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Saturday 9 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Speed Cameras

This year
Use of speed cameras to increase by 20% following 'worrying increase' in road deaths
Justice Minister Helen McEntee said an additional €1.2 million is to be allocated for GoSafe vans to provide extra monitoring.
Last year
Gardaí identify 61 new locations to park speed camera vans from next week
The new zones are coming into effect in 23 counties.
New cameras which clock your average speed go live on Irish motorway today
The system is in place on the M7 in Tipperary between Junction 26 and Junction 27.
New cameras which clock your average speed to go live on Irish motorway next week
The system will be in place on the M7 in Tipperary between Junction 26 and Junction 27.
All time
Ulster's athletic 'hybrid' Timoney earns Ireland shot with determined progress
The 25-year-old moved to Ulster in 2017 and hasn’t looked back since.
Over 900 new speed camera zones come into operation today
The new zones include areas where fatal and serious collisions have previously occurred.
Siptu members in GoSafe suspend industrial action at request of WRC
The dispute centres on pay, working conditions and union recognition.
Disruption to be 'minimised' ahead of GoSafe strike this weekend
The strike by some GoSafe workers will begin tomorrow morning.
Motorists urged to 'respect speed limits' as strike by speed camera van operators to go ahead
The 24-hour strike takes place from 6am tomorrow.
Speed cameras in Port Tunnel catching 250 drivers on a monthly basis
The average speed cameras at the tunnel came into force in May.
Where in Ireland gets the most penalty points?
We’ll give you three guesses…
Almost 500 Irish drivers caught speeding in just 24 hours
Gardaí have checked more than 100,000 vehicles since yesterday morning.
Minister: Speed vans aren't about making money, honest
Dara Murphy denied the cameras are strategically located in areas where speed limits increase.
'Ignoring' the system gives speeders an 86% chance of avoiding punishment
John O’Brien, the former head of the Garda Traffic Corps, told the PAC that GSOC failed to act on foot of a report he carried out on the penalty points system in 2008.
PAC will be examining penalty points and speed cameras today
What else will the folks on Kildare Street be discussing?
Speed cameras record more than 7,000 hours of driving each month
There are 727 “speed enforcement zones” throughout the country.
These are the top ten spots where drivers speed in Dublin
0These locations will receive “targeted enforcement” as part of a new Garda campaign.
New speed cameras collect €10million in fines
The cameras run by a private operator were introduced in November 2010.
In numbers: Thousands more drivers caught speeding
Almost 100,000 drivers have been given penalty points so far this year after new speed cameras were introduced.
Gardaí seek witnesses to firebomb attack on speed camera van
A ‘GoSafe’ van on the N11 near Gorey is extensively damaged in a fire that Gardaí believe was started deliberately.
Garda commissioner condemns arson attack on Dundalk camera
Fachtna Murphy slams the attack on a mobile speed camera outside Dundalk, while a staff member was on board.
The week in photos
Some of the week’s biggest stories in pictures.
Rush to check speed cameras crashes Garda website... but we've got the map
Motorists flood site to see list of 600 sites to be monitored by new privatised mobile cameras.
Garda website crashes under demand for speed camera map
Swarms of visitors crash the Garda website as a map of new mobile speed cameras goes live.