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Thursday 30 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# On The Road

This month
November 2023
Varadkar not in favour of strict cut-off ages and restrictions for older drivers
The EU Commission proposes motorists over 70 may have to undergo regular medical tests and refresher courses.
'I probably threw myself straight into club and only took a week off'
Sligo and Coolera-Strandhill’s Niall Murphy is preparing for a Connacht SFC quarter-final against St Brigid’s.
This year
Afolabi rounds off victory for Bohemians away to Drogheda
A first FAI Cup win in 15 years remains a live possibility for Devine’s team.
Kinsella on rugby: Tour life in Portugal
Sunshine, ripping up the script and a Netflix camera crew – a taste of life at Ireland’s Algarve camp.
Dublin narrowly hold off Kildare to open Division 2 campaign with a victory
The sides clashed in the league opener at Croke Park.
Waterford to play Munster hurling championship home games in Thurles
FBD Semple Stadium has been approved as the venue for Déise’s meetings with Limerick and Clare.
'It's a challenge, we like a challenge at this club' - Munster's Rowntree
The Munster boss says they welcome the challenge of travelling to take on the Sharks.
Last year
After their travel nightmare, Leinster must be close to best against Racing
Leo Cullen’s side weren’t able to do their captain’s run due to long delays on the journey to Le Havre.
'It's a long drive to Thomond Park, and it has always been a pretty rubbish trip back'
Billy Burns has yet to win away against Munster since joining Ulster in 2018.
Wilkins says daunting South Africa trip gives Connacht chance to get house in order
The squad will be away for over two weeks, having not returned to Galway after Saturday’s loss to Ulster in Belfast.
'I'm unbelievably proud' - Sligo Rovers boss feels they deserved famous European win
John Russell gave his thoughts after last night’s victory away to Motherwell in the Europa Conference League qualifiers.
Munster focused on 'playing the game we want to play' ahead of URC quarter-final date in Belfast
The province are the only team to beat Ulster at the Kingspan Stadium in the URC this season.
'It's a shame for a semi-final, it's unacceptable' - Ronan O'Gara
La Rochelle are frustrated at Racing moving the clash to Lens in the north of France.
Irish internationals and Luke Marshall return as Ulster confirm South Africa touring squad
The squad travelled to Cape Town yesterday ahead of the upcoming URC games.
All time
Arsenal v Benfica Europa League return leg switched to Greece
Arsenal will travel further for the home leg of their tie than the away leg.
Did you sit your driving test this year? Here are the pass rates for each RSA test centre for 2020
Here’s how drivers fared at each centre across the country this year.
Cooney and McCloskey return from Ireland camp for Ulster's clash with Cardiff
Matty Rea will win his 50th cap for the province, while Billy Burns and Luke Marshall return from injury.
Ulster A leave the RDS with deserved four-try victory over Leinster
Bill Johnston scored 14 points as the Ulster back row delivered an excellent performance.
There were an extra 14,000 uninsured vehicles on Irish roads last year
MIBI said the figures show an urgent need for an automatic number plate recognition system.
Sheehan goal sets Cork on way to success in Leitrim and Tipp finish strong to beat Louth
The Munster duo both won their ties today in Division 3.
117,000 new cars registered in Ireland in 2019 and just 3% were electric
The government is expected to soon publish draft legislation banning the sale of petrol and diesel vehicles by 2030.
Out-of-sorts Ospreys mean Munster have chance for perfect start in Europe
Johann van Graan’s side must not miss their opportunity to begin with a win in Swansea.
Fitzgerald's star continues to rise as Connacht thrash Dragons and return home with bonus point
Gavin Thornbury, Matt Healy, Finlay Bealham, Cillian Gallagher and Kieran Marmion all ran in tries in Newport.
Deegan impresses with two tries as Leinster survive Zebre scare with bonus-point victory
Leo Cullen’s men came out on top at the Stadio Luigi Zaffanella on Saturday.
Waterford lose home advantage for league opener after breaching training regulations
Padraic Fanning’s side will face Offaly at Semple Stadium later this month.
Did you sit your driving test this year? Here are the pass rates for each RSA test centre for 2018
Data released to showed the pass rates for each centre where a car tests was carried out this year.
Larmour's intercept try crucial as Leinster squeeze out away win in Bath
Leo Cullen’s side weren’t at their best in tricky conditions but found a way to win.
'It's been absolutely overwhelming': After being forced to close its doors, the Lambert Puppet Theatre heads on tour
It was confirmed earlier this year that the iconic venue was to close – but Liam Lambert says the show will go on.
Slight drop in cost of petrol and diesel, but we're still paying more than last year
Drivers are paying 10c more compared to July 2017.
This is what buses will look like on 24 Dublin routes later this year
The travel experience will stay largely the same for commuters, the company says.
Have a summer road trip on the horizon? Here's how to prep your car for the journey
It’s not just about the picnic stops and the playlist.
Jim Gavin names experienced Dublin side for Wicklow clash
The Dubs head to Portlaoise tomorrow.
Letter from Bilbao: Leinster feel a bond in the Basque Country
Leo Cullen’s men took in some of the sights in the city after their captain’s run in the sun.
Leicester dispatch dismal Arsenal as Gunners remain without a point away from home in 2018
Arsene Wenger’s side were defeated at the King Power on Monday, meaning they have lost every away game in the Premier League this calendar year.
At a time when Ireland's industry was on its knees, we became surprising trailblazers in car making
A new book is highlighting a “forgotten” story of Ireland’s journey to modernity.
Dundalk on the double as they see off gutsy Bray to maintain top spot
Pat Hoban and John Mountney bagged the goals.
The42 Rugby Show is coming to Cork next week - get your tickets here
Tomás O’Leary is our special guest as we look ahead to Munster v Toulon, Leinster v Saracens, and a bumper weekend of European action.
Tayto Park has launched a 'driving school for kids' with Nissan cars
Children can learn the rules of the road and get their own driving licence.
Gavin makes no changes on opening weekend win as Dubs make trip to Tyrone
Dublin are aiming to make it back-to-back wins in the Allianz National Football League at Healy Park this evening.
Late, late show as Durcan edges Mayo past 12-man Monaghan at the death
Mayo took the points on offer in the Clones opener.