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#Road Fatalities

# road-fatalities - Wednesday 11 August, 2021

Number of fatalities on Irish roads in first seven months of year down compared with last year
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Number of fatalities on Irish roads in first seven months of year down compared with last year

Aug 11th 2021, 3:20 PM 8,279 Views 4 Comments

There were 75 fatalities between January and July, compared with 81 in the same period in 2020.

# road-fatalities - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Gardaí voice concern over increase in road deaths
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# Road Fatalities

Gardaí voice concern over increase in road deaths

Aug 15th 2019, 1:57 PM 10,515 Views 46 Comments

Six more people have lost their lives so far this year when compared to 2018′s fatalities.

# road-fatalities - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Road safety experts warn 78 more people may die on roads this year if current trends continue
# Be Safe
# Be Safe

Road safety experts warn 78 more people may die on roads this year if current trends continue

Jul 18th 2017, 4:14 PM 8,473 Views 38 Comments

“They could be relations of mine or yours.”

# road-fatalities - Saturday 19 November, 2016

'We need to remember that there are real lives, real families behind these statistics'
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# Road Deaths

'We need to remember that there are real lives, real families behind these statistics'

Nov 19th 2016, 7:45 AM 4,969 Views 14 Comments

23,949 people have died on Irish roads since records began in 1959.

# road-fatalities - Friday 1 January, 2016

Road deaths for 2015 are the second lowest since records began
# Improvement
# Improvement

Road deaths for 2015 are the second lowest since records began

Jan 1st 2016, 11:45 AM 14,528 Views 59 Comments

165 people died on Irish roads compared to 193 in 2014.

# road-fatalities - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Private service held in Carlow for Athy crash victims
# Local Community
# Local Community

Private service held in Carlow for Athy crash victims

Jan 8th 2015, 11:00 PM 24,700 Views 4 Comments

The memorial took place at 12:15 this afternoon.

# road-fatalities - Friday 1 August, 2014

Higher child, cyclist and pedestrian road fatalities this year
# Roads
# Roads

Higher child, cyclist and pedestrian road fatalities this year

Aug 1st 2014, 9:30 PM 6,791 Views 12 Comments

Latest figures show an increase in road deaths overall for the first seven months of 2014 compared to last year.

# road-fatalities - 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-fatalities - Monday 30 September, 2013

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

These are the top ten spots where drivers speed in Dublin

Sep 30th 2013, 10:00 PM 32,890 Views 82 Comments

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

# road-fatalities - Monday 5 August, 2013

One man dead after stolen taxi crashes at Dublin’s North Wall Quay
# Roads
# Roads

One man dead after stolen taxi crashes at Dublin’s North Wall Quay

Aug 5th 2013, 8:13 PM 47,539 Views 211 Comments

The North Wall Quay is closed in both directions this morning with forensic collision investigators on the scene.

# road-fatalities - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Fatal Friday: 91 killed on Irish roads, don't make it 92 tomorrow
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# Seatbelts

Fatal Friday: 91 killed on Irish roads, don't make it 92 tomorrow

Jun 27th 2013, 8:10 AM 6,569 Views 22 Comments

Twenty-one of the so far 91 deaths on Irish roads this year happened on a Friday.

# road-fatalities - Thursday 30 May, 2013

75 killed on Irish roads this year, don't be number 76 this weekend
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

75 killed on Irish roads this year, don't be number 76 this weekend

May 30th 2013, 6:45 AM 4,511 Views 18 Comments

“The speed limit is not a target that must be achieved,” the Garda Assistant Commissioner has warned.

# road-fatalities - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

Garda chief defends traffic corps as Byrne says "lives are at stake"
# Roads
# Roads

Garda chief defends traffic corps as Byrne says "lives are at stake"

Dec 28th 2011, 10:33 AM 4,736 Views 52 Comments

As six people died on our roads over Christmas, it has been revealed that the Garda Traffic Corps has seen its numbers reduced to under 1,000 at present.

# road-fatalities - Thursday 17 November, 2011

30 km/h speed limit introduced in Cork city centre
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# Slow Down

30 km/h speed limit introduced in Cork city centre

Nov 17th 2011, 4:09 PM 2,606 Views 23 Comments

The new limit aims to make the city centre more pedestrian and shopper friendly.

# road-fatalities - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

St Patrick’s Weekend road deaths up 50 per cent from last year
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

St Patrick’s Weekend road deaths up 50 per cent from last year

Mar 23rd 2011, 7:30 PM 646 Views 0 Comments

Six people were killed on the roads over the five-day period while 267 were arrested for drink driving.