Greens see red over push to fully reopen Phoenix Park to cars
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar contacted the OPW after constituents complained about traffic jams in surrounding areas
Leo Varadkar has upset the Green Party by lobbying for the reopening of the Phoenix Park to more car traffic.
The Office of the Public Works (OPW) shut the side gates to the Dublin amenity during the Covid-19 pandemic, which allowed for traffic-free roads and freed up more space for pedestrians and cyclists.
Through traffic was still allowed through the park, but cars could only use the main Chesterfield Avenue road which runs from Castleknock...
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