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Had your car or bike damaged by a pothole? You're not the only one
# Pain In The Pothole
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# Pain In The Pothole

Had your car or bike damaged by a pothole? You're not the only one

Aug 2nd 2018, 2:27 PM 17,332 Views 39 Comments

Six in 10 people have had their mode of transport damaged by potholes.

'You wouldn't get this in the Third World' - locals up in arms over state of roads in Munster town
# In Shite
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# In Shite

'You wouldn't get this in the Third World' - locals up in arms over state of roads in Munster town

Jan 26th 2018, 6:01 AM 34,244 Views 63 Comments

Tipperary Town may share the name of its county, but the standard of its roads is “no advert for the place” says one local.

Road in sh**e? This new gadget could mean you never hit another pothole
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# Gadget Preview

Road in sh**e? This new gadget could mean you never hit another pothole

Feb 20th 2017, 3:06 PM 1,102 Views 0 Comments

Ford aims to use crowdsourcing technology to give you advance warnings.

Are your local roads in a state? You're not alone
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Are your local roads in a state? You're not alone

Dec 28th 2015, 11:15 AM 14,436 Views 63 Comments

A national survey finds that 44% of regional roads in Ireland have extensive surface defects, while 31% of local roads have structural issues.

You could help fix potholes by driving over them
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# Swerve To Avoid

You could help fix potholes by driving over them

Aug 26th 2015, 2:15 PM 13,894 Views 21 Comments

The company patented a method that would allow cars to detect them and help create a database.

Drawing penises around dangerous potholes is just what Ireland needs
# Wanksy
# Wanksy

Drawing penises around dangerous potholes is just what Ireland needs

Apr 28th 2015, 10:35 AM 4,066 Views 0 Comments

I can be your hero, baby.

Potholes could soon be but an unpleasant memory
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# Holey Wars

Potholes could soon be but an unpleasant memory

Jan 28th 2015, 12:15 PM 13,750 Views 32 Comments

New research has developed a system of detecting costly road damage before it occurs.

A man is filling Chicago's potholes with wonderful mosaics
# Legend
# Legend

A man is filling Chicago's potholes with wonderful mosaics

Jun 13th 2014, 7:30 PM 3,981 Views 4 Comments

Can we get him over to Ireland please?

Unfortunate pothole-filling crew manage to get stuck in giant pothole
# Hole-y Moly
# Hole-y Moly

Unfortunate pothole-filling crew manage to get stuck in giant pothole

Mar 25th 2014, 3:37 PM 3,150 Views 2 Comments

Not ideal.

Massive potholes making Donegal road 'almost impassible' for local families
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# BIG HOLE

Massive potholes making Donegal road 'almost impassible' for local families

Feb 1st 2014, 4:58 PM 26,216 Views 44 Comments

A local election candidate is calling for the re-introduction of the Local Improvement Scheme to fix roads like this all over the county.

Almost 72% of Irish motorists believe garda presence on roads has reduced
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# Road Safety

Almost 72% of Irish motorists believe garda presence on roads has reduced

Jun 4th 2013, 7:54 AM 5,613 Views 57 Comments

A new poll by AA revealed that 40 per cent think the government is not treating road safety as a priority.

New road maintenance scheme asks local communities to contribute funding
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# Roads

New road maintenance scheme asks local communities to contribute funding

May 20th 2013, 10:39 AM 12,119 Views 163 Comments

The government is investing €10.6 million in the scheme but communities will have to come up with the rest of the €14 million to repair the roads.

Fine Gael TDs on Twitter and free GP care : The week's news skewed
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# Not The News

Fine Gael TDs on Twitter and free GP care : The week's news skewed

May 11th 2013, 10:00 AM 5,281 Views 13 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Leinster House goes wild photocopying arses, free GP care for healthy citizens, and FG TDs insult each other for Twitter practice.

Column: It's time to tackle decline in rural Ireland
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# Opinion

Column: It's time to tackle decline in rural Ireland

Mar 28th 2013, 7:00 AM 1,168 Views 86 Comments

Rural Ireland is experiencing a demise, with empty shop buildings, damaged roads and a lack of essential services. Action needs to be taken now or we could see whole parts of the country uninhabited, writes John Verling.

Health and safety ‘gone mad’ as council workers suspended over filling pothole
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# Co Cork

Health and safety ‘gone mad’ as council workers suspended over filling pothole

Mar 26th 2013, 11:52 AM 37,297 Views 179 Comments

A spokesperson from the HSA said that the issue wasn’t one of “red tape and bureaucracy”, but of safety.

Varadkar urges local authorities to focus on road maintenance
# Road Safety
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# Road Safety

Varadkar urges local authorities to focus on road maintenance

Mar 8th 2013, 10:26 AM 7,158 Views 48 Comments

The Transport Minister said that they needed to take “their responsibilities a bit more seriously”.

Poll: Do you think enough is being done to fix Ireland's roads?
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# Your Say

Poll: Do you think enough is being done to fix Ireland's roads?

Mar 8th 2013, 9:47 AM 7,947 Views 91 Comments

The Minister for Transport has said that local authorities are to place a greater focus on maintaining Ireland’s roads. Will it be enough?

Potholes, loose chippings, floods: Welcome to Ireland’s rural roads
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# Road Safety

Potholes, loose chippings, floods: Welcome to Ireland’s rural roads

Feb 19th 2013, 6:17 PM 28,381 Views 100 Comments

One council engineer admits that limited funding means “we are stretched beyond breaking point to carry out even basic repairs”.

Open thread: Is your local road as bad as this one?
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# Road To Baghdad

Open thread: Is your local road as bad as this one?

Feb 1st 2013, 11:30 AM 17,812 Views 113 Comments

This is the road travelled by one TheJournal.ie reader every day is referred to locally as ‘The road to Baghdad’. Can you beat it?

Road is in Shite Pic of the Day
# Co. Cavan
# Co. Cavan

Road is in Shite Pic of the Day

Jan 18th 2013, 11:52 AM 42,817 Views 75 Comments

Let’s not beat around the bush.

App detects potholes on Boston streets
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# Potholes

App detects potholes on Boston streets

Jul 20th 2012, 1:43 PM 2,725 Views 12 Comments

New app Street Bump allows drivers to automatically report the road hazards like pot holes to the authorities.

State of roads causing increase in puncture breakdowns, says AA
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# Breakdowns

State of roads causing increase in puncture breakdowns, says AA

Oct 9th 2011, 6:56 PM 476 Views 16 Comments

The numbers of punctures rose over the last twelve months – and potholes are to blame, the AA has said.

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Aug 9th 2011, 8:05 PM 1,799 Views 1 Comment

In today’s Fix: the latest from the UK as the violence spreads, Apple is now the most valuable business in the world, graffiti and poop on the streets of the country, and Ireland’s favourite movies…

U2 graffiti, dog poop and man-sized potholes - welcome to FixYourStreet.ie
# Fix Your STreet
# Fix Your STreet

U2 graffiti, dog poop and man-sized potholes - welcome to FixYourStreet.ie

Aug 9th 2011, 3:14 PM 1,484 Views 8 Comments

The new website, aimed at identifying ‘non-emergency issues’ like potholes and illegal dumping, has attracted hundreds of complaints since it launched last week.

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
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# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jun 24th 2011, 7:02 PM 727 Views 3 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

AA Ireland launches nationwide anti-pothole petition
# Motoring
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# Motoring

AA Ireland launches nationwide anti-pothole petition

Mar 27th 2011, 2:48 PM 1,932 Views 0 Comments

The breakdown assistance company says motorists paying high taxes on petrol shouldn’t have to tolerate poor road conditions.

Pothole politics not on the agenda after all...
# Pothole Ireland
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# Pothole Ireland

Pothole politics not on the agenda after all...

Feb 21st 2011, 6:45 PM 1,430 Views 0 Comments

There’s a deficit of over €4bn in local government coffers which are going to hit basic services if not addressed by next government.