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# aa-roadwatch - Last year 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 65,406 Views 46 Comments

AA Roadwatch first started broadcasting in 1989.

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 13,203 Views 29 Comments

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

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 63,016 Views 26 Comments

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

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 33,508 Views 15 Comments

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

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 12,696 Views 3 Comments

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

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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 41,950 Views 9 Comments

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

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 13,156 Views 14 Comments

A replacement bus service is in operation.

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 30,319 Views 9 Comments

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

'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 29,023 Views 52 Comments

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

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 17,805 Views 8 Comments

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

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 11,227 Views 12 Comments

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

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 33,402 Views 25 Comments

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

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 32,450 Views 20 Comments

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

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 13,532 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.

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

Roads around the country closed due to flooding

Jan 21st 2018, 6:59 PM 91,670 Views 23 Comments

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

'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 6,642 Views 1 Comment

We spent a morning with an AA Patrol driver.

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 31,805 Views 21 Comments

Wrap up warm.

'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 22,029 Views 47 Comments

From midnight tonight, speed limits in 10 Dublin areas will be lowered to 30km/h.

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 11,484 Views 3 Comments

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

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 22,052 Views 9 Comments

The road is currently impassable.

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 11,689 Views 2 Comments

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

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 15,270 Views 74 Comments

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

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 38,280 Views 35 Comments

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

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 13,739 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.

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 17,581 Views 5 Comments

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

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 30,356 Views 22 Comments

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

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 35,170 Views 40 Comments

Emergency services are at the scene.

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 10,821 Views 1 Comment

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

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 34,176 Views 91 Comments

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

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 153,222 Views 111 Comments

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

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 15,997 Views 18 Comments

Here’s where it’ll be heaviest.

Motorists are conning insurance companies
# Fraud
# Fraud

Motorists are conning insurance companies

Nov 30th 2015, 10:06 AM 38,404 Views 62 Comments

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

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 28,322 Views 14 Comments

Several roads were flooded in Galway, Kerry and Mayo.

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 23,486 Views 7 Comments

It’s just raining now.

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 46,930 Views 27 Comments

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

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 13,251 Views 8 Comments

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

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 70,543 Views 44 Comments

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

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 12,231 Views 33 Comments

It seems heightened anxiety may result in more cautious driving.

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 49,832 Views 21 Comments

Drivers are warned to take care.

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 11,773 Views 35 Comments

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

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