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#Road Deaths

# road-deaths - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Appeal for witnesses after death of motorcyclist in Cork crash
# Road Death
# Road Death

Appeal for witnesses after death of motorcyclist in Cork crash

Mar 11th 2014, 1:16 PM 16,075 Views 12 Comments

The man in his 20s was pronounced dead at the scene this morning.

# road-deaths - Monday 3 March, 2014

Elderly woman killed in Tipperary car crash
# Road Death
# Road Death

Elderly woman killed in Tipperary car crash

Mar 3rd 2014, 3:58 PM 12,755 Views 2 Comments

A second woman, who was a passenger in the car, was also injured in the collision.

# road-deaths - Friday 14 February, 2014

Teenager killed in Tipperary road crash
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# Road Deaths

Teenager killed in Tipperary road crash

Feb 14th 2014, 11:40 AM 19,126 Views 7 Comments

The 19-year-old man’s car struck a tree this morning.

# road-deaths - Monday 20 January, 2014

Woman knocked down by articulated truck in Thurles
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Woman knocked down by articulated truck in Thurles

Jan 20th 2014, 4:49 PM 17,495 Views 16 Comments

The pedestrian who was in her mid-50s was walking on Slievenamon Road in the town.

# road-deaths - Monday 13 January, 2014

Man in 60s killed in Ennis road crash
# Clare
# Clare

Man in 60s killed in Ennis road crash

Jan 13th 2014, 7:56 AM 7,817 Views 19 Comments

The man was pronounced dead at the scene last night.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

80% of drivers killed on Irish roads last year were male
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

80% of drivers killed on Irish roads last year were male

Jan 7th 2014, 11:57 AM 11,786 Views 95 Comments

The most dangerous time for driving on Irish roads is between 2pm and 6pm.

# road-deaths - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Two men die as their cars collide in Mayo early this morning
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Two men die as their cars collide in Mayo early this morning

Jan 1st 2014, 12:30 PM 29,114 Views 40 Comments

The men aged 43 and 47 years were pronounced dead at scene of the crash in Ballinahaglish.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Numbers killed on Ireland’s roads rises for first time in eight years
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Numbers killed on Ireland’s roads rises for first time in eight years

Dec 31st 2013, 7:45 PM 17,857 Views 103 Comments

The number of people who died on the roads increased by 17.5 per cent in just one year.

# road-deaths - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Another Christmas tragedy on Irish roads as woman dies in Offaly car crash
# Roads
# Roads

Another Christmas tragedy on Irish roads as woman dies in Offaly car crash

Dec 26th 2013, 5:58 PM 21,092 Views 16 Comments

She was the driver and sole occupant of the car.

# road-deaths - Friday 20 December, 2013

New dual carriageway will replace treacherous stretch of Sligo-Dublin road
# Roads
# Roads

New dual carriageway will replace treacherous stretch of Sligo-Dublin road

Dec 20th 2013, 9:16 AM 17,297 Views 36 Comments

The N4 Action Group had erected 30 white crosses along the 10km stretch to mark the number of deaths on the road in recent years.

# road-deaths - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

How many drivers did Gardaí catch drink-driving or speeding this afternoon?
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

How many drivers did Gardaí catch drink-driving or speeding this afternoon?

Dec 11th 2013, 9:03 PM 39,149 Views 133 Comments

Three checkpoints were set up as part of their Christmas Enforcement Campaign.

# road-deaths - Monday 9 December, 2013

Section of motorway closed after a lorry collided with a jeep towing livestock
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Section of motorway closed after a lorry collided with a jeep towing livestock

Dec 9th 2013, 8:42 AM 21,720 Views 67 Comments

A vet is currently on scene, attending to a number of sheep.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Young man killed in Dublin road crash
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Young man killed in Dublin road crash

Nov 26th 2013, 7:36 AM 15,470 Views 10 Comments

The 22-year-old was the passenger of a car that hit a tree in the Baldwinstown area last night.

# road-deaths - Monday 25 November, 2013

Woman, 74, knocked down in Longford last night
# Roads
# Roads

Woman, 74, knocked down in Longford last night

Nov 25th 2013, 8:29 AM 7,966 Views 5 Comments

The pedestrian was killed as she crossed the road at Edgeworthstown.

# road-deaths - Saturday 5 October, 2013

Shock treatment for students at simulated crash
# Powerful
# Powerful

Shock treatment for students at simulated crash

Oct 5th 2013, 7:15 AM 14,312 Views 41 Comments

A complex rescue operation was simulated by volunteer emergency service people at college campus to hit home with road safety message.

# road-deaths - Monday 30 September, 2013

These are the top ten spots where drivers speed in Dublin
# Road Fatalities
# Road Fatalities

These are the top ten spots where drivers speed in Dublin

Sep 30th 2013, 10:00 PM 32,892 Views 82 Comments

0These locations will receive “targeted enforcement” as part of a new Garda campaign.

# road-deaths - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Motorcyclist (34) killed in Navan road crash
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Motorcyclist (34) killed in Navan road crash

Sep 11th 2013, 7:47 PM 13,773 Views 23 Comments

He is the 21st biker to be killed on Irish roads this year.

# road-deaths - Monday 12 August, 2013

Here Is What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here Is What Happened Today: Monday

Aug 12th 2013, 10:07 PM 20,998 Views 19 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Ryanair to sue Channel 4 Dispatches, Aer Arann strike and testicle-eating fish.

Gardaí urge drivers to slow down as road deaths rise
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Gardaí urge drivers to slow down as road deaths rise

Aug 12th 2013, 5:36 PM 8,054 Views 44 Comments

Motorcyclists who have died in 2013 have already surpassed those killed in 2012.

# road-deaths - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Three-year-old airlifted to hospital in Crumlin after being struck by a car in Co Cork
# Air Ambulance
# Air Ambulance

Three-year-old airlifted to hospital in Crumlin after being struck by a car in Co Cork

Aug 8th 2013, 10:20 PM 30,910 Views 61 Comments

The boy received serious injuries when he was hit by the car in Barryroe, about five miles from Clonakilty.

# road-deaths - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

70-year-old woman dies after being struck by van
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

70-year-old woman dies after being struck by van

Aug 7th 2013, 9:20 PM 15,411 Views 36 Comments

The crash happened on the Old Bawn Road in Tallaght this afternoon.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Second man dies as a result of stolen taxi crash
# Dublin Quays
# Dublin Quays

Second man dies as a result of stolen taxi crash

Aug 6th 2013, 7:21 PM 26,328 Views 293 Comments

The car crashed into a lock bridge close to the Convention Centre in the early hours of yesterday morning.

# road-deaths - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Man dies as motorcycle hits crash barriers on M7 in Laois
# Roads
# Roads

Man dies as motorcycle hits crash barriers on M7 in Laois

Jul 21st 2013, 8:01 PM 21,582 Views 40 Comments

The 45-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.

# road-deaths - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Man dies in early-morning Louth crash
# Roads
# Roads

Man dies in early-morning Louth crash

Jul 14th 2013, 10:05 AM 10,910 Views 5 Comments

The victim was in his 20s.

# road-deaths - Friday 5 July, 2013

96 per cent of motorcyclists killed on Irish roads are male
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

96 per cent of motorcyclists killed on Irish roads are male

Jul 5th 2013, 3:46 PM 5,958 Views 32 Comments

Information on collisions over the last three years shows that most collisions happen when a motorcyclist is overtaking another vehicle turning right.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Driver travelling in the wrong direction killed in Cork road crash
# N25
# N25

Driver travelling in the wrong direction killed in Cork road crash

Jul 2nd 2013, 9:38 PM 32,898 Views 37 Comments

The two-car collision happened on the N25 between Little Island and Cobh.

# road-deaths - Thursday 27 June, 2013

‘N’ plates for new drivers on the way as Traffic Bill published
# New Rule
# New Rule

‘N’ plates for new drivers on the way as Traffic Bill published

Jun 27th 2013, 1:16 PM 24,093 Views 143 Comments

The Bill also allows for roadside testing for drug driving, and details plans to test unconscious drivers.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Man, 27, killed when his car hit a ditch in Cork
# Roads
# Roads

Man, 27, killed when his car hit a ditch in Cork

Jun 18th 2013, 9:07 AM 9,704 Views 9 Comments

The collision occurred in the early hours of this morning.

# road-deaths - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Gardaí urge caution on roads with heavy rainfall ahead
# For Fliuch Sake
# For Fliuch Sake

Gardaí urge caution on roads with heavy rainfall ahead

Jun 16th 2013, 11:50 AM 17,309 Views 27 Comments

Met Éireann issued a weather warning for Cork, Kerry and Waterford today with more than 50 mm of rain expected in some areas.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Poll: Do you feel safe on Irish roads?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you feel safe on Irish roads?

Jun 4th 2013, 9:38 AM 9,994 Views 154 Comments

Eighty people have died in road traffic collisions so far this year.

Almost 72% of Irish motorists believe garda presence on roads has reduced
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Almost 72% of Irish motorists believe garda presence on roads has reduced

Jun 4th 2013, 7:54 AM 5,614 Views 57 Comments

A new poll by AA revealed that 40 per cent think the government is not treating road safety as a priority.

# road-deaths - Sunday 2 June, 2013

Woman killed in Kerry motorbike crash
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# Roads

Woman killed in Kerry motorbike crash

Jun 2nd 2013, 8:00 AM 10,537 Views 16 Comments

She is the ninth motorcyclist to die on Irish roads so far in 2013.

# road-deaths - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Gardaí make fresh appeal about fatal Kildare crash
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Gardaí make fresh appeal about fatal Kildare crash

Jun 1st 2013, 3:42 PM 11,900 Views 6 Comments

A motorcyclist and a passenger died in the collision yesterday afternoon.

Man in Kerry crash is 78th person to die on Irish roads in 2013
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Man in Kerry crash is 78th person to die on Irish roads in 2013

Jun 1st 2013, 8:42 AM 10,173 Views 14 Comments

Gardaí have urged drivers to slow down and be careful on roads this weekend.

# road-deaths - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Man, 30, dies in Donegal crash
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Man, 30, dies in Donegal crash

May 26th 2013, 8:41 AM 7,175 Views 4 Comments

The 30-year-old van driver was pronounced dead at the scene last night.

# road-deaths - Thursday 9 May, 2013

Motorcyclist dies two days after road crash
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Motorcyclist dies two days after road crash

May 9th 2013, 7:14 PM 13,410 Views 15 Comments

Seven motorcyclists have died on Irish roads so far this year.

# road-deaths - Monday 22 April, 2013

Man killed in Galway road crash
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# Road Deaths

Man killed in Galway road crash

Apr 22nd 2013, 6:45 PM 11,493 Views 13 Comments

The 72-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.

# road-deaths - Friday 12 April, 2013

Motorcyclist killed in Westmeath crash
# Roads
# Roads

Motorcyclist killed in Westmeath crash

Apr 12th 2013, 7:50 PM 9,751 Views 25 Comments

The man is his 20s is the fifth motorcyclist to be killed on Irish roads so far this year.

# road-deaths - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Woman dies after collision with 4x4
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Woman dies after collision with 4x4

Apr 11th 2013, 9:44 PM 27,159 Views 30 Comments

The 48-year-old died following the collision in Gorey, county Wexford.

# road-deaths - Sunday 7 April, 2013

Man dies in crash involving a motorcycle and tractor
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Man dies in crash involving a motorcycle and tractor

Apr 7th 2013, 7:16 PM 31,596 Views 28 Comments

The motorcyclist died in Cavan this morning.