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Man charged after dangerous driving led to collision in Limerick
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Man charged after dangerous driving led to collision in Limerick

Apr 6th 2021, 1:19 PM 20,578 Views 0 Comments

The car was seen travelling at high speed and occasionally on the wrong side of the road.

Judge urges motorists to 'take that second look' as woman fined €4k for knocking cyclist off his bike
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Judge urges motorists to 'take that second look' as woman fined €4k for knocking cyclist off his bike

Oct 30th 2020, 9:45 PM 55,529 Views 49 Comments

The victim suffered a head injury and is now 50% deaf in one ear and has lost his sense of smell.

Driver who caused pedestrian’s death unaware he had hit someone until told by his boss, court hears
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Driver who caused pedestrian’s death unaware he had hit someone until told by his boss, court hears

Jun 12th 2020, 6:20 PM 58,359 Views 0 Comments

He told gardai he thought he had hit a kerb.

Man who fled checkpoint jailed following 'litany of episodes of reckless and dangerous driving'
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Man who fled checkpoint jailed following 'litany of episodes of reckless and dangerous driving'

May 15th 2020, 6:20 AM 27,836 Views 0 Comments

John McDonagh took off at speed at a garda checkpoint in Dublin last year.

Man arrested on suspicion of drug-driving after failing to stop at Covid-19 checkpoint
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Man arrested on suspicion of drug-driving after failing to stop at Covid-19 checkpoint

Apr 19th 2020, 10:56 AM 33,462 Views 26 Comments

The incident ended when the car hit a gate on a farm in Co Cork.

US turns down extradition request for woman charged with causing Harry Dunn's death
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US turns down extradition request for woman charged with causing Harry Dunn's death

Jan 23rd 2020, 10:53 PM 28,424 Views 26 Comments

The 19-year-old was killed when his motorbike collided with Anne Sacoolas’ vehicle in England last August.

Two men jailed for causing woman's death in Fermanagh car chase two years ago
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Two men jailed for causing woman's death in Fermanagh car chase two years ago

Nov 22nd 2019, 9:28 PM 14,421 Views 0 Comments

The woman was a passenger in one of the vehicles when a collision occurred between the two cars.

Motorist arrested after being caught driving 173km/h in 80km/h zone
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Motorist arrested after being caught driving 173km/h in 80km/h zone

Aug 31st 2019, 2:51 PM 38,286 Views 0 Comments

The motorist was driving through an area of road works on the N7 when caught by gardaí.

Man (20) jailed for 14 months for dangerous driving causing death of couple
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Man (20) jailed for 14 months for dangerous driving causing death of couple

Jul 4th 2019, 10:26 PM 29,289 Views 28 Comments

The couple’s only child has said that today’s sentence was not justice.

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

May 25th 2019, 2:03 PM 14,824 Views 34 Comments

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

'143km in 100 zone': Gardaí catch 130 speeding drivers on national slow down day
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'143km in 100 zone': Gardaí catch 130 speeding drivers on national slow down day

May 24th 2019, 3:07 PM 24,381 Views 61 Comments

A 24-hour speed enforcement operation got underway at 7am today.

Gardaí seize man's car after catching him driving at 208kph with no licence or insurance
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Gardaí seize man's car after catching him driving at 208kph with no licence or insurance

Apr 13th 2019, 8:06 PM 74,671 Views 60 Comments

In a special sitting of Nenagh District Court, the man received a four month suspended sentence.

'Possibly the worst road' in Ireland to get upgrade costing €150m
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'Possibly the worst road' in Ireland to get upgrade costing €150m

Jan 29th 2019, 7:16 PM 69,989 Views 58 Comments

Between 1996 and 2018, there have been nine fatalities on that stretch of the N4.

Man arrested after gardaí catch him driving at 200km/h in 100km/h zone
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Man arrested after gardaí catch him driving at 200km/h in 100km/h zone

Jan 26th 2019, 5:07 PM 38,543 Views 0 Comments

He was arrested at the scene for dangerous driving and charged for court.

PODCAST: 'My son was killed by a drunk driver - I had to fight for some semblance of justice'
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PODCAST: 'My son was killed by a drunk driver - I had to fight for some semblance of justice'

Jan 3rd 2019, 12:05 AM 23,018 Views 29 Comments

Both Brendan Donnelly and his friend Lee Salkeld were killed instantly when a drunk driver ploughed into their car.

Driver who threw beer from car and caused €3,000 damage to garda car jailed for three-and-a-half years
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Driver who threw beer from car and caused €3,000 damage to garda car jailed for three-and-a-half years

Oct 25th 2018, 7:54 PM 37,542 Views 50 Comments

The accused had 164 previous convictions, mainly for road traffic offences, at the time of his arrest in 2016.

'My boy racer years are over': Áras hopeful Gavin Duffy expresses regret over historical driving convictions
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'My boy racer years are over': Áras hopeful Gavin Duffy expresses regret over historical driving convictions

Oct 9th 2018, 1:30 PM 19,789 Views 23 Comments

The businessman says that the driving that led to his convictions was ‘inexcusable’.

Disqualified driver arrested following 100km-long motorcycle pursuit
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Disqualified driver arrested following 100km-long motorcycle pursuit

Aug 1st 2018, 8:45 AM 28,373 Views 0 Comments

The driver was arrested after damaging a Garda motorcycle and a car near Clonroche.

Young woman found not guilty of dangerous driving causing the death of four friends
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Young woman found not guilty of dangerous driving causing the death of four friends

Jul 12th 2018, 4:22 PM 50,306 Views 129 Comments

Car passengers Gemma Nolan, Charmaine Carroll, Niamh Doyle, and Aisling Middleton died almost instantly in the collision.

Court hears car 'shot across the road' into wrong lane before fatal crash that killed four
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Court hears car 'shot across the road' into wrong lane before fatal crash that killed four

Updated Jul 10th 2018, 7:55 PM 67,841 Views 0 Comments

Dayna Kearney (22) of Crossneen, Carlow has pleaded not guilty to dangerous driving causing death.

Man claims he was wrongly convicted and sentenced twice for same crash
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Man claims he was wrongly convicted and sentenced twice for same crash

May 30th 2018, 6:10 AM 23,628 Views 0 Comments

The claim was made before the High Court by lawyers representing Luigi Forte.

Gardaí investigating as video shows cars rampaging through Finglas housing estate
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Gardaí investigating as video shows cars rampaging through Finglas housing estate

May 13th 2018, 10:12 AM 46,157 Views 92 Comments

The video has been shared widely across social media and on messaging apps.

Man whose dangerous driving caused death of woman (70) allowed to attend son's Communion
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Man whose dangerous driving caused death of woman (70) allowed to attend son's Communion

May 11th 2018, 1:35 PM 28,638 Views 37 Comments

The postman, who is visually impaired, can attend the event before starting his five-year jail term.

Young boy awarded 'grief money' over sister's death in hit-and-run
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Young boy awarded 'grief money' over sister's death in hit-and-run

Apr 24th 2018, 3:00 PM 29,028 Views 0 Comments

Vanessa Siatka was killed in the Phoenix Park in 2015, a year before her brother was born.

Gardaí find thousands of euro hidden in socks after man runs away from checkpoint
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Gardaí find thousands of euro hidden in socks after man runs away from checkpoint

Mar 30th 2018, 6:45 PM 33,835 Views 0 Comments

The man later appeared in court, charged with dangerous driving.

Man charged with dangerous driving over crash that killed three London teenagers
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Man charged with dangerous driving over crash that killed three London teenagers

Jan 29th 2018, 7:26 AM 12,930 Views 3 Comments

The teenage boys were killed on Friday after being struck by an Audi A5.

Man who injured gardaí while trying to get away from drugs bust jailed for five years
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Man who injured gardaí while trying to get away from drugs bust jailed for five years

Jan 18th 2018, 6:15 AM 17,769 Views 16 Comments

A garda pursuit ended when the Laois man lost control of his car and crashed into a garda car.

'Maybe they were making a trunk call': Gardaí discover passenger hidden in boot of car
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'Maybe they were making a trunk call': Gardaí discover passenger hidden in boot of car

Dec 8th 2017, 11:07 AM 25,711 Views 46 Comments

The driver was issued with a fixed charge notice for driving without reasonable consideration.

Gardaí called after motorist verbally abused school traffic warden
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Gardaí called after motorist verbally abused school traffic warden

Sep 10th 2017, 4:02 PM 27,893 Views 37 Comments

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

Former Labour TD appears in court charged with dangerous driving and obstructing a Garda
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Former Labour TD appears in court charged with dangerous driving and obstructing a Garda

Sep 5th 2017, 11:26 PM 27,959 Views 0 Comments

Michael McNamara is contesting all charges.

Man (19) charged with dangerous driving causing death of GAA coach
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Man (19) charged with dangerous driving causing death of GAA coach

Jul 1st 2017, 2:19 PM 18,883 Views 0 Comments

Eugene McNamara was killed while walking along a footpath in Ennis last October.

'Fast cars are my heroin': Man jailed after 'reckless' high speed chase
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'Fast cars are my heroin': Man jailed after 'reckless' high speed chase

May 4th 2017, 6:05 AM 13,199 Views 21 Comments

A judge said Jamie Marshall’s driving was “a very serious threat to the public”.

'Polite' man with 431 previous convictions 'must have highest record in Irish criminal history' - judge
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'Polite' man with 431 previous convictions 'must have highest record in Irish criminal history' - judge

Mar 11th 2017, 6:30 AM 37,759 Views 0 Comments

Anthony O’Sullivan appeared in Naas District Court this week.

Teenager, whose dangerous driving left woman with injuries for life, avoids jail for second time
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Teenager, whose dangerous driving left woman with injuries for life, avoids jail for second time

Feb 6th 2017, 5:14 PM 25,693 Views 60 Comments

The Court of Appeals has said it “would not be in the public interest” to send 19-year-old Eric Ryan to prison eight months after his initial sentencing.

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

Dec 28th 2016, 2:18 PM 31,412 Views 46 Comments

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

Man jailed for two and a half years for killing cyclist in hit-and-run
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Man jailed for two and a half years for killing cyclist in hit-and-run

Jun 23rd 2016, 2:12 PM 20,556 Views 67 Comments

Christopher Coleman’s sentence is in the lower half of the medium band for dangerous driving causing death.

The pain left behind after a hit-and-run: 'I wake in the mornings to face another day without him'
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The pain left behind after a hit-and-run: 'I wake in the mornings to face another day without him'

Jun 17th 2016, 6:00 AM 19,805 Views 8 Comments

The Maher family tell their raw story, in their own words.

Motorists will be hit harder for driving with bald tyres from today
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Motorists will be hit harder for driving with bald tyres from today

Apr 17th 2016, 8:57 AM 22,297 Views 86 Comments

Fixed charged fines of €80 and penalty points will now be dished out for the offence.

Former X Factor judge Tulisa charged with drink driving and dangerous driving
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Former X Factor judge Tulisa charged with drink driving and dangerous driving

Mar 30th 2016, 8:55 AM 24,248 Views 37 Comments

If convicted of drink driving, the singer could be banned for driving for up to a year.

Sex and the City's Kim Cattrall 'shaken' after car crashes into her house
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Sex and the City's Kim Cattrall 'shaken' after car crashes into her house

Feb 26th 2016, 3:34 PM 21,289 Views 14 Comments

The actress said someone could have been killed in the incident.

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