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#Road Deaths

# road-deaths - All time

Woman dies after car crash in Donegal
# Letterkenny
# Letterkenny

Woman dies after car crash in Donegal

Mar 24th 2016, 6:39 PM 17,778 Views 2 Comments

The 30-year-old woman died in hospital this afternoon.

Man (52) dies after motorcycle collides with car
# Galway
# Galway

Man (52) dies after motorcycle collides with car

Dec 31st 2015, 7:57 AM 16,101 Views 7 Comments

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.

Man in his 70s dies in Westmeath crash
# Mullingar
# Mullingar

Man in his 70s dies in Westmeath crash

Dec 28th 2015, 6:10 PM 16,877 Views 6 Comments

The collision happened at about 3.30pm today.

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 19,734 Views 17 Comments

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

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 12,318 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.

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 15,037 Views 5 Comments

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

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 12,382 Views 9 Comments

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

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 70,117 Views 41 Comments

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

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 16,214 Views 4 Comments

The crash happened in Wicklow this morning.

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 27,262 Views 19 Comments

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

Motorcyclist killed in Kerry road crash
# Kerry
# Kerry

Motorcyclist killed in Kerry road crash

Aug 15th 2015, 3:27 PM 18,067 Views 4 Comments

The crash happened this morning on the N70.

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 19,756 Views 1 Comment

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

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 27,862 Views 10 Comments

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

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

Motorcyclist in his 20s killed in Cork crash

Jul 15th 2015, 7:07 PM 15,781 Views 6 Comments

His bike collided with a car.

'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 9,720 Views 4 Comments

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

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 14,390 Views 17 Comments

Do you take risks when overtaking?

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

Man dies in single car collision in Wicklow

Jun 22nd 2015, 6:53 PM 18,382 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí are investigating the incident.

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 24,722 Views 26 Comments

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

'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 24,641 Views 13 Comments

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

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 9,818 Views 24 Comments

The majority of drivers received fatal injuries at the scene.

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 13,234 Views 57 Comments

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

Pedestrian killed in Cork this morning
# Fatal
# Fatal

Pedestrian killed in Cork this morning

May 4th 2015, 8:22 AM 25,252 Views 3 Comments

The 33-year-old died in hospital.

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

Man dies in car crash in Bandon

Apr 6th 2015, 9:05 AM 21,145 Views 2 Comments

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

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 36,202 Views 44 Comments

Cyclists: You should all get this.

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 27,646 Views 79 Comments

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

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 9,749 Views 0 Comments

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

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 19,175 Views 105 Comments

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

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 19,821 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.

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 10,016 Views 1 Comment

The driver of the tractor was uninjured.

'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 16,171 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 23,976 Views 100 Comments

The CEO of the RSA said, ‘We saved more lives than ever before in 2012 we can do it again in 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 24,754 Views 4 Comments

The memorial took place at 12:15 this afternoon.

'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 87,384 Views 37 Comments

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

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 18,810 Views 45 Comments

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

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 11,892 Views 64 Comments

One in four passengers killed were not wearing a seatbelt.

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 9,294 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.

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 5,967 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 8,853 Views 9 Comments

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

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 7,821 Views 7 Comments

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

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 21,577 Views 4 Comments

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