Permanent Capel Street pedestrianisation moves ahead

The popular thoroughfare on the northside of Dublin city was pedestrianised on weekend evenings last summer

Council officials are to discuss the proposals with councillors at a meeting on Tuesday. Picture: Getty

The majority of Dublin’s Capel Street could be pedestrianised by early summer under plans published by Dublin City Council.

The council has proposed implementing a traffic-free area stretching from Ryder’s Row to Abbey Street, and from Abbey Street Upper to Strand Street Great with only delivery vehicles allowed to access the area, according to a report to be presented to councillors on Tuesday.

The popular thoroughfare on the northside of the city was pedestrianised on ...