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# roads - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Appeal for witnesses to potential hit-and-run that left motorcyclist seriously injured
# Roads
# Roads

Appeal for witnesses to potential hit-and-run that left motorcyclist seriously injured

Sep 21st 2017, 11:47 AM 11,880 Views 2 Comments

The incident occurred near the road works on the L3132, St Margaret’s Road, Swords.

# roads - Monday 11 September, 2017

Man in critical condition after being struck by van which failed to stop in Longford
# Edgeworthstown
# Edgeworthstown

Man in critical condition after being struck by van which failed to stop in Longford

Sep 11th 2017, 5:56 PM 14,264 Views 5 Comments

The incident happened in the early hours of Sunday morning.

# roads - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Port Tunnel reopened after oil tanker breaks down
# Dublin
# Dublin

Port Tunnel reopened after oil tanker breaks down

Aug 30th 2017, 5:35 PM 15,553 Views 12 Comments

The tunnel was closed in one direction earlier today.

# roads - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Motorcyclist dies after bike crashes with car in Cork
# Glanmire
# Glanmire

Motorcyclist dies after bike crashes with car in Cork

Aug 9th 2017, 9:39 PM 23,775 Views 10 Comments

The man was aged in his 20s.

# roads - Monday 24 July, 2017

Teenager killed in Dublin after motorcycle hit lamppost
# Clarehall
# Clarehall

Teenager killed in Dublin after motorcycle hit lamppost

Jul 24th 2017, 7:52 PM 38,258 Views 27 Comments

A pillion passenger was seriously injured.

# roads - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Engineers want multiple tolls and changing speed limits on the M50
# Hit The Road
# Hit The Road

Engineers want multiple tolls and changing speed limits on the M50

Jul 19th 2017, 6:05 AM 41,405 Views 96 Comments

They say it will help congestion.

# roads - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Metro North, expanded Dart and a Cork-Limerick motorway 'need to be delivered'
# Motoring
# Motoring

Metro North, expanded Dart and a Cork-Limerick motorway 'need to be delivered'

Jul 18th 2017, 3:01 PM 24,833 Views 78 Comments

Engineers want a body to be established in order to support the new 10-year capital spending plan.

# roads - Friday 26 May, 2017

Motorists warned about 'greasy roads' as heavy rain forecast for weekend
# Drive Slow
# Drive Slow

Motorists warned about 'greasy roads' as heavy rain forecast for weekend

May 26th 2017, 2:24 PM 18,969 Views 18 Comments

RSA CEO Moyagh Murdock warned that roads are more slippery when it rains after a dry spell.

Gardaí will be out checking in force today as part of Operation Slow Down
# Speeding
# Speeding

Gardaí will be out checking in force today as part of Operation Slow Down

May 26th 2017, 6:10 AM 18,609 Views 63 Comments

The initiative last year saw 927 people caught for speeding.

# roads - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

The price of fuel is going down but motorists are still paying far more than they did last year
# Fuelling The Boom
# Fuelling The Boom

The price of fuel is going down but motorists are still paying far more than they did last year

May 24th 2017, 12:25 PM 12,860 Views 52 Comments

The AA says it is concerned that, for every litre of petrol purchased, 63.67% goes to the government.

# roads - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

These four roads are getting a €30m safety upgrade
# Transport
# Transport

These four roads are getting a €30m safety upgrade

May 10th 2017, 6:01 PM 38,323 Views 34 Comments

Shane Ross said the improvements will also reduce journey times.

# roads - Sunday 30 April, 2017

A Cork cyclist hit by a car last week has died in hospital
# Roads
# Roads

A Cork cyclist hit by a car last week has died in hospital

Apr 30th 2017, 10:49 AM 16,350 Views 32 Comments

The collision happened in Skibbereen.

# roads - Friday 28 April, 2017

Motorcyclist dies after collision with 4x4 in Tipperary
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

Motorcyclist dies after collision with 4x4 in Tipperary

Apr 28th 2017, 3:53 PM 18,921 Views 6 Comments

The driver of the 4×4 was uninjured.

# roads - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Third lane needed on N11 or Wicklow and Dún Laoghaire Rathdown will begin to suffer, report finds
# Choc-a-block
# Choc-a-block

Third lane needed on N11 or Wicklow and Dún Laoghaire Rathdown will begin to suffer, report finds

Apr 26th 2017, 6:20 AM 25,410 Views 62 Comments

Any delay in road network improvements will ‘constrain growth’ and hinder productivity, finds Transport Infrastructure Ireland.

# roads - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Get stressed out sitting in traffic jams? One TD says it's impacting on people’s quality of life
# Gridlock
# Gridlock

Get stressed out sitting in traffic jams? One TD says it's impacting on people’s quality of life

Apr 25th 2017, 7:04 PM 14,348 Views 62 Comments

Next week, Dublin City Council will discuss new plans to restrict car numbers in the city.

# roads - Monday 10 April, 2017

Dublin ambulance delayed to 999 call because of bad parking
# Dublin Fire Brigade
# Dublin Fire Brigade

Dublin ambulance delayed to 999 call because of bad parking

Apr 10th 2017, 8:24 PM 45,304 Views 41 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade is asking for more thoughtful parking: “Leave space for emergency vehicles… thanks.”

# roads - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Road safety chief welcomes news that the Garda Traffic Corps is to be reformed
# Breath Test Scandal
# Breath Test Scandal

Road safety chief welcomes news that the Garda Traffic Corps is to be reformed

Apr 4th 2017, 4:07 PM 16,708 Views 43 Comments

Moyagh Murdock said people had felt let down by recent garda revelations.

# roads - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Appeals for help after toddler Estlin Wall (3) dies in car crash and her father fights for his life
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Appeals for help after toddler Estlin Wall (3) dies in car crash and her father fights for his life

Mar 19th 2017, 4:21 PM 77,151 Views 11 Comments

The crash happened in Co. Clare on Wednesday.

# roads - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Man in his 70s announced dead at scene is revived in hospital after four-car crash in Dublin
# Roads
# Roads

Man in his 70s announced dead at scene is revived in hospital after four-car crash in Dublin

Feb 16th 2017, 6:10 PM 59,932 Views 43 Comments

The collision happened in Walkinstown this afternoon.

# roads - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Cars seized and court ordered for drivers found speeding, texting and with no seat belts on children
# Out In Force
# Out In Force

Cars seized and court ordered for drivers found speeding, texting and with no seat belts on children

Feb 15th 2017, 9:37 PM 28,368 Views 42 Comments

One driver was found texting on their mobile while driving at 157km in a 100km zone.

# roads - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

'No exceptions': Drink drivers to get automatic ban instead of penalty points
# Off The Road
# Off The Road

'No exceptions': Drink drivers to get automatic ban instead of penalty points

Feb 8th 2017, 11:01 AM 34,695 Views 99 Comments

Ross said law to publish names of those caught drink driving should be ready by April.

# roads - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

These roads around the country are getting an upgrade
# Facelift
# Facelift

These roads around the country are getting an upgrade

Jan 24th 2017, 4:07 PM 30,254 Views 51 Comments

The Transport Minister said, “The main focus of the safety improvements scheme is to improve safety at locations where collisions have taken place.”

# roads - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Delays expected on M1 after crash at Port Tunnel
# Traffic
# Traffic

Delays expected on M1 after crash at Port Tunnel

Jan 17th 2017, 9:26 AM 12,395 Views 12 Comments

Officers are currently at the scene and there are no reports of any serious injures.

Dublin motorist who killed young mother during 'a micro-sleep' appeals jail term
# Roads
# Roads

Dublin motorist who killed young mother during 'a micro-sleep' appeals jail term

Jan 17th 2017, 6:04 AM 26,951 Views 0 Comments

Dublin man Anthony Handley was jailed for two years.

# roads - Monday 16 January, 2017

Two women killed after being knocked down crossing the road
# Louth
# Louth

Two women killed after being knocked down crossing the road

Jan 16th 2017, 10:36 PM 29,497 Views 10 Comments

The bodies of the two women were taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital.

# roads - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Man in his 70s seriously injured after being struck by car
# Monaghan
# Monaghan

Man in his 70s seriously injured after being struck by car

Jan 10th 2017, 1:25 PM 11,116 Views 1 Comment

The crash happened around 10pm last night in Scotstown.

# roads - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Minister Denis Naughten out of hospital after treatment for cycling accident
# Back At Home
# Back At Home

Minister Denis Naughten out of hospital after treatment for cycling accident

Jan 5th 2017, 8:02 PM 12,845 Views 37 Comments

The Communications Minister had spent the last few days in hospital following a cycling collision.

# roads - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

'Very bad year for road safety' sees more deaths and more fatal crashes
# 2016
# 2016

'Very bad year for road safety' sees more deaths and more fatal crashes

Jan 3rd 2017, 7:48 PM 12,516 Views 37 Comments

Speeding, drink driving, non-seatbelt wearing and using a mobile phones are among the chief causes.

# roads - Monday 2 January, 2017

Minister Denis Naughten hit by a car while out cycling in Roscommon
# Roads
# Roads

Minister Denis Naughten hit by a car while out cycling in Roscommon

Jan 2nd 2017, 2:25 PM 33,376 Views 95 Comments

He has been brought to hospital.

# roads - Friday 30 December, 2016

Body of woman in her 80s found this morning after car crash last night
# RIP
# RIP

Body of woman in her 80s found this morning after car crash last night

Dec 30th 2016, 4:41 PM 31,801 Views 4 Comments

She was pronounced dead at the scene in Cavan.

Fourteen motorists arrested for drink driving on Christmas day
# Roads
# Roads

Fourteen motorists arrested for drink driving on Christmas day

Dec 30th 2016, 11:37 AM 23,780 Views 50 Comments

There have been two fatalities over the past seven days.

# roads - Friday 23 December, 2016

Female pedestrian (74) dies after collision involving car
# Co Leitrim
# Co Leitrim

Female pedestrian (74) dies after collision involving car

Dec 23rd 2016, 9:05 AM 11,085 Views 4 Comments

The collision occurred yesterday evening.

# roads - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

'It's a car park by 4.30pm': Vital upgrades and a third lane needed on N11, report finds
# Chock-a-block
# Chock-a-block

'It's a car park by 4.30pm': Vital upgrades and a third lane needed on N11, report finds

Dec 6th 2016, 9:48 AM 30,200 Views 80 Comments

Wicklow TD Stephen Donnelly says congestion on the road is only going to get worse if improvements aren’t made now.

# roads - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Ireland's traffic congestion: "Not quite back to Celtic Tiger times, but it's up there"
# Chockablock
# Chockablock

Ireland's traffic congestion: "Not quite back to Celtic Tiger times, but it's up there"

Nov 22nd 2016, 6:05 AM 13,688 Views 21 Comments

The numbers of vehicles on Irish roads has increased by almost 15% in the past year – because of new cars, housing and the weather.

# roads - Monday 21 November, 2016

Grieving father and husband calls for tougher rules on unaccompanied learner drivers
# Cork
# Cork

Grieving father and husband calls for tougher rules on unaccompanied learner drivers

Nov 21st 2016, 10:50 PM 28,882 Views 42 Comments

Noel Clancy lost his wife in a road crash before Christmas last year.

# roads - Friday 18 November, 2016

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nov 18th 2016, 7:51 AM 8,998 Views 0 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# roads - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Man in his 70s dies cycling his bike in afternoon road crash
# Westmeath
# Westmeath

Man in his 70s dies cycling his bike in afternoon road crash

Nov 15th 2016, 7:33 PM 14,378 Views 7 Comments

The collision happened at about 3.45pm this afternoon.

# roads - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Father of man killed in car crash: "Please, please slow down"
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Father of man killed in car crash: "Please, please slow down"

Nov 13th 2016, 6:26 PM 25,216 Views 16 Comments

“Families have had enough heartache.”

# roads - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Off-duty garda catches two young men trying to flee from scene of serious car crash
# Heroic Chase
# Heroic Chase

Off-duty garda catches two young men trying to flee from scene of serious car crash

Oct 27th 2016, 2:56 PM 43,751 Views 55 Comments

A man is in hospital with life-threatening injuries.

# roads - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Gardaí looking for member of the public who helped hit-and-run victim in Dublin
# Kilbarrack
# Kilbarrack

Gardaí looking for member of the public who helped hit-and-run victim in Dublin

Oct 26th 2016, 12:46 PM 13,756 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened one month ago.