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#slow down

# slow-down - Friday 25 May, 2018

Gardaí out in force for 24-hour slow down operation

Some 87 roads policing members have been newly appointed and this is due to increase to 150 by the end of the year.

# slow-down - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Drivers warned of 'sudden hailstone showers' ahead of severe weather forecast

Met Eireann have issued several wind and snow-ice warnings for this afternoon.

# slow-down - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Apple admits it slows down some older iPhones - but says it has a good reason for doing it

Theories have often abounded that older phones would become obsolete automatically.

# slow-down - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Gardaí called after motorist verbally abused school traffic warden

Fingal County Council is urging motorists in the vicinity of local schools to slow down.

# slow-down - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Speed cameras in Port Tunnel catching 250 drivers on a monthly basis

The average speed cameras at the tunnel came into force in May.

# slow-down - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Driver to face court after gardaí clock car travelling at over 190 km/h

Traffic officers also dealt with a souped-up motorbike in Wicklow this afternoon.

# slow-down - Monday 29 May, 2017

These areas will have the speed limits on their roads reduced to 30km/hr this week

The expansion will come into effect from midnight on Tuesday 30 May.

# slow-down - Friday 26 May, 2017

Gardaí catch driver travelling 51km/h over the limit in crackdown on speeding

Gardaí said the speed of 34,000 vehicles were checked this morning all across the country.

# slow-down - Friday 31 March, 2017

30km speed limit rolled out on further roads across Dublin city

“We are confident that this will save lives,” said Dublin City Council engineer Andy Walsh.

# slow-down - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Drivers in Dublin and Cork most likely to have broken speed limits recently

According to a survey by TheAA, Dublin and Cork had the highest number of drivers who broke the speed limit in the past month.

# slow-down - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Gardaí caught a driver going 148kph on a foggy 100kph stretch of road this morning

Gardaí in Naas also caught a motorist driving at 185kph.

# slow-down - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Limerick teen arrested for driving scrambler on footpath on St Stephen's day

Gardaí confirmed there were a lot of pedestrians in the area ahead of the Munster vs. Leinster rugby match.

# slow-down - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

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

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

# slow-down - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Driver caught speeding in Cork... at nearly 150 miles per hour

The incident happened yesterday on the M8 motorway near Fermoy.

# slow-down - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

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

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

# slow-down - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

These are the areas in Ireland with the slowest and fastest broadband speeds

The slowest is Legan in Longford, while the fastest is Drimnagh in Dublin 12.

# slow-down - Saturday 22 October, 2016

341 drivers caught speeding in 24-hour garda crackdown

Gardaí have thanked the tens of thousands of drivers on Irish roads who were found to be compliant.

# slow-down - Friday 21 October, 2016

Breakdown: These are the speeds of drivers caught over the speed limit since 7am

The most notable detections were in Mayo, Cork, Donegal, Kerry, Kilkenny, Tipperary, Wexford, Clare and Limerick.

# slow-down - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Groundbreaking new 'speed over distance' speed cameras for Port Tunnel

With the new system drivers will be clocked at both ends of the tunnel.

# slow-down - Friday 27 May, 2016

Gardaí are carrying out a national speed operation for the next 24 hours

High visibility speed enforcement will be carried out in all 1,031 speed enforcement zones.

# slow-down - Saturday 21 May, 2016

There are now over 350 new speed enforcement zones on Irish roads nationwide... *

* Or there will be from next Friday. That’s an increase of almost 50% following a major Garda expansion programme.

# slow-down - Thursday 28 April, 2016

91% of culpable drivers in car crashes caused by speed were men

One third of fatal Irish road crashes were caused by speed.

# slow-down - Monday 22 February, 2016

Crackdown: Gardaí clocked these cars breaking speed limits by almost double

Officers are urging drivers to slow down.

# slow-down - Sunday 31 January, 2016

Gardaí clocked a car doing 208km per hour last night

The driver will now have to appear in Naas court in February.

# slow-down - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

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

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

# slow-down - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Gardaí clocked a car doing 169km per hour last night

A 24-hour speeding clamp-down ‘Operation Slow Down’ ended at 7am this morning.

# slow-down - Friday 28 August, 2015

Drivers take note... Gardaí are launching a major speed clamp-down

Gardaí have announced a 24-hour enforcement campaign.

Gardaí clock driver doing 123km per hour in 80km zone

They’ve checked more than 18,000 cars for speed today.

# slow-down - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Drivers beware: The first automated 'red light camera' goes live today

The system has been set up at one of the worst sites in Dublin for crashes between cars and Luas trams.

# slow-down - Monday 13 April, 2015

Mayo 'Fast & Furious' imitators told "Donuts are for eating not car manoeuvres"

Gardaí are receiving complaints about loud noises emitted from revved up engines and screeching tyres.

# slow-down - 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.

# slow-down - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Speed limits are changing - here's how

Local authorities are getting more power.

# slow-down - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Minister: Speed vans aren’t about making money, honest

Dara Murphy denied the cameras are strategically located in areas where speed limits increase.

# slow-down - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Speeding tourists won't be able to escape penalties under new law

The European Parliament has passed legislation to allow police forces in different Member States to share data.

# slow-down - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Here’s how to avoid sliding all over the place in icy conditions tomorrow

Do you have that de-icer at the ready?

# slow-down - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Reducing speed limits to 30 km/h in built-up areas – would you be in favour? Slow Down This post contains a poll

Reducing speed limits to 30 km/h in built-up areas – would you be in favour?

The Institute of Public Health said lowering the speed limit will benefit public health.

# slow-down - 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.

# slow-down - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Here’s why Leo Varadkar is looking to avoid ‘land mines in Angola’

Analysis: The Health Minister’s intervention on universal health insurance yesterday is all about managing expectations.

# slow-down - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Universal health insurance by 2019? No chance, says Varadkar

The new Health Minister says the plan is “too ambitious”.

# slow-down - Friday 1 August, 2014

Drivers caught speeding today will get more penalty points under new rules

There is a new category of driver on the roads from today – the novice driver.

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