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Poll: Should speed limits be reduced in rural areas?
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Poll: Should speed limits be reduced in rural areas?

Aug 22nd 2021, 8:37 AM 44,954 Views 109 Comments

Campaigners say it would encourage cycling and walking.

Poll: Should motorway speed limits be cut when it rains?
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Poll: Should motorway speed limits be cut when it rains?

Jul 31st 2021, 10:27 AM 55,746 Views 106 Comments

Most drivers in the UK want a lower motorway speed limit in wet weather.

Plans to cut speed limits to 30km/h in 'all residential areas' in Dublin
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Plans to cut speed limits to 30km/h in 'all residential areas' in Dublin

Dec 2nd 2019, 9:32 AM 16,548 Views 75 Comments

Dublin City Council will vote on the proposals this week.

Not happy with a speed limit in your area? Plans underway to allow members of the public to appeal for changes
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Not happy with a speed limit in your area? Plans underway to allow members of the public to appeal for changes

Nov 26th 2019, 6:34 PM 14,414 Views 50 Comments

A national speed limit audit is currently near completion.

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 32,269 Views 44 Comments

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

Ross seeks county-by-county review of 'insanely uncoordinated' speed limits
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Ross seeks county-by-county review of 'insanely uncoordinated' speed limits

Sep 3rd 2019, 12:05 AM 28,635 Views 58 Comments

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has called on all local authorities to carry out the review.

'If you introduce speed limits in a clumsy manner, nobody will pay attention'
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'If you introduce speed limits in a clumsy manner, nobody will pay attention'

May 31st 2017, 12:05 AM 21,976 Views 47 Comments

From midnight tonight, speed limits in 10 Dublin areas will be lowered to 30km/h.

Poll: Do you always obey urban speed limits?
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Poll: Do you always obey urban speed limits?

May 29th 2017, 10:03 AM 17,624 Views 59 Comments

Dublin city centre’s 30 km/h speed limit is to be expanded to nine residential areas in the city.

Poll: Do you support a 30km speed limit in residential areas?
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Poll: Do you support a 30km speed limit in residential areas?

Apr 3rd 2017, 8:28 AM 29,474 Views 84 Comments

Dublin City Council expanded its 30km/hr speed limit in the city last Friday.

Poll: Should 30km speed limit apply to all Irish cities and suburbs?
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Poll: Should 30km speed limit apply to all Irish cities and suburbs?

Mar 31st 2017, 12:41 PM 19,525 Views 68 Comments

Your daily bite-sized ballot break.

30km/h speed limit approved for some Dublin city roads
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30km/h speed limit approved for some Dublin city roads

Dec 6th 2016, 9:04 AM 12,546 Views 88 Comments

Councillor Ciaran Cuffe said there is strong academic evidence that this move can save lives.

The AA thinks they're 'ridiculous', but Dublin City Council stands firm on 30km speed limits
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The AA thinks they're 'ridiculous', but Dublin City Council stands firm on 30km speed limits

Nov 23rd 2016, 12:49 PM 15,946 Views 79 Comments

Dublin City Council plans to expand the 30km/hr speed limit across further areas of the city.

This week's motoring news: The price of new cars is dropping in Ireland
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This week's motoring news: The price of new cars is dropping in Ireland

Apr 22nd 2016, 11:08 AM 1,141 Views 0 Comments

Here’s all the car-related news you need to know this week – including a major headache for Toyota.

There are big problems with Netflix speeds on Virgin Media, but who's responsible?
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There are big problems with Netflix speeds on Virgin Media, but who's responsible?

Feb 14th 2016, 9:30 AM 48,452 Views 79 Comments

The two companies aren’t being particularly clear on what or who is causing the slow streaming speeds.

M50 drivers will have to go at different speeds, depending on how busy the road is
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M50 drivers will have to go at different speeds, depending on how busy the road is

Dec 16th 2015, 8:57 AM 21,297 Views 87 Comments

Up to 400,000 journeys take place on the M50 every day.

This technology could be installed in your car to restrict your speed
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This technology could be installed in your car to restrict your speed

Nov 10th 2015, 11:47 AM 16,304 Views 54 Comments

Irish MEP Deirdre Clune said the drivers should be rewarded for using the car system that can automatically limit the speed of the vehicle.

'God, it's so hard': Jake Brennan's mother speaks out on his first anniversary
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'God, it's so hard': Jake Brennan's mother speaks out on his first anniversary

Jun 8th 2015, 8:00 PM 24,532 Views 13 Comments

“We’re missing a precious, precious little boy.”

Victory for Jake Brennan's family as council backs 20km speed limit
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Victory for Jake Brennan's family as council backs 20km speed limit

May 29th 2015, 9:32 AM 13,103 Views 57 Comments

The six-year-old died when hit by a car last June.

Speed limits are changing - here's how
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Speed limits are changing - here's how

Mar 19th 2015, 9:47 AM 28,760 Views 65 Comments

Local authorities are getting more power.

'I'm doing something for my baby... I'm here for Jake' - heartbroken mum on her Dáil sleep out
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'I'm doing something for my baby... I'm here for Jake' - heartbroken mum on her Dáil sleep out

Feb 17th 2015, 5:19 PM 14,915 Views 35 Comments

Six-year-old Jake Brennan was knocked down outside his home last year. Now his mother hopes her three-night sleep out can help make sure others don’t suffer a parent’s worst nightmare.

Jake Brennan's mother to sleep outside the Dáil for three nights
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Jake Brennan's mother to sleep outside the Dáil for three nights

Jan 20th 2015, 9:57 AM 19,795 Views 33 Comments

The six-year-old died after being hit by a car outside his family home in Kilkenny last June.

Alan Kelly calls for reduced speed limits after tragic death of Jake Brennan
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Alan Kelly calls for reduced speed limits after tragic death of Jake Brennan

Nov 25th 2014, 6:21 PM 19,714 Views 33 Comments

The six-year-old died after being hit by a car outside his family home in Kilkenny.

Have you ever seen a friend drive under the influence of drugs? 1 in 6 have
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Have you ever seen a friend drive under the influence of drugs? 1 in 6 have

May 22nd 2014, 7:55 AM 5,488 Views 24 Comments

A new survey from eFlow also reveals a high number of people speed regularly.

Daly: Change motorway speed limits to 130kmh
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Daly: Change motorway speed limits to 130kmh

Dec 8th 2013, 8:00 AM 15,182 Views 97 Comments

The current speed limit is set at 120km per hour. But what does the Transport Minister think?

80km speed limit on country roads to be scrapped
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80km speed limit on country roads to be scrapped

Nov 21st 2013, 3:05 PM 28,171 Views 108 Comments

An average speed on motorways and a removal of signs at inappropriate locations are also suggested by the Speed Limits Working Group.

On board with the Irish team ahead of their Le Mans 2013 bid
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On board with the Irish team ahead of their Le Mans 2013 bid

Jun 15th 2013, 2:20 PM 1,564 Views 2 Comments

Murphy Prototypes “pleased” to be able to run their car in all conditions.

'32,178 vehicles checked' in first 12 hours of Bank Holiday speed crackdown
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'32,178 vehicles checked' in first 12 hours of Bank Holiday speed crackdown

May 31st 2013, 8:29 PM 15,881 Views 77 Comments

Gardaí say they have detected 129 people driving above the speed limit in today’s crackdown.

Speed limits across the country set to be reviewed
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Speed limits across the country set to be reviewed

Feb 8th 2012, 12:49 PM 5,176 Views 63 Comments

Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar has announced a major nationwide review to ensure that all speed restrictions are “both safe and sensible”.

Half of drivers with penalty points think they were caught unfairly
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Half of drivers with penalty points think they were caught unfairly

Jan 29th 2012, 10:37 AM 8,062 Views 61 Comments

A survey of 4,000 motorists also found a small number of drivers have been ‘swapping’ penalty points.