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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 9°C

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# Red Light
'We have to pull the brake': Wales has suspended building roads for the climate. Should Ireland?
Wales has paused most new road projects pending a review of whether they are consistent with the country’s climate targets.
Wales has paused most new road projects pending a review of whether they are consistent with the country's climate targets.
Transport experts say focusing investment on public transport instead of roads would be a positive if done right in Ireland, Lauren Boland reports.
But in rural areas, there are concerns that a stop to road-building could cut isolated communities off even further.
Greta Thunberg brands COP26 'a failure' as thousands of young people protest in Glasgow
The Government's long-awaited Climate Action Plan is out - here's what's in it
# New Rules
Amsterdam has banned tour groups from sex workers’ windows in red light district
The move is an attempt to address over-tourism and protect workers.
# stop in your tracks
Trains between Dalkey-Greystones are suspended for the rest of the weekend
Fire damage to signalling equipment at Bray has meant services are down today and tomorrow.
# Brakes On
Number of gardaí working in Traffic Corps reduced by 30% since 2011
There were 1,093 gardaí in the traffic corps in 2008 – that number has almost halved in the past 10 years.
# Red Light
RTÉ will NOT be forced to let the Greens into tonight's leaders' debate
The Green Party went to the High Court to try to get involved in an eight-way debate.
# safer roads
Clampdown on drivers, cyclists and pedestrians running red lights with over 2,500 caught so far
One red light camera has caught over 150 cars breaking a red light since June.
# red means stop
This cyclist had an incredibly close call with a bus after breaking a red light
He’ll certainly never do that again.
# Red Light
Ireland's ban on the purchase of sex will be challenged by a sex worker
Northern Ireland brought in new laws first and the Republic has followed.
# Regret
Worst driver ever jumps red light, gets instant comeuppance
# ruhama
Seven per cent increase in women affected by prostitution seeking support
Ruhama, which supports women affected by sex trafficking and prostitution, helped 258 people last year — providing services to women from 32 different nationalities.
# Red Light
Camera installed in Dublin to catch drivers running red lights
Ireland’s first red light camera enforcement project is to begin shortly in Dublin.