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RSA warns motorists to be vigilant on the roads this February to avoid a repeat of last year's fatalities
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RSA warns motorists to be vigilant on the roads this February to avoid a repeat of last year's fatalities

Feb 9th 2021, 1:21 PM 6,779 Views 4 Comments

Nineteen people died on the roads in February 2020.

Drivers urged to exercise 'extreme caution' due to snow and ice on roads
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Drivers urged to exercise 'extreme caution' due to snow and ice on roads

Updated Jan 24th 2021, 12:24 PM 32,549 Views 17 Comments

Very icy conditions have been reported in many areas, particularly on minor roads.

RSA 'experiencing delays' with online customer portal and call centre
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RSA 'experiencing delays' with online customer portal and call centre

Jan 21st 2021, 3:46 PM 25,896 Views 22 Comments

The RSA launched a new online portal in December.

80-year-old man dies after car crashes into ditch in west Cork
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80-year-old man dies after car crashes into ditch in west Cork

Dec 23rd 2020, 11:03 PM 23,725 Views 1 Comment

The crash happened on the L4704 at Ahakista near Bantry at about 5.55pm.

August bank holiday: Gardaí detect 160 drink and drug drivers and a motorist clocked at 203 km/h
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August bank holiday: Gardaí detect 160 drink and drug drivers and a motorist clocked at 203 km/h

Aug 6th 2020, 10:30 PM 40,112 Views 45 Comments

Four people died on the country’s roads over the weekend with 10 people suffering serious injuries.

Motorcyclist dies in crash at Wexford roundabout
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Motorcyclist dies in crash at Wexford roundabout

Aug 2nd 2020, 1:21 PM 36,471 Views 8 Comments

The crash happened at about 7.15 am at the Frankfort Roundabout, near Camolin.

Man critical and two others seriously injured as car crashes into ditch on the Beara Peninsula
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Man critical and two others seriously injured as car crashes into ditch on the Beara Peninsula

Jul 30th 2020, 10:56 PM 38,619 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened at about 6.10 pm this evening.

Witness appeal after two young people killed in collision between car and truck in Co Meath
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Witness appeal after two young people killed in collision between car and truck in Co Meath

Updated Jun 17th 2020, 7:47 PM 56,206 Views 18 Comments

The collision happened at around 1.10pm at Dunmoe, Navan.

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 27,809 Views 12 Comments

The crash happened yesterday evening.

Teenage passenger killed as car crashes into wall in Galway
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Teenage passenger killed as car crashes into wall in Galway

Mar 1st 2020, 9:05 AM 53,794 Views 22 Comments

The single-vehicle incident happened near Oughterard at about 1.15am this morning.

Three people killed in serious road crash in Co. Louth
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Three people killed in serious road crash in Co. Louth

Updated Feb 29th 2020, 5:48 PM 65,383 Views 35 Comments

The crash happened near the border at Carrickcarnon.

N24 Tipperary to Limerick road closed after crash involving a van and three motorbikes
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N24 Tipperary to Limerick road closed after crash involving a van and three motorbikes

Jan 4th 2020, 6:42 PM 29,253 Views 9 Comments

Gardaí are at the scene and diversions are in place.

A bridge too far? A medieval city left with a "token" wall
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A bridge too far? A medieval city left with a "token" wall

Dec 18th 2019, 7:00 AM 19,332 Views 10 Comments

In the third part of Noteworthy’s investigation, we delve into the issues surrounding the controversial demolition of two historic houses and the gable wall that remains “encased in a tomb of steel girders”.

A bridge too far? "It looked like the river bed was being devastated"
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A bridge too far? "It looked like the river bed was being devastated"

Dec 17th 2019, 12:05 AM 42,619 Views 12 Comments

In the second part of Noteworthy’s investigation, we reveal that residual limestone aggregate remains in the protected River Nore following construction of a bridge that left the community of Kilkenny City divided.

A bridge too far? The inside story of the road scheme that divided a city
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A bridge too far? The inside story of the road scheme that divided a city

Dec 16th 2019, 12:05 AM 39,938 Views 25 Comments

In the first part of Noteworthy’s investigation, we reveal the cost of the bridge more than doubled while Kilkenny County Council paid €7 million for two buildings in the centre of Kilkenny that are now valued at just €400,000.

Shane Ross announces 41 new train carriages as well as €447 million roads upgrade
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Shane Ross announces 41 new train carriages as well as €447 million roads upgrade

Oct 30th 2019, 5:10 PM 27,489 Views 101 Comments

Ross said that the train carriages will enter servive by 2021.

€241 million to be spent building dual carriageway and improving roads in Mayo
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€241 million to be spent building dual carriageway and improving roads in Mayo

Oct 15th 2019, 4:46 PM 41,029 Views 46 Comments

The project is the largest investment of public money in Co Mayo in the history of the State.

Cyclist seriously injured and driver arrested after crash on the Ring of Kerry
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Cyclist seriously injured and driver arrested after crash on the Ring of Kerry

Oct 13th 2019, 7:39 AM 30,801 Views 0 Comments

The driver of the car was arrested by investigating garda for suspected dangerous driving.

Motorists urged to 'respect speed limits' as strike by speed camera van operators to go ahead
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Motorists urged to 'respect speed limits' as strike by speed camera van operators to go ahead

Sep 27th 2019, 3:52 PM 32,261 Views 44 Comments

The 24-hour strike takes place from 6am tomorrow.

Busier roads mean more crashes on the M50, but what junctions see the most serious collisions?
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Busier roads mean more crashes on the M50, but what junctions see the most serious collisions?

Aug 17th 2019, 6:31 AM 57,467 Views 75 Comments

New figures spell out where incidents take place in the busy ring road.

Using the M7 this bank holiday? All three lanes are now open as upgrade works near completion
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Using the M7 this bank holiday? All three lanes are now open as upgrade works near completion

Aug 2nd 2019, 1:14 PM 17,859 Views 43 Comments

The 14 km stretch runs from junction 7 to junction 9.

Woman killed and two children hospitalised in two-car Laois crash
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Woman killed and two children hospitalised in two-car Laois crash

Jul 7th 2019, 3:29 PM 36,202 Views 3 Comments

Two others were also taken to hospital after the collision.

E-scooters are flooding city streets worldwide, so just how green are they?
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E-scooters are flooding city streets worldwide, so just how green are they?

Jul 7th 2019, 6:31 AM 38,769 Views 90 Comments

THe scooters can be driven door to door and avoid the need for parking spaces.

Man hospitalised after taxi and Viking Splash Tours vehicle crash in Dublin
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Man hospitalised after taxi and Viking Splash Tours vehicle crash in Dublin

Jul 4th 2019, 5:34 PM 55,123 Views 46 Comments

The incident happened on Winetavern Street at 10.45am.

Emergency services at scene of collision in Howth
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Emergency services at scene of collision in Howth

Jun 2nd 2019, 4:39 PM 48,446 Views 23 Comments

Motorists are advised to expect delays in the area.

Motorcyclist in hospital after Dublin hit-and-run
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Motorcyclist in hospital after Dublin hit-and-run

May 17th 2019, 9:49 PM 41,755 Views 17 Comments

The incident happened last Thursday night.

Man (80s) dies after being struck by car in Roscommon
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Man (80s) dies after being struck by car in Roscommon

May 12th 2019, 8:03 AM 15,920 Views 5 Comments

The driver later presented himself to gardaí.

Cyclist injured by hit-and-run driver in Dublin
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Cyclist injured by hit-and-run driver in Dublin

May 9th 2019, 2:35 PM 21,150 Views 31 Comments

The man was taken to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

Driver clocked at 157 km/h on the M9 tests positive for cocaine, opiates and cannabis
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Driver clocked at 157 km/h on the M9 tests positive for cocaine, opiates and cannabis

May 4th 2019, 2:00 PM 68,473 Views 37 Comments

A follow up search of the car led to a €40,000 drug seizure.

Elderly man dies after his car hits pole in Fermoy
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Elderly man dies after his car hits pole in Fermoy

May 1st 2019, 8:39 PM 16,295 Views 1 Comment

The crash happened shortly after 2pm this afternoon.

Young man dies in two-car crash in Carlow
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Young man dies in two-car crash in Carlow

Apr 30th 2019, 10:07 PM 31,318 Views 9 Comments

The collision happened on the Tullow to Carlow road.

Member of public helps gardaí arrest dangerous driver who had no licence or insurance
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Member of public helps gardaí arrest dangerous driver who had no licence or insurance

Apr 14th 2019, 4:42 PM 47,249 Views 21 Comments

The driver, who crashed into a barrier, was arrested on suspicion of drink driving.

Pedestrian dies after being hit by car in rural Wicklow
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Pedestrian dies after being hit by car in rural Wicklow

Apr 7th 2019, 8:05 AM 36,669 Views 13 Comments

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Woman dies in crash between car and van in Co. Meath
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Woman dies in crash between car and van in Co. Meath

Apr 6th 2019, 8:13 AM 26,180 Views 4 Comments

The crash happened yesterday evening at 9pm.

All cars sold after 2022 must have speed-limiting technology, EU says
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All cars sold after 2022 must have speed-limiting technology, EU says

Mar 27th 2019, 7:45 AM 24,733 Views 91 Comments

It is part of a string of new measures proposed by the EU to help improve road safety.

Motorcyclist killed in road crash in south Dublin
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Motorcyclist killed in road crash in south Dublin

Mar 18th 2019, 9:30 AM 31,133 Views 5 Comments

The man in his 40s was involved in a single vehicle collision at 7am this morning.

Man dies after his car crashes into bridge wall in rural Sligo
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Man dies after his car crashes into bridge wall in rural Sligo

Feb 26th 2019, 2:58 PM 21,321 Views 15 Comments

The crash happened on the Tubbercurry Road in the Doomore area.

Man (50s) killed in Wexford road collision between van and truck
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Man (50s) killed in Wexford road collision between van and truck

Feb 8th 2019, 11:25 AM 17,282 Views 2 Comments

The fatal collision occurred at 7.25am this morning.

Woman in her 30s killed and man injured in multiple vehicle crash on the M50
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Woman in her 30s killed and man injured in multiple vehicle crash on the M50

Updated Jan 24th 2019, 8:45 PM 254,752 Views 43 Comments

Gardaí appealed to the public not to share images of the crash site online.

Most Irish people think there shouldn't be an upper age-limit for drivers
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Most Irish people think there shouldn't be an upper age-limit for drivers

Jan 21st 2019, 11:40 PM 15,343 Views 45 Comments

A further 38% said there should be an age limit, but disagreed on what the maximum age for drivers should be.

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