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#Road Deaths

# road-deaths - All time

Pedestrian knocked down and killed in Clonard
# Meath
# Meath

Pedestrian knocked down and killed in Clonard

Dec 10th 2014, 8:42 PM 15,960 Views 6 Comments

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
# Clampdown
# Clampdown

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

Dec 8th 2014, 6:45 AM 9,127 Views 20 Comments

Don’t take a chance.

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 11,753 Views 14 Comments

The man’s car hit a tree last night.

Man in his 40s killed in Co Cork car crash tonight
# Road Death
# Road Death

Man in his 40s killed in Co Cork car crash tonight

Nov 24th 2014, 9:18 PM 17,485 Views 11 Comments

The incident occurred between Mallow and Buttevant at around 6.40 pm tonight.

Young girl dies after being hit by truck in Waterford
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Young girl dies after being hit by truck in Waterford

Nov 18th 2014, 12:21 PM 19,118 Views 19 Comments

The toddler was hit by a truck on Manor Street.

Almost 24,000 people have died on our roads since records began
# World Day Of Remembrance
# World Day Of Remembrance

Almost 24,000 people have died on our roads since records began

Nov 16th 2014, 7:30 AM 7,184 Views 14 Comments

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
# Liz O'donnell

New RSA Chair told to 'name and shame' local authorities that fail to maintain road standards

Nov 11th 2014, 1:51 PM 10,843 Views 46 Comments

Liz O’Donnell appeared before the Oireachtas Transport Committee today.

Two teenagers lay dead in car for hours after road crash
# Kerry
# Kerry

Two teenagers lay dead in car for hours after road crash

Nov 3rd 2014, 10:22 AM 19,968 Views 21 Comments

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
# Co Kerry
# Co Kerry

Two men killed overnight after car hits a ditch

Nov 1st 2014, 1:51 PM 20,580 Views 4 Comments

The car was only discovered at noon today.

Here's how many people gardaí caught speeding this morning
# Arrive Alive
# Arrive Alive

Here's how many people gardaí caught speeding this morning

Oct 24th 2014, 12:09 PM 26,915 Views 60 Comments

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
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Speed limits in housing estates to be reviewed after tragic death of Jake Brennan

Oct 15th 2014, 2:50 PM 17,274 Views 54 Comments

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
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Five die in lethal weekend on Irish roads

Oct 6th 2014, 2:01 PM 27,182 Views 33 Comments

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
# RSA
# RSA

Thirteen children have died on our roads so far this year, 7 were killed in the whole of 2013

Oct 1st 2014, 6:21 PM 5,818 Views 11 Comments

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
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Aaron McKenna: We need to deal with the dangers of older drivers as much as young ones

Sep 27th 2014, 12:00 PM 587 Views 86 Comments

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
# Road Death
# Road Death

Elderly man killed in Offaly car crash

Sep 24th 2014, 1:55 PM 10,769 Views 2 Comments

The man’s car struck a ditch this morning and he was fatally injured.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Sep 14th 2014, 7:53 PM 19,887 Views 0 Comments

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"
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

"57 families have had to identify the body of the person they love"

Sep 14th 2014, 5:46 PM 10,861 Views 8 Comments

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
# FRTC
# FRTC

Woman (59) dies in two-car crash in west Kerry

Sep 12th 2014, 8:02 AM 10,616 Views 0 Comments

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
# Inspirational
# Inspirational

'I have forgiven him' - Cork woman opens up about crash that killed her young family

Sep 8th 2014, 3:50 PM 27,315 Views 21 Comments

“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
# Belt Up
# Belt Up

Mayo kids tattooed to remind parents to put seatbelts on them

Sep 6th 2014, 8:15 AM 20,106 Views 40 Comments

With temporary tattoos, of course…

WATCH: Hard-hitting road safety ad shows one man's final journey
# Shocking
# Shocking

WATCH: Hard-hitting road safety ad shows one man's final journey

Sep 5th 2014, 2:44 PM 48,820 Views 138 Comments

SLOW. DOWN.

Number of children killed on Irish roads has already doubled from last year
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Number of children killed on Irish roads has already doubled from last year

Aug 27th 2014, 1:07 PM 5,185 Views 23 Comments

Minister Paschal Donohoe called the rise “incredibly worrying.”

'He was like a wounded pup' - Mother makes emotional appeal over speed limits
# Jakes Legacy
# Jakes Legacy

'He was like a wounded pup' - Mother makes emotional appeal over speed limits

Aug 12th 2014, 3:01 PM 24,131 Views 36 Comments

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
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Penalty points are being increased for some offences in time for the bank holiday

Jul 30th 2014, 10:31 AM 21,936 Views 121 Comments

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
# Roads
# Roads

Teenager killed in Limerick when his quad bike collided with a tractor

Jul 22nd 2014, 4:40 PM 15,439 Views 15 Comments

The horrific crash occurred on the Oola to Doon road this afternoon.

Man (84) dies in road crash after collision with oncoming vehicle
# Monaghan
# Monaghan

Man (84) dies in road crash after collision with oncoming vehicle

Jun 29th 2014, 8:49 AM 13,303 Views 22 Comments

The incident occurred yesterday at around midday.

Young girl and three women killed in Westmeath road crash
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Young girl and three women killed in Westmeath road crash

Jun 28th 2014, 8:40 PM 90,019 Views 84 Comments

A car and a jeep collided on a stretch of the N4.

Driver deaths are down, but "more vulnerable" road users are being killed
# Road Safety Authority
# Road Safety Authority

Driver deaths are down, but "more vulnerable" road users are being killed

Jun 19th 2014, 1:30 PM 5,613 Views 12 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee was also told that about 130,000 more cars were taxed this year following an end to the practice where vehicles could be declared as “off-road” after the fact.

Six-year-old boy knocked down and killed in Kilkenny housing estate
# Kilkenny
# Kilkenny

Six-year-old boy knocked down and killed in Kilkenny housing estate

Jun 12th 2014, 10:55 PM 44,574 Views 69 Comments

The young child was in a housing estate on the outskirts of the city.

Mayo pedestrian dies after being struck by a van
# Roads
# Roads

Mayo pedestrian dies after being struck by a van

Jun 10th 2014, 8:14 AM 8,821 Views 2 Comments

The man in his 60s was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two motorcyclists killed in Clare crash
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Two motorcyclists killed in Clare crash

Jun 5th 2014, 10:45 PM 27,467 Views 21 Comments

A female pillion passenger was also injured in the collision and has been taken to Galway University Hospital.

The highest speed detected by gardaí today was 30km per hour over the limit
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

The highest speed detected by gardaí today was 30km per hour over the limit

May 30th 2014, 10:25 PM 34,610 Views 133 Comments

A vehicle in Sligo was found to be travelling 130km per hour in a 100 km per hour zone. Slow down everyone, it’s the weekend.

Two people killed in separate overnight road crashes
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Two people killed in separate overnight road crashes

May 29th 2014, 7:41 AM 18,887 Views 14 Comments

Both incidents took place in the early hours of this morning.

Elderly pedestrian killed after being struck by a 4x4 in Kilkenny
# Roads
# Roads

Elderly pedestrian killed after being struck by a 4x4 in Kilkenny

May 27th 2014, 12:53 PM 10,424 Views 5 Comments

The woman’s body has been removed from the scene at Graiguenamanagh.

May Bank Holiday on the roads: five deaths, 151 drunk drivers and 2,164 speeders
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

May Bank Holiday on the roads: five deaths, 151 drunk drivers and 2,164 speeders

May 9th 2014, 5:40 PM 12,498 Views 47 Comments

Seven children have died on Ireland’s roads so far this year – equalling last year’s total.

Man killed when his car struck a ditch in the early hours of this morning
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Man killed when his car struck a ditch in the early hours of this morning

May 5th 2014, 7:53 AM 29,014 Views 24 Comments

The 24 year old was pronounced dead at the scene.

Gardaí search for blue BMW involved in fatal hit-and-run in Loughrea
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Gardaí search for blue BMW involved in fatal hit-and-run in Loughrea

Apr 24th 2014, 10:45 AM 20,688 Views 34 Comments

A cyclist in his 60s was taken to hospital where he died later from his injuries.

Speed cameras record more than 7,000 hours of driving each month
# GoSafe
# GoSafe

Speed cameras record more than 7,000 hours of driving each month

Apr 16th 2014, 11:38 AM 7,715 Views 35 Comments

There are 727 “speed enforcement zones” throughout the country.