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#Roads

# 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 46,007 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 30,837 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 6,736 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 14,050 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 47,224 Views 16 Comments

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

# roads - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Teenage cyclist killed after being hit by minibus
# Bettystown
# Bettystown

Teenage cyclist killed after being hit by minibus

Mar 20th 2018, 9:14 PM 87,770 Views 25 Comments

Gardaí in Meath are investigating.

# roads - Sunday 11 March, 2018

Driver arrested after car hits pedestrians in Donegal, killing one man
# Roads
# Roads

Driver arrested after car hits pedestrians in Donegal, killing one man

Mar 11th 2018, 9:56 AM 28,413 Views 15 Comments

The second pedestrian was not seriously injured.

# roads - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Driver dies after car collides with articulated truck in Cavan
# Roads
# Roads

Driver dies after car collides with articulated truck in Cavan

Mar 10th 2018, 11:38 AM 15,220 Views 11 Comments

The crash happened yesterday evening.

# roads - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Government wants to know how much the clean-up bill for Storm Emma is going to cost
# €€€€
# €€€€

Government wants to know how much the clean-up bill for Storm Emma is going to cost

Mar 6th 2018, 9:15 PM 10,281 Views 45 Comments

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy today updated the Cabinet on that aftermath of the recent weather conditions.

# roads - Monday 5 March, 2018

Drivers warned about snow and ice falling onto road as clean-up continues
# Impassable
# Impassable

Drivers warned about snow and ice falling onto road as clean-up continues

Mar 5th 2018, 3:20 PM 35,008 Views 25 Comments

The east of the country is worst affected.

# roads - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Most public transport gradually returning to normal - though Luas Green Line remains out of action
# Transport
# Transport

Most public transport gradually returning to normal - though Luas Green Line remains out of action

Mar 3rd 2018, 7:38 PM 118,515 Views 30 Comments

Transport options are gradually, slowly, returning to normal.

Lessons learned from 2010 snow meant we had more than enough salt for the Beast
# Big Freeze
# Big Freeze

Lessons learned from 2010 snow meant we had more than enough salt for the Beast

Mar 3rd 2018, 1:00 PM 19,116 Views 34 Comments

Salt supplies are stocked up at off-peak time to ensure Ireland is always ready to tackle icy roads.

# roads - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Drivers will soon have to observe a minimum passing distance when overtaking cyclists
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

Drivers will soon have to observe a minimum passing distance when overtaking cyclists

Feb 28th 2018, 2:29 PM 21,165 Views 271 Comments

The new law will require drivers to allow one metre when passing cyclists on roads with a speed limit under 50 km/h.

Gardaí warn of increase in minor collisions as they advise people to stay home if possible
# Unnecessary Journeys
# Unnecessary Journeys

Gardaí warn of increase in minor collisions as they advise people to stay home if possible

Feb 28th 2018, 12:46 PM 13,153 Views 13 Comments

The force’s senior officer for roads policing said elderly pedestrians are at particular risk during this severe weather.

# roads - Monday 26 February, 2018

Planning to drive this week? Here's the advice for car-owners ahead of the severe wintry weather
# The Beast
# The Beast

Planning to drive this week? Here's the advice for car-owners ahead of the severe wintry weather

Feb 26th 2018, 6:40 PM 67,179 Views 54 Comments

Here’s what to do before you set out, or if you encounter snow or ice.

# roads - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Woman injured after being hit by a taxi in Rathmines
# Roads
# Roads

Woman injured after being hit by a taxi in Rathmines

Feb 24th 2018, 10:07 AM 21,072 Views 10 Comments

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.

Woman (48) killed in two car collision in Laois
# Ballickmoyler
# Ballickmoyler

Woman (48) killed in two car collision in Laois

Feb 24th 2018, 8:45 AM 16,857 Views 2 Comments

A man has sustained serious injuries.

# roads - Friday 16 February, 2018

You won't be able to buy a petrol or diesel car in Ireland after 2030
# Off The Road
# Off The Road

You won't be able to buy a petrol or diesel car in Ireland after 2030

Feb 16th 2018, 5:41 PM 107,036 Views 162 Comments

NCT certs will not be issued for non-zero emissions cars.

# roads - Monday 12 February, 2018

Man dies after his car crashes into a tree in Co Louth
# Roads
# Roads

Man dies after his car crashes into a tree in Co Louth

Feb 12th 2018, 7:48 AM 16,884 Views 1 Comment

The crash happened yesterday afternoon.

# roads - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Elderly man dies after Galway road crash despite efforts of passers-by
# Roads
# Roads

Elderly man dies after Galway road crash despite efforts of passers-by

Feb 6th 2018, 8:21 PM 29,567 Views 4 Comments

The 77-year-old died after this morning’s crash in Loughrea.

# roads - Monday 5 February, 2018

Icy showers and up to 3cm of snow forecast as authorities issue safety advice
# Weather
# Weather

Icy showers and up to 3cm of snow forecast as authorities issue safety advice

Feb 5th 2018, 9:45 PM 73,975 Views 47 Comments

Motorists are advised to take extra care, and people are being reminded to check in on elderly neighbours and relatives.

# roads - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Three-year-old girl killed in Kildare car crash
# Roads
# Roads

Three-year-old girl killed in Kildare car crash

Feb 4th 2018, 8:40 PM 58,523 Views 29 Comments

The crash happened on Thursday morning and the young child died today.

# roads - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Teenager seriously injured after being hit by truck
# Cork
# Cork

Teenager seriously injured after being hit by truck

Feb 1st 2018, 3:13 PM 18,619 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened Ballyvodane between Firmount cross and Ballyvodane Cross, Donoughmore.

# roads - Saturday 27 January, 2018

A bureaucratic mix-up is delaying much-needed repairs to a Connemara road
# Bóthar Doirefhearta
# Bóthar Doirefhearta

A bureaucratic mix-up is delaying much-needed repairs to a Connemara road

Jan 27th 2018, 6:30 AM 16,102 Views 16 Comments

Flooding in the past week has made the road’s conditions significantly worse, and locals are calling for lights to be installed.

# roads - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Roads around the country closed due to flooding
# Impassable
# Impassable

Roads around the country closed due to flooding

Jan 21st 2018, 6:59 PM 91,641 Views 23 Comments

Motorists have been advised to exercise caution and avoid certain areas.

# roads - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Drunk driver who killed elderly man gets community service after widow pleads for him to avoid jail
# Galway
# Galway

Drunk driver who killed elderly man gets community service after widow pleads for him to avoid jail

Jan 18th 2018, 3:42 PM 32,679 Views 70 Comments

The ex-wife of Liam McDonnell said jailing the man would not bring Liam back.

# roads - Saturday 13 January, 2018

PHOTOS: Cork roads closed due to flooding
# Impassable
# Impassable

PHOTOS: Cork roads closed due to flooding

Jan 13th 2018, 5:05 PM 71,406 Views 38 Comments

Motorists have been advised to take care and avoid some areas.

# roads - Friday 12 January, 2018

Drivers on the M7 are being urged to slow down - until 2020
# M7
# M7

Drivers on the M7 are being urged to slow down - until 2020

Jan 12th 2018, 8:35 AM 31,235 Views 52 Comments

One motorist has already been arrested for driving at 141kph in the new 60kph zone.

# roads - Sunday 7 January, 2018

Driver killed after car crashes into wall on Dublin's N4
# Lucan
# Lucan

Driver killed after car crashes into wall on Dublin's N4

Jan 7th 2018, 9:27 AM 36,814 Views 22 Comments

The crash happened early this morning near the Spa Hotel.

# roads - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Construction of motorway to connect Dublin to Derry to begin this year
# North To South
# North To South

Construction of motorway to connect Dublin to Derry to begin this year

Jan 6th 2018, 7:00 AM 32,222 Views 61 Comments

The project is the biggest road project ever undertaken in Northern Ireland.

# roads - Thursday 28 December, 2017

First funeral to take place in Mayo today after after SUV was swept away on Christmas day
# RIP
# RIP

First funeral to take place in Mayo today after after SUV was swept away on Christmas day

Dec 28th 2017, 6:05 AM 14,796 Views 5 Comments

Martin Needham will be buried today followed by his friend Declan Davitt tomorrow.

# roads - Sunday 17 December, 2017

Six killed in three-car crash in Birmingham
# Crash
# Crash

Six killed in three-car crash in Birmingham

Dec 17th 2017, 9:59 AM 16,785 Views 11 Comments

Three other people involved in the collision remain in hospital this morning with serious injuries.

# roads - Monday 11 December, 2017

Some schools have closed today because of icy road conditions
# Snow Day
# Snow Day

Some schools have closed today because of icy road conditions

Dec 11th 2017, 8:46 AM 24,561 Views 15 Comments

Melted snow has frozen overnight, leading to treacherous road conditions this morning in some parts of the country.

# roads - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Motorists warned to take extreme care as temperatures may dip to minus 8 degrees
# Snow Patrol
# Snow Patrol

Motorists warned to take extreme care as temperatures may dip to minus 8 degrees

Dec 10th 2017, 11:20 AM 100,568 Views 88 Comments

A number of weather warning have been issued by Met Éireann.

# roads - Friday 8 December, 2017

Moped rider killed after crash in Dublin city
# Roads
# Roads

Moped rider killed after crash in Dublin city

Dec 8th 2017, 11:11 PM 31,941 Views 18 Comments

The man in his 30s died after being rushed to hospital.

# roads - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Driver arrested after car found on Luas tracks
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Driver arrested after car found on Luas tracks

Dec 6th 2017, 10:50 PM 47,208 Views 27 Comments

Drivers are being warned to take care on the roads as freezing conditions are due to take hold tomorrow.

# roads - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Man in his 50s dies after car and bus collide in Roscommon
# Crash
# Crash

Man in his 50s dies after car and bus collide in Roscommon

Nov 2nd 2017, 5:50 PM 27,594 Views 7 Comments

The driver of the bus sustained minor injuries.

# roads - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Man dies after car crashes into wall in Co Louth
# Roads
# Roads

Man dies after car crashes into wall in Co Louth

Oct 29th 2017, 8:46 AM 12,536 Views 2 Comments

That crash happened in the early hours of this morning.

# roads - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Appeal for information after teenage girl suffers facial injuries in Cork hit-and-run
# Cobh
# Cobh

Appeal for information after teenage girl suffers facial injuries in Cork hit-and-run

Oct 18th 2017, 3:24 PM 15,736 Views 1 Comment

The car involved is described as dark-coloured and is believed to have gone in the direction of Newtown.

# roads - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Man killed after being hit by SUV on the Naas Road
# N7
# N7

Man killed after being hit by SUV on the Naas Road

Oct 15th 2017, 9:00 AM 31,917 Views 11 Comments

The road is currently closed to facilitate an examination.