAS services and access for local residents will be maintained.