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#Road Deaths

# road-deaths - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Forget phones, Samsung’s developing a truck that could help reduce road deaths Taking Risks This post contains videos

# road-deaths - Monday 22 June, 2015

Man dies in single car collision in Wicklow

Gardaí are investigating the incident.

# road-deaths - Thursday 11 June, 2015

A man who ran over his girlfriend’s father is campaigning for more high-vis jackets

Michael Jackson appeared alongside his girlfriend Maggie on Tv3′s Ireland AM to tell their harrowing story.

# road-deaths - Monday 8 June, 2015

‘God, it’s so hard’: Jake Brennan’s mother speaks out on his first anniversary Road Deaths This post contains videos

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

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

# road-deaths - Sunday 7 June, 2015

133 drivers in fatal crashes were not breathalysed last year

The majority of drivers received fatal injuries at the scene.

# road-deaths - Friday 29 May, 2015

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

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

# road-deaths - Monday 4 May, 2015

Pedestrian killed in Cork this morning

The 33-year-old died in hospital.

# road-deaths - Monday 6 April, 2015

Man dies in car crash in Bandon

The deceased was the driver and sole occupant of the car.

# road-deaths - Sunday 5 April, 2015

This simple can could help save cyclists’ lives

Cyclists: You should all get this.

# road-deaths - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Almost 500 Irish drivers caught speeding in just 24 hours

Gardaí have checked more than 100,000 vehicles since yesterday morning.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

51-year-old man killed in Cork road crash

The man’s vehicle left the road and crashed into another car parked beside the road.

# road-deaths - Monday 23 March, 2015

Mayo’s roads are being blessed – but there are no miracles expected

Mayo is following in the footsteps of Australia, where the blessing takes place in certain areas each year.

# road-deaths - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Two fatal road crashes within 24 hours – in Sligo and in Co Cork

A man in his 80s died in the Sligo crash. In Cork, a woman in her 30s was killed when her car collided with an SUV.

# 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.

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