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#Road Deaths

# road-deaths - Today’s News

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# road-deaths - Friday 16 January, 2015

Elderly man dies after his car crashed with a tractor and feeder

The driver of the tractor was uninjured.

# road-deaths - Saturday 10 January, 2015

‘Their friendship brought brightness to our world’: Athy crash victims laid to rest

Funeral services for Niamh Doyle and Ashling Middleton took place in Carlow and Kildare today.

Irish road deaths are on the rise – is it time we looked to Sweden for safety inspiration?

The CEO of the RSA said, ‘We saved more lives than ever before in 2012 we can do it again in 2015’.

# road-deaths - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Private service held in Carlow for Athy crash victims

The memorial took place at 12:15 this afternoon.

# road-deaths - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

‘Four beautiful school friends’ to be laid to rest after tragic Kildare crash

Funeral arrangements have been made for three of the young women.

# road-deaths - Friday 2 January, 2015

Gardaí will be able to test your saliva on the roadside by the end of this year

As part of the tender process, testing is currently underway so suitable devices can be chosen.

# road-deaths - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Double the number of children died on our roads last year

One in four passengers killed were not wearing a seatbelt.

# road-deaths - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Elderly pedestrian dies a day after being struck by a car

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Young man killed in three-car collision in Down

Another tragedy on the roads at Christmas time.

Man in his 20s dies after his van struck a tree in Longford

He is the 192nd person to die on Irish roads this year.

# road-deaths - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Motorcyclist in his 70s dies in Templemore crash

He is the 188th person to die on Irish roads this year.

# road-deaths - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Woman in her 20s killed after being hit by car

The woman was hit by a car in Glasson, near Athlone on Wednesday.

# road-deaths - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Pedestrian knocked down and killed in Clonard

He is the 39th pedestrian to be killed on Irish roads this year.

# road-deaths - Monday 8 December, 2014

# road-deaths - Monday 1 December, 2014

Cavan driver is the 180th person killed on Irish roads this year

The man’s car hit a tree last night.

# road-deaths - Monday 24 November, 2014

Man in his 40s killed in Co Cork car crash tonight

The incident occurred between Mallow and Buttevant at around 6.40 pm tonight.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Young girl dies after being hit by truck in Waterford

The toddler was hit by a truck on Manor Street.

# road-deaths - Sunday 16 November, 2014

Almost 24,000 people have died on our roads since records began

There are a number of events happening throughout the country today to remember the victims of road traffic accidents.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

New RSA Chair told to ‘name and shame’ local authorities that fail to maintain road standards

Liz O’Donnell appeared before the Oireachtas Transport Committee today.

# road-deaths - Monday 3 November, 2014

Two teenagers lay dead in car for hours after road crash

The crash occurred overnight on Friday in Killarney, Co Kerry, with the bodies of the youths discovered at midday on Saturday.

# road-deaths - Saturday 1 November, 2014

Two men killed overnight after car hits a ditch

The car was only discovered at noon today.

# road-deaths - Friday 24 October, 2014

Here’s how many people gardaí caught speeding this morning

There’ll be an increased Garda presence on the roads until 7am tomorrow.

# road-deaths - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Speed limits in housing estates to be reviewed after tragic death of Jake Brennan

Jake’s Legacy Campaign was set up to promote increased safety on roads for cyclists and pedestrians.

# road-deaths - Monday 6 October, 2014

Five die in lethal weekend on Irish roads

The Transport Minister has extended his condolences to the men’s families. “It’s an unimaginable grief that they are now grappling with, ” Paschal Donohoe said.

# road-deaths - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Thirteen children have died on our roads so far this year, 7 were killed in the whole of 2013 RSA

Thirteen children have died on our roads so far this year, 7 were killed in the whole of 2013

Deaths on Irish roads have remained high this year, after increasing for the first time since 2005 last year.

# road-deaths - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Aaron McKenna: We need to deal with the dangers of older drivers as much as young ones

Yes, it may be politically unpalatable to target older drivers (ie solid voters) but is that a good enough reason to allow dangerous drivers onto our road?

# road-deaths - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Elderly man killed in Offaly car crash

The man’s car struck a ditch this morning and he was fatally injured.

# road-deaths - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about cancelled penalty points, a closed prison unit and another IS hostage beheading.

“57 families have had to identify the body of the person they love”

Northern Ireland’s Assistant Chief Constable Stephen Martin made an emotional appeal to people to take care on the roads as deaths have already reached last year’s total.

# road-deaths - Friday 12 September, 2014

Woman (59) dies in two-car crash in west Kerry

The drivers of both vehicles were taken to hospital, but their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

# road-deaths - Monday 8 September, 2014

‘I have forgiven him’ – Cork woman opens up about crash that killed her young family

“I have an army in heaven that kick my ass out of bed every morning.”

# road-deaths - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Mayo kids tattooed to remind parents to put seatbelts on them

With temporary tattoos, of course…

# road-deaths - Friday 5 September, 2014

# road-deaths - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Number of children killed on Irish roads has already doubled from last year

Minister Paschal Donohoe called the rise “incredibly worrying.”

# road-deaths - Saturday 16 August, 2014

The 9 at 9: Saturday

It’s the start of the weekend – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

‘He was like a wounded pup’ – Mother makes emotional appeal over speed limits

Roseann Brennan’s son Jake died in June after being knocked down near his home.

# road-deaths - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Penalty points are being increased for some offences in time for the bank holiday

Speeding, not wearing a seatbelt, or using a phone will now incur three points.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Teenager killed in Limerick when his quad bike collided with a tractor

The horrific crash occurred on the Oola to Doon road this afternoon.

# road-deaths - Friday 11 July, 2014

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’ clock

# road-deaths - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Man (84) dies in road crash after collision with oncoming vehicle

The incident occurred yesterday at around midday.

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