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Thursday 23 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Roads

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# Planning
Applegreen owner leading the charge against Supermac's plan for a plaza between Limerick and Galway
However, the plan has strong local support.
# Bikers
Some motorcyclists are riding 'with complete disregard for their personal safety' - RSA chief
A call for safety has been made ahead of the August Bank Holiday.
# phibsboro
Phibsboro Road closed after pedestrian hit by truck
A pedestrian was struck by a truck and taken to the Mater Hospital.
# m11
Gardaí stop driver who was going 158kph on 100kph road
The speed limit on the road is 100kmph.
# Gridlock
Rain and breakdowns on the quays cause heavy traffic in Dublin city
The north quays are particularly bad.
# Leitrim
Man in his 40s killed after van hits tree
He was the sole occupant of the van.
# Roads
Driver dies after SUV crashes into a wall in Mayo
The man was the sole occupant of the car.
# Tipperary
Gardaí appeal for witnesses to fatal crash after car hit tree
A man in his 40s died.
# Public Transport
M50 operating with traffic levels that weren't expected until the mid-2020s
Transport Infrastructure Ireland boss said there has been a ‘huge increase’ in M50 traffic in the last four years.
# Cork City
Council urged to stop 'Mickey Mouse' road patch-ups and invest in full improvement plan
One councillor said people have damaged their cars trying to avoid potholes on some of the roads.
# The Danish Way
Commuter bikes take over from cars in Copenhagen but how far behind is Dublin?
Dublin “behind the Danes” – more people cycling to work in Copenhagen than driving
# Road Deaths
Ireland was the fourth safest EU country for road deaths last year
Ireland had the fourth largest decline in road deaths amongst the EU28 countries between 2016 and 2017.
# Roads
Man dies after crash between car and truck on M18 in Co Clare
The crash happened at about 1.20 pm this afternoon.
# Roads
Motorcyclist dies after his bike strikes a pole in Westmeath
The collision happened this morning.
# flipped over
Car overturns after two-car crash in Dublin's Phoenix Park
The incident happened on Chesterfield Avenue.
# Stay alive at 1.5
Motorists urged to be more aware of cyclists this bank holiday weekend
To date in 2018, six cyclists have been killed on Irish roads.
# on the roads
There are going to be 87 more gardaí on Ireland's roads
The appointments come as part of the force’s Modernisation and Renewal Programme 2016-2021.
# under arm
Two influencers to return road safety campaign fees after wearing seatbelts incorrectly
The RSA used 10 influencers in a campaign last year – but won’t be using any this year.
# Roads
Man dies and another is seriously injured after a multi-car crash in Cork
Road closures are in place after the N22 crash.
# Road Safety
Road deaths decrease across Europe for second year in a row
The European Commission released the statistics for 2017 this week.
# Roads
Man dies after being struck by car in Sligo
The collision happened at 11.05 pm last night.
# Ballinasloe
Two women (50s) killed after being struck by car involved in collision
They were pronounced dead at the scene and their bodies have been removed to Portiuncula Hospital.
# Bettystown
Teenage cyclist killed after being hit by minibus
Gardaí in Meath are investigating.
# Roads
Driver arrested after car hits pedestrians in Donegal, killing one man
The second pedestrian was not seriously injured.
# Roads
Driver dies after car collides with articulated truck in Cavan
The crash happened yesterday evening.
# €€€€
Government wants to know how much the clean-up bill for Storm Emma is going to cost
Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy today updated the Cabinet on that aftermath of the recent weather conditions.
# impassable
Drivers warned about snow and ice falling onto road as clean-up continues
The east of the country is worst affected.
# Transport
Most public transport gradually returning to normal - though Luas Green Line remains out of action
Transport options are gradually, slowly, returning to normal.
# Big Freeze
Lessons learned from 2010 snow meant we had more than enough salt for the Beast
Salt supplies are stocked up at off-peak time to ensure Ireland is always ready to tackle icy roads.
# Careful Now
Drivers will soon have to observe a minimum passing distance when overtaking cyclists
The new law will require drivers to allow one metre when passing cyclists on roads with a speed limit under 50 km/h.
# unnecessary journeys
Gardaí warn of increase in minor collisions as they advise people to stay home if possible
The force’s senior officer for roads policing said elderly pedestrians are at particular risk during this severe weather.
# The Beast
Planning to drive this week? Here's the advice for car-owners ahead of the severe wintry weather
Here’s what to do before you set out, or if you encounter snow or ice.
# Roads
Woman injured after being hit by a taxi in Rathmines
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.
# Ballickmoyler
Woman (48) killed in two car collision in Laois
A man has sustained serious injuries.
# Off the Road
You won't be able to buy a petrol or diesel car in Ireland after 2030
NCT certs will not be issued for non-zero emissions cars.
# Roads
Man dies after his car crashes into a tree in Co Louth
The crash happened yesterday afternoon.
# Roads
Elderly man dies after Galway road crash despite efforts of passers-by
The 77-year-old died after this morning’s crash in Loughrea.
# Weather
Icy showers and up to 3cm of snow forecast as authorities issue safety advice
Motorists are advised to take extra care, and people are being reminded to check in on elderly neighbours and relatives.
# Roads
Three-year-old girl killed in Kildare car crash
The crash happened on Thursday morning and the young child died today.
# Cork
Teenager seriously injured after being hit by truck
The incident happened Ballyvodane between Firmount cross and Ballyvodane Cross, Donoughmore.