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# slow-down - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Nearly 1,000 drivers caught breaking the speed limit during national 'Slow Down Day'
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

Nearly 1,000 drivers caught breaking the speed limit during national 'Slow Down Day'

Mar 27th 2021, 12:22 PM 25,967 Views 66 Comments

Over a 24-hour period,150,605 vehicles were checked.

# slow-down - Sunday 24 May, 2020

Driver caught speeding at 173km/h on N7
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

Driver caught speeding at 173km/h on N7

May 24th 2020, 3:55 PM 29,985 Views 89 Comments

Gardaí are urging people to slow down this weekend.

# slow-down - Saturday 23 May, 2020

More than 1,000 drivers caught speeding on national ‘Slow Down Day'
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

More than 1,000 drivers caught speeding on national ‘Slow Down Day'

May 23rd 2020, 1:01 PM 18,152 Views 55 Comments

Officers had been checking cars over a 24-hour period.

# slow-down - Friday 18 October, 2019

'Lowering speed is crucial': Gardaí detect motorist driving 138km/h in an 80km/h zone
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

'Lowering speed is crucial': Gardaí detect motorist driving 138km/h in an 80km/h zone

Oct 18th 2019, 8:08 PM 13,481 Views 58 Comments

The driver was detected speeding during An Garda Síochána’s National Slow Down Day today.

# slow-down - Saturday 25 May, 2019

'154km/h in 100 zone': Gardaí catch 304 drivers above speed limit on national slow down day
# Dangerous Driving
# Dangerous Driving

'154km/h in 100 zone': Gardaí catch 304 drivers above speed limit on national slow down day

May 25th 2019, 2:03 PM 14,832 Views 34 Comments

Over the 24-hour period, gardaí and GoSafe checked a total of 195,768 vehicles.

# slow-down - Thursday 27 December, 2018

More than 400 drivers caught speeding on St Stephen's Day
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

More than 400 drivers caught speeding on St Stephen's Day

Dec 27th 2018, 12:37 PM 27,517 Views 84 Comments

Gardaí had asked drivers to slow down as speeding is a major factor in fatal collisions.

# slow-down - Friday 23 November, 2018

Gardaí to deploy two speed vans after a number of serious incidents on M7 in Kildare
# Roadworks
# Roadworks

Gardaí to deploy two speed vans after a number of serious incidents on M7 in Kildare

Nov 23rd 2018, 4:43 PM 40,010 Views 68 Comments

In recent months, 32 motorists have been prosecuted for dangerous driving between junctions 8 and 11 on the M7.

# slow-down - Saturday 20 October, 2018

177km in a 120 zone: 276 motorists caught speeding on National Slow Down Day
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

177km in a 120 zone: 276 motorists caught speeding on National Slow Down Day

Oct 20th 2018, 11:29 AM 16,146 Views 72 Comments

Over 100,000 cars were checked, but only a small number were speeding.

# slow-down - Friday 19 October, 2018

Gardaí catch 133 vehicles over the speed limit so far on National Slow Day
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

Gardaí catch 133 vehicles over the speed limit so far on National Slow Day

Oct 19th 2018, 6:08 PM 21,904 Views 83 Comments

The 24-hour operation remains in place until 7am tomorrow.

# slow-down - Monday 24 September, 2018

Annual house price growth in Dublin slows to 2.7% as average three bed semi now costs €443,333
# Slowing Down
# Slowing Down

Annual house price growth in Dublin slows to 2.7% as average three bed semi now costs €443,333

Sep 24th 2018, 7:47 AM 19,393 Views 51 Comments

Experts have said the Central Bank’s lending restrictions are behind the slowdown.

# slow-down - Monday 27 August, 2018

'D4 is now D30': Signs put up around Dublin to 'promote benefits' of 30km speed limit
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# Slow Down

'D4 is now D30': Signs put up around Dublin to 'promote benefits' of 30km speed limit

Aug 27th 2018, 2:06 PM 22,574 Views 57 Comments

Dublin City Council said it is aiming to encourage Dubliners to get out and be more active.

# slow-down - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Gardaí stop driver who was going 158kph on 100kph road
# M11
# M11

Gardaí stop driver who was going 158kph on 100kph road

Jul 21st 2018, 3:10 PM 48,111 Views 112 Comments

The speed limit on the road is 100kmph.

# slow-down - Friday 25 May, 2018

Gardaí out in force for 24-hour slow down operation
# Take It Easy
# Take It Easy

Gardaí out in force for 24-hour slow down operation

May 25th 2018, 9:25 AM 21,006 Views 75 Comments

Some 87 roads policing members have been newly appointed and this is due to increase to 150 by the end of the year.

# slow-down - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Drivers warned of 'sudden hailstone showers' ahead of severe weather forecast
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# Slow Down

Drivers warned of 'sudden hailstone showers' ahead of severe weather forecast

Jan 31st 2018, 11:59 AM 22,910 Views 18 Comments

Met Eireann have issued several wind and snow-ice warnings for this afternoon.

# slow-down - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Apple admits it slows down some older iPhones - but says it has a good reason for doing it
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# Slow Down

Apple admits it slows down some older iPhones - but says it has a good reason for doing it

Dec 21st 2017, 6:21 PM 22,201 Views 54 Comments

Theories have often abounded that older phones would become obsolete automatically.

# slow-down - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Gardaí called after motorist verbally abused school traffic warden
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# Slow Down

Gardaí called after motorist verbally abused school traffic warden

Sep 10th 2017, 4:02 PM 27,902 Views 37 Comments

Fingal County Council is urging motorists in the vicinity of local schools to slow down.

# slow-down - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Speed cameras in Port Tunnel catching 250 drivers on a monthly basis
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# Slow Down

Speed cameras in Port Tunnel catching 250 drivers on a monthly basis

Aug 6th 2017, 6:50 AM 13,480 Views 46 Comments

The average speed cameras at the tunnel came into force in May.

# slow-down - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Driver to face court after gardaí clock car travelling at over 190 km/h
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

Driver to face court after gardaí clock car travelling at over 190 km/h

Jul 18th 2017, 3:08 PM 48,397 Views 75 Comments

Traffic officers also dealt with a souped-up motorbike in Wicklow this afternoon.

# slow-down - Monday 29 May, 2017

These areas will have the speed limits on their roads reduced to 30km/hr this week
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

These areas will have the speed limits on their roads reduced to 30km/hr this week

May 29th 2017, 6:30 AM 36,981 Views 97 Comments

The expansion will come into effect from midnight on Tuesday 30 May.

# slow-down - Friday 26 May, 2017

Gardaí catch driver travelling 51km/h over the limit in crackdown on speeding
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

Gardaí catch driver travelling 51km/h over the limit in crackdown on speeding

May 26th 2017, 12:53 PM 37,887 Views 87 Comments

Gardaí said the speed of 34,000 vehicles were checked this morning all across the country.

# slow-down - Friday 31 March, 2017

30km speed limit rolled out on further roads across Dublin city
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# Slow Down

30km speed limit rolled out on further roads across Dublin city

Mar 31st 2017, 7:53 AM 17,929 Views 84 Comments

“We are confident that this will save lives,” said Dublin City Council engineer Andy Walsh.

# slow-down - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Drivers in Dublin and Cork most likely to have broken speed limits recently
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# Slow Down

Drivers in Dublin and Cork most likely to have broken speed limits recently

Feb 26th 2017, 10:51 AM 11,259 Views 39 Comments

According to a survey by TheAA, Dublin and Cork had the highest number of drivers who broke the speed limit in the past month.

# slow-down - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Gardaí caught a driver going 148kph on a foggy 100kph stretch of road this morning
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

Gardaí caught a driver going 148kph on a foggy 100kph stretch of road this morning

Feb 19th 2017, 4:36 PM 39,857 Views 35 Comments

Gardaí in Naas also caught a motorist driving at 185kph.

# slow-down - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Limerick teen arrested for driving scrambler on footpath on St Stephen's day
# Dangerous Driving
# Dangerous Driving

Limerick teen arrested for driving scrambler on footpath on St Stephen's day

Dec 28th 2016, 2:18 PM 31,425 Views 47 Comments

Gardaí confirmed there were a lot of pedestrians in the area ahead of the Munster vs. Leinster rugby match.

# slow-down - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

30km/h speed limit approved for some Dublin city roads
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# Slow Down

30km/h speed limit approved for some Dublin city roads

Dec 6th 2016, 9:04 AM 12,546 Views 88 Comments

Councillor Ciaran Cuffe said there is strong academic evidence that this move can save lives.

# slow-down - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Driver caught speeding in Cork... at nearly 150 miles per hour
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# Slow Down

Driver caught speeding in Cork... at nearly 150 miles per hour

Nov 26th 2016, 7:26 AM 30,433 Views 91 Comments

The incident happened yesterday on the M8 motorway near Fermoy.

# slow-down - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

The AA thinks they're 'ridiculous', but Dublin City Council stands firm on 30km speed limits
# Safer Streets
# Safer Streets

The AA thinks they're 'ridiculous', but Dublin City Council stands firm on 30km speed limits

Nov 23rd 2016, 12:49 PM 15,946 Views 79 Comments

Dublin City Council plans to expand the 30km/hr speed limit across further areas of the city.

# slow-down - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

These are the areas in Ireland with the slowest and fastest broadband speeds
# Breakdown
# Breakdown

These are the areas in Ireland with the slowest and fastest broadband speeds

Nov 15th 2016, 6:03 AM 51,866 Views 76 Comments

The slowest is Legan in Longford, while the fastest is Drimnagh in Dublin 12.

# slow-down - Saturday 22 October, 2016

341 drivers caught speeding in 24-hour garda crackdown
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# Slow Down

341 drivers caught speeding in 24-hour garda crackdown

Oct 22nd 2016, 1:35 PM 15,886 Views 42 Comments

Gardaí have thanked the tens of thousands of drivers on Irish roads who were found to be compliant.

# slow-down - Friday 21 October, 2016

Breakdown: These are the speeds of drivers caught over the speed limit since 7am
# Out In Force
# Out In Force

Breakdown: These are the speeds of drivers caught over the speed limit since 7am

Oct 21st 2016, 10:48 PM 45,033 Views 83 Comments

The most notable detections were in Mayo, Cork, Donegal, Kerry, Kilkenny, Tipperary, Wexford, Clare and Limerick.

# slow-down - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Groundbreaking new 'speed over distance' speed cameras for Port Tunnel
# Dublin
# Dublin

Groundbreaking new 'speed over distance' speed cameras for Port Tunnel

Jun 9th 2016, 12:15 PM 25,015 Views 99 Comments

With the new system drivers will be clocked at both ends of the tunnel.

# slow-down - Friday 27 May, 2016

Gardaí are carrying out a national speed operation for the next 24 hours
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

Gardaí are carrying out a national speed operation for the next 24 hours

May 27th 2016, 8:37 AM 21,137 Views 177 Comments

High visibility speed enforcement will be carried out in all 1,031 speed enforcement zones.

# slow-down - Saturday 21 May, 2016

There are now over 350 new speed enforcement zones on Irish roads nationwide... *
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# Slow Down

There are now over 350 new speed enforcement zones on Irish roads nationwide... *

May 21st 2016, 7:20 AM 37,292 Views 135 Comments

* Or there will be from next Friday. That’s an increase of almost 50% following a major Garda expansion programme.

# slow-down - Thursday 28 April, 2016

91% of culpable drivers in car crashes caused by speed were men
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# Slow Down

91% of culpable drivers in car crashes caused by speed were men

Apr 28th 2016, 3:01 PM 11,037 Views 108 Comments

One third of fatal Irish road crashes were caused by speed.

# slow-down - Monday 22 February, 2016

Crackdown: Gardaí clocked these cars breaking speed limits by almost double
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

Crackdown: Gardaí clocked these cars breaking speed limits by almost double

Feb 22nd 2016, 10:15 PM 32,074 Views 50 Comments

Officers are urging drivers to slow down.

# slow-down - Sunday 31 January, 2016

Gardaí clocked a car doing 208km per hour last night
# Arrested
# Arrested

Gardaí clocked a car doing 208km per hour last night

Jan 31st 2016, 3:47 PM 68,745 Views 10 Comments

The driver will now have to appear in Naas court in February.

# slow-down - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

This technology could be installed in your car to restrict your speed
# Vvrrooom
# Vvrrooom

This technology could be installed in your car to restrict your speed

Nov 10th 2015, 11:47 AM 16,304 Views 54 Comments

Irish MEP Deirdre Clune said the drivers should be rewarded for using the car system that can automatically limit the speed of the vehicle.

# slow-down - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Gardaí clocked a car doing 169km per hour last night
# Operation Slowdown
# Operation Slowdown

Gardaí clocked a car doing 169km per hour last night

Aug 29th 2015, 9:55 AM 26,870 Views 74 Comments

A 24-hour speeding clamp-down ‘Operation Slow Down’ ended at 7am this morning.

# slow-down - Friday 28 August, 2015

Drivers take note... Gardaí are launching a major speed clamp-down
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

Drivers take note... Gardaí are launching a major speed clamp-down

Aug 28th 2015, 11:43 PM 58,880 Views 119 Comments

Gardaí have announced a 24-hour enforcement campaign.

Gardaí clock driver doing 123km per hour in 80km zone
# Operation Slowdown
# Operation Slowdown

Gardaí clock driver doing 123km per hour in 80km zone

Aug 28th 2015, 1:59 PM 31,799 Views 89 Comments

They’ve checked more than 18,000 cars for speed today.

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