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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Roads

All time
# Bóthar Doirefhearta
A bureaucratic mix-up is delaying much-needed repairs to a Connemara road
Flooding in the past week has made the road’s conditions significantly worse, and locals are calling for lights to be installed.
# impassable
Roads around the country closed due to flooding
Motorists have been advised to exercise caution and avoid certain areas.
# Galway
Drunk driver who killed elderly man gets community service after widow pleads for him to avoid jail
The ex-wife of Liam McDonnell said jailing the man would not bring Liam back.
# impassable
PHOTOS: Cork roads closed due to flooding
Motorists have been advised to take care and avoid some areas.
# M7
Drivers on the M7 are being urged to slow down - until 2020
One motorist has already been arrested for driving at 141kph in the new 60kph zone.
# Lucan
Driver killed after car crashes into wall on Dublin's N4
The crash happened early this morning near the Spa Hotel.
# North to South
Construction of motorway to connect Dublin to Derry to begin this year
The project is the biggest road project ever undertaken in Northern Ireland.
First funeral to take place in Mayo today after after SUV was swept away on Christmas day
Martin Needham will be buried today followed by his friend Declan Davitt tomorrow.
# Crash
Six killed in three-car crash in Birmingham
Three other people involved in the collision remain in hospital this morning with serious injuries.
# Snow Day
Some schools have closed today because of icy road conditions
Melted snow has frozen overnight, leading to treacherous road conditions this morning in some parts of the country.
# Snow Patrol
Motorists warned to take extreme care as temperatures may dip to minus 8 degrees
A number of weather warning have been issued by Met Éireann.
# Roads
Moped rider killed after crash in Dublin city
The man in his 30s died after being rushed to hospital.
# Road Safety
Driver arrested after car found on Luas tracks
Drivers are being warned to take care on the roads as freezing conditions are due to take hold tomorrow.
# Crash
Man in his 50s dies after car and bus collide in Roscommon
The driver of the bus sustained minor injuries.
# Roads
Man dies after car crashes into wall in Co Louth
That crash happened in the early hours of this morning.
# Cobh
Appeal for information after teenage girl suffers facial injuries in Cork hit-and-run
The car involved is described as dark-coloured and is believed to have gone in the direction of Newtown.
# N7
Man killed after being hit by SUV on the Naas Road
The road is currently closed to facilitate an examination.
# fake disabled pass
Drivers have been acting the absolute goat on Ireland's roads in the last 24 hours
Faked insurance discs, a doctored disabled pass, and rampant speeding are just some of the offences the road traffic corps have been battling.
# Roads
Comedian Jason Byrne avoids ban after pleading guilty to driving without a licence
Byrne was fined €500.
# Wexford
Driver killed and passenger injured in single-vehicle crash
The crash happened at Ballinesker, Curracloe, County Wexford this morning.
# Lucan
Man in his 30s killed after car veers into stone wall on dual carriageway
There was no one else travelling in the car at the time.
# Longford
Gardaí search for silver van which left the scene after hitting pedestrian
He remains in a critical condition.
# Roads
Appeal for witnesses to potential hit-and-run that left motorcyclist seriously injured
The incident occurred near the road works on the L3132, St Margaret’s Road, Swords.
# Edgeworthstown
Man in critical condition after being struck by van which failed to stop in Longford
The incident happened in the early hours of Sunday morning.
# Dublin
Port Tunnel reopened after oil tanker breaks down
The tunnel was closed in one direction earlier today.
# Glanmire
Motorcyclist dies after bike crashes with car in Cork
The man was aged in his 20s.
# Clarehall
Teenager killed in Dublin after motorcycle hit lamppost
A pillion passenger was seriously injured.
# hit the road
Engineers want multiple tolls and changing speed limits on the M50
They say it will help congestion.
# Motoring
Metro North, expanded Dart and a Cork-Limerick motorway 'need to be delivered'
Engineers want a body to be established in order to support the new 10-year capital spending plan.
# drive slow
Motorists warned about 'greasy roads' as heavy rain forecast for weekend
RSA CEO Moyagh Murdock warned that roads are more slippery when it rains after a dry spell.
# Speeding
Gardaí will be out checking in force today as part of Operation Slow Down
The initiative last year saw 927 people caught for speeding.
# fuelling the boom
The price of fuel is going down but motorists are still paying far more than they did last year
The AA says it is concerned that, for every litre of petrol purchased, 63.67% goes to the government.
# Transport
These four roads are getting a €30m safety upgrade
Shane Ross said the improvements will also reduce journey times.
# Roads
A Cork cyclist hit by a car last week has died in hospital
The collision happened in Skibbereen.
# Tipperary
Motorcyclist dies after collision with 4x4 in Tipperary
The driver of the 4×4 was uninjured.
# choc-a-block
Third lane needed on N11 or Wicklow and Dún Laoghaire Rathdown will begin to suffer, report finds
Any delay in road network improvements will ‘constrain growth’ and hinder productivity, finds Transport Infrastructure Ireland.
# Gridlock
Get stressed out sitting in traffic jams? One TD says it's impacting on people’s quality of life
Next week, Dublin City Council will discuss new plans to restrict car numbers in the city.
# Dublin Fire Brigade
Dublin ambulance delayed to 999 call because of bad parking
Dublin Fire Brigade is asking for more thoughtful parking: “Leave space for emergency vehicles… thanks.”
# breath test scandal
Road safety chief welcomes news that the Garda Traffic Corps is to be reformed
Moyagh Murdock said people had felt let down by recent garda revelations.
# Tragedy
Appeals for help after toddler Estlin Wall (3) dies in car crash and her father fights for his life
The crash happened in Co. Clare on Wednesday.