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#Road Deaths

# road-deaths - Sunday 27 December, 2015

Five young people have died on the roads this Christmas
# RIP
# RIP

Five young people have died on the roads this Christmas

Dec 27th 2015, 12:52 PM 19,696 Views 17 Comments

Tragedies hit communities in Antrim, Carlow, Cavan, Dublin and Wexford.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

300 drivers will be arrested before the end of the year - will you be one of them?
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

300 drivers will be arrested before the end of the year - will you be one of them?

Dec 22nd 2015, 2:03 PM 12,299 Views 33 Comments

Today the RSA and gardaí also warned there may be another four to six deaths on Irish roads before the New Year.

# road-deaths - Friday 20 November, 2015

Two men killed in separate collisions in Monaghan and Louth
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Two men killed in separate collisions in Monaghan and Louth

Nov 20th 2015, 8:49 AM 15,010 Views 5 Comments

In the car crash in Louth, two people also sustained minor injuries.

# road-deaths - Saturday 24 October, 2015

It could take weeks to identity victims of horror French bus crash
# Bordeaux
# Bordeaux

It could take weeks to identity victims of horror French bus crash

Oct 24th 2015, 10:49 AM 12,360 Views 9 Comments

Experts from a police victim identification unit set up a tented centre overnight.

# road-deaths - Monday 12 October, 2015

Video shows last moments of two young men's lives as they sped to their deaths
# Footage
# Footage

Video shows last moments of two young men's lives as they sped to their deaths

Oct 12th 2015, 10:02 PM 70,075 Views 40 Comments

The video shows that the men were driving above 90 mph while driving along a quiet country road.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Man in his 80s dies after tractor strikes ditch and overturns
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Man in his 80s dies after tractor strikes ditch and overturns

Sep 29th 2015, 10:10 PM 16,205 Views 4 Comments

The crash happened in Wicklow this morning.

# road-deaths - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Two men killed in separate crashes in Donegal and Cork
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Two men killed in separate crashes in Donegal and Cork

Aug 23rd 2015, 1:00 PM 27,243 Views 18 Comments

A 19-year-old car passenger and 41-year-old motorcyclist lost their lives in the collisions.

# road-deaths - Saturday 15 August, 2015

Motorcyclist killed in Kerry road crash
# Kerry
# Kerry

Motorcyclist killed in Kerry road crash

Aug 15th 2015, 3:27 PM 18,042 Views 4 Comments

The crash happened this morning on the N70.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Elderly woman dies after her car collides with truck
# Wexford
# Wexford

Elderly woman dies after her car collides with truck

Jul 28th 2015, 5:17 PM 19,736 Views 1 Comment

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

# road-deaths - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Woman in her 70s killed in three car pile-up
# Limerick
# Limerick

Woman in her 70s killed in three car pile-up

Jul 26th 2015, 9:24 PM 27,849 Views 10 Comments

A number of other people have been taken to University Hospital Limerick.

# road-deaths - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Motorcyclist in his 20s killed in Cork crash
# Skibbereen
# Skibbereen

Motorcyclist in his 20s killed in Cork crash

Jul 15th 2015, 7:07 PM 15,757 Views 6 Comments

His bike collided with a car.

# road-deaths - Monday 13 July, 2015

'Any small community's nightmare': Shock over deaths in Laois car crash
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

'Any small community's nightmare': Shock over deaths in Laois car crash

Jul 13th 2015, 2:45 PM 9,691 Views 4 Comments

Angela Kelly, Orla Curry and Martin Brophy were killed in the crash early yesterday morning.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Forget phones, Samsung's developing a truck that could help reduce road deaths
# Taking Risks
# Taking Risks

Forget phones, Samsung's developing a truck that could help reduce road deaths

Jun 23rd 2015, 6:07 AM 14,367 Views 17 Comments

Do you take risks when overtaking?

# road-deaths - Monday 22 June, 2015

Man dies in single car collision in Wicklow
# Newtownmountkennedy
# Newtownmountkennedy

Man dies in single car collision in Wicklow

Jun 22nd 2015, 6:53 PM 18,338 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí are investigating the incident.

# road-deaths - Thursday 11 June, 2015

A man who ran over his girlfriend's father is campaigning for more high-vis jackets
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

A man who ran over his girlfriend's father is campaigning for more high-vis jackets

Jun 11th 2015, 5:19 PM 24,676 Views 26 Comments

Michael Jackson appeared alongside his girlfriend Maggie on Tv3′s Ireland AM to tell their harrowing story.

# road-deaths - Monday 8 June, 2015

'God, it's so hard': Jake Brennan's mother speaks out on his first anniversary
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

'God, it's so hard': Jake Brennan's mother speaks out on his first anniversary

Jun 8th 2015, 8:00 PM 24,542 Views 13 Comments

“We’re missing a precious, precious little boy.”

# road-deaths - Sunday 7 June, 2015

133 drivers in fatal crashes were not breathalysed last year
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

133 drivers in fatal crashes were not breathalysed last year

Jun 7th 2015, 8:00 AM 9,793 Views 24 Comments

The majority of drivers received fatal injuries at the scene.

# road-deaths - Friday 29 May, 2015

Victory for Jake Brennan's family as council backs 20km speed limit
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Victory for Jake Brennan's family as council backs 20km speed limit

May 29th 2015, 9:32 AM 13,107 Views 57 Comments

The six-year-old died when hit by a car last June.

# road-deaths - Monday 4 May, 2015

Pedestrian killed in Cork this morning
# Fatal
# Fatal

Pedestrian killed in Cork this morning

May 4th 2015, 8:22 AM 25,241 Views 3 Comments

The 33-year-old died in hospital.

# road-deaths - Monday 6 April, 2015

Man dies in car crash in Bandon
# Bank Holiday
# Bank Holiday

Man dies in car crash in Bandon

Apr 6th 2015, 9:05 AM 21,119 Views 2 Comments

The deceased was the driver and sole occupant of the car.

# road-deaths - Sunday 5 April, 2015

This simple can could help save cyclists' lives
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

This simple can could help save cyclists' lives

Apr 5th 2015, 5:30 PM 36,182 Views 44 Comments

Cyclists: You should all get this.

# road-deaths - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Almost 500 Irish drivers caught speeding in just 24 hours
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

Almost 500 Irish drivers caught speeding in just 24 hours

Mar 28th 2015, 11:45 AM 27,607 Views 79 Comments

Gardaí have checked more than 100,000 vehicles since yesterday morning.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

51-year-old man killed in Cork road crash
# Road Death
# Road Death

51-year-old man killed in Cork road crash

Mar 24th 2015, 8:51 AM 9,735 Views 0 Comments

The man’s vehicle left the road and crashed into another car parked beside the road.

# road-deaths - Monday 23 March, 2015

Mayo's roads are being blessed - but there are no miracles expected
# Fatalities
# Fatalities

Mayo's roads are being blessed - but there are no miracles expected

Mar 23rd 2015, 5:55 PM 19,160 Views 105 Comments

Mayo is following in the footsteps of Australia, where the blessing takes place in certain areas each year.

# road-deaths - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Two fatal road crashes within 24 hours - in Sligo and in Co Cork
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Two fatal road crashes within 24 hours - in Sligo and in Co Cork

Mar 18th 2015, 12:44 PM 19,799 Views 4 Comments

A man in his 80s died in the Sligo crash. In Cork, a woman in her 30s was killed when her car collided with an SUV.

# road-deaths - Friday 16 January, 2015

Elderly man dies after his car crashed with a tractor and feeder
# Monaghan
# Monaghan

Elderly man dies after his car crashed with a tractor and feeder

Jan 16th 2015, 8:01 AM 10,003 Views 1 Comment

The driver of the tractor was uninjured.

# road-deaths - Saturday 10 January, 2015

'Their friendship brought brightness to our world': Athy crash victims laid to rest
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

'Their friendship brought brightness to our world': Athy crash victims laid to rest

Jan 10th 2015, 5:10 PM 16,140 Views 12 Comments

Funeral services for Niamh Doyle and Ashling Middleton took place in Carlow and Kildare today.

Irish road deaths are on the rise - is it time we looked to Sweden for safety inspiration?
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Irish road deaths are on the rise - is it time we looked to Sweden for safety inspiration?

Jan 10th 2015, 7:00 AM 23,952 Views 101 Comments

The CEO of the RSA said, ‘We saved more lives than ever before in 2012 we can do it again in 2015′.

# road-deaths - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Private service held in Carlow for Athy crash victims
# Local Community
# Local Community

Private service held in Carlow for Athy crash victims

Jan 8th 2015, 11:00 PM 24,700 Views 4 Comments

The memorial took place at 12:15 this afternoon.

# road-deaths - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

'Four beautiful school friends' to be laid to rest after tragic Kildare crash
# Athy
# Athy

'Four beautiful school friends' to be laid to rest after tragic Kildare crash

Jan 7th 2015, 10:50 PM 86,928 Views 37 Comments

Funeral arrangements have been made for three of the young women.

# road-deaths - Friday 2 January, 2015

Gardaí will be able to test your saliva on the roadside by the end of this year
# Under The Influence
# Under The Influence

Gardaí will be able to test your saliva on the roadside by the end of this year

Jan 2nd 2015, 1:48 PM 18,786 Views 45 Comments

As part of the tender process, testing is currently underway so suitable devices can be chosen.

# road-deaths - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Double the number of children died on our roads last year
# Road Deaths 2014
# Road Deaths 2014

Double the number of children died on our roads last year

Jan 1st 2015, 11:15 AM 11,874 Views 64 Comments

One in four passengers killed were not wearing a seatbelt.

# road-deaths - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Elderly pedestrian dies a day after being struck by a car
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Elderly pedestrian dies a day after being struck by a car

Dec 24th 2014, 8:07 AM 9,268 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Young man killed in three-car collision in Down
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Young man killed in three-car collision in Down

Dec 23rd 2014, 11:12 AM 5,952 Views 3 Comments

Another tragedy on the roads at Christmas time.

Man in his 20s dies after his van struck a tree in Longford
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Man in his 20s dies after his van struck a tree in Longford

Dec 23rd 2014, 8:44 AM 8,841 Views 9 Comments

He is the 192nd person to die on Irish roads this year.

# road-deaths - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Motorcyclist in his 70s dies in Templemore crash
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Motorcyclist in his 70s dies in Templemore crash

Dec 18th 2014, 9:40 AM 7,800 Views 7 Comments

He is the 188th person to die on Irish roads this year.

# road-deaths - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Woman in her 20s killed after being hit by car
# Athlone
# Athlone

Woman in her 20s killed after being hit by car

Dec 13th 2014, 7:55 PM 21,543 Views 4 Comments

The woman was hit by a car in Glasson, near Athlone on Wednesday.

# road-deaths - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Pedestrian knocked down and killed in Clonard
# Meath
# Meath

Pedestrian knocked down and killed in Clonard

Dec 10th 2014, 8:42 PM 15,951 Views 6 Comments

He is the 39th pedestrian to be killed on Irish roads this year.

# road-deaths - Monday 8 December, 2014

During this week in 2013, thousands of people were caught drink-driving
# Clampdown
# Clampdown

During this week in 2013, thousands of people were caught drink-driving

Dec 8th 2014, 6:45 AM 9,112 Views 20 Comments

Don’t take a chance.

# road-deaths - Monday 1 December, 2014

Cavan driver is the 180th person killed on Irish roads this year
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Cavan driver is the 180th person killed on Irish roads this year

Dec 1st 2014, 8:00 AM 11,734 Views 14 Comments

The man’s car hit a tree last night.