List of bridges in the Republic of Ireland

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This list of bridges in the Republic of Ireland lists bridges of particular historical, scenic, architectural or engineering interest. Road and railway bridges, viaducts, aqueducts and footbridges are included.


Name Locality Date Image Notes
Anna Livia Bridge Chapelizod 1753 AnnaLiffey1.JPG Spans the River Liffey
Annesley Bridge Fairview 1926 Spans the River Tolka
Ball's Bridge Ballsbridge 1791 Irl BallsbridgeDodderRiver.jpg Spans the River Dodder
Broom Bridge Cabra Broombridge3.jpg Crosses the Royal Canal
Butt Bridge 1932 Dublin01.jpg Spans the River Liffey
Classon's Bridge Milltown and Dartry c.1790s ClassonsBridge.JPG Spans the River Dodder
Clonskeagh Bridge Clonskeagh ClonskeaghBridge.JPG Spans the River Dodder
Dublinia Arch Dublinia Dublin Dublinia Arch.JPG Connects Dublinia and Christ Church Cathedral
East-Link North Wall (Dublin) and Ringsend 1984 East Link Bridge in Dublin lifting for a ship.jpg Officially the Tom Clarke Bridge[1] Spans the River Liffey
Father Mathew Bridge 1816 Dublin - Father Mathew Bridge - 110508 182542.jpg Spans the River Liffey
Frank Sherwin Bridge 1982 Frank Sherwin Bridge Dublin.JPG Spans the River Liffey
Grattan Bridge 1750s Grattan Bridge 01.JPG Spans the River Liffey
Ha'penny Bridge 1816 HalfPennyBridge.jpg Cast-iron footbridge over the River Liffey
Islandbridge Phoenix Park 1793 IslandBridge-full.JPG Spans the River Liffey
James Joyce Bridge 2003 James Joyce Bridge.jpg Spans the River Liffey
Liffey Railway Bridge Heuston 1877 LiffeyRailwayBridge.JPG Wrought iron Box truss railway bridge over the River Liffey
London Bridge 1857 LondonBridgeDublin.JPG Spans the River Dodder
Loopline Bridge 1891 Loopline Bridge.JPG Wrought iron railway bridge over the River Liffey
Mellows Bridge 1764 Mellows-bridge.jpg Spans the River Liffey
Millennium Bridge 1999 Millennium Bridge Dublin - - 446300 cf8ffad2.jpg Steel pedestrian bridge over the River Liffey
Milltown Bridge Milltown MilltownBridge.JPG Spans the River Dodder
New Bridge LansdowneBridge.JPG Spans the River Dodder
Nine Arches Bridge Milltown 1859 NineArchesBridge.JPG Light Rail bridge over the River Dodder
O'Connell Bridge 1794 OConnellBridgeDublin.jpg Spans the River Liffey
O'Donovan Rossa Bridge 1818 Ireland 256 bg 062202.jpg Spans the River Liffey
Ringsend Bridge 1812 Ringsend Bridge.JPG Spans the River Dodder
Rory O'More Bridge 1859 Rory O More Bridge Dublin.crop.JPG Iron bridge over the River Liffey
Rosie Hackett Bridge 2014 Rosie Hackett Bridge Dublin Ireland looking downstream from OConnell Bridge Zoomed.jpg Concrete bridge over the River Liffey
Samuel Beckett Bridge Docklands 2009 The Samuel Beckett Bridge.jpg Cable stayed bridge over the River Liffey
Seán Heuston Bridge 1828 Sean Heuston Bridge Dublin.JPG Cast iron bridge over the River Liffey
Seán O'Casey Bridge 2005 SeanOCaseyBridge.jpg Pedestrian swingbridge over the River Liffey
Talbot Memorial Bridge 1978 Bridges of Dublin - - 1410493.jpg Spans the River Liffey
William Dargan Bridge Dundrum 2004 William Dargan Bridge 4.JPG Cable stayed Light Rail bridge over the R112 and R117 roads and the River Slang

Rest of Ireland[edit]

Name County Locality Date Image Notes
Aghabullogue Bridge County Cork Aghabullogue Stone bridge crossing the Delehinagh River
Athlone Railway Bridge County Westmeath Athlone 1851 Railway Bridge over the Shannon, Athlone - - 113118.jpg Railway bridge across the River Shannon
Athnanangle Bridge County Cork Aghabullogue Stone bridge crossing the Dripsey River
Ballinadihy Bridge County Cork Aghabullogue Stone bridge crossing the Delehinagh River
Banagher bridge County Offaly and County Galway Banagher 1843 BanagherBridge.jpg Crosses the River Shannon
Barrow Bridge County Kilkenny and County Wexford Cheekpoint 1906 Barrow Railway Disused railway bridge across the River Barrow
Boyne Viaduct County Louth Drogheda 1855 02 Boyne Viaduct Drogheda 2007-10-5.JPG Railway bridge over the River Boyne
Broadmeadow viaduct Fingal Malahide 1930s Carries the Dublin-Belfast railway line across the Broadmeadow estuary
Carrick Bridge County Leitrim and County Roscommon Carrick-on-Shannon 1846 Carrick Bridge, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim (geograph 2729586).jpg crosses the River Shannon
Colthurst's Bridge County Cork Coachford Stone bridge crossing the Delehinagh River
Dripsey Castle Bridge County Cork Dripsey Stone bridge crossing the Delehinagh River
Farmleigh Bridge County Dublin Strawberry Beds 1850s Disused Bridge over the River Liffey - - 13562.jpg Disused steel box truss bridge over the River Liffey
Finn Bridge County Monaghan and County Fermanagh (NI) Scotshouse 1860s Spans the River Finn between the Republic and Northern Ireland.
Glashagarriff Bridge, Carhue County Cork Coachford Stone bridge crossing the Glashagarriff River
Killaloe Bridge County Clare and County Tipperary Killaloe and Ballina C18 Bridge between Ballina and Killaloe - - 1780203.jpg Spans the River Shannon
Laune Viaduct County Kerry Killorglin 1885 Viaduct, distant view, Killorglin, Co. Kerry. (17941846982) (cropped).jpg Former railway bridge which carried the Great Southern and Western Railway over the River Laune
Leader's Aqueduct County Cork Aghabullogue c.1860 Ruined. Carried water for irrigation over the Dripsey River
Lifford Bridge County Donegal and County Tyrone (NI) Lifford 1964 Bridge across the River Foyle at Lifford - - 1320289.jpg Spans the River Foyle between the Republic and Northern Ireland
The Living Bridge County Limerick and County Clare Limerick University 2007 UniversityOfLimerick LivingBridge.jpeg Pedestrian footbridge across the River Shannon
Lucan Bridge County Dublin Lucan 1814 Liffey at Lucan Co. Dublin - - 1958129 cropped.jpg Spans the River Liffey
Luskin's Bridge County Cork Coachford Stone bridge crossing the River Dripsey
Mary McAleese Boyne Valley Bridge County Meath & County Louth Drogheda 2003 Boyne River Bridge, M1 motorway 353105.jpg Carries the M1 motorway over the River Boyne
Michael Davitt Bridge County Mayo Achill Island 1887 Michael Davitt Bridge.png Swing bridge linking the Corraun Peninsula to Achill Island
Mullen Bridge County Kildare Maynooth c.1800 Spans the Royal Canal
Old Weir Bridge County Kerry Lakes of Killarney C16 Old-Weir-Bridge-Killarney-National-Park-2012.JPG At the "Meeting of the Waters"
Portumna bridge County Galway Portumna 1911 Portumna Bridge - the approach from the South - - 585647.jpg Carries N65 across the River Shannon
Quiet Man Bridge (Leam Bridge) County Galway Oughterard The Quiet Man Bridge - classic view - - 582452.jpg Crosses the River Owenriff
Rice Bridge County Waterford Waterford 1986 Rice Bridge, Waterford - - 1543098.jpg Spans the River Suir
Seven Arches Bridge County Mayo Newport c.1892 Seven Arches Bridge Newport.JPG Former railway bridge over the Newport River
Shannon Bridge County Offaly and County Roscommon Shannonbridge 1757 Shannonbridge.jpg Crosses the River Shannon
West-Link County Dublin Blanchardstown 1990 Westlink Bridges Dublin Ireland Geograph 412193 7d62a75d.jpg Toll bridge over the River Liffey
Wexford bridge County Wexford Wexford 1959 Wexford Bridge - - 1710638.jpg Crosses the River Slaney

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