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# aa-roadwatch - Friday 9 July, 2021

AA Roadwatch to end its radio traffic reports after 32 years
# End Of The Road
# End Of The Road

AA Roadwatch to end its radio traffic reports after 32 years

Updated Jul 9th 2021, 1:44 PM 64,168 Views 46 Comments

AA Roadwatch first started broadcasting in 1989.

# aa-roadwatch - Friday 21 May, 2021

Traffic volumes at 85% of pre-pandemic levels after inter-county travel resumes
# Take The Backroads
# Take The Backroads

Traffic volumes at 85% of pre-pandemic levels after inter-county travel resumes

May 21st 2021, 10:22 AM 13,144 Views 29 Comments

The AA has said that there has been a 36% increase in traffic incidents following easing of inter-county travel restrictions.

# aa-roadwatch - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Wintry showers likely to continue as Status Yellow warning extended
# Wintery
# Wintery

Wintry showers likely to continue as Status Yellow warning extended

Updated Feb 9th 2021, 4:30 PM 62,984 Views 26 Comments

A further meeting of the National Directorate for Fire and Emergency Management took place today.

# aa-roadwatch - Thursday 7 January, 2021

Warning of treacherous conditions on roads with temperatures set to dip to -4 tonight
# Take Care
# Take Care

Warning of treacherous conditions on roads with temperatures set to dip to -4 tonight

Updated Jan 7th 2021, 12:50 PM 33,467 Views 15 Comments

Motorists are being urged to take care on the roads after wintry showers overnight.

# aa-roadwatch - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

Motorists warned of icy roads this morning as Status Yellow warning remains in place
# Take Care
# Take Care

Motorists warned of icy roads this morning as Status Yellow warning remains in place

Jan 6th 2021, 8:23 AM 12,665 Views 3 Comments

Met Éireann described last night as ‘the coldest night of winter so far’.

# aa-roadwatch - Monday 16 December, 2019

Sally Gap in Wicklow closed due to 'treacherous conditions'
# Frosty
# Frosty

Sally Gap in Wicklow closed due to 'treacherous conditions'

Dec 16th 2019, 1:35 PM 41,915 Views 9 Comments

Mountain Rescue personnel evacuated 13 people from a stranded bus yesterday.

# aa-roadwatch - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Luas Red Line remains closed between Red Cow and Tallaght after early morning power failure
# Traffic And Travel
# Traffic And Travel

Luas Red Line remains closed between Red Cow and Tallaght after early morning power failure

Updated May 8th 2019, 11:02 AM 13,137 Views 14 Comments

A replacement bus service is in operation.

# aa-roadwatch - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Thousands without power after Storm Gareth brings night of strong winds
# Storm Gareth
# Storm Gareth

Thousands without power after Storm Gareth brings night of strong winds

Mar 13th 2019, 7:49 AM 30,294 Views 9 Comments

A status orange wind warning is currently in place for Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo.

# aa-roadwatch - Monday 4 March, 2019

'Like a flash flood of snow': Transport agency says 'compounding' of events caused delays yesterday
# Snowmageddon
# Snowmageddon

'Like a flash flood of snow': Transport agency says 'compounding' of events caused delays yesterday

Mar 4th 2019, 2:47 PM 29,005 Views 52 Comments

Thousands of motorists were caught in long tailbacks in the snow yesterday afternoon.

# aa-roadwatch - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Sunny spell ends as frost to return and temperatures to drop tonight
# Weather
# Weather

Sunny spell ends as frost to return and temperatures to drop tonight

Feb 28th 2019, 7:40 AM 17,795 Views 8 Comments

Relatively warm weather will continue today, but it’ll be a cold start to March.

# aa-roadwatch - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Motorists warned to be careful as heavy fog hits many parts of country
# Foggy
# Foggy

Motorists warned to be careful as heavy fog hits many parts of country

Feb 27th 2019, 9:40 AM 11,209 Views 12 Comments

Met Éireann said it will be a dry day with sunshine after the mist clears.

# aa-roadwatch - Friday 1 February, 2019

Rescuers warn against 'snow tourism' as mountain routes remain closed in Wicklow
# Stuck In Snow
# Stuck In Snow

Rescuers warn against 'snow tourism' as mountain routes remain closed in Wicklow

Feb 1st 2019, 10:59 AM 33,380 Views 25 Comments

Mountain rescue teams are reminding people to heed warnings and come prepared.

# aa-roadwatch - Friday 26 October, 2018

It's going to hit -3 degrees on this chilly long weekend - here's how to stay safe on the roads
# Bank Holiday
# Bank Holiday

It's going to hit -3 degrees on this chilly long weekend - here's how to stay safe on the roads

Updated Oct 26th 2018, 2:45 PM 32,438 Views 20 Comments

Temperatures could drop into the minus figures on Saturday and Sunday night.

# aa-roadwatch - Monday 2 April, 2018

Survey finds many motorists are still seeing a rise in their car insurance
# Price Around
# Price Around

Survey finds many motorists are still seeing a rise in their car insurance

Apr 2nd 2018, 6:30 AM 13,513 Views 36 Comments

Recent research from the Central Statistics Office indicated that the cost of motor insurance has dropped by 12.8% in the past 12 months.

# aa-roadwatch - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Roads around the country closed due to flooding
# Impassable
# Impassable

Roads around the country closed due to flooding

Jan 21st 2018, 6:59 PM 91,641 Views 23 Comments

Motorists have been advised to exercise caution and avoid certain areas.

# aa-roadwatch - Thursday 28 December, 2017

'People are delighted when they see the yellow van arrive': On patrol with the AA
# Ridealong
# Ridealong

'People are delighted when they see the yellow van arrive': On patrol with the AA

Dec 28th 2017, 11:00 PM 6,626 Views 1 Comment

We spent a morning with an AA Patrol driver.

# aa-roadwatch - Monday 11 December, 2017

Status Yellow warning in place for whole country as temperatures to hit -4 degrees
# Brrrrrr
# Brrrrrr

Status Yellow warning in place for whole country as temperatures to hit -4 degrees

Dec 11th 2017, 4:01 PM 31,791 Views 20 Comments

Wrap up warm.

# aa-roadwatch - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

'If you introduce speed limits in a clumsy manner, nobody will pay attention'
# 30km Zones
# 30km Zones

'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.

# aa-roadwatch - Friday 10 March, 2017

A fire on the N11 at Bray and a broken down truck on D'Olier Street delaying the Friday commute
# Heading Home
# Heading Home

A fire on the N11 at Bray and a broken down truck on D'Olier Street delaying the Friday commute

Mar 10th 2017, 7:35 PM 11,470 Views 3 Comments

Further afield, there are traffic delays in Limerick and Monaghan this evening.

# aa-roadwatch - Monday 13 February, 2017

Watch: Motorists warned to stay away from Sally Gap due to snowy conditions
# Brrr
# Brrr

Watch: Motorists warned to stay away from Sally Gap due to snowy conditions

Feb 13th 2017, 2:42 PM 22,004 Views 9 Comments

The road is currently impassable.

# aa-roadwatch - Friday 3 February, 2017

Motorists urged to take care as gale force winds to persist today
# Slow Down There
# Slow Down There

Motorists urged to take care as gale force winds to persist today

Feb 3rd 2017, 8:47 AM 11,668 Views 2 Comments

Very wet driving conditions have also been reported in towns and cities across the country.

# aa-roadwatch - Monday 23 January, 2017

Fuel prices rising: It costs €18 more a month to run your car compared to last year
# Average Motorist
# Average Motorist

Fuel prices rising: It costs €18 more a month to run your car compared to last year

Jan 23rd 2017, 12:07 PM 15,229 Views 74 Comments

Research conducted AA Ireland found that the cost of a litre of petrol is now at 136.3c.

# aa-roadwatch - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Major delays after four car crash on main Dublin commuter route
# N4
# N4

Major delays after four car crash on main Dublin commuter route

Jan 10th 2017, 8:51 AM 38,106 Views 35 Comments

Fire and Garda traffic services attended the scene of the crash this morning.

# aa-roadwatch - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Ireland's traffic congestion: "Not quite back to Celtic Tiger times, but it's up there"
# Chockablock
# Chockablock

Ireland's traffic congestion: "Not quite back to Celtic Tiger times, but it's up there"

Nov 22nd 2016, 6:05 AM 13,719 Views 21 Comments

The numbers of vehicles on Irish roads has increased by almost 15% in the past year – because of new cars, housing and the weather.

# aa-roadwatch - Monday 21 November, 2016

Thick fog, ice and frost - and now a wind warning for the east coast
# Weather Warning
# Weather Warning

Thick fog, ice and frost - and now a wind warning for the east coast

Nov 21st 2016, 7:34 AM 17,565 Views 5 Comments

Poor driving conditions this morning are expected to give way to gale-force winds in the east this afternoon.

# aa-roadwatch - Friday 18 November, 2016

Thundery downpours forecast today - and it'll be freezing this weekend
# Wintry Showers
# Wintry Showers

Thundery downpours forecast today - and it'll be freezing this weekend

Nov 18th 2016, 8:44 AM 30,332 Views 22 Comments

The country woke up to frost this morning, and the weekend is shaping up to be pretty damn cold.

# aa-roadwatch - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Heavy delays on M50 after car goes on fire
# Leopardstown
# Leopardstown

Heavy delays on M50 after car goes on fire

Jul 2nd 2016, 12:57 PM 35,121 Views 40 Comments

Emergency services are at the scene.

# aa-roadwatch - Monday 27 June, 2016

15 traffic updates that could only happen in Ireland
# Only In Ireland
From The Daily Edge
# Only In Ireland

15 traffic updates that could only happen in Ireland

Jun 27th 2016, 9:33 PM 10,804 Views 1 Comment

“Grainne’s Gap is blocked by a fallen tree on Muff Road.”

# aa-roadwatch - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Price war means motorists set to save on petrol and diesel
# Price At The Pumps
# Price At The Pumps

Price war means motorists set to save on petrol and diesel

Jan 13th 2016, 2:00 PM 34,132 Views 91 Comments

Oil prices are dropping and the market in Ireland is very competitive at the moment.

# aa-roadwatch - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Yellow weather warning remains in place as 4,600 homes still without power
# Storm Frank
# Storm Frank

Yellow weather warning remains in place as 4,600 homes still without power

Dec 30th 2015, 10:35 PM 153,141 Views 111 Comments

Storm Frank also caused havoc in Northern Ireland, Northern England and Scotland.

# aa-roadwatch - Sunday 20 December, 2015

Ireland's roads will be at their 'busiest in years' over the next few days
# Driving Home For Christmas
# Driving Home For Christmas

Ireland's roads will be at their 'busiest in years' over the next few days

Dec 20th 2015, 2:27 PM 15,973 Views 18 Comments

Here’s where it’ll be heaviest.

# aa-roadwatch - Monday 30 November, 2015

Motorists are conning insurance companies
# Fraud
# Fraud

Motorists are conning insurance companies

Nov 30th 2015, 10:06 AM 38,093 Views 62 Comments

The AA estimates that false documents fraud is driving up premiums by as much as €50.

# aa-roadwatch - Monday 14 September, 2015

Flooding across the country causes road damage and closures
# Dangerous
# Dangerous

Flooding across the country causes road damage and closures

Sep 14th 2015, 4:40 PM 28,284 Views 14 Comments

Several roads were flooded in Galway, Kerry and Mayo.

# aa-roadwatch - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Don't worry Galway, the floods are nearly gone
# Rain
# Rain

Don't worry Galway, the floods are nearly gone

Aug 4th 2015, 8:24 AM 23,463 Views 7 Comments

It’s just raining now.

# aa-roadwatch - Friday 31 July, 2015

Torrential downpours set to make traffic collisions 'almost inevitable'
# Stay Safe
# Stay Safe

Torrential downpours set to make traffic collisions 'almost inevitable'

Jul 31st 2015, 6:10 AM 46,914 Views 27 Comments

Motorists are being warned to be especially careful this bank holiday weekend.

# aa-roadwatch - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Watch out for fallen trees on the roads this morning
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

Watch out for fallen trees on the roads this morning

Mar 31st 2015, 7:27 AM 13,231 Views 8 Comments

Wind and rain will continue until this evening, so tie down those wheelie bins.

# aa-roadwatch - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Turn on your electric blankets, icy conditions will continue through the night
# Yellow Snow Warning
# Yellow Snow Warning

Turn on your electric blankets, icy conditions will continue through the night

Jan 20th 2015, 10:40 PM 70,497 Views 44 Comments

Temperatures could drop to -2 degrees tonight. Put the kettle on there.

# aa-roadwatch - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

More women may feel anxious on icy roads but men lose control of their car more
# ICE ICE SAFETY
# ICE ICE SAFETY

More women may feel anxious on icy roads but men lose control of their car more

Jan 14th 2015, 3:20 PM 12,209 Views 33 Comments

It seems heightened anxiety may result in more cautious driving.

# aa-roadwatch - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Five car collision on M7 between Naas and Newbridge
# Be Careful
# Be Careful

Five car collision on M7 between Naas and Newbridge

Jan 4th 2015, 8:23 PM 49,814 Views 22 Comments

Drivers are warned to take care.

# aa-roadwatch - Friday 26 December, 2014

Roads deaths for 2014 have surpassed last year
# Death Toll
# Death Toll

Roads deaths for 2014 have surpassed last year

Dec 26th 2014, 3:50 PM 11,753 Views 35 Comments

With just under a week of 2014 left, 195 people have died.

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