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Sunday 29 January 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# CAR

All time
# Limerick
Young man dies in car crash early this morning
Two men were driving in the car when it drove off the road into a ditch.
# make some noise
Google is now teaching its self-driving cars to beep by themselves
It’s the next logical step forward.
# silver skoda
Hutch murder: Gardaí look for help in tracing movements of getaway car
A silver Skoda seen in the area at the time of the shooting was later found burnt out.
# sticking around
Google patents sticky car bonnets so pedestrians attach to it when hit
The bonnet of the car is covered by an “eggshell-like” cover that breaks if it collides with a person.
# piece of excrement
This woman is trying to sell her car on eBay with the most brutally honest ad
What a sales pitch.
# Missing
Renewed appeal for missing man whose car was found near Wicklow forest
Marcin Machalak was last seen on 17 April.
# Tipperary
Woman dies and two men injured in road collision
The incident occurred this afternoon.
# public appeal
Paralympian's adapted car found in Lucan after being stolen from his driveway
John McCarthy said the culprits might have viewed him as an “easy target”.
# Investigation
'I think they thought it was an easy target': Paralympian has adapted car stolen from his driveway
He is supposed to be going to the UK for a race this weekend.
# model 3
These game-changing Tesla electric cars are coming to Ireland
The Model 3 is due to be rolled out between 2017 and 2018, and Irish people can order them now.
# rebel reggie
This Donegal woman got a new car with a very patriotic number plate
Lucky, for it’s one in a hundred years.
# Easter 1916
This Donegal woman got a new car with a very patriotic number plate
Lucky, for it’s one in a hundred years.
# Sligo
Man (69) dies after car crashes into ditch
The single-vehicle incident occurred yesterday afternoon.
# Light up
WATCH: The Northern Lights paid a spectacular visit to Ireland last night
Just beautiful.
# Chile
Watch: Lucky escape for driver as massive wave flips car
The severe weather is said to be connected to the intensity of the El Niño phenomenon.
# Dublin
"Let go of the gun, you tramp": Woman tackled gunman who shot her partner
Sharon Rattigan was speaking at the trial of Gary Flynn, who has pleaded not guilty to murder.
# Collision
Man (68) killed in two-car crash near Monaghan town
The man was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the second car sustained minor injuries.
# Crash
Car flips over on M50 slip road
One woman was taken to hospital.
# Galway
Man (52) dies after motorcycle collides with car
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.
# Beep beep
This is the most common cause of breakdowns for Irish motorists
And it’s (usually) avoidable.
# Mullingar
Man in his 70s dies in Westmeath crash
The collision happened at about 3.30pm today.
# Central African Republic
UN slammed for 'gross failure' to act on sex abuse allegations against troops
It was alleged that French troops had forced children to perform sexual acts in exchange for food.
# Leitrim
Elderly man dies after being struck by jeep in Leitrim
The man in his 80s was hit by the car this morning.
# Belfast
RTÉ crew injured as 'out of control' car ploughs into six people
Seven ambulances were dispatched and six people were brought to hospital.
# Dublin
Eight cars broken into outside two GAA clubs within an hour
Gardaí say a number of items were taken.
# decisions decisions
The huge, unexpected ethical question self-driving cars will have to tackle
Would it rather hit a car full of passengers or a wall, injuring its own passenger?
# Road Death
Man killed in early morning crash in Offaly
The man’s jeep left the road and he was fatally injured in the collision.
# no registration
Add this one to the list of 'not acceptable' excuses given to gardaí
Not the safest idea, this one…
# Ballyfermot
Two men taken to hospital after car crashes into bus stop
Gardaí could not confirm reports the car was stolen.
# yo shorty
Look what this Louth man did to his Nissan Micra
We think it’s cute <3
# Mayo
Man dies after getting caught in floods on Achill Island
Gardaí are investigating the circumstances of the incident.
# Georgia
11-month-old dies when grandparents leave him in car for two hours
Temperatures in the car could have reached 78 degrees Celsius.
# SVP
Labour minister wins €18k car in raffle ... and immediately gives it back
The Society of St Vincent de Paul is very grateful for the gesture.
# Roads
18-year-old killed in single car collision in Cavan
The incident happened just before 5.30pm yesterday evening. The road is closed and diversions are in place.
# Kilkee
Search for Japanese couple missing in Clare wound down for night
The pair failed to return to their car on Saturday and missed their flight out of Shannon yesterday.
# Fancy wheels
Floyd Mayweather has splashed out nearly $5million for a new car
We’re unsure if that price also includes free roadside assistance.
# New Jersey
Puppy 'melted to death' after being locked in boot of car
The puppy was likely trapped in the car for a number of days.
# Monaghan
Man due in court after allegedly driving car into garda station and setting it on fire
The man was arrested at the scene.
# Kerry
Motorcyclist killed in Kerry road crash
The crash happened this morning on the N70.
# Kerry
70-year-old man arrested in connection with fatal 2012 hit-and-run
Cyclist Paudie O’Leary was killed when he was struck by a car on a rural stretch of road.