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#Road Deaths

# road-deaths - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Gardaí urge caution as 48 lives already lost on Irish roads
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Gardaí urge caution as 48 lives already lost on Irish roads

Mar 28th 2013, 6:32 PM 5,566 Views 18 Comments

If you will be driving anywhere in Ireland this bank holiday weekend, gardaí are urging you to stay safe on the roads.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

EU reports lowest number of road deaths in 2012 since records began
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EU reports lowest number of road deaths in 2012 since records began

Mar 19th 2013, 2:15 PM 3,814 Views 10 Comments

The number of road deaths in the 27-member bloc fell by 9 per cent last year, and is two-thirds lower than in 1965.

# road-deaths - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Motorcyclist killed in collision with lorry at Park West
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Motorcyclist killed in collision with lorry at Park West

Mar 13th 2013, 3:19 PM 9,079 Views 24 Comments

The man in his 30s died at the scene in Dublin 12.

# road-deaths - Monday 11 March, 2013

Man, 27, dies in Kerry crash
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# Roads

Man, 27, dies in Kerry crash

Mar 11th 2013, 7:55 AM 6,682 Views 2 Comments

The collision occurred near Killarney just before midnight.

# road-deaths - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Woman dies after being struck by a van in Mayo
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# Road Deaths

Woman dies after being struck by a van in Mayo

Mar 6th 2013, 2:17 PM 11,412 Views 9 Comments

The 39-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene this morning.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Motorists to be hit with fines for broken lights
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# Light Up

Motorists to be hit with fines for broken lights

Feb 19th 2013, 12:11 PM 17,809 Views 132 Comments

Gardaí can issue an on-the-spot fine and penalties.

Cyclist dies after Wexford collision
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# Road Deaths

Cyclist dies after Wexford collision

Feb 19th 2013, 8:55 AM 6,130 Views 12 Comments

The 40-year-old died at the scene near Enniscorthy on Monday.

# road-deaths - Friday 15 February, 2013

Man killed in Waterford car crash
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# Road Deaths

Man killed in Waterford car crash

Feb 15th 2013, 9:01 AM 9,696 Views 2 Comments

The man in his 70s was fatally injured in a collision with another car.

# road-deaths - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Road deaths down 57% in last six years
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# Road Deaths

Road deaths down 57% in last six years

Jan 30th 2013, 12:16 PM 4,305 Views 25 Comments

Cavan was the only county to record an increase in road fatalities from 2007 to 2012.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Council sends letter to Minister calling for drink-driving limit to be relaxed
# Rural Ireland
# Rural Ireland

Council sends letter to Minister calling for drink-driving limit to be relaxed

Jan 29th 2013, 1:14 PM 8,879 Views 99 Comments

Kerry County Council has confirmed that it has sent a letter to Alan Shatter on foot of the controversial motion passed by the council last week.

# road-deaths - Monday 28 January, 2013

Woman, 27, dies in Cork crash
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Woman, 27, dies in Cork crash

Jan 28th 2013, 8:24 AM 9,482 Views 2 Comments

The single-vehicle collision occurred in Donoughmore at 1am.

# road-deaths - Friday 25 January, 2013

Ireland praised for its record on low road deaths
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# Road Safety

Ireland praised for its record on low road deaths

Jan 25th 2013, 6:55 AM 6,034 Views 34 Comments

Deaths on Irish roads have dropped to record low levels over the past six years.

# road-deaths - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Woman dies after being struck by car
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# Road Deaths

Woman dies after being struck by car

Jan 9th 2013, 8:34 PM 18,300 Views 15 Comments

The incident occurred in Finglas this morning.

# road-deaths - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Back to work: Here are the stories you missed over Christmas and New Year
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# News You Missed

Back to work: Here are the stories you missed over Christmas and New Year

Jan 6th 2013, 8:15 PM 18,482 Views 16 Comments

Many of us are returning to work for the first time tomorrow following the festive period. Here is a round-up of the news stories you may have missed. You are welcome.

# road-deaths - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Targeted safety measures resulting in fewer road deaths says Shatter
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Targeted safety measures resulting in fewer road deaths says Shatter

Jan 2nd 2013, 4:34 PM 4,894 Views 55 Comments

The Justice Minister was responding to figures who show a record low in the number of road deaths in 2012.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

2012 sets new record for fewest road deaths in Ireland
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2012 sets new record for fewest road deaths in Ireland

Jan 1st 2013, 9:59 AM 10,156 Views 70 Comments

The number of road deaths has now fallen for six years running, with a new national record of 161.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

UPDATE: Two children and a woman killed in motorway crash in England
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# RIP

UPDATE: Two children and a woman killed in motorway crash in England

Dec 25th 2012, 7:08 PM 22,738 Views 25 Comments

The one-vehicle collision occurred on the M6.

# road-deaths - Sunday 23 December, 2012

Young woman dies in Cork crash overnight
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Young woman dies in Cork crash overnight

Dec 23rd 2012, 7:53 AM 12,058 Views 10 Comments

A 32-year-old has died following a single car collision in the early hours of the morning.

# road-deaths - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Gardaí investigating death of elderly pedestrian in Cork
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Gardaí investigating death of elderly pedestrian in Cork

Dec 22nd 2012, 1:45 PM 6,157 Views 3 Comments

The 82-year-old was knocked down on Tuesday evening.

# road-deaths - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Are ignition locks the answer to cutting drink-drive deaths?
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Are ignition locks the answer to cutting drink-drive deaths?

Dec 16th 2012, 8:00 AM 9,795 Views 58 Comments

Ireland is considering introducing them as a sentencing option in drink-driving convictions, a measure recommended this week in the US.

# road-deaths - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Road accident hotspots identified in new research
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# Black Spots

Road accident hotspots identified in new research

Dec 6th 2012, 6:30 AM 7,788 Views 7 Comments

So far this year, 154 people have been killed on Irish roads.

# road-deaths - Friday 26 October, 2012

Gardaí to place focus on learner drivers during Bank Holiday weekend
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Gardaí to place focus on learner drivers during Bank Holiday weekend

Oct 26th 2012, 8:03 AM 10,388 Views 78 Comments

Gardaí confirmed that 141 people have already lost their lives on Irish roads this year.

# road-deaths - Sunday 23 September, 2012

Teen killed in early-morning Wexford crash
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Teen killed in early-morning Wexford crash

Sep 23rd 2012, 6:40 PM 10,094 Views 13 Comments

The 19-year-old driver died this morning in hospital.

# road-deaths - Sunday 16 September, 2012

Young man dies in Louth road crash
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Young man dies in Louth road crash

Sep 16th 2012, 1:05 PM 6,785 Views 3 Comments

The 21-year-old was the sole occupant of the car when it crashed into a tree this morning.

# road-deaths - Friday 24 August, 2012

RSA reports a 77.8 per cent reduction in child road deaths
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# Child Fatalities

RSA reports a 77.8 per cent reduction in child road deaths

Aug 24th 2012, 1:39 PM 2,442 Views 5 Comments

Of the 252 children passengers who were killed in traffic incidents during this period, one in three was not wearing a seatbelt or a child restraint.

Man dies after Tipperary road crash
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# Irish Roads

Man dies after Tipperary road crash

Aug 24th 2012, 1:11 PM 5,080 Views 3 Comments

The 68-year-old was fatally injured in the accident yesterday evening.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

RSA urges drivers to slow down after 11 road deaths in August
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RSA urges drivers to slow down after 11 road deaths in August

Aug 21st 2012, 8:15 PM 4,269 Views 66 Comments

The Road Safety Authority has said that July and August are typically the most dangerous months on Irish roads.

# road-deaths - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Gardaí renew appeal for witnesses after Tullamore crash kills three brothers
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Gardaí renew appeal for witnesses after Tullamore crash kills three brothers

Aug 11th 2012, 5:19 PM 9,086 Views 15 Comments

The crash involved a maroon Honda Civic and a white mini bus

# road-deaths - Friday 3 August, 2012

# road-deaths - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Poll: Do you wear a seatbelt?
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# Your Say

Poll: Do you wear a seatbelt?

Aug 2nd 2012, 9:53 AM 9,809 Views 116 Comments

New penalties are being introduced for those caught not wearing a seatbelt while in a vehicle. Will this affect you or are you already compliant?

# road-deaths - Monday 30 July, 2012

Teen killed in early-morning Monaghan crash
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Teen killed in early-morning Monaghan crash

Jul 30th 2012, 8:45 AM 3,342 Views 11 Comments

A young woman was also injured in the collision at Magherakill. More than 100 people have now died in collisions on Irish roads this year.

# road-deaths - Saturday 21 July, 2012

21-year-old woman killed in Cavan crash
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21-year-old woman killed in Cavan crash

Jul 21st 2012, 3:03 PM 5,154 Views 7 Comments

The victim was the front-seat passenger in a car that hit a tree at 4.30 this morning.

# road-deaths - Friday 13 July, 2012

Fatal road crashes in Cork and Sligo
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Fatal road crashes in Cork and Sligo

Jul 13th 2012, 8:28 AM 4,820 Views 3 Comments

A woman in her 70s in Cork and a 26 year old man in Sligo died in the accidents.

# road-deaths - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Irish man killed in Malaysia road crash
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# Road Deaths

Irish man killed in Malaysia road crash

Jul 11th 2012, 9:21 AM 5,984 Views 2 Comments

The 48-year-old was killed when his motorcycle collided with a lorry on Monday morning.

# road-deaths - Sunday 8 July, 2012

Parents visit Irish couple injured in Torquay crash
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Parents visit Irish couple injured in Torquay crash

Jul 8th 2012, 12:20 PM 9,939 Views 16 Comments

The Irish couple lost their two-year-old son and unborn baby in the crash on Friday afternoon.

# road-deaths - Saturday 7 July, 2012

UPDATE: Mother of Irish toddler killed in Devon road crash loses unborn baby
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# Road Deaths

UPDATE: Mother of Irish toddler killed in Devon road crash loses unborn baby

Jul 7th 2012, 6:10 PM 26,323 Views 53 Comments

Another man died in the incident which also left the boy’s parents critically injured in hospital. Attempts are being made to contact the family’s relatives in Ireland.

# road-deaths - Friday 6 July, 2012

Kilkenny nun named as Cork road crash victim
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Kilkenny nun named as Cork road crash victim

Jul 6th 2012, 12:48 PM 5,516 Views 14 Comments

Sister Mairéad Murphy was 80-years-old.

Slow down, save lives: Gardaí tackle speed on roads
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Slow down, save lives: Gardaí tackle speed on roads

Jul 6th 2012, 12:07 PM 3,838 Views 42 Comments

Operation Slow Down kicked off at 7 o’clock this morning.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Gardaí to run operation to get drivers to slow down
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Gardaí to run operation to get drivers to slow down

Jul 3rd 2012, 5:58 PM 7,571 Views 84 Comments

There have been four more fatalities on Irish roads than at this time last year, so Gardaí are trying to get drivers to reduce their speed.