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Rise in cycling came with an increased number of deaths - are we ready for so many bikes?
# Bike Friendly
# Bike Friendly

Rise in cycling came with an increased number of deaths - are we ready for so many bikes?

Jan 26th 2015, 5:30 PM 17,420 Views 115 Comments

A count of cycle traffic in Dublin city from 2011 to 2013 shows a jump of 20,000 cyclists.

These are the 10 safest low-cost airlines in the world (and look who's flying the flag for Ireland)
# Top Of The Class
# Top Of The Class

These are the 10 safest low-cost airlines in the world (and look who's flying the flag for Ireland)

Jan 18th 2015, 3:38 PM 41,566 Views 66 Comments

Can’t beat the shamrock.

Could virtual reality help reduce child road deaths?
# Safety
# Safety

Could virtual reality help reduce child road deaths?

Jan 10th 2015, 7:15 AM 4,982 Views 3 Comments

16 children under the age of 15 died on our roads in 2014.

Farmers urged to be careful after record deaths in 2014
# Safety
# Safety

Farmers urged to be careful after record deaths in 2014

Jan 2nd 2015, 9:19 AM 7,224 Views 5 Comments

The HSA says it saw “one and a half times” the deaths it expected.

Drivers warned airbags could have an expiry date
# Out Of Date
# Out Of Date

Drivers warned airbags could have an expiry date

Dec 18th 2014, 10:15 AM 9,903 Views 14 Comments

Gradual deterioration, rather than a manufacturing fault, is being blamed for motor recalls.

Australian PM: 'I will not rest until the public is as safe as possible'
# Sydney Siege
# Sydney Siege

Australian PM: 'I will not rest until the public is as safe as possible'

Dec 17th 2014, 7:05 AM 3,487 Views 36 Comments

An inquiry will also take place into action by police prior to the siege.

What should you be doing to keep the burglars out of your home?
# Prevention
# Prevention

What should you be doing to keep the burglars out of your home?

Dec 11th 2014, 11:52 AM 3,977 Views 3 Comments

TheJournal.ie spoke to a security expert about what we should be doing to stay safe.

Here are the Gardaí's 12 official Christmas safety tips
# ...ya Filthy Animals
# ...ya Filthy Animals

Here are the Gardaí's 12 official Christmas safety tips

Dec 8th 2014, 10:06 AM 16,437 Views 33 Comments

Don’t ruin it for everyone, lads.

More than 100 children in foster care have no social worker
# HIQA
# HIQA

More than 100 children in foster care have no social worker

Nov 21st 2014, 6:30 AM 6,927 Views 9 Comments

One child had not been visited by a social worker in more than four years.

Extra police deployed in Belfast after several assaults and attempted murders
# Crime Surge
# Crime Surge

Extra police deployed in Belfast after several assaults and attempted murders

Nov 14th 2014, 5:28 PM 9,197 Views 19 Comments

The PSNI has responded to over 100 incidents of serious crime since February 2013.

Smoke from large fire in north Dublin close to airport flight path
# Halloween
# Halloween

Smoke from large fire in north Dublin close to airport flight path

Oct 31st 2014, 11:15 PM 58,672 Views 82 Comments

Emergency services have attended dozens of incidents this evening.

Dublin City Council has been confiscating wood and tyres ahead of Halloween
# Illegal Bonfires
# Illegal Bonfires

Dublin City Council has been confiscating wood and tyres ahead of Halloween

Oct 24th 2014, 1:54 PM 10,914 Views 60 Comments

The Council is cracking down on bonfires.

Here's how many people gardaí caught speeding this morning
# Arrive Alive
# Arrive Alive

Here's how many people gardaí caught speeding this morning

Oct 24th 2014, 12:09 PM 26,916 Views 60 Comments

There’ll be an increased Garda presence on the roads until 7am tomorrow.

Fingal County Council considering installing lights in park where woman was assaulted
# Safety
# Safety

Fingal County Council considering installing lights in park where woman was assaulted

Oct 23rd 2014, 3:42 PM 10,219 Views 19 Comments

“All councillors are in unison of the importance that the green gets used by families and individuals.”

Nepal plans new safety rules after country's worst trekking disaster leaves 43 dead
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Nepal plans new safety rules after country's worst trekking disaster leaves 43 dead

Oct 21st 2014, 3:12 PM 8,732 Views 1 Comment

518 stranded trekkers were flown off the Himalayan mountains.

There was something amiss at the Luas safety launch today
# Ah Here
From The Daily Edge
# Ah Here

There was something amiss at the Luas safety launch today

Oct 8th 2014, 1:50 PM 4,663 Views 0 Comments

Mind that minister!

Near misses: Shocking footage from Luas driver-cams
# Look Behind You
# Look Behind You

Near misses: Shocking footage from Luas driver-cams

Oct 8th 2014, 10:29 AM 32,499 Views 69 Comments

Drivers had to pull the emergency brake 71 times this year to avoid hitting pedestrians.

Have you checked your tyres lately?
# Road Safety Week
# Road Safety Week

Have you checked your tyres lately?

Oct 7th 2014, 5:30 PM 16,742 Views 31 Comments

The minimum legal tyre tread depth is 1.6mm for cars and 1mm for motorcycles.

Quinn's pub closed after All Ireland due to "grave and immediate danger to public health"
# Black Card
# Black Card

Quinn's pub closed after All Ireland due to "grave and immediate danger to public health"

Oct 6th 2014, 2:12 PM 79,777 Views 58 Comments

The pub was issued with a closure order by the Food Safety Authority that was lifted two days later.

If you've bought an Opel recently you're being told not to drive it
# Safety
# Safety

If you've bought an Opel recently you're being told not to drive it

Sep 27th 2014, 1:10 PM 25,001 Views 42 Comments

New Corsas, Adams or Corsavans were manufactured with a steering fault.

Rush-hour Luas cleared after "loose stone" causes door to smash
# Smash Hit
# Smash Hit

Rush-hour Luas cleared after "loose stone" causes door to smash

Sep 26th 2014, 1:00 PM 13,963 Views 23 Comments

Nobody was injured in the incident on the Green Line.

Woman killed in Roscommon farm accident
# Farming
# Farming

Woman killed in Roscommon farm accident

Sep 25th 2014, 6:02 PM 22,144 Views 7 Comments

Another woman was injured in the incident.

Thinking of doing your grocery shopping online? Here's how to get started
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

Thinking of doing your grocery shopping online? Here's how to get started

Aug 17th 2014, 11:50 AM 20,461 Views 16 Comments

While there are benefits to shopping online, you shouldn’t jump in head first.

Here's how you can give your Android device an extra layer of security
# Paranoid Android
# Paranoid Android

Here's how you can give your Android device an extra layer of security

Aug 13th 2014, 7:30 PM 14,548 Views 24 Comments

Although there are a few important caveats to keep in mind before you do.

Worried your online accounts are under threat? Here's how you can keep them safe
# Safety First
# Safety First

Worried your online accounts are under threat? Here's how you can keep them safe

Aug 12th 2014, 11:59 AM 12,269 Views 10 Comments

It’s always worth taking an extra step to ensure your data doesn’t fall into the wrong hands.

Family of four trapped on rocks winched to safety by helicopter
# Safe And Sound
# Safe And Sound

Family of four trapped on rocks winched to safety by helicopter

Aug 6th 2014, 10:27 PM 19,971 Views 2 Comments

A member of the public called for help after hearing the family shouting out.

Penalty points are being increased for some offences in time for the bank holiday
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Penalty points are being increased for some offences in time for the bank holiday

Jul 30th 2014, 10:31 AM 21,936 Views 121 Comments

Speeding, not wearing a seatbelt, or using a phone will now incur three points.

Farmers urged to "think safety" today
# Farm Safety
# Farm Safety

Farmers urged to "think safety" today

Jul 21st 2014, 8:31 AM 7,067 Views 9 Comments

The call comes after 14 lives have been lost so far this year.

Half of maritime deaths since 2002 were on recreational craft
# Breaking The Waves
# Breaking The Waves

Half of maritime deaths since 2002 were on recreational craft

Jun 27th 2014, 7:30 AM 3,699 Views 10 Comments

There were 134 maritime deaths in Irish seas since 2002. “We want no fatalities on Irish seas,” said Leo Varadkar

There is a 'real turf war' going on between cyclists and drivers in Dublin
# On Yer Bike
# On Yer Bike

There is a 'real turf war' going on between cyclists and drivers in Dublin

Jun 17th 2014, 11:45 AM 20,307 Views 83 Comments

A new Trinity College research project also finds that a large number of cycling accidents are going unreported.

Byrne's parting message: Road deaths WILL increase unless gardaí get more resources
# To Whom It Concerns
# To Whom It Concerns

Byrne's parting message: Road deaths WILL increase unless gardaí get more resources

Jun 16th 2014, 10:03 AM 7,269 Views 37 Comments

The veteran broadcaster, who is stepping down as RSA chairman, said it had been “very hard to get through to the people in Justice” on the issue.

Have a private well? A third are contaminated with E. coli from human waste
# Health Risk
# Health Risk

Have a private well? A third are contaminated with E. coli from human waste

Jun 5th 2014, 8:39 AM 8,730 Views 83 Comments

Ireland has the highest incidence of VTEC in Europe – a particularly nasty strain of E. coli.

STOP! Luas operators urge drivers to halt at red lights as tram collisions rise
# Close Calls
# Close Calls

STOP! Luas operators urge drivers to halt at red lights as tram collisions rise

Jun 4th 2014, 9:13 AM 21,304 Views 80 Comments

Over 90 per cent of road vehicle / tram collisions happened on the Luas Red Line, while ten per cent happened on the Luas Green Line.

Seven cases of child porn were traced to Irish servers last year
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Seven cases of child porn were traced to Irish servers last year

May 28th 2014, 2:46 PM 12,539 Views 24 Comments

That is the highest number in a single year.

15-year-old in court as drivers warned about spate of carjackings
# BE CARFEUL
# BE CARFEUL

15-year-old in court as drivers warned about spate of carjackings

May 19th 2014, 9:50 AM 11,166 Views 0 Comments

A teenager will appear in court today after a taxi driver had his car hijacked in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Clinical Director quits at Beaumont Hospital over safety concerns
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Clinical Director quits at Beaumont Hospital over safety concerns

May 18th 2014, 7:54 PM 27,874 Views 33 Comments

Professor Shane O’Neill was Clinical Director for Medicine – he will stay on as a consultant.

Edinburgh's new trams are officially using a safety message from Father Ted
# Careful Now
From The Daily Edge
# Careful Now

Edinburgh's new trams are officially using a safety message from Father Ted

May 15th 2014, 9:30 AM 31,575 Views 32 Comments

Down with this sort of thing.

Strike action in Turkey over mining disaster as protesters rage against authorities
# Miners
# Miners

Strike action in Turkey over mining disaster as protesters rage against authorities

May 15th 2014, 7:12 AM 2,905 Views 3 Comments

Turkey’s four worker unions have called for a nationwide, one-day strike today.

No blame attached as verdict delivered in Bray fire death inquest
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

No blame attached as verdict delivered in Bray fire death inquest

May 9th 2014, 10:44 PM 12,374 Views 31 Comments

Brian Murray and Mark O’Shaughnessy died when called to a factory fire in 2007.

May Bank Holiday on the roads: five deaths, 151 drunk drivers and 2,164 speeders
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

May Bank Holiday on the roads: five deaths, 151 drunk drivers and 2,164 speeders

May 9th 2014, 5:40 PM 12,498 Views 47 Comments

Seven children have died on Ireland’s roads so far this year – equalling last year’s total.