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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Road Deaths

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# GoSafe
Speed cameras record more than 7,000 hours of driving each month
There are 727 “speed enforcement zones” throughout the country.
# Be Safe
Road deaths falling in Europe - but up 19 per cent in Ireland
The European Commission expressed concern today about trends in deaths of vulnerable road users like pedestrians and cyclists.
# Cookstown
Two men have died in Tyrone car crash
It happened in the early hours of this morning.
# Roads
13-year-old boy knocked down and killed in Donegal
A man in his late 50s was also injured in the incident at Buncrana.
# Road Death
Appeal for witnesses after death of motorcyclist in Cork crash
The man in his 20s was pronounced dead at the scene this morning.
# Road Death
Elderly woman killed in Tipperary car crash
A second woman, who was a passenger in the car, was also injured in the collision.
# Road Deaths
Teenager killed in Tipperary road crash
The 19-year-old man’s car struck a tree this morning.
# Road Deaths
Woman knocked down by articulated truck in Thurles
The pedestrian who was in her mid-50s was walking on Slievenamon Road in the town.
# Clare
Man in 60s killed in Ennis road crash
The man was pronounced dead at the scene last night.
# Road Safety
80% of drivers killed on Irish roads last year were male
The most dangerous time for driving on Irish roads is between 2pm and 6pm.
# Road Deaths
Two men die as their cars collide in Mayo early this morning
The men aged 43 and 47 years were pronounced dead at scene of the crash in Ballinahaglish.
# Road Deaths
Numbers killed on Ireland’s roads rises for first time in eight years
The number of people who died on the roads increased by 17.5 per cent in just one year.
# Roads
Another Christmas tragedy on Irish roads as woman dies in Offaly car crash
She was the driver and sole occupant of the car.
# Roads
New dual carriageway will replace treacherous stretch of Sligo-Dublin road
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 Safety
How many drivers did Gardaí catch drink-driving or speeding this afternoon?
Three checkpoints were set up as part of their Christmas Enforcement Campaign.
# Gardaí
Section of motorway closed after a lorry collided with a jeep towing livestock
A vet is currently on scene, attending to a number of sheep.
# Road Deaths
Young man killed in Dublin road crash
The 22-year-old was the passenger of a car that hit a tree in the Baldwinstown area last night.
# Roads
Woman, 74, knocked down in Longford last night
The pedestrian was killed as she crossed the road at Edgeworthstown.
# Powerful
Shock treatment for students at simulated crash
A complex rescue operation was simulated by volunteer emergency service people at college campus to hit home with road safety message.
# Road Fatalities
These are the top ten spots where drivers speed in Dublin
0These locations will receive “targeted enforcement” as part of a new Garda campaign.
# Road Deaths
Motorcyclist (34) killed in Navan road crash
He is the 21st biker to be killed on Irish roads this year.
# News Fix
Here Is What Happened Today: Monday
Everyone’s talking about Ryanair to sue Channel 4 Dispatches, Aer Arann strike and testicle-eating fish.
# Road Deaths
Gardaí urge drivers to slow down as road deaths rise
Motorcyclists who have died in 2013 have already surpassed those killed in 2012.
# Air Ambulance
Three-year-old airlifted to hospital in Crumlin after being struck by a car in Co Cork
The boy received serious injuries when he was hit by the car in Barryroe, about five miles from Clonakilty.
# Tallaght
70-year-old woman dies after being struck by van
The crash happened on the Old Bawn Road in Tallaght this afternoon.
# Dublin Quays
Second man dies as a result of stolen taxi crash
The car crashed into a lock bridge close to the Convention Centre in the early hours of yesterday morning.
# Roads
Man dies as motorcycle hits crash barriers on M7 in Laois
The 45-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.
# Roads
Man dies in early-morning Louth crash
The victim was in his 20s.
# Road Deaths
96 per cent of motorcyclists killed on Irish roads are male
Information on collisions over the last three years shows that most collisions happen when a motorcyclist is overtaking another vehicle turning right.
# N25
Driver travelling in the wrong direction killed in Cork road crash
The two-car collision happened on the N25 between Little Island and Cobh.
# new rule
‘N’ plates for new drivers on the way as Traffic Bill published
The Bill also allows for roadside testing for drug driving, and details plans to test unconscious drivers.
# Roads
Man, 27, killed when his car hit a ditch in Cork
The collision occurred in the early hours of this morning.
# For fliuch sake
Gardaí urge caution on roads with heavy rainfall ahead
Met Éireann issued a weather warning for Cork, Kerry and Waterford today with more than 50 mm of rain expected in some areas.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you feel safe on Irish roads?
Eighty people have died in road traffic collisions so far this year.
# Road Safety
Almost 72% of Irish motorists believe garda presence on roads has reduced
A new poll by AA revealed that 40 per cent think the government is not treating road safety as a priority.
# Roads
Woman killed in Kerry motorbike crash
She is the ninth motorcyclist to die on Irish roads so far in 2013.
# Road Deaths
Gardaí make fresh appeal about fatal Kildare crash
A motorcyclist and a passenger died in the collision yesterday afternoon.
# Road Deaths
Man in Kerry crash is 78th person to die on Irish roads in 2013
Gardaí have urged drivers to slow down and be careful on roads this weekend.
# Road Deaths
Man, 30, dies in Donegal crash
The 30-year-old van driver was pronounced dead at the scene last night.
# Road Deaths
Motorcyclist dies two days after road crash
Seven motorcyclists have died on Irish roads so far this year.