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Samuel Beckett Bridge

11 December 2009

Happy day: €60 million Samuel Beckett Bridge opens ahead of schedule

Dublin’s €60 million Samuel Beckett Bridge, designed by internationally renowned architect Santiago Calatrava, will open to traffic this morning. The 120-metre long, 48-metre high bridge spans the river Liffey from Sir John Rogerson’s...

10 December 2009

Samuel Beckett bridge opens

The opening ceremony of Dublin’s newest bridge, named after Nobel laureate Samuel Beckett, took place today. The iconic structure stretches 120 metres across the capital’s River Liffey from Guild Street on the northside...

13 May 2009

The wait is over

Crowds watching Dublin’s newest bridge make its journey along the Liffey erupted into applause as it squeezed through its final hurdle with only inches to spare. Dozens of engineers oversaw the massive operation...

11 May 2009

God, Oh We’re Waiting for Beckett

The Docklands Authority has welcomed the arrival of the main structure of the new Samuel Beckett Bridge which arrived in Dublin Port by sea from Rotterdam on Monday morning 11 May, 2009. Originally...