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Here's how the new M50 variable speed limits will work
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Here's how the new M50 variable speed limits will work

Updated Fri 2:31 PM 65,370 Views 125 Comments

The new system is expected to take full effect on the motorway by early 2023.

Over €30,000 raised for Kurdish family who died in Galway motorway crash
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# Fundraiser

Over €30,000 raised for Kurdish family who died in Galway motorway crash

Aug 23rd 2021, 10:02 PM 44,115 Views 10 Comments

The family died last Thursday evening.

Major delays on M7 after truck carrying bales hits bridge
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# Tailbacks

Major delays on M7 after truck carrying bales hits bridge

Aug 7th 2021, 4:38 PM 89,612 Views 75 Comments

The All Ireland hurling semi-final between Waterford and Limerick was delayed due to the traffic.

Man (40s) dies after car collides with lorry in Limerick
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# Road Death

Man (40s) dies after car collides with lorry in Limerick

Jan 29th 2021, 9:58 AM 22,805 Views 2 Comments

The man was the only person injured in the crash involving a car and a lorry.

Three calves killed as cattle trailer disconnects from vehicle on M1
# Junction 6
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# Junction 6

Three calves killed as cattle trailer disconnects from vehicle on M1

May 22nd 2020, 8:39 AM 55,230 Views 39 Comments

The incident occurred near Junction 6 at Balbriggan at approximately 3.10am today.

Motorcyclist killed in crash on M1 in north Dublin
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Motorcyclist killed in crash on M1 in north Dublin

May 18th 2020, 6:57 AM 27,831 Views 12 Comments

The crash happened yesterday evening.

Man in his 30s dies after being hit by car on M1 motorway
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Man in his 30s dies after being hit by car on M1 motorway

Apr 15th 2020, 7:50 AM 35,390 Views 19 Comments

Gardaí are investigating the incident and have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

Delays on M1 motorway as emergency services attend multiple collisions
# Louth
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# Louth

Delays on M1 motorway as emergency services attend multiple collisions

Dec 8th 2019, 9:31 AM 62,216 Views 34 Comments

Emergency services are dealing with a number of collisions on the M1 this morning.

Five people taken to hospital after collision between car and campervan on M1
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# Motorway

Five people taken to hospital after collision between car and campervan on M1

Aug 18th 2019, 12:28 PM 64,127 Views 39 Comments

Their injuries are believed to be minor.

Man charged over multi-vehicle crash on Australia's M4 in which Irishman died
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# Francis Shanley

Man charged over multi-vehicle crash on Australia's M4 in which Irishman died

May 11th 2019, 1:45 PM 21,365 Views 0 Comments

The Irishman has been named in Australian media as 36-year-old Francis Shanley.

'Rubberneckers are causing delays': Crash on M50 northbound causes brief closure
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# Traffic

'Rubberneckers are causing delays': Crash on M50 northbound causes brief closure

Apr 11th 2019, 10:12 AM 32,036 Views 39 Comments

The section of the motorway has been reopened but delays remain.

Traffic delays expected this weekend as M7 diversions kick in
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# Diversions

Traffic delays expected this weekend as M7 diversions kick in

Mar 30th 2019, 6:00 AM 27,368 Views 21 Comments

The speed limit will be reduced to 25km/hr in some parts.

Delays expected along M7 as diversions kick in this weekend
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# Kildare

Delays expected along M7 as diversions kick in this weekend

Mar 28th 2019, 6:59 PM 39,896 Views 36 Comments

The speed limit will be reduced to 25km/hr in some parts.

Motorist (60s) killed in five-vehicle collision on M6 in Westmeath
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# Westmeath

Motorist (60s) killed in five-vehicle collision on M6 in Westmeath

Updated Mar 17th 2019, 5:31 PM 62,865 Views 37 Comments

A section of the motorway is closed in both directions until further notice.

Life, death and the story of a motorway bypassing towns in the West
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# When All Is Ruin

Life, death and the story of a motorway bypassing towns in the West

Sep 22nd 2018, 8:30 PM 35,864 Views 8 Comments

A new documentary explores the twists and turns of the M17/M18 motorway.

Local residents seek to block €220 million Cork-to-Ringaskiddy motorway plan
# M28
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# M28

Local residents seek to block €220 million Cork-to-Ringaskiddy motorway plan

Aug 27th 2018, 6:32 PM 27,785 Views 0 Comments

The action has been brought by a group describing itself as the M28 Steering Group.

Death toll following Genoa bridge collapse reaches 38
# Genoa
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# Genoa

Death toll following Genoa bridge collapse reaches 38

Updated Aug 15th 2018, 11:00 AM 21,738 Views 12 Comments

The Morandi bridge caved in during a heavy rainstorm in the northern port city yesterday

'Immense tragedy' - At least 30 dead after large section of motorway bridge collapses in Italy
# Genoa
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# Genoa

'Immense tragedy' - At least 30 dead after large section of motorway bridge collapses in Italy

Updated Aug 14th 2018, 3:30 PM 104,454 Views 46 Comments

The incident happened near the port city of Genoa in the northwest of the country.

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

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

Jul 21st 2018, 3:10 PM 48,109 Views 113 Comments

The speed limit on the road is 100kmph.

€220 million Cork-to-Ringaskiddy motorway gets the green light
# My Mate The M28
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# My Mate The M28

€220 million Cork-to-Ringaskiddy motorway gets the green light

Jul 4th 2018, 4:43 PM 56,101 Views 77 Comments

An Bord Pleanála has granted permission for the construction of the 13-mile M28 motorway.

M50 operating with traffic levels that weren't expected until the mid-2020s
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# Public Transport

M50 operating with traffic levels that weren't expected until the mid-2020s

Jun 25th 2018, 4:34 PM 21,073 Views 41 Comments

Transport Infrastructure Ireland boss said there has been a ‘huge increase’ in M50 traffic in the last four years.

Man dies after crash between car and truck on M18 in Co Clare
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# Roads

Man dies after crash between car and truck on M18 in Co Clare

Jun 5th 2018, 3:19 PM 14,588 Views 1 Comment

The crash happened at about 1.20 pm this afternoon.

Gardaí investigate after man in his 20s killed in motorcycle crash
# Kilkenny
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# Kilkenny

Gardaí investigate after man in his 20s killed in motorcycle crash

Apr 9th 2018, 9:28 AM 14,631 Views 5 Comments

No other vehicle was involved in the collision.

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after man in his 40s struck and killed by car on motorway in Kildare
# Kilcullen
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# Kilcullen

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after man in his 40s struck and killed by car on motorway in Kildare

Apr 8th 2018, 2:51 PM 57,553 Views 7 Comments

The accident happened at about 3.30am this morning.

M8 motorway reopens in one direction after being closed earlier
# Cahir
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# Cahir

M8 motorway reopens in one direction after being closed earlier

Feb 13th 2018, 9:46 AM 37,723 Views 17 Comments

Earlier incidents happened on the M8 in Tipperary on a hazardous morning on Irish roads.

DCU economist rejects Leo's insistence that Limerick-Cork motorway 'makes sense'
# Big Plans
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# Big Plans

DCU economist rejects Leo's insistence that Limerick-Cork motorway 'makes sense'

Feb 12th 2018, 9:26 AM 40,884 Views 135 Comments

The National Planning Framework will be launched this week.

Nine workers dead after 450m-long bridge collapses in Colombian valley
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# Motorway

Nine workers dead after 450m-long bridge collapses in Colombian valley

Jan 16th 2018, 10:25 AM 22,590 Views 5 Comments

The 450m-long bridge was to be part of a motorway connecting to the city of Villavicencio to Bogotá.

Man speaks out after metre-long 'spear' smashes through windscreen on the M50
# Near Miss
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# Near Miss

Man speaks out after metre-long 'spear' smashes through windscreen on the M50

Jan 8th 2018, 9:42 PM 58,021 Views 52 Comments

Jason described the incident that happened as he was driving on the M50.

A new motorway will open today in Galway
# M17/18
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# M17/18

A new motorway will open today in Galway

Sep 27th 2017, 12:01 PM 39,207 Views 90 Comments

The M17/18 Gort to Tuam motorway is set to reduce travel times to and from the northwest.

Engineers want multiple tolls and changing speed limits on the M50
# Hit The Road
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# Hit The Road

Engineers want multiple tolls and changing speed limits on the M50

Jul 19th 2017, 6:05 AM 41,417 Views 96 Comments

They say it will help congestion.

'Up to 18 feared dead' in Germany as tour bus bursts into flames
# Motorway Crash
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# Motorway Crash

'Up to 18 feared dead' in Germany as tour bus bursts into flames

Jul 3rd 2017, 12:00 PM 33,060 Views 15 Comments

Angela Merkel voiced her “great dismay” over the crash, which happened in Bavaria.

A man just gave up and started sunbathing in the middle of the M7 this afternoon
# What Are You At
# What Are You At

A man just gave up and started sunbathing in the middle of the M7 this afternoon

Jun 18th 2017, 5:00 PM 10,967 Views 2 Comments

We wouldn’t say that’s the best idea. But you do you.

Man dies after collision between truck and car on M1
# Witness Appeal
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# Witness Appeal

Man dies after collision between truck and car on M1

Jun 6th 2017, 9:54 AM 26,339 Views 5 Comments

It’s the second fatal crash on the motorway in 24 hours.

The worst time and place for accidents on the M50? The Red Cow junction on a Wednesday evening
# Accident Blackspot
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# Accident Blackspot

The worst time and place for accidents on the M50? The Red Cow junction on a Wednesday evening

May 13th 2017, 10:00 PM 25,307 Views 30 Comments

There have been just under 2,000 vehicle collisions on the M50 in the past four years.

Third lane needed on N11 or Wicklow and Dún Laoghaire Rathdown will begin to suffer, report finds
# Choc-a-block
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# Choc-a-block

Third lane needed on N11 or Wicklow and Dún Laoghaire Rathdown will begin to suffer, report finds

Apr 26th 2017, 6:20 AM 25,453 Views 62 Comments

Any delay in road network improvements will ‘constrain growth’ and hinder productivity, finds Transport Infrastructure Ireland.

Police pull over pensioner driving mobility scooter on busy UK motorway
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# Need For Speed

Police pull over pensioner driving mobility scooter on busy UK motorway

Mar 6th 2017, 8:34 AM 13,363 Views 20 Comments

The 92-year-old man was taken home by police.

Van that pulled over before reaching Garda checkpoint was full of stolen bikes and computers
# Operation Thor
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# Operation Thor

Van that pulled over before reaching Garda checkpoint was full of stolen bikes and computers

Feb 20th 2017, 8:39 PM 43,086 Views 29 Comments

He was detained after the vehicle stopped on the hard shoulder of the road, to the north of a checkpoint.

'Sligo needs a motorway to give it a fighting chance'
# Rural Recovery
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# Rural Recovery

'Sligo needs a motorway to give it a fighting chance'

Jan 29th 2017, 9:15 AM 22,139 Views 71 Comments

Businesses say the north-west has been overlooked when it comes to job-creating infrastructure.

11 accurate observations about driving on the poxy M50
# Red Cow
# Red Cow

11 accurate observations about driving on the poxy M50

Dec 8th 2016, 9:45 AM 9,672 Views 3 Comments

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QUIZ: How Good A Driver Are You, Really?
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QUIZ: How Good A Driver Are You, Really?

Oct 28th 2016, 4:05 PM 619 Views 0 Comments

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