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#Road Deaths

# road-deaths - Today’s News


# road-deaths - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Young man in his early 20s dies in two-car crash in Cork

Six others were taken to hospital after the collision.

# road-deaths - Saturday 14 May, 2016

If you're driving between 2pm and 4pm, you're more likely to fall into a micro-sleep

The dangers of micro-sleeps were highlighted this week when a driver was jailed for two years for killing a young mother after drifting off at the wheel.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Man dies in road crash this morning in Waterford

Diversions are in place on the N25 where the crash happened.

# road-deaths - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Man (21) jailed for three months after being caught driving 208km per hour

He was also fined €1,000 and disqualified from driving for four years.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Two people in their 70s die in crash in Cork

The N20 Cork to Limerick Road is currently closed.

# road-deaths - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Woman dies after car crash in Donegal

The 30-year-old woman died in hospital this afternoon.

# road-deaths - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Man (52) dies after motorcycle collides with car

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.

# road-deaths - Monday 28 December, 2015

Man in his 70s dies in Westmeath crash

The collision happened at about 3.30pm today.

# road-deaths - Sunday 27 December, 2015

Five young people have died on the roads this Christmas RIP

Five young people have died on the roads this Christmas

Tragedies hit communities in Antrim, Carlow, Cavan, Dublin and Wexford.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

300 drivers will be arrested before the end of the year – will you be one of them?

Today the RSA and gardaí also warned there may be another four to six deaths on Irish roads before the New Year.

# road-deaths - Friday 20 November, 2015

Two men killed in separate collisions in Monaghan and Louth

In the car crash in Louth, two people also sustained minor injuries.

# road-deaths - Saturday 24 October, 2015

It could take weeks to identity victims of horror French bus crash

Experts from a police victim identification unit set up a tented centre overnight.

# road-deaths - Monday 12 October, 2015

Video shows last moments of two young men’s lives as they sped to their deaths

The video shows that the men were driving above 90 mph while driving along a quiet country road.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Man in his 80s dies after tractor strikes ditch and overturns

The crash happened in Wicklow this morning.

# road-deaths - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Two men killed in separate crashes in Donegal and Cork

A 19-year-old car passenger and 41-year-old motorcyclist lost their lives in the collisions.

# road-deaths - Saturday 15 August, 2015

Motorcyclist killed in Kerry road crash

The crash happened this morning on the N70.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Elderly woman dies after her car collides with truck

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

# road-deaths - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Woman in her 70s killed in three car pile-up

A number of other people have been taken to University Hospital Limerick.

# road-deaths - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Motorcyclist in his 20s killed in Cork crash

His bike collided with a car.

# road-deaths - Monday 13 July, 2015

‘Any small community’s nightmare’: Shock over deaths in Laois car crash

Angela Kelly, Orla Curry and Martin Brophy were killed in the crash early yesterday morning.

# 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.

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