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#Roads

# roads - Friday 26 August, 2022

Woman in her 80s dies in Cork road collision
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Woman in her 80s dies in Cork road collision

Aug 26th 2022, 4:13 PM 22,090 Views 0 Comments

Garda Forensic Collision Investigators have been requested to examine the scene.

# roads - Tuesday 16 August, 2022

Woman in her 90s dies after Mayo crash as four others are injured
# Roads
# Roads

Woman in her 90s dies after Mayo crash as four others are injured

Aug 16th 2022, 12:48 PM 23,704 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the collision near Kilkelly.

# roads - Monday 1 August, 2022

More than 1,000 drivers caught speeding on Irish roads over the weekend
# Speeding
# Speeding

More than 1,000 drivers caught speeding on Irish roads over the weekend

Aug 1st 2022, 6:02 PM 40,479 Views 63 Comments

Speeds of up to 170 km/h were detected in recent days.

# roads - Monday 30 May, 2022

Driver killed as car crashes into ditch and goes on fire near Enniscorthy
# Wexford
# Wexford

Driver killed as car crashes into ditch and goes on fire near Enniscorthy

May 30th 2022, 7:25 AM 26,440 Views 5 Comments

The crash happened at about 7.30pm yesterday on the R744.

# roads - Tuesday 10 May, 2022

Govt to pay up to 70% of inflation-related construction costs on State projects
# Rising Costs
# Rising Costs

Govt to pay up to 70% of inflation-related construction costs on State projects

May 10th 2022, 1:45 PM 11,243 Views 15 Comments

The minister says there is a real risk of projects not being completed if the State didn’t step in.

# roads - Monday 11 April, 2022

Man in his 60s dies in single-vehicle crash in Wexford
# Curracloe
# Curracloe

Man in his 60s dies in single-vehicle crash in Wexford

Apr 11th 2022, 3:53 PM 12,725 Views 0 Comments

The crash happened at about 10.35 am in Curracloe.

# roads - Friday 11 March, 2022

Two killed in single-car crash overnight in Roscommon
# Roads
# Roads

Two killed in single-car crash overnight in Roscommon

Mar 11th 2022, 8:38 AM 23,851 Views 1 Comment

The crash happened at 3.30am this morning.

# roads - Friday 3 December, 2021

Transport Minister launches speed limit appeals procedure and Shared Space signs
# Speed Limits
# Speed Limits

Transport Minister launches speed limit appeals procedure and Shared Space signs

Dec 3rd 2021, 4:19 PM 29,706 Views 41 Comments

New ‘Shared Space’ road signs are also being rolled out soon.

# roads - Thursday 11 November, 2021

'We have to pull the brake': Wales has suspended building roads for the climate. Should Ireland?
# Red Light
# Red Light

'We have to pull the brake': Wales has suspended building roads for the climate. Should Ireland?

Updated Nov 11th 2021, 2:47 PM 29,727 Views 62 Comments
  • Wales has paused most new road projects pending a review of whether they are consistent with the country's climate targets.
  • Transport experts say focusing investment on public transport instead of roads would be a positive if done right in Ireland, Lauren Boland reports.
  • But in rural areas, there are concerns that a stop to road-building could cut isolated communities off even further.
Poll: Should Ireland suspend building roads for the climate?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland suspend building roads for the climate?

Nov 11th 2021, 8:04 AM 31,614 Views 95 Comments

Wales has temporarily stopped building new roads, pending a review of projects as part of climate measures.

# roads - Thursday 21 October, 2021

Gardaí catch 316 motorists speeding during first eleven hours of National Slow Down Day
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Gardaí catch 316 motorists speeding during first eleven hours of National Slow Down Day

Updated Oct 21st 2021, 5:00 PM 50,706 Views 99 Comments

Gardaí will particularly be focusing on rural roads throughout the day.

# roads - Sunday 26 September, 2021

Male pedestrian dies in crash on M7 motorway in Kildare
# Garda
# Garda

Male pedestrian dies in crash on M7 motorway in Kildare

Sep 26th 2021, 10:04 AM 63,885 Views 8 Comments

The man, who was in his 30s, received serious injuries and died in hospital.

# roads - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

Motorcyclist dies following collision in Co Louth
# Louth
# Louth

Motorcyclist dies following collision in Co Louth

Sep 14th 2021, 9:27 AM 13,272 Views 3 Comments

The crash occurred on Saturday evening on the N2, Edmonstown.

# roads - Sunday 25 July, 2021

Local needs? Or national priorities? The problem with building new roads in Ireland
# Road To Nowhere
# Road To Nowhere

Local needs? Or national priorities? The problem with building new roads in Ireland

Jul 25th 2021, 10:00 PM 16,871 Views 24 Comments

“We continue to build more roads and widen more roads and the congestion doesn’t improve the traffic, it just fills the extra space that’s created.”

# roads - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

RSA warns motorists to be vigilant on the roads this February to avoid a repeat of last year's fatalities
# Warning
# Warning

RSA warns motorists to be vigilant on the roads this February to avoid a repeat of last year's fatalities

Feb 9th 2021, 1:21 PM 6,828 Views 4 Comments

Nineteen people died on the roads in February 2020.

# roads - Sunday 24 January, 2021

Drivers urged to exercise 'extreme caution' due to snow and ice on roads
# Traffic
# Traffic

Drivers urged to exercise 'extreme caution' due to snow and ice on roads

Updated Jan 24th 2021, 12:24 PM 32,678 Views 17 Comments

Very icy conditions have been reported in many areas, particularly on minor roads.

# roads - Thursday 21 January, 2021

RSA 'experiencing delays' with online customer portal and call centre
# Driving Test
# Driving Test

RSA 'experiencing delays' with online customer portal and call centre

Jan 21st 2021, 3:46 PM 27,016 Views 22 Comments

The RSA launched a new online portal in December.

# roads - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

80-year-old man dies after car crashes into ditch in west Cork
# Ahakista
# Ahakista

80-year-old man dies after car crashes into ditch in west Cork

Dec 23rd 2020, 11:03 PM 23,929 Views 1 Comment

The crash happened on the L4704 at Ahakista near Bantry at about 5.55pm.

# roads - Thursday 6 August, 2020

August bank holiday: Gardaí detect 160 drink and drug drivers and a motorist clocked at 203 km/h
# Roads
# Roads

August bank holiday: Gardaí detect 160 drink and drug drivers and a motorist clocked at 203 km/h

Aug 6th 2020, 10:30 PM 40,148 Views 45 Comments

Four people died on the country’s roads over the weekend with 10 people suffering serious injuries.

# roads - Sunday 2 August, 2020

Motorcyclist dies in crash at Wexford roundabout
# Roads
# Roads

Motorcyclist dies in crash at Wexford roundabout

Aug 2nd 2020, 1:21 PM 36,617 Views 9 Comments

The crash happened at about 7.15 am at the Frankfort Roundabout, near Camolin.

# roads - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Man critical and two others seriously injured as car crashes into ditch on the Beara Peninsula
# Adrigole
# Adrigole

Man critical and two others seriously injured as car crashes into ditch on the Beara Peninsula

Jul 30th 2020, 10:56 PM 38,682 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened at about 6.10 pm this evening.

# roads - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Witness appeal after two young people killed in collision between car and truck in Co Meath
# Roads
# Roads

Witness appeal after two young people killed in collision between car and truck in Co Meath

Updated Jun 17th 2020, 7:47 PM 56,332 Views 18 Comments

The collision happened at around 1.10pm at Dunmoe, Navan.

# roads - Monday 18 May, 2020

Motorcyclist killed in crash on M1 in north Dublin
# Roads
# Roads

Motorcyclist killed in crash on M1 in north Dublin

May 18th 2020, 6:57 AM 27,883 Views 12 Comments

The crash happened yesterday evening.

# roads - Sunday 1 March, 2020

Teenage passenger killed as car crashes into wall in Galway
# Roads
# Roads

Teenage passenger killed as car crashes into wall in Galway

Mar 1st 2020, 9:05 AM 53,879 Views 23 Comments

The single-vehicle incident happened near Oughterard at about 1.15am this morning.

# roads - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Three people killed in serious road crash in Co. Louth
# Roads
# Roads

Three people killed in serious road crash in Co. Louth

Updated Feb 29th 2020, 5:48 PM 65,844 Views 35 Comments

The crash happened near the border at Carrickcarnon.

# roads - Saturday 4 January, 2020

N24 Tipperary to Limerick road closed after crash involving a van and three motorbikes
# Roads
# Roads

N24 Tipperary to Limerick road closed after crash involving a van and three motorbikes

Jan 4th 2020, 6:42 PM 29,305 Views 9 Comments

Gardaí are at the scene and diversions are in place.

# roads - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

A bridge too far? A medieval city left with a "token" wall
# The Kilkenny Project
# The Kilkenny Project

A bridge too far? A medieval city left with a "token" wall

Dec 18th 2019, 7:00 AM 19,613 Views 10 Comments

In the third part of Noteworthy’s investigation, we delve into the issues surrounding the controversial demolition of two historic houses and the gable wall that remains “encased in a tomb of steel girders”.

# roads - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

A bridge too far? "It looked like the river bed was being devastated"
# The Kilkenny Project
# The Kilkenny Project

A bridge too far? "It looked like the river bed was being devastated"

Dec 17th 2019, 12:05 AM 42,876 Views 12 Comments

In the second part of Noteworthy’s investigation, we reveal that residual limestone aggregate remains in the protected River Nore following construction of a bridge that left the community of Kilkenny City divided.

# roads - Monday 16 December, 2019

A bridge too far? The inside story of the road scheme that divided a city
# The Kilkenny Project
# The Kilkenny Project

A bridge too far? The inside story of the road scheme that divided a city

Dec 16th 2019, 12:05 AM 40,365 Views 25 Comments

In the first part of Noteworthy’s investigation, we reveal the cost of the bridge more than doubled while Kilkenny County Council paid €7 million for two buildings in the centre of Kilkenny that are now valued at just €400,000.

# roads - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Shane Ross announces 41 new train carriages as well as €447 million roads upgrade
# Cash And Carriage
# Cash And Carriage

Shane Ross announces 41 new train carriages as well as €447 million roads upgrade

Oct 30th 2019, 5:10 PM 27,688 Views 101 Comments

Ross said that the train carriages will enter servive by 2021.

# roads - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

€241 million to be spent building dual carriageway and improving roads in Mayo
# Westport
# Westport

€241 million to be spent building dual carriageway and improving roads in Mayo

Oct 15th 2019, 4:46 PM 41,939 Views 46 Comments

The project is the largest investment of public money in Co Mayo in the history of the State.

# roads - Sunday 13 October, 2019

Cyclist seriously injured and driver arrested after crash on the Ring of Kerry
# Roads
# Roads

Cyclist seriously injured and driver arrested after crash on the Ring of Kerry

Oct 13th 2019, 7:39 AM 30,844 Views 0 Comments

The driver of the car was arrested by investigating garda for suspected dangerous driving.

# roads - Friday 27 September, 2019

Motorists urged to 'respect speed limits' as strike by speed camera van operators to go ahead
# Speed Cameras
# Speed Cameras

Motorists urged to 'respect speed limits' as strike by speed camera van operators to go ahead

Sep 27th 2019, 3:52 PM 32,305 Views 44 Comments

The 24-hour strike takes place from 6am tomorrow.

# roads - Saturday 17 August, 2019

Busier roads mean more crashes on the M50, but what junctions see the most serious collisions?
# Dublin
# Dublin

Busier roads mean more crashes on the M50, but what junctions see the most serious collisions?

Aug 17th 2019, 6:31 AM 57,570 Views 75 Comments

New figures spell out where incidents take place in the busy ring road.

# roads - Friday 2 August, 2019

Using the M7 this bank holiday? All three lanes are now open as upgrade works near completion
# Open Roads
# Open Roads

Using the M7 this bank holiday? All three lanes are now open as upgrade works near completion

Aug 2nd 2019, 1:14 PM 17,891 Views 43 Comments

The 14 km stretch runs from junction 7 to junction 9.

# roads - Sunday 7 July, 2019

Woman killed and two children hospitalised in two-car Laois crash
# Portarlington
# Portarlington

Woman killed and two children hospitalised in two-car Laois crash

Jul 7th 2019, 3:29 PM 36,318 Views 3 Comments

Two others were also taken to hospital after the collision.

E-scooters are flooding city streets worldwide, so just how green are they?
# Two Wheels Good
# Two Wheels Good

E-scooters are flooding city streets worldwide, so just how green are they?

Jul 7th 2019, 6:31 AM 38,854 Views 90 Comments

THe scooters can be driven door to door and avoid the need for parking spaces.

# roads - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Man hospitalised after taxi and Viking Splash Tours vehicle crash in Dublin
# Fender Bender
# Fender Bender

Man hospitalised after taxi and Viking Splash Tours vehicle crash in Dublin

Jul 4th 2019, 5:34 PM 55,295 Views 46 Comments

The incident happened on Winetavern Street at 10.45am.

# roads - Sunday 2 June, 2019

Emergency services at scene of collision in Howth
# Road Closed
# Road Closed

Emergency services at scene of collision in Howth

Jun 2nd 2019, 4:39 PM 48,486 Views 23 Comments

Motorists are advised to expect delays in the area.

# roads - Friday 17 May, 2019

Motorcyclist in hospital after Dublin hit-and-run
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Motorcyclist in hospital after Dublin hit-and-run

May 17th 2019, 9:49 PM 41,792 Views 17 Comments

The incident happened last Thursday night.

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