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Wednesday 27 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Road Deaths

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Elderly man dies after his car crashed with a tractor and feeder
The driver of the tractor was uninjured.
'Their friendship brought brightness to our world': Athy crash victims laid to rest
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?
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
The memorial took place at 12:15 this afternoon.
'Four beautiful school friends' to be laid to rest after tragic Kildare crash
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
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
One in four passengers killed were not wearing a seatbelt.
Elderly pedestrian dies a day after being struck by a car
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.
Young man killed in three-car collision in Down
Another tragedy on the roads at Christmas time.
Man in his 20s dies after his van struck a tree in Longford
He is the 192nd person to die on Irish roads this year.
Motorcyclist in his 70s dies in Templemore crash
He is the 188th person to die on Irish roads this year.
Woman in her 20s killed after being hit by car
The woman was hit by a car in Glasson, near Athlone on Wednesday.
Pedestrian knocked down and killed in Clonard
He is the 39th pedestrian to be killed on Irish roads this year.
During this week in 2013, thousands of people were caught drink-driving
Don’t take a chance.
Cavan driver is the 180th person killed on Irish roads this year
The man’s car hit a tree last night.
Man in his 40s killed in Co Cork car crash tonight
The incident occurred between Mallow and Buttevant at around 6.40 pm tonight.
Young girl dies after being hit by truck in Waterford
The toddler was hit by a truck on Manor Street.
Almost 24,000 people have died on our roads since records began
There are a number of events happening throughout the country today to remember the victims of road traffic accidents.
New RSA Chair told to 'name and shame' local authorities that fail to maintain road standards
Liz O’Donnell appeared before the Oireachtas Transport Committee today.
Two teenagers lay dead in car for hours after road crash
The crash occurred overnight on Friday in Killarney, Co Kerry, with the bodies of the youths discovered at midday on Saturday.
Two men killed overnight after car hits a ditch
The car was only discovered at noon today.
Here's how many people gardaí caught speeding this morning
There’ll be an increased Garda presence on the roads until 7am tomorrow.
Speed limits in housing estates to be reviewed after tragic death of Jake Brennan
Jake’s Legacy Campaign was set up to promote increased safety on roads for cyclists and pedestrians.
Five die in lethal weekend on Irish roads
The Transport Minister has extended his condolences to the men’s families. “It’s an unimaginable grief that they are now grappling with, ” Paschal Donohoe said.
Thirteen children have died on our roads so far this year, 7 were killed in the whole of 2013
Deaths on Irish roads have remained high this year, after increasing for the first time since 2005 last year.
Aaron McKenna: We need to deal with the dangers of older drivers as much as young ones
Yes, it may be politically unpalatable to target older drivers (ie solid voters) but is that a good enough reason to allow dangerous drivers onto our road?
Elderly man killed in Offaly car crash
The man’s car struck a ditch this morning and he was fatally injured.
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
Everyone’s talking about cancelled penalty points, a closed prison unit and another IS hostage beheading.
"57 families have had to identify the body of the person they love"
Northern Ireland’s Assistant Chief Constable Stephen Martin made an emotional appeal to people to take care on the roads as deaths have already reached last year’s total.
Woman (59) dies in two-car crash in west Kerry
The drivers of both vehicles were taken to hospital, but their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
'I have forgiven him' - Cork woman opens up about crash that killed her young family
“I have an army in heaven that kick my ass out of bed every morning.”
Mayo kids tattooed to remind parents to put seatbelts on them
With temporary tattoos, of course…
WATCH: Hard-hitting road safety ad shows one man's final journey
Number of children killed on Irish roads has already doubled from last year
Minister Paschal Donohoe called the rise “incredibly worrying.”
'He was like a wounded pup' - Mother makes emotional appeal over speed limits
Roseann Brennan’s son Jake died in June after being knocked down near his home.
Penalty points are being increased for some offences in time for the bank holiday
Speeding, not wearing a seatbelt, or using a phone will now incur three points.
Teenager killed in Limerick when his quad bike collided with a tractor
The horrific crash occurred on the Oola to Doon road this afternoon.
Man (84) dies in road crash after collision with oncoming vehicle
The incident occurred yesterday at around midday.