This article lists the
bridges and tunnels in and the Dublin Greater Dublin Area in Ireland. The bridges are ordered sequentially upstream, from mouth to source. For lists that are not in table format, alternative or historical names are in curved brackets (parentheses) and traversing roads or rails are in square brackets.
Bridges over the Liffey [ edit ]
Bridges over the
River Liffey in Greater Dublin, from east to west.
East Wall Road to York road 1987
Samuel Beckett Bridge
Rotatable road bridge
Guild Street to Sir John Rogerson's Quay
Seán O'Casey Bridge
Sir John Rogerson's Quay to North Wall Quay
Talbot Memorial Bridge
Memorial Road to Moss Street
Loopline Bridge Liffey Viaduct
Rail Bridge with overhead power supply for the
DART Links suburban and intercity rail lines south of Liffey to those in the north
Detail of the Liffey Viaduct
Beresford Place to Tara Street
1932 (Previous structure: 1879)
Rosie Hackett Bridge
Road bridge (public transport)
Marlborough Street to Hawkins Street 2012–13
O'Connell Bridge Carlisle Bridge
O'Connell Street Lower to Westmoreland Street and D'Olier Street 1791 (Original: 1791 Redeveloped: 1879)
O'Connell Bridge viewed from upstream
Ha'penny Bridge, Metal Bridge, Wellington Bridge Foot bridge
Liffey Street Lower to Merchant's Arch
Ormonde Quay to Wellington Quay
Grattan Bridge Essex Bridge
Capel Street to Parliament Street
1874 (Previous structures: 1676, 1755)
O'Donovan Rossa Bridge Richmond Bridge, Ormond Bridge
Chancery Place to Winetavern Street
1816 (Previous structure: 1684)
Father Mathew Bridge Whitworth Bridge, Old Bridge
Church Street to Bridge Street Lower
1818 (Previous structures: 1014, 1428)
Four Courts and Father Mathew Bridge
Mellows Bridge Mellowes Bridge, Queen's Bridge, Queen Maeve Bridge
Queen Street to Bridgefoot Street
1768 (Previous structure: 1683)
James Joyce Bridge
Blackhall Place to Ushers Island
Rory O'More Bridge Victoria & Albert Bridge, Queen Victoria Bridge
Watling Street to Ellis Street
1859 (Previous structures: 1670, 1704)
Frank Sherwin Bridge
St. John's Road West to Wolfe Tone Quay
Seán Heuston Bridge King's Bridge, Sarsfield Bridge
Light rail and footbridge
Heuston station to Wolfe Tone Ave
Liffey Railway Bridge
Rail freight bridge
Heuston Station to Phoenix Park Tunnel
Islandbridge Sarah or Sarah's Bridge
South Circular Road to Conyngham Road 1794 (Previous structure: 1577)
Anna Livia Bridge Chapelizod Bridge
Lucan Road to Chapelizod Road
1753 (Previous structure: 1660s)
Disused service bridge
Tolled road bridge
M50 motorway 1990
Lower Lucan Road
1814 (Previous structures: 1200s, 1730s, 1771, 1780s)
Bridges over the
River Liffey outside Greater Dublin, from east to west.
Sewage treatment works bridge Leixlip Bridge [Leixlip Road]
M4 motorway New Bridge [R404]
Liffey Bridge (Celbridge Bridge) [Dublin Road,
Celbridge] Rock Bridge [footbridge at Celbridge Abbey]
The Bridge at 16 [19th century wrought iron pedestrian suspension bridge crossing to the 17th
tee in the Kildare Hotel and Golf Club] Alexandra Bridge
[Clane] Millicent Bridge [near
Sallins] Leinster Aqueduct
[2 ] Grand Canal crossing
Railway bridge, MP 19 [Dublin to Cork railway crossing] Caragh Bridge
[Caragh] Kilcullen Bridge or The Bridge, Kilcullen (Bridge), County Kildare
Bridges on the Grand Canal [ edit ]
Bridges on the
Grand Canal from the River Liffey to the south and west. In addition, many of the canal locks allow for pedestrian crossing.
Draw Bridge, Brunswick Bascule,
Victoria Bridge (1857 and 1900 bridges) [3 ] Ringsend Road,
Pearse Street - R802 Rebuilt in 2007. Previous bridges in 1791, 1857, 1900 and 1960
(or possibly 1962 [4 ] ). [5 ]
[6 ] DART bridge
Rosslare railway line
Grand Canal Street -
R815 Named after George Macquay, a director of the Grand Canal Company in 1791.
Conyngham Bridge (original name)
Northumberland Road, Mount Street Lower -
R118 Named after Thomas McKenny, a director of the Grand Canal Company in 1791.
Mount Street Crescent
Built in 1791. Named after Joseph Huband, a director of the Grand Canal Company. Looks more ornate than other brides as Huband paid for the bridge himself.
Baggot Street Bridge
Baggot Street - R816 Built in 1791. Named after George Macartney, chairman of the Grand Canal Company.
Leeson Street Bridge
Leeson Street - N11 Built in 1791. Named after Lieutenant Colonel Charles Eustace, M.P. and Deputy Chairman of the Grand Canal Company.
Luas Green line Opened in 2004. Bridge dedicated to Professor Simon H Perry in 2005.
Ranelagh Road, Charlemont Street -
R117 Often mistakenly called
Ranelagh Bridge. Named after the adjoining street.
La Touche Bridge
Rathmines Road Lower, Richmond Street South -
R114 Built in 1791. Named after William Digges La Touche, a director of the Grand Canal Company. Maintenance work carried out in 2004 (steel parts of bridge replaced).
Robert Emmet Bridge
Clanbrassil Bridge (original name)
Harolds Cross Road, Clanbrassil Street Upper -
N81 Clanbrassil Bridge was rebuilt in 1935-36 and renamed to Emmet Bridge in honour of the 1803 rebellion leader
Robert Emmet. There is a [7 ] ghost bike attached to railings beside the bridge.
Built in 1791. Named after John Parnell (the great-great-grandfather of
Charles Stewart Parnell). [7 ]
Dolphin's Barn Bridge
Dolphin's Barn, Crumlin Road -
R110 Built in 1791. Named after Turner Camac, a director of the Grand Canal Company.
Lord Viscount Harberton, a director of the Grand Canal Company. The original wooden one bridge was replaced by a concrete bridge in 1938. [8 ] The road was named after the bridge but at somepoint Harberton became Herberton. [7 ]
Luas red line South Circular Road - R811 This was on the former main line of the Grand Canal, filled-in in the early 1970s. Original name of bridge comes from
Simon Harcourt, 1st Earl Harcourt, Lord Lieutenant 1772-76.
Grand Canal View
Named after Richard Griffith, a director in 1791 (father of the late
Sir Richard Griffith). Used only as an access road for apartments since the adjacent Suir Road bridge was built in 1938.
Ann Devlin Bridge
Luas Red line
Built in 2004 for the Luas Red line. Named in honour of Irish republican
Anne Devlin. The plaque on the bridge spells her name as Ann Devlin, though on her gravestone in Glasnevin Cemetery it is spelled as Anne Devlin.
Suir Road Bridge
Suir Road -
R111 Built in 1938.
Footbridge at Goldenbridge Luas station
Footbridge at Drimnagh Luas station
Pedestrian access. Built in 2004 for opening of
Luas Red Line.
Naas Road, Tyrconnell Road -
Kylemore Road -
Park West Avenue
Western Parkway Motorway -
Ninth Lock Road
Outer Ring Road
Lucan Road Bridge
12th Lock Bridge
Used only as farm crossing.
Lyons Road - L5064
Bridges on the Royal Canal [ edit ]
Bridges on the
Royal Canal from the River Liffey to the north and west. Many of the bridges include a railroad crossing for railroads adjacent to the canal in much of Dublin. In addition, many of the canal locks allow for pedestrian crossing and several pedestrian bridges are located adjacent to Iarnród Éireann railway stations.
North Wall Quay Scherzer [North Wall Quay - bascule bridge R801] Spencer Dock Bridge [Mayor Street] - LUAS bridge.
Sheriff St. Lifting Bridge (inoperable) [Sheriff Street -
Ossory Road railway bridge (actually three independent bridges) [DART bridge]
Railway bridge [lifting bridge] Newcomen Bridge [North Strand Road -
R105] Clarke's Bridge [Summerhill Parade, Ballybough Road -
Footbridge for access to Croke Park Clonliffe Bridge (Russell Street Bridge) [Russell Street, Jones's Road]
Binns Bridge [Drumcondra Road -
N1] Cross Guns Bridge (Westmoreland Bridge) [Phibsborough Road, Prospect Road -
Blaquiere Bridge over the former city spur of the Royal Canal [North Circular Road -
New Cabra Road - N3
Railway bridge at Liffey Junction
Broom Bridge (Broome Bridge, Brougham Bridge) [Broombridge Road] Reilly Bridge (Reily's Bridge) [Ratoath Road -
Railway bridge at Liffey Junction Longford Bridge [Ashtown Road - L3101]
Dunsink Lane Bridge [New River Road]
Ranelagh Bridge [disused]
Roundabout of Junction 6 of
M50 motorway - two bridges Royal Canal aqueduct over the M50 motorway
Talbot Bridge [Old Navan Road]
Granard Bridge [Castleknock Road -
R806] Kirkpatrick Bridge [Carpenterstown Road, Coolmine Road]
L3036 [Diswellstown Road - L3036]
Porterstown Bridge [Porterstown Road - L3035]
Kennan Bridge (Neville Bridge) [Porterstown Road]
Callaghan Bridge (Carhampton Bridge)
R121 Railway bridge
Pakenham Bridge (Barberstown Bridge)
Collins Bridge [Barnhill Crossroads - L3005]
Royal Canal passes into County Kildare Cope Bridge [Captain's Hill -
R149] Royal Canal aqueduct over the
Rye Water Louisa Bridge
R449 Deey Bridge
Pike Bridge [L5053]
Mullen Bridge [Straffan Road - R406] Footbridge
Bond Bridge [Parson Street, Clane Road -
R408] Royal Canal aqueduct over the River Lyreen
Bridges over the River Dodder [ edit ]
Bridges over the
River Dodder from the River Liffey to the southwest.
Ringsend Road, Bridge Street -
R802 Opened in 1812.
Bath Avenue, Londonbridge Road -
R111 Opened in 1857.
Where the Swan River joins. Traffic restricted to single lane by traffic lights. [10 ]
New Bridge Herbert's Bridge, Landsdowne Bridge
Herbert's Road, Landsdowne Road
Dublin to Wexford railway line
Includes pedestrian crossing. Original bridge built in 1834.
Merrion Road - R118 Gives name to
the neighbourhood. 1st bridge built in 1751, 2nd bridge built in 1791. 3rd bridge built in 1835, widened and improved in 1904.
Bridge at Herbert Park
Connects Herbert Park Hotel to Anglesea Road.
Donnybrook Road, Stillorgan Road -
N11 First bridge built in 1832.
Beaver Row and Brookvale Road
Clonskeagh Road -
Dundrum Road -
R117 Includes pedestrian underpass.
Milltown Road and Bankside Cottages
The Nine Arches Bridge
Luas Green Line Opened in 1859 for Harcourt Street railway line. Closed in 1958 and reopened in 2004 for the Luas. No access for pedestrians.
Churchtown Road Lower - L3001
Includes pedestrian underpass. Widened in 1928.
Footbridge at Dartry Mills
No public access to bridge.
Footbridge at Dartry Park
[11 ] Waldron's Bridge
Includes pedestrian underpass. First built in 1848, financed by Patrick Waldron.
Footbridge at Orwell Park
Rathfarnham Road -
R114 First bridge (called Big Bridge) destroyed by a flood in 1754, a new bridge was constructed in 1765. Widened and named in honour of the Pearse brothers in 1953.
Dodder Valley Park to Bushy Park Not a bridge but a way for pedestrians to cross the Dodder.
Footbridge at Dodder Valley Park near Rathfarnham
Dodder Valley Park
Bridge at Springfield Avenue
Springfield Avenue -
R112 Includes pedestrian underpass.
Old Bridge Road -
R817 Includes pedestrian underpass.
Spawell Link Road - L4023
Opened February 5, 2001. Includes pedestrian underpass.
M50 Includes pedestrian underpass.
Footbridge near Tymon
Dodder Valley Park and
Old Bawn Bridge
Old Bawn Road - R113 Opened in May 2000.
Bohernabreena Road -
Bridges over the River Tolka [ edit ]
Bridges over the
River Tolka from the River Liffey to the northwest.
Bridge to East Point Business Park
M50 Motorway John McCormack Bridge - R834
Dublin to Belfast railway line Fairview Park Footbridge
Annesley Bridge - R105 Luke Kelly Bridge (Ballybough Bridge) - R803
Distillery Road Bridge [foot bridge]
Woodville Road Footbridge
Footbridge Dean Swift Bridge (St. Mobhi Bridge) [St. Mobhi Road]
Footbridge in Botanic Gardens Tolka Bridge (Finglas Bridge)
Other bridges [ edit ]
Bow Bridge over the
River Camac (Cammock) connecting Irwin Street and Bow Lane West
William Dargan Bridge, a LUAS Green Line bridge over the R112 and R117 regional roads and the Slang River Golden Bridge over the River Camac connecting Kilmainham Lane with Old Kilmainham
Knocksedan Bridge over the
River Ward west of Swords on the Naul Road Broadmeadow Estuary Bridge of the
M1 over the Broadmeadow Estuary near Swords Mayne Bridge over the
Mayne River at its mouth in northern Baldoyle on the Coast Road O'Connell Bridge,
St Stephen's Green, crossing the lake in the park. Portmarnock Bridge over the
River Sluice just west of Portmarnock on the Strand Road Scotchstone Bridge over the River Ward in
Swords Wellfield Bridge over the Mayne River north of
Donaghmede near The Hole in the Wall Road Wooden Bridge connecting Clontarf Road with the wstern end of
North Bull Island
Tunnels [ edit ]
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
Sources [ edit ]
Dublin City Map Dublin: ERA-Maptec Ltd., 1992.
Liddy, Pat. Secret Dublin. Lincolnwood, Illinois: Passport Books, 2001. M'Cready, Rev. C.T.
Dublin Street Names: Dated and Explained. Dublin: Carraig Books, 1892. Ordnance Survey Ireland.
Dublin City and District Street Guide. Phoenix Park, Dublin: Government of Ireland, 2002. Ordnance Survey Ireland.
Dublin City Centre Street Atlas. Phoenix Park, Dublin: Government of Ireland, 1999.
External links [ edit ]