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#Road Deaths

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Road deaths falling in Europe - but up 19 per cent in Ireland
# Be Safe
# Be Safe

Road deaths falling in Europe - but up 19 per cent in Ireland

Apr 1st 2014, 10:45 AM 5,507 Views 45 Comments

The European Commission expressed concern today about trends in deaths of vulnerable road users like pedestrians and cyclists.

Two men have died in Tyrone car crash
# Cookstown
# Cookstown

Two men have died in Tyrone car crash

Mar 30th 2014, 3:03 PM 7,902 Views 1 Comment

It happened in the early hours of this morning.

13-year-old boy knocked down and killed in Donegal
# Roads
# Roads

13-year-old boy knocked down and killed in Donegal

Mar 14th 2014, 9:42 AM 14,168 Views 9 Comments

A man in his late 50s was also injured in the incident at Buncrana.

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 16,086 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Elderly woman killed in Tipperary car crash

Mar 3rd 2014, 3:58 PM 12,778 Views 2 Comments

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

Teenager killed in Tipperary road crash
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Teenager killed in Tipperary road crash

Feb 14th 2014, 11:40 AM 19,148 Views 7 Comments

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

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 17,537 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Man in 60s killed in Ennis road crash

Jan 13th 2014, 7:56 AM 7,836 Views 19 Comments

The man was pronounced dead at the scene last night.

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 11,806 Views 95 Comments

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

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 29,137 Views 40 Comments

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

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 17,879 Views 103 Comments

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

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 21,119 Views 16 Comments

She was the driver and sole occupant of the car.

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 17,325 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.

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 39,167 Views 133 Comments

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

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 21,735 Views 67 Comments

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

Young man killed in Dublin road crash
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# Road Deaths

Young man killed in Dublin road crash

Nov 26th 2013, 7:36 AM 15,499 Views 10 Comments

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

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

Woman, 74, knocked down in Longford last night

Nov 25th 2013, 8:29 AM 7,983 Views 5 Comments

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

Shock treatment for students at simulated crash
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# Powerful

Shock treatment for students at simulated crash

Oct 5th 2013, 7:15 AM 14,330 Views 41 Comments

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

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 33,078 Views 82 Comments

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

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

Motorcyclist (34) killed in Navan road crash

Sep 11th 2013, 7:47 PM 13,786 Views 23 Comments

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

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

Here Is What Happened Today: Monday

Aug 12th 2013, 10:07 PM 21,017 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 8,077 Views 44 Comments

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

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 30,926 Views 61 Comments

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

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 15,451 Views 36 Comments

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

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 26,391 Views 293 Comments

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

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 21,607 Views 40 Comments

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

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

Man dies in early-morning Louth crash

Jul 14th 2013, 10:05 AM 10,933 Views 5 Comments

The victim was in his 20s.

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 5,981 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.

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 32,976 Views 37 Comments

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

‘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 24,171 Views 143 Comments

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

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 9,711 Views 9 Comments

The collision occurred in the early hours of this morning.

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 17,322 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.

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 10,016 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 5,641 Views 57 Comments

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

Woman killed in Kerry motorbike crash
# Roads
# Roads

Woman killed in Kerry motorbike crash

Jun 2nd 2013, 8:00 AM 10,550 Views 16 Comments

She is the ninth motorcyclist to die on Irish roads so far in 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 11,925 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 10,184 Views 14 Comments

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

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

Man, 30, dies in Donegal crash

May 26th 2013, 8:41 AM 7,186 Views 4 Comments

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

Motorcyclist dies two days after road crash
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# Road Deaths

Motorcyclist dies two days after road crash

May 9th 2013, 7:14 PM 13,417 Views 15 Comments

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

Man killed in Galway road crash
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# Road Deaths

Man killed in Galway road crash

Apr 22nd 2013, 6:45 PM 11,503 Views 13 Comments

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