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# Road Deaths

20th May 2024
Inquest into 'unspeakable tragedy' after mother and two daughters die in Mayo road crash
Last week
12th May 2024 - 18th May 2024
Pedestrian injured in Donegal hit-and-run dies in hospital as man appears in court
Concerns raised that Irish emergency medicine model is 'failing' severely ill and injured people
Other European countries routinely despatch doctors to the scene of accidents – but not Ireland.
Concerns have been raised at the highest level of government.
Consultants are calling for international 'gold standard' care for Irish patients.
This month
May 2024
Family death notice: Hard-hitting road safety campaign launched ahead of May Bank Holiday
Last month
April 2024
'Devastated' family grieves cyclist killed in Dublin crash, as council says junction will be fixed
Road Safety Authority criticises reduced road policing strength - and defends ditching 'shock' ads
New cameras that will capture people breaking red lights to be introduced in Dublin, Ryan says
John O'Brien: We had a road safety policing model that worked, what went wrong?
John O'Brien
Man (20s) dies after motorcycle collision in Wicklow
Man dies after being hit by car in Cork overnight
TY students to sit new road safety course in light of 'horrific' death toll
‘My world is so empty’: Husband and father says at funeral for those killed in Co Mayo crash
Una Bowden and her daughters Ciara, 14, and Saoirse, 10, died in a car crash in Co Mayo on 26 March.
More than 2,600 drivers found speeding over bank holiday weekend
This year
Mother and daughters killed in Mayo crash yesterday have been named
40 more people will die on Irish roads this year compared to 2023 if trend continues, Chambers says
Four people have died in a road crash in Armagh
JD Sports under fire for Dublin advertisement showing masked riders on scrambler bikes
Speeding and mobile phone use cited as concerns by gardaí amid spike in road deaths
Young man in teens dies in road traffic incident in Co Sligo
'A terrible loss': Three young people killed in Co Carlow road crash named locally
Another passenger in the car, a man in his 20s, was taken to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.
The crash occurred at around 11.30pm last night, Wednesday, on the N80 at Leagh on the Wexford Road.
Father Tom Little, a priest in the area, went to the scene late last night.
He said it's a "terrible loss".
Three people killed in separate road crashes in Louth, Mayo and Derry
Two men dead in separate road incidents in Dublin and Kildare
Sixth fatal crash this week as woman (80s) dies in Co Meath collision
One person arrested every hour for drink or drug-driving over Christmas
Witness appeal after young man dies in car crash in Kildare
Almost 20% increase in road deaths last year with 184 people killed on Irish roads
Almost half of road deaths in Northern Ireland last year were among vulnerable road users
Last year
Man (40s) dies in single-vehicle collision in Kerry
There were no fatalities on Irish roads during the first week of December
There were 140 drivers arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.
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RSA finds those driving for work are more likely to engage in dangerous driving behaviours
Appeal for drivers to take care over Bank Holiday as fatalities on 'shocking' upwards trend
Number of deaths on Irish roads so far this year has now equalled the total for 2022
Witness appeal after cyclist (70s) dies in collision in county Monaghan
Motorists to face higher penalty points on bank holiday weekends
Two motorcyclists killed in separate road incidents in Roscommon and Kerry
Woman (50s) dies following crash involving car and lorry in Co Donegal
'Personal responsibility' the focus of new RSA campaign to eliminate road deaths by 2050
No deadline in place for lowering of speed limits, says McEntee
Shock road safety adverts of the past weren't liked — but they were effective, says Taoiseach
Ministers discuss changes to penalty points at meeting this evening