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Glasnevin Avenue in the Snow

Glasnevin Avenue in the Snow

The response to the recent freeze was discussed at Dublin City Council Meeting on January 11th under “Lord Mayor’s Business”. The inadequacies obvious to citizens were laid out in frank terms. The effect of 3 ins of
snow on roads, subjected to prolonged subzero temperatures, was simply to bring traffic to a snarled halt. Buses were refusing to go up hills such as Parnell Square. Apparently Dublin Bus was afraid of buses being stranded with their drivers in some outlying areas.


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