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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# M7

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# M7
New cameras which clock your average speed go live on Irish motorway today
The system is in place on the M7 in Tipperary between Junction 26 and Junction 27.
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# M7
Woman (40s) dies after being hit by lorry in Kildare
The female pedestrian was brought to University Hospital Tallaght after the collision.
# tailbacks
Major delays on M7 after truck carrying bales hits bridge
The All Ireland hurling semi-final between Waterford and Limerick was delayed due to the traffic.
# M7
Man (80s) killed and five injured in three-car collision in Co Laois
Gardaí in Portlaoise are investigating yesterday’s fatal collision.
# Road Death
Man (40s) dies after car collides with lorry in Limerick
The man was the only person injured in the crash involving a car and a lorry.
# Rescued
Seven Pomeranian puppies rescued from car boot after gardaí apprehend speeding motorist
The puppies have been transferred to the care of the Kildare & West Wicklow SPCA.
# warning
Gardaí warn drivers to take care after a number of crashes this afternoon
Several collisions have occurred following heavy hail showers today.
# Wildlife Act
Hedgecutting on M7 in Naas permitted as part of planned roadworks
Ensuring that there are no birds nesting in the area earmarked for clearance is a requirement for planned construction work.
# M7
Member of public helps gardaí arrest dangerous driver who had no licence or insurance
The driver, who crashed into a barrier, was arrested on suspicion of drink driving.
# Diversions
Traffic delays expected this weekend as M7 diversions kick in
The speed limit will be reduced to 25km/hr in some parts.
# Kildare
Delays expected along M7 as diversions kick in this weekend
The speed limit will be reduced to 25km/hr in some parts.
# Kildare
Gardaí log 100 motorists breaking speed limit on first day of M7 'slow down' operation
32 motorists have been prosecuted so far for dangerous driving between junctions 8 and 11 on the M7.
# Roadworks
Gardaí to deploy two speed vans after a number of serious incidents on M7 in Kildare
In recent months, 32 motorists have been prosecuted for dangerous driving between junctions 8 and 11 on the M7.
# Naas
Bus driver arrested on M7 after being found nine times over legal alcohol limit
The driver had a Blood Alcohol Concentration of more than 180mg.
# Bowsie behaviour
Drunk driver caught doing more than 100 mph, driving (repeatedly) wrong way around roundabout
Some drivers have been acting the eejit and then some over the bank holiday.
# Roscrea
13 cars involved in multiple collisions in a hailstorm on the M7 in Tipperary
None of the injuries sustained in the collisions are understood to be life-threatening.
# M7
Man in his 70s killed in three-car M7 crash
Gardaí and emergency services are at the scene and diversions are in place.
# M7
Drivers on the M7 are being urged to slow down - until 2020
One motorist has already been arrested for driving at 141kph in the new 60kph zone.
# what are you at
A man just gave up and started sunbathing in the middle of the M7 this afternoon
We wouldn’t say that’s the best idea. But you do you.
# padhraic moran
Tributes paid to Kerry man who died in 12-car pile up on M7
Padhraic Moran died on the M7 Dublin-Limerick road at Newport yesterday.
# Castletroy
Man dies after suffering head injuries in horrific 12-car pile-up on M7
The collisions happened during a severe hailstorm at just after 7.30pm.
# hello winter
Dart delays and dangerous roads, with temperatures due to plummet to -4 this weekend
It will be freezing tonight in many places, according to Met Éireann.
# Dublin
Viable bombs and IED components found at three locations last night
An explosive device was found on the M7 motorway in Laois.
# Arrested
Gardaí clocked a car doing 208km per hour last night
The driver will now have to appear in Naas court in February.
# Dublin
M50 a 'car park' this morning, as overturned truck causes traffic gridlock
Drivers are being told to avoid the M50 southbound altogether if possible.
# bottleneck blues
Drive through Newlands Cross? Major roadworks begin from tonight
Around 80,000 drivers pass through the motorway bottleneck every day. A new flyover’s being built, but expect major delays in the short-term.
# Collision
Man dies after car collides with truck on M7
It’s believed the driver of the car may have suffered a heart attack before the crash happened, at around 6am.
# Ride On
WATCH: Man hitches a ride down the M7 on the back of a truck
A backer down the motorway? No thanks.
# Roads
Man dies as motorcycle hits crash barriers on M7 in Laois
The 45-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.
# Traffic disruption
A garda van burst into flames on a busy motorway
Gardai believe a technical problem led to the incident on the M7 in Kildare.
# slow down
Over 1,100 delays/collisions on Irish roads in 2012 - AA Roadwatch
At 374 incidents, Dublin experienced nearly four times as many delays as anywhere else.
# Crash
Multi-vehicle crash blocking road in Naas
A five-car collision is causing long delays on the M7/Kildare road.
# Careful Now
Travelling on the M7? Watch out for those goats
No, seriously.
# Roads
Two collisions on M7 Dublin to Limerick Road
AA Roadwatch is warning motorists to exercise caution on the M7 and M8 after heavy hail showers.
# Drugs
Two arrested over €315k drugs seizure in Kildare
Men in their 40s and 50s are held over the seizure of 3.5kg of cocaine and around 10kg of cannabis resin.
# Royal Visit
Third day of the royal visit brings the Queen to Kildare, but there'll be one thing missing
Queen Elizabeth II will travel to the Irish National Stud today, which will be missing one of its star attractions. The stallion Verglas, which was due to be showcased to the Queen, died on Tuesday following an accident.
# Roads
Delays on M7 due to overturned horsebox
# Crash
Colliding juggernauts led to multiple crashes at Portlaoise
Gardaí are dealing with up to 15 crashes on M7 Southbound at Portlaoise after two articulated trucks crashed on the route.
# Breaking
At least 15 cars crash in heavy fog on M7 Dublin/Limerick road