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Saturday 23 September 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# Motorway

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Irish lads help Superman find the motorway
Even Superman has to ask for directions down the country.
Varadkar: 'I've no plans to introduce new tolls while I'm Transport Minister'
Leo Varadkar was responding to reports of possible new toll points on the M50 motorway in Dublin.
Five arrests after gang armed with hammers rob Dublin jewellery shop
The gang threatened staff and smashed up the shop, causing extensive damage.
Motorcyclist killed in Ashbourne collision
The incident occurred at 7.30pm yesterday evening and gardaí are appealing for witnesses
Prison officer killed in Armagh motorway shooting
This morning’s shooting, which caused the death of a Northern Ireland prison officer, has been condemned by the Northern Ireland Secretary.
M1 closed as lorry-load of hay catches fire
Gardai say both directions are affected just north of junction 18.
Rio 2016: Favela dwellers face eviction as Olympic highway is planned
“Our government wants to act like Robin Hood, but the other way around,” says one resident, “take from the poor to give to the rich.”
Video: Car catches fire on Dublin's M50
Emergency services later cleared the car that had caught fire on the Dublin motorway. Gardaí said there were no injuries.
Motorway closed due to oil spill
"Don't do it again" - Warning for travellers after horse race on Cork road
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the sulky race on the Cork to Mallow road on Saturday as Pavee Point issued a warning to Travellers this morning.
UPDATED: Hair-raising video of Gardaí and horse pursuit on carriageway
Gardaí have confirmed that a male in his late 20s was arrested following the incident and was subsequently released.
Travelling on the M7? Watch out for those goats
No, seriously.
The burning question*: Do you hover on outside lane on dual carriageway?
This and every Monday, let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)
Eleventh victim of Florida multi-vehicle crash found
The eleventh victim of last weekend’s deadly 19-vehicle pileup has only now been discovered, due to the extent of the damage to the vehicle in which they were travelling.
Fine Gael TD says motorway lights should be switched off overnight
Charlie Flanagan has written to the Transport Minister suggesting that motorway lights could be switched off overnight to save money and energy.
Drivers "putting lives at risk" by stopping on motorway
AA Ireland and the Road Safety Authority is reminding all road-users not to stop or walk on a motorway unless it is an emergency, after a survey showed that 45 per cent of drivers use the hard shoulder to make or take calls.
Toll company on M3 motorway made €19 million profit
Eurolink Motorway Operation made €19,420,000 over just seven months after the M3 opened last year.
Seven confirmed dead after M5 crash, as search for bodies concludes
Police have finished sifting through the wreckage and have confirmed that no further bodies have been found.
Man falls off bridge over M1 in Dublin
The man – who has not been named – is believed to have survived the incident, which occurred at around 2pm today.
Crash kills woman after car seen driving wrong way up M6
The collision happened yesterday hours before another road user was killed in Cork.
Road safety campaign urges greater driver caution on motorways
Meanwhile, report suggests penalty points system may be changed for new drivers.
Toll company introduces new measures to tackle M50 'tailgating'
eFlow has been working with the Gardaí to so far catch over 100 motorists.
Tolling company fights overcharging claims
The NRA says that Celtic Roads Group (Dundalk) Ltd has failed to reduce prices in line with inflation – but the company says it had a reasonable expectation that charges would never be revised downwards.
Final stage of new M7 motorway opens at last
The government’s goal of having its network of regional motorways open before Christmas is achieved.
8 things you definitely didn't know about Irish roads
As the final stretch of the M9 Dublin to Waterford route opens, we bring you eight facts you (probably) definitely didn’t know about Irish roads.
M50 completed