Clonskeagh Road Pedestrian and Cycle Improvements (UCD to Clonskeagh Bridge)

Closed 14 Aug 2020

Opened 3 Jul 2020

Feedback updated 20 Oct 2020

We asked

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council sought comments and observations on a proposed cycle route on Clonskeagh Road from UCD to the proposed Clonskeagh Bridge. The scheme aims to improve facilities for pedestrians and cyclists. In advance of this, a presentation on the scheme preliminary design was made to the Elected Members in the Dundrum Area Committee on 2nd July 2020. Public consultation was held from Friday 3rd July, 2020 to Friday 14th August, 2020.

You said

A total of 264 submissions were received through the dlr Consultation Hub Online Survey. 12 letters and emails were received by Friday 14th August, 2020.

We did

A report on the public consultation was brought to the Elected Members on the Dundrum Area Committee on 5th October and a further briefing was held with Councillors on 14th October 2020. The scheme will be amended by the designers to reflect concerns raised in the public consultation. Further public consultation will be undertaken on two aspects of the scheme near the Beech Hill junction.


Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, in conjunction with the National Transport Authority, is currently preparing plans to carry out pedestrian and cycle improvements on Clonskeagh Road from UCD at the junction with Annsbrook to the Dodder Bridge at the Beech Hill Road junction.

The scheme aims to improve facilities for pedestrians and cyclists along Clonskeagh Road from UCD to the proposed Dodder Greenway at Clonskeagh Bridge and will include the following features:

  • Enhanced facilities for cyclists on the both sides of Clonskeagh Road including the provision of 2.0m wide cycle tracks along most of the route
  • Enhanced transitions for cyclists through junctions.
  • Provision of an island bus stop to allow cyclists to divert behind a bus stop
  • Upgrade of pedestrian crossings along the route.
  • Reconfiguration of the junction of Clonskeagh Road and Beech Hill Road.

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, Traffic & Road Safety Section, is undertaking a Non-Statutory Public Consultation for the above Scheme in accordance with Section 38 of the Road Traffic Act 1994 and welcomes all submissions and observations on the scheme as proposed.

Why your views matter

The Council are seeking views from the public to help inform the scheme design. A Public consultation is being held on the scheme from 3rd July to 6th August 2020.

Submissions and observations can be made or via e-mail to or by logging onto 

Observations should be clearly marked ‘Clonskeagh Road Cycle Improvement Scheme (UCD to Clonskeagh Bridge)'.

The closing date for receipt of submissions is 6th August  2020 at 12noon

What happens next

Further to this Public Consultation, a report will be brought back to the Dundrum Area Committee meeting in the Autumn.


  • Dundrum Electoral Area


  • Anyone from any background


  • Cycling