Ferries ply their trade on this stretch of water.
The Liffey’s first toll bridge of the modern era, the Ha’penny Bridge opens.
The Alexandra Basin opens and renders the Liffey beyond the East-Link a quiet backwater.
Tom Roche, of Cement Roadstone, proposes a toll bridge to be built east of the city.
The Local Government (Toll Roads) Act.
The government agrees to Roche’s proposal.
The East-Link Toll Bridge opens. President Ronald Reagan visits Ireland.
The Tall Ships Festival is hosted by Dublin for the first time.
Electronic payment methods are introduced.
The Tall Ships race ends triumphantly in Dublin.
Ownership reverts to Dublin City Council.
2016 May 3rd
East-Link Bridge is renamed Thomas Clarke Bridge