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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Roads

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# Roads
Man in his 70s announced dead at scene is revived in hospital after four-car crash in Dublin
The collision happened in Walkinstown this afternoon.
# out in force
Cars seized and court ordered for drivers found speeding, texting and with no seat belts on children
One driver was found texting on their mobile while driving at 157km in a 100km zone.
# Off the Road
'No exceptions': Drink drivers to get automatic ban instead of penalty points
Ross said law to publish names of those caught drink driving should be ready by April.
# facelift
These roads around the country are getting an upgrade
The Transport Minister said, “The main focus of the safety improvements scheme is to improve safety at locations where collisions have taken place.”
# Traffic
Delays expected on M1 after crash at Port Tunnel
Officers are currently at the scene and there are no reports of any serious injures.
# Roads
Dublin motorist who killed young mother during 'a micro-sleep' appeals jail term
Dublin man Anthony Handley was jailed for two years.
# Louth
Two women killed after being knocked down crossing the road
The bodies of the two women were taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital.
# Monaghan
Man in his 70s seriously injured after being struck by car
The crash happened around 10pm last night in Scotstown.
# back at home
Minister Denis Naughten out of hospital after treatment for cycling accident
The Communications Minister had spent the last few days in hospital following a cycling collision.
# 2016
'Very bad year for road safety' sees more deaths and more fatal crashes
Speeding, drink driving, non-seatbelt wearing and using a mobile phones are among the chief causes.
# Roads
Minister Denis Naughten hit by a car while out cycling in Roscommon
He has been brought to hospital.
Body of woman in her 80s found this morning after car crash last night
She was pronounced dead at the scene in Cavan.
# Roads
Fourteen motorists arrested for drink driving on Christmas day
There have been two fatalities over the past seven days.
# co leitrim
Female pedestrian (74) dies after collision involving car
The collision occurred yesterday evening.
# chock-a-block
'It's a car park by 4.30pm': Vital upgrades and a third lane needed on N11, report finds
Wicklow TD Stephen Donnelly says congestion on the road is only going to get worse if improvements aren’t made now.
# chockablock
Ireland's traffic congestion: "Not quite back to Celtic Tiger times, but it's up there"
The numbers of vehicles on Irish roads has increased by almost 15% in the past year – because of new cars, housing and the weather.
# Cork
Grieving father and husband calls for tougher rules on unaccompanied learner drivers
Noel Clancy lost his wife in a road crash before Christmas last year.
# Westmeath
Man in his 70s dies cycling his bike in afternoon road crash
The collision happened at about 3.45pm this afternoon.
# Road Safety
Father of man killed in car crash: "Please, please slow down"
“Families have had enough heartache.”
# Heroic Chase
Off-duty garda catches two young men trying to flee from scene of serious car crash
A man is in hospital with life-threatening injuries.
# Kilbarrack
Gardaí looking for member of the public who helped hit-and-run victim in Dublin
The incident happened one month ago.
# Road Safety
Eight road deaths in four days: Are garda numbers and the housing crisis making things worse?
The Road Safety Authority is worried about an increasing trend.
# down the way
9 Very Irish Road Directions... And What They Really Mean
Straight round the roundabout there lad.
# Monaghan
'Preventable' death of young student by hit-and-run driver was 'due to multiple garda failings'
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has agreed to meet the mother of the man.
# Waterford
"I don't know how we can cope without her" - Father pays tribute after daughter (16) dies in crash
Three others were injured in the incident.
# Road Death
Man dies in Galway car crash
The crash happened on the R363 yesterday afternoon.
# fresh talks
Bus unions may consider ramping up strike action
A union official said that if workers on the picket say they want to escalate action,he will bring to talks next week.
# staying safe
Three cyclists have died on Irish roads in the past few weeks
Is it safe out there on a bike?
# Roads
Man dies after he's hit by SUV in Louth
The collision happened on the main Drogheda to Slane road.
# Bray
Seven people, including three children, injured in three car crash
The children, all girls, were taken to Our Lady’s Hospital for sick children, Crumlin.
# Roads
Young man dies after his car crashes in rural Tipperary
The crash happened this afternoon.
# Danville
Ten people injured in three-car Kilkenny collision
One man was seriously injured.
# Roads
Father and son die in Limerick crash shortly after boy's mother was stabbed in her home
The man and the 3-year-old boy were killed in the head-on collision this morning, shortly after gardaí were called to a house in Limerick where a woman had been assaulted.
# Tragedy
A two-year-old boy has died after he was hit by a car in Derry
The crash happened this afternoon at about 1.15pm.
# Louth
Lucky escape for woman after car entered water at Carlingford slipway
Emergency services have been praised for their swift response.
# Road Safety
Major anti-drinking driving blitz launched as road deaths jump 15% in a year
A total of 87 people have died on the roads so far this year, 10 more than in 2015.
# toll booths
Are you an eFlow customer? A dispute means that soon your tag won't work at 3 toll booths
It is thought about 80,000 customers will be affected by the dispute.
# the m7
Life on the old roads: What happens when Ireland's rural towns get bypassed?
Motorways are convenient, but there are also downsides.
# new views
"We want our village back": Phibsborough calls for change after decades of neglect
A project called Reimagining Phibsborough is trying to bring about change.