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Thursday 23 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# speed

All time
# Downloading
Samsung's new tiny flash drive can transfer movies in a few seconds
The Portable SSD T1 has a read/write speed of 450MB per second, meaning it would only take eight seconds to transfer a 3GB movie file.
# wing man
Conway eager for consistency as he aims to fulfill rich promise in Munster
The 23-year-old was an underage sensation, but has potential for further growth as a senior player.
# speed
Van den Heever at home in Munster and ready to launch Ireland ambitions
The 25-year-old will get his season underway at the Limerick World Club 7s.
# born slippy
Fancy sliding down Bray Head on a 90-metre slip 'n slide? Now you can
Do you have the guts to slide down the seaside slope on a li-lo at 25 kilometres per hour?
# jet engine
Croatian captain Darijo Srna is the World Cup's fastest player
The full-back racked up a blistering top speed of almost 33km/h during his side’s clash with Cameroon.
# slow down
The highest speed detected by gardaí today was 30km per hour over the limit
A vehicle in Sligo was found to be travelling 130km per hour in a 100 km per hour zone. Slow down everyone, it’s the weekend.
# robo run
WATCH: The remote controlled robot that will outrun you
The OutRunner can reach speeds of up to 32km/h and can run on various terrain like gravel, grass and downhill without losing its balance.
# speed
VIDEO: Carlin Isles shows off his blistering pace in Glasgow colours
The American wing was in action for the Scottish club at the Melrose 7s over the weekend.
# recharging
This device can fully charge a smartphone in 30 seconds
StoreDot, a startup from Tel Aviv, says its charger and battery can fully power a smartphone in the space of half a minute.
# supercomputers
The ten fastest supercomputers in the world
Speed is key when it comes to technology, so how do these supercomputers shape up?
# Your Say
Poll: Should the government raise speed limits on Irish motorways?
Minister Varadkar has said there is no proposal to raise the limit but if there was, would you support it?
# Roads
Daly: Change motorway speed limits to 130kmh
The current speed limit is set at 120km per hour. But what does the Transport Minister think?
# speed
Derry bus driver showed 'immense courage' to stop bomb attack
The woman has been described as a “selfless heroine” today.
# Country Roads
80km speed limit on country roads to be scrapped
An average speed on motorways and a removal of signs at inappropriate locations are also suggested by the Speed Limits Working Group.
# Drugs
Seven arrests as gardaí swoop on cannabis grow houses in Wexford
The six separate searches this morning yielded hauls of over €78,000 worth of cannabis in addition to €50,000 of speed.
# Roads
14 per cent of people speeding were 30km above the limit
Gardaí have issued nearly 140,000 fixed charge notices for speeding between January and September of this year.
# sponsored by meteor
8 things you always wish would hurry up
Come on, come ON.
# Road Fatalities
These are the top ten spots where drivers speed in Dublin
0These locations will receive “targeted enforcement” as part of a new Garda campaign.
# slow down
Operation Slow Down: 321 vehicles caught speeding in 24 hours
Gardaí are urging everyone this June Bank Holiday weekend to travel safely and reduce their speed.
# slow down
75 killed on Irish roads this year, don't be number 76 this weekend
“The speed limit is not a target that must be achieved,” the Garda Assistant Commissioner has warned.
# No1
Speed bowl: Canadian stuntwoman breaks world record on a toilet
Jolene Van Vugt got up to 46mph on the back of a jax in Sydney.
Video: Your uber-fast future commute to work?
Shopping in New York, dinner in Beijing and home in time for bed – it could be possible…
# Roads
Road-users warned to slow down over Easter Bank Holiday
During the 2000 to 2011 period, 197 people were killed or seriously injured on Irish roads over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend.
# Investment
€6 million investment for Irish Rail improvements
The companywill receive €600,000 for heaters and €1 million to improve journey times between Portarlington and Dublin.
Call to put speed monitors in all new vehicles
Irish MEP asks EU to introduce legislation to make devices mandatory.
# speedkills
Australian town changes name from 'Speed' to 'SpeedKills' to promote road safety
One resident of the tiny town in rural Australia will even change his name as part of the campaign.