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Monday 30 January 2023 Dublin: 8°C


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# Cavan
Suspect in murder case suffered traumatic brain injury while trying to escape gardaí
The incident occurred while he was involved in the hijacking of a car months after the alleged murder.
# Road Safety Authority
Road users urged to be cautious when out tonight and tomorrow
The RSA has offered tips to people who will be driving during this period, when orange and yellow weather warnings have been issued.
# mayo university hospital
Man in late 80s dies days after being hit by car
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.
# baldoyle
Gardaí appeal for witnesses after car stolen in Dublin with 13-month-old baby in the back seat
The car was located and the child was unharmed.
# no licence
Motorist who kept driving after two collisions failed roadside drug test
The driver also had no licence or motor insurance.
# Clonee
Gardaí investigate after taxi driver has phone stolen by two men with 'fake' gun
There has been a spike in similar incidents in the area recently.
# ridealong
'People are delighted when they see the yellow van arrive': On patrol with the AA
We spent a morning with an AA Patrol driver.
# Australia
Man charged with 18 counts of attempted murder over Melbourne car attack
12 people remain in hospital, three of whom are in a critical condition.
# Australia
Irish woman in stable condition after being injured in Melbourne car attack
Of the 20 people injured, three remain in a critical condition.
# Australia
'No evidence to suggest terrorism' after car is driven into crowd in Melbourne
19 people have been injured, some critically, and two men have been arrested.
# dawn raids
Warning to motorists as cars stolen after being left unattended while windows defrosted
Two cars were reportedly stolen this morning after being left unattended.
# Antrim
Man rescued after car he was driving entered Lough Neagh
The man’s car was found to have entered the water just after midnight last night.
# aglish
Woman killed in Waterford after car struck by falling tree
A female passenger also sustained non-life threatening injuries.
# Electric Dreams
Inventor James Dyson is investing €2.3 billion into creating an electric car
He told journalists in London that half the investment would go into the car, the other half into the battery.
# feragh
Woman in her 60s killed in Monaghan road collision
The fatal crash occurred on the R162 at Feragh at about 5pm yesterday afternoon.
# Gardaí
Cabra man appears in court after gun and silencer seized in Inchicore
Andrew O’Keeffe was arrested under Section 30 for the Offences against the State Act.
# York
Four people injured after car crashes into house and catches fire
One man who was inside the house has “severe lower limb injuries”.
# AA
Cost of running family car down almost €180 on last year
That’s according to an annual survey by the AA which recorded a drop in motor insurance premiums.
# Clare
'Runaway' car rolls down steps towards the sea at Kilkee beach
Emergency services are at the scene and no-one is believed to have been injured.
# Personal Contract Plan
'Do people know what they're signing up to?': Consumer watchdog to examine car loan offers
Personal Contract Plans, or PCPs, are becoming a popular option for those seeking car-financing loans.
# Cloughna
Man (70s) dies after car hits concrete wall in Carlow
The man was the sole occupant of the car.
# Ennis
Garda and former Galway hurler awarded €30,000 after being injured by getaway car
A car ran over Kevin Hooban’s leg as he and a colleague attempted to stop it.
# Navan
Boy (8) in hospital with serious injuries after being hit by car in Meath
The boy was brought to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda.
# Arkansas
Man arrested for breaking the Ten Commandments - with his car
Reed apparently live-streamed video of himself charging his vehicle at the granite stele.
# Texas
Texas children who died in hot car were left there as punishment
The children’s mother originally said they had locked themselves in.
# Cycling
Tributes paid to 'much loved' school principal killed following collision with car
Pádraic Carney was involved in an accident in Rathfarnham yesterday morning.
# back on the road
Taxi driver who 'snapped' and ran over passenger who didn't pay fare has driving ban lifted
The driver had been banned from driving in 2014.
# Lucky Escape
Gardaí to the rescue after dog found locked inside car in today's soaring temperatures
“Never lock animals in cars,” the gardaí warned.
# Bushypark
30-year-old man seriously injured after being struck by car in Galway
The collision occurred at about 1.40am this morning.
# Witness appeal
Man dies after collision between truck and car on M1
It’s the second fatal crash on the motorway in 24 hours.
# Your Say
Poll: Would you buy an electric car?
AA Ireland said there is now an improved range which makes them more affordable to the average motorist.
# Crumlin Road
Witness appeal after motorcyclist is seriously injured in crash
The driver of the car involved was uninjured.
# gunshot wounds
'Evil is visiting the north inner city': Man's body found in Dublin car park
The body was found with apparent gunshot wounds near Sheridan Court, Dorset Street.
# Dundrum
'Everyone is in total shock' - Investigation continuing into tragic death of baby girl in Tipperary
The baby girl was found unresponsive in a vehicle in Dundrum village yesterday afternoon.
# denis mahony
Woman (72) awarded €25,000 in damages after sunroof blew off daughter's car
The sunroof blew off the car when it was being driven at about 90km/hour on the M1.
# New York
Times Square driver had been 'hearing voices and expected to die'
23 people were struck, with one fatality, when a car ploughed into pedestrians in Manhattan yesterday.
# New York
One dead and 22 injured as car ploughs into pedestrians at Times Square
Charlie Flanagan has expressed Ireland’s “solidarity with the people of New York at this time”.
# London
Girl (6) who was in father's car when it was stolen found safe and well
A man jumped into the car and drove off with her on the back seat.
# help needed
Gardaí want to know how many offences you can spot on this seized car
This could take a while.
# Tallaght
Overturned car on N7 cleared after causing severe traffic delays
Drivers are being warned to be extra cautious if driving this weekend.