Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 11°C Saturday 16 October 2021

#potholes

# potholes - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Had your car or bike damaged by a pothole? You're not the only one
# Pain In The Pothole
# Pain In The Pothole

Had your car or bike damaged by a pothole? You're not the only one

Aug 2nd 2018, 2:27 PM 17,350 Views 39 Comments

Six in 10 people have had their mode of transport damaged by potholes.

# potholes - Friday 26 January, 2018

'You wouldn't get this in the Third World' - locals up in arms over state of roads in Munster town
# In Shite
# In Shite

'You wouldn't get this in the Third World' - locals up in arms over state of roads in Munster town

Jan 26th 2018, 6:01 AM 34,248 Views 59 Comments

Tipperary Town may share the name of its county, but the standard of its roads is “no advert for the place” says one local.

# potholes - Monday 20 February, 2017

Road in sh**e? This new gadget could mean you never hit another pothole
# Gadget Preview
# Gadget Preview

Road in sh**e? This new gadget could mean you never hit another pothole

Feb 20th 2017, 3:06 PM 1,102 Views 0 Comments

Ford aims to use crowdsourcing technology to give you advance warnings.

# potholes - Monday 28 December, 2015

Are your local roads in a state? You're not alone
# Potholes
# Potholes

Are your local roads in a state? You're not alone

Dec 28th 2015, 11:15 AM 14,438 Views 63 Comments

A national survey finds that 44% of regional roads in Ireland have extensive surface defects, while 31% of local roads have structural issues.

# potholes - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

You could help fix potholes by driving over them
# Swerve To Avoid
# Swerve To Avoid

You could help fix potholes by driving over them

Aug 26th 2015, 2:15 PM 13,894 Views 21 Comments

The company patented a method that would allow cars to detect them and help create a database.

# potholes - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Drawing penises around dangerous potholes is just what Ireland needs
# Wanksy
From The Daily Edge
# Wanksy

Drawing penises around dangerous potholes is just what Ireland needs

Apr 28th 2015, 10:35 AM 4,067 Views 0 Comments

I can be your hero, baby.

# potholes - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Potholes could soon be but an unpleasant memory
# Holey Wars
# Holey Wars

Potholes could soon be but an unpleasant memory

Jan 28th 2015, 12:15 PM 13,750 Views 32 Comments

New research has developed a system of detecting costly road damage before it occurs.

# potholes - Friday 13 June, 2014

A man is filling Chicago's potholes with wonderful mosaics
# Legend
From The Daily Edge
# Legend

A man is filling Chicago's potholes with wonderful mosaics

Jun 13th 2014, 7:30 PM 3,981 Views 4 Comments

Can we get him over to Ireland please?

# potholes - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Unfortunate pothole-filling crew manage to get stuck in giant pothole
# Hole-y Moly
From The Daily Edge
# Hole-y Moly

Unfortunate pothole-filling crew manage to get stuck in giant pothole

Mar 25th 2014, 3:37 PM 3,150 Views 2 Comments

Not ideal.

# potholes - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Massive potholes making Donegal road 'almost impassible' for local families
# BIG HOLE
# BIG HOLE

Massive potholes making Donegal road 'almost impassible' for local families

Feb 1st 2014, 4:58 PM 26,216 Views 44 Comments

A local election candidate is calling for the re-introduction of the Local Improvement Scheme to fix roads like this all over the county.

# potholes - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Almost 72% of Irish motorists believe garda presence on roads has reduced
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Almost 72% of Irish motorists believe garda presence on roads has reduced

Jun 4th 2013, 7:54 AM 5,614 Views 57 Comments

A new poll by AA revealed that 40 per cent think the government is not treating road safety as a priority.

# potholes - Monday 20 May, 2013

New road maintenance scheme asks local communities to contribute funding
# Roads
# Roads

New road maintenance scheme asks local communities to contribute funding

May 20th 2013, 10:39 AM 12,124 Views 163 Comments

The government is investing €10.6 million in the scheme but communities will have to come up with the rest of the €14 million to repair the roads.

# potholes - Saturday 11 May, 2013

Fine Gael TDs on Twitter and free GP care : The week's news skewed
# Not The News
# Not The News

Fine Gael TDs on Twitter and free GP care : The week's news skewed

May 11th 2013, 10:00 AM 5,283 Views 13 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Leinster House goes wild photocopying arses, free GP care for healthy citizens, and FG TDs insult each other for Twitter practice.

# potholes - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Column: It's time to tackle decline in rural Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: It's time to tackle decline in rural Ireland

Mar 28th 2013, 7:00 AM 1,177 Views 86 Comments

Rural Ireland is experiencing a demise, with empty shop buildings, damaged roads and a lack of essential services. Action needs to be taken now or we could see whole parts of the country uninhabited, writes John Verling.

# potholes - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Health and safety ‘gone mad’ as council workers suspended over filling pothole
# Co Cork
# Co Cork

Health and safety ‘gone mad’ as council workers suspended over filling pothole

Mar 26th 2013, 11:52 AM 37,304 Views 180 Comments

A spokesperson from the HSA said that the issue wasn’t one of “red tape and bureaucracy”, but of safety.

# potholes - Friday 8 March, 2013

Varadkar urges local authorities to focus on road maintenance
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Varadkar urges local authorities to focus on road maintenance

Mar 8th 2013, 10:26 AM 7,158 Views 48 Comments

The Transport Minister said that they needed to take “their responsibilities a bit more seriously”.

Poll: Do you think enough is being done to fix Ireland's roads?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think enough is being done to fix Ireland's roads?

Mar 8th 2013, 9:47 AM 7,947 Views 91 Comments

The Minister for Transport has said that local authorities are to place a greater focus on maintaining Ireland’s roads. Will it be enough?

# potholes - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Potholes, loose chippings, floods: Welcome to Ireland’s rural roads
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Potholes, loose chippings, floods: Welcome to Ireland’s rural roads

Feb 19th 2013, 6:17 PM 28,391 Views 100 Comments

One council engineer admits that limited funding means “we are stretched beyond breaking point to carry out even basic repairs”.

# potholes - Friday 1 February, 2013

Open thread: Is your local road as bad as this one?
# Road To Baghdad
# Road To Baghdad

Open thread: Is your local road as bad as this one?

Feb 1st 2013, 11:30 AM 17,816 Views 114 Comments

This is the road travelled by one TheJournal.ie reader every day is referred to locally as ‘The road to Baghdad’. Can you beat it?

# potholes - Friday 18 January, 2013

Road is in Shite Pic of the Day
# Co. Cavan
From The Daily Edge
# Co. Cavan

Road is in Shite Pic of the Day

Jan 18th 2013, 11:52 AM 42,817 Views 75 Comments

Let’s not beat around the bush.

# potholes - Friday 20 July, 2012

App detects potholes on Boston streets
# Potholes
# Potholes

App detects potholes on Boston streets

Jul 20th 2012, 1:43 PM 2,731 Views 12 Comments

New app Street Bump allows drivers to automatically report the road hazards like pot holes to the authorities.

# potholes - Sunday 9 October, 2011

State of roads causing increase in puncture breakdowns, says AA
# Breakdowns
# Breakdowns

State of roads causing increase in puncture breakdowns, says AA

Oct 9th 2011, 6:56 PM 476 Views 16 Comments

The numbers of punctures rose over the last twelve months – and potholes are to blame, the AA has said.

# potholes - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Aug 9th 2011, 8:05 PM 1,799 Views 1 Comment

In today’s Fix: the latest from the UK as the violence spreads, Apple is now the most valuable business in the world, graffiti and poop on the streets of the country, and Ireland’s favourite movies…

U2 graffiti, dog poop and man-sized potholes - welcome to FixYourStreet.ie
# Fix Your STreet
From The Daily Edge
# Fix Your STreet

U2 graffiti, dog poop and man-sized potholes - welcome to FixYourStreet.ie

Aug 9th 2011, 3:14 PM 1,485 Views 8 Comments

The new website, aimed at identifying ‘non-emergency issues’ like potholes and illegal dumping, has attracted hundreds of complaints since it launched last week.

# potholes - Friday 24 June, 2011

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jun 24th 2011, 7:02 PM 728 Views 3 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# potholes - Sunday 27 March, 2011

AA Ireland launches nationwide anti-pothole petition
# Motoring
# Motoring

AA Ireland launches nationwide anti-pothole petition

Mar 27th 2011, 2:48 PM 1,932 Views 0 Comments

The breakdown assistance company says motorists paying high taxes on petrol shouldn’t have to tolerate poor road conditions.

# potholes - Monday 21 February, 2011

Pothole politics not on the agenda after all...
# Pothole Ireland
# Pothole Ireland

Pothole politics not on the agenda after all...

Feb 21st 2011, 6:45 PM 1,430 Views 0 Comments

There’s a deficit of over €4bn in local government coffers which are going to hit basic services if not addressed by next government.