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# roads - Sunday 23 December, 2018

31-year-old man killed in Laois car crash
# Crash
# Crash

31-year-old man killed in Laois car crash

Dec 23rd 2018, 5:43 PM 32,715 Views 7 Comments

The car the man was driving struck a tree this morning.

# roads - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Castleblayney crash: Arrested man had 'left garda station in a hurry after being recognised'
# Monaghan
# Monaghan

Castleblayney crash: Arrested man had 'left garda station in a hurry after being recognised'

Nov 29th 2018, 12:26 PM 32,211 Views 0 Comments

The man remains in garda custody.

# roads - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

A pinch more salt: €700k is being spent to increase our winter salt supplies
# Winter Ready
# Winter Ready

A pinch more salt: €700k is being spent to increase our winter salt supplies

Nov 7th 2018, 6:56 PM 6,952 Views 20 Comments

That’s an extra 58,000 tonnes of salt.

# roads - Monday 29 October, 2018

Young man seriously injured after being hit by minibus in Galway gaeltacht
# Roads
# Roads

Young man seriously injured after being hit by minibus in Galway gaeltacht

Oct 29th 2018, 4:40 PM 22,789 Views 8 Comments

The man was rushed to University College Hospital Galway.

Driver arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after being clocked at 145 km/h
# Speeding
# Speeding

Driver arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after being clocked at 145 km/h

Oct 29th 2018, 4:04 PM 45,374 Views 50 Comments

The arrest was one of a number of enforcement actions taken by gardaí over the bank holiday weekend.

# roads - Sunday 28 October, 2018

Several roads closed as 20,000 people take part in Dublin Marathon
# Diversions
# Diversions

Several roads closed as 20,000 people take part in Dublin Marathon

Oct 28th 2018, 7:00 AM 22,441 Views 19 Comments

Some public transport services will also be affected.

# roads - Friday 26 October, 2018

It's going to hit -3 degrees on this chilly long weekend - here's how to stay safe on the roads
# Bank Holiday
# Bank Holiday

It's going to hit -3 degrees on this chilly long weekend - here's how to stay safe on the roads

Updated Oct 26th 2018, 2:45 PM 32,435 Views 20 Comments

Temperatures could drop into the minus figures on Saturday and Sunday night.

# roads - Friday 12 October, 2018

Rail services getting back to normal after Storm Callum - but flights and ferries disrupted
# Aftermath
# Aftermath

Rail services getting back to normal after Storm Callum - but flights and ferries disrupted

Updated Oct 12th 2018, 10:47 AM 38,943 Views 16 Comments

Here’s the latest on the transport situation in the wake of stormy weather overnight.

# roads - Monday 1 October, 2018

Traffic lights that take longer to change could reduce older pedestrian road deaths
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Traffic lights that take longer to change could reduce older pedestrian road deaths

Oct 1st 2018, 2:22 PM 12,222 Views 48 Comments

An RSA lecture today heard pedestrian risk increases with age.

# roads - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Woman (70s) dies after being hit by truck in Monaghan
# Carrickmacross
# Carrickmacross

Woman (70s) dies after being hit by truck in Monaghan

Sep 27th 2018, 2:12 PM 13,375 Views 3 Comments

The incident took place on Main Street in Carrickmacross.

# roads - Friday 21 September, 2018

'Forever in our hearts': Tributes paid to eight-year-old boy who died after being struck by car in Derry
# Roads
# Roads

'Forever in our hearts': Tributes paid to eight-year-old boy who died after being struck by car in Derry

Updated Sep 21st 2018, 8:07 PM 28,055 Views 8 Comments

The incident happened yesterday eveing.

# roads - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Elderly woman dies after being hit by SUV on Galway motorway
# Roads
# Roads

Elderly woman dies after being hit by SUV on Galway motorway

Sep 15th 2018, 8:36 AM 29,574 Views 22 Comments

The collision happened on the M18 last night.

# roads - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Pedestrian in his 60s killed after being struck by van in Cavan
# Bailieboro
# Bailieboro

Pedestrian in his 60s killed after being struck by van in Cavan

Sep 1st 2018, 8:24 AM 10,039 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the collision.

# roads - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Gardaí in Dublin have been clamping down on cars parked in cycle lanes
# Fines
# Fines

Gardaí in Dublin have been clamping down on cars parked in cycle lanes

Aug 28th 2018, 9:45 PM 26,735 Views 80 Comments

One garda fined six motorists in 25 minutes.

# roads - Monday 27 August, 2018

Local residents seek to block €220 million Cork-to-Ringaskiddy motorway plan
# M28
# M28

Local residents seek to block €220 million Cork-to-Ringaskiddy motorway plan

Aug 27th 2018, 6:32 PM 27,741 Views 0 Comments

The action has been brought by a group describing itself as the M28 Steering Group.

Disqualified driver who caused collision was 'ten times over legal limit'
# Co Kildare
# Co Kildare

Disqualified driver who caused collision was 'ten times over legal limit'

Aug 27th 2018, 3:48 PM 34,338 Views 41 Comments

The man was subsequently fined and disqualified from driving for 6 years.

# roads - Friday 24 August, 2018

Gardaí appeal to driver of silver Micra who may have seen fatal crash
# Monasterevin
# Monasterevin

Gardaí appeal to driver of silver Micra who may have seen fatal crash

Aug 24th 2018, 10:12 AM 22,655 Views 1 Comment

They also wish to speak to drivers who may have dashcam footage.

# roads - Friday 17 August, 2018

Motorcyclist (50s) killed in collision with SUV
# Kildare
# Kildare

Motorcyclist (50s) killed in collision with SUV

Aug 17th 2018, 5:39 PM 27,165 Views 8 Comments

The driver of the 4×4 was also taken to hospital.

# roads - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Applegreen owner leading the charge against Supermac's plan for a plaza between Limerick and Galway
# Planning
# Planning

Applegreen owner leading the charge against Supermac's plan for a plaza between Limerick and Galway

Aug 15th 2018, 10:18 PM 45,701 Views 61 Comments

However, the plan has strong local support.

# roads - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Some motorcyclists are riding 'with complete disregard for their personal safety' - RSA chief
# Bikers
# Bikers

Some motorcyclists are riding 'with complete disregard for their personal safety' - RSA chief

Jul 31st 2018, 3:09 PM 14,746 Views 66 Comments

A call for safety has been made ahead of the August Bank Holiday.

# roads - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Phibsboro Road closed after pedestrian hit by truck
# Phibsboro
# Phibsboro

Phibsboro Road closed after pedestrian hit by truck

Jul 25th 2018, 3:23 PM 23,595 Views 13 Comments

A pedestrian was struck by a truck and taken to the Mater Hospital.

# roads - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Gardaí stop driver who was going 158kph on 100kph road
# M11
# M11

Gardaí stop driver who was going 158kph on 100kph road

Jul 21st 2018, 3:10 PM 48,083 Views 113 Comments

The speed limit on the road is 100kmph.

# roads - Friday 20 July, 2018

Rain and breakdowns on the quays cause heavy traffic in Dublin city
# Gridlock
# Gridlock

Rain and breakdowns on the quays cause heavy traffic in Dublin city

Jul 20th 2018, 9:33 AM 23,905 Views 63 Comments

The north quays are particularly bad.

# roads - Monday 16 July, 2018

Man in his 40s killed after van hits tree
# Leitrim
# Leitrim

Man in his 40s killed after van hits tree

Jul 16th 2018, 7:53 AM 13,950 Views 2 Comments

He was the sole occupant of the van.

# roads - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Driver dies after SUV crashes into a wall in Mayo
# Roads
# Roads

Driver dies after SUV crashes into a wall in Mayo

Jul 15th 2018, 9:40 AM 24,345 Views 9 Comments

The man was the sole occupant of the car.

# roads - Monday 9 July, 2018

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to fatal crash after car hit tree
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to fatal crash after car hit tree

Jul 9th 2018, 6:54 AM 14,117 Views 2 Comments

A man in his 40s died.

# roads - Monday 25 June, 2018

M50 operating with traffic levels that weren't expected until the mid-2020s
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

M50 operating with traffic levels that weren't expected until the mid-2020s

Jun 25th 2018, 4:34 PM 21,055 Views 41 Comments

Transport Infrastructure Ireland boss said there has been a ‘huge increase’ in M50 traffic in the last four years.

# roads - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Council urged to stop 'Mickey Mouse' road patch-ups and invest in full improvement plan
# Cork City
# Cork City

Council urged to stop 'Mickey Mouse' road patch-ups and invest in full improvement plan

Jun 24th 2018, 8:30 PM 28,657 Views 58 Comments

One councillor said people have damaged their cars trying to avoid potholes on some of the roads.

Commuter bikes take over from cars in Copenhagen but how far behind is Dublin?
# The Danish Way
# The Danish Way

Commuter bikes take over from cars in Copenhagen but how far behind is Dublin?

Jun 24th 2018, 10:30 AM 15,184 Views 103 Comments

Dublin “behind the Danes” – more people cycling to work in Copenhagen than driving

# roads - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Ireland was the fourth safest EU country for road deaths last year
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Ireland was the fourth safest EU country for road deaths last year

Jun 19th 2018, 4:33 PM 10,419 Views 42 Comments

Ireland had the fourth largest decline in road deaths amongst the EU28 countries between 2016 and 2017.

# roads - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

Man dies after crash between car and truck on M18 in Co Clare
# Roads
# Roads

Man dies after crash between car and truck on M18 in Co Clare

Jun 5th 2018, 3:19 PM 14,575 Views 1 Comment

The crash happened at about 1.20 pm this afternoon.

# roads - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Motorcyclist dies after his bike strikes a pole in Westmeath
# Roads
# Roads

Motorcyclist dies after his bike strikes a pole in Westmeath

May 13th 2018, 4:09 PM 24,228 Views 23 Comments

The collision happened this morning.

# roads - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Car overturns after two-car crash in Dublin's Phoenix Park
# Flipped Over
# Flipped Over

Car overturns after two-car crash in Dublin's Phoenix Park

May 9th 2018, 9:33 AM 42,706 Views 30 Comments

The incident happened on Chesterfield Avenue.

# roads - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Motorists urged to be more aware of cyclists this bank holiday weekend
# Stay Alive At 1.5
# Stay Alive At 1.5

Motorists urged to be more aware of cyclists this bank holiday weekend

May 2nd 2018, 7:34 AM 11,094 Views 210 Comments

To date in 2018, six cyclists have been killed on Irish roads.

# roads - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

There are going to be 87 more gardaí on Ireland's roads
# On The Roads
# On The Roads

There are going to be 87 more gardaí on Ireland's roads

May 1st 2018, 12:01 PM 16,822 Views 57 Comments

The appointments come as part of the force’s Modernisation and Renewal Programme 2016-2021.

# roads - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Two influencers to return road safety campaign fees after wearing seatbelts incorrectly
# Under Arm
# Under Arm

Two influencers to return road safety campaign fees after wearing seatbelts incorrectly

Apr 28th 2018, 6:30 AM 45,954 Views 34 Comments

The RSA used 10 influencers in a campaign last year – but won’t be using any this year.

# roads - Friday 27 April, 2018

Man dies and another is seriously injured after a multi-car crash in Cork
# Roads
# Roads

Man dies and another is seriously injured after a multi-car crash in Cork

Apr 27th 2018, 6:45 PM 30,827 Views 16 Comments

Road closures are in place after the N22 crash.

# roads - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Road deaths decrease across Europe for second year in a row
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Road deaths decrease across Europe for second year in a row

Apr 14th 2018, 8:15 AM 6,716 Views 15 Comments

The European Commission released the statistics for 2017 this week.

# roads - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Man dies after being struck by car in Sligo
# Roads
# Roads

Man dies after being struck by car in Sligo

Apr 5th 2018, 7:50 AM 14,046 Views 2 Comments

The collision happened at 11.05 pm last night.

# roads - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Two women (50s) killed after being struck by car involved in collision
# Ballinasloe
# Ballinasloe

Two women (50s) killed after being struck by car involved in collision

Mar 22nd 2018, 11:08 PM 47,162 Views 16 Comments

They were pronounced dead at the scene and their bodies have been removed to Portiuncula Hospital.