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# car - Monday 17 April, 2017

Three-year-old girl shot in escalating Central African Republic violence
# Medecins Sans Frontieres
# Medecins Sans Frontieres

Three-year-old girl shot in escalating Central African Republic violence

Apr 17th 2017, 6:29 AM 8,236 Views 4 Comments

“What was already one of the most acute humanitarian crises in the world is worsening,” one MSF official said.

# car - Friday 14 April, 2017

Driver gets more than he bargained for when woodpecker hitches lift on car
# Chicago
# Chicago

Driver gets more than he bargained for when woodpecker hitches lift on car

Apr 14th 2017, 11:37 AM 25,421 Views 21 Comments

Not a bad way to get around.

# car - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Dublin drivers ranked as the worst in Ireland
# Beep Beep
# Beep Beep

Dublin drivers ranked as the worst in Ireland

Apr 2nd 2017, 2:12 PM 22,634 Views 93 Comments

Drivers in Sligo and Leitrim are viewed as the best behaved, according to a new survey.

# car - Saturday 1 April, 2017

Takeaway delivery driver 'very shaken' after car is hijacked
# Belfast
# Belfast

Takeaway delivery driver 'very shaken' after car is hijacked

Apr 1st 2017, 3:28 PM 10,689 Views 5 Comments

Two men reportedly pulled him from a black Ford Fiesta before driving off in the car.

# car - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Student injured while thrown out of car after being held against his will
# Limerick IT
# Limerick IT

Student injured while thrown out of car after being held against his will

Mar 29th 2017, 9:50 AM 23,576 Views 12 Comments

The injured man was reportedly pulled in through the car window.

# car - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Gardaí seize dangerously loaded vehicles as part of Operation Waste
# Unsafe Load
# Unsafe Load

Gardaí seize dangerously loaded vehicles as part of Operation Waste

Mar 26th 2017, 7:23 PM 42,136 Views 52 Comments

The gardaí described the offence as an “unsafe load”.

Documentary on Ireland's barber culture: From trendy city spots to mobile shops at cattle markets
# Barber Shop
# Barber Shop

Documentary on Ireland's barber culture: From trendy city spots to mobile shops at cattle markets

Mar 26th 2017, 11:00 AM 14,776 Views 24 Comments

“We wanted to get a lot of different takes on the trade and we got some really good characters and really great stories.”

# car - Friday 17 March, 2017

Car caught speeding at 104 km per hour in 60 kilometre zone overnight in heavy rain
# Buncrana
# Buncrana

Car caught speeding at 104 km per hour in 60 kilometre zone overnight in heavy rain

Mar 17th 2017, 2:25 PM 16,849 Views 28 Comments

Gardaí are warning drivers to slow down and be safe this St Patrick’s Day. 

# car - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Uber's latest woe - using secret software to steer drivers away from trouble
# Greyball
# Greyball

Uber's latest woe - using secret software to steer drivers away from trouble

Mar 5th 2017, 9:15 AM 7,566 Views 6 Comments

The software was unveiled in a New York Times report and Uber said it was only used in areas where it was not banned.

# car - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Police question student who drove his rented car into pedestrians in Germany
# Heidelberg
# Heidelberg

Police question student who drove his rented car into pedestrians in Germany

Feb 26th 2017, 6:41 PM 13,390 Views 66 Comments

The man driving the car was a 35-year-old student.

# car - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Fatal hit-and-run: Gardaí looking for info on green Mondeo that failed to stay at scene
# Co Meath
# Co Meath

Fatal hit-and-run: Gardaí looking for info on green Mondeo that failed to stay at scene

Feb 21st 2017, 12:56 PM 17,962 Views 11 Comments

A man in his 20s was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash in Co Meath.

WIN: A weekend surf adventure for two - and a brand-new MINI Countryman for the drive
# Sponsored By Mini
# Sponsored By Mini

WIN: A weekend surf adventure for two - and a brand-new MINI Countryman for the drive

Feb 21st 2017, 10:50 AM 11,457 Views 8 Comments

We’re giving you a free trip, surf lessons – and the lend of a new MINI Countryman to get there and back.

# car - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Man and woman arrested after drugs and tablets found in car stopped for no tax and insurance
# Kildare
# Kildare

Man and woman arrested after drugs and tablets found in car stopped for no tax and insurance

Feb 14th 2017, 9:19 PM 21,855 Views 22 Comments

The discovery was made at an automatic number plate recognition checkpoint at Curragh Farm, Kildare Town.

# car - Monday 23 January, 2017

Drink driver arrested speeding at 130 kph in 50 kilometre zone
# Waterford
# Waterford

Drink driver arrested speeding at 130 kph in 50 kilometre zone

Jan 23rd 2017, 9:52 PM 30,651 Views 36 Comments

The driver is due to appear in court at a later date.

# car - Saturday 21 January, 2017

Man given 3.5 years in jail for recklessly colliding with another car
# Courts
# Courts

Man given 3.5 years in jail for recklessly colliding with another car

Jan 21st 2017, 9:15 AM 25,189 Views 27 Comments

He had 57 previous convictions,

# car - Monday 16 January, 2017

Poll: Would you use a driverless car?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you use a driverless car?

Jan 16th 2017, 8:02 AM 22,919 Views 120 Comments

Some experts say they would be safer, but there are concerns about the impact on jobs.

# car - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Car driven through doors of fast food shop in Arklow
# Drive Through
# Drive Through

Car driven through doors of fast food shop in Arklow

Jan 11th 2017, 7:32 PM 25,704 Views 34 Comments

Luckily, no one was injured.

# car - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Shane Ross considering 'naming and shaming' drink drivers like tax defaulters
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Shane Ross considering 'naming and shaming' drink drivers like tax defaulters

Jan 4th 2017, 2:01 PM 13,142 Views 48 Comments

Meanwhile, a Fine Gael MEP has called for breathalysers to be installed in the cars of repeat offenders.

# car - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Car seized after overtaking garda car at over 100 kph
# I'll Take That
# I'll Take That

Car seized after overtaking garda car at over 100 kph

Jan 1st 2017, 4:53 PM 48,712 Views 31 Comments

The vehicle had no NCT since 2015 and the front tyres were bald.

# car - Monday 5 December, 2016

Man jailed for life after intentionally leaving toddler in hot car to die
# Atlanta
# Atlanta

Man jailed for life after intentionally leaving toddler in hot car to die

Dec 5th 2016, 10:40 PM 35,978 Views 36 Comments

Prosecutors argued that Justin Ross Harris was unhappily married and killed his son because he wanted an escape from family life.

# car - Monday 28 November, 2016

Ex-Connacht winger Fionn Carr included in Ireland 7s squad for Dubai
# New Season
From The42
# New Season

Ex-Connacht winger Fionn Carr included in Ireland 7s squad for Dubai

Nov 28th 2016, 10:23 AM 10,705 Views 10 Comments

Munster’s Shane Daly and Leinster centre Jimmy O’Brien are also named for the first time.

# car - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Man arrested after 'attempting to sell stolen car he advertised online'
# Smashing The Car-tel
# Smashing The Car-tel

Man arrested after 'attempting to sell stolen car he advertised online'

Nov 16th 2016, 5:58 PM 24,540 Views 18 Comments

Gardaí have issued advice to any potential car buyers to double check the vehicle is legitimate.

# car - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Man arrested and ammunition seized after car is stopped in Dublin
# Finglas
# Finglas

Man arrested and ammunition seized after car is stopped in Dublin

Nov 8th 2016, 8:06 AM 15,428 Views 3 Comments

The car was stopped by gardaí on the Finglas Road yesterday evening.

# car - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Learner driver who hit and killed teenager while speeding to be sentenced next week
# Courts
# Courts

Learner driver who hit and killed teenager while speeding to be sentenced next week

Oct 13th 2016, 7:48 PM 14,540 Views 0 Comments

Gareth Jones swerved to avoid three of the boy’s friends as they crossed the road but hit Paul McCormack (16).

# car - Friday 16 September, 2016

Doctor takes dealer to court for failing to deliver his McLaren sports car
# Courts
# Courts

Doctor takes dealer to court for failing to deliver his McLaren sports car

Sep 16th 2016, 3:58 PM 51,863 Views 0 Comments

The man traded in his Ferrari which was then sold by the dealership for €137,300.

# car - Monday 12 September, 2016

Proposed toll increases for M50 and Port Tunnel 'excessive burden' on road users
# Taking Its Toll
# Taking Its Toll

Proposed toll increases for M50 and Port Tunnel 'excessive burden' on road users

Sep 12th 2016, 3:37 PM 24,322 Views 102 Comments

The Advocate General of the European Court of Justice has recommended that VAT be implemented on state-owned motorway tolls.

# car - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Gardaí find large quantity of growth hormones after stopping car in Lucan
# Steroids
# Steroids

Gardaí find large quantity of growth hormones after stopping car in Lucan

Sep 10th 2016, 2:53 PM 23,024 Views 30 Comments

The items were seized, but no one was arrested.

# car - Friday 5 August, 2016

34-year-old man dies following collision between car and truck in Donegal
# Raphoe
# Raphoe

34-year-old man dies following collision between car and truck in Donegal

Aug 5th 2016, 10:40 AM 11,784 Views 23 Comments

The accident happened at 1pm yesterday on the main Letterkenny to Lifford road.

# car - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Gardaí stop to help driver with flat tyre ... end up impounding car
# That Escalated Quickly
# That Escalated Quickly

Gardaí stop to help driver with flat tyre ... end up impounding car

Jul 24th 2016, 7:40 PM 54,527 Views 62 Comments

The driver had no insurance, no NCT certificate or no tax.

# car - Monday 18 July, 2016

Woman (60) chased for her keys before having her car hijacked
# Belfast
# Belfast

Woman (60) chased for her keys before having her car hijacked

Jul 18th 2016, 9:00 AM 13,922 Views 5 Comments

The incident happened at the Northside Park and Ride Car Park in Belfast last week.

# car - 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 35,110 Views 40 Comments

Emergency services are at the scene.

# car - Friday 1 July, 2016

Man killed while self-driving car was on autopilot
# Florida
# Florida

Man killed while self-driving car was on autopilot

Jul 1st 2016, 8:14 AM 21,260 Views 42 Comments

It is the first known death caused by a self-driving car.

# car - Thursday 30 June, 2016

These prototype wheels would make parallel parking an easier task
# Like A Glove
# Like A Glove

These prototype wheels would make parallel parking an easier task

Jun 30th 2016, 1:55 PM 27,524 Views 45 Comments

Ever see a car move sideways before?

# car - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Search to find driver continues five years after man killed in hit-and-run
# Fintan Treanor
# Fintan Treanor

Search to find driver continues five years after man killed in hit-and-run

Jun 23rd 2016, 8:46 PM 22,550 Views 11 Comments

On the fifth anniversary of his death, gardaí are hoping for more information on what happened to Fintan Treanor.

# car - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Congo warlord jailed for 18 years over 'sadistic' rapes and murders
# Jean-Pierre Bemba
# Jean-Pierre Bemba

Congo warlord jailed for 18 years over 'sadistic' rapes and murders

Jun 21st 2016, 2:25 PM 18,736 Views 31 Comments

Former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba was jailed for a series of brutal rapes and murders in CAR over a decade ago.

# car - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Soon your iPhone will be able to tell you where you've parked your car
# Call Off The Search
# Call Off The Search

Soon your iPhone will be able to tell you where you've parked your car

Jun 16th 2016, 3:37 PM 14,831 Views 43 Comments

Finding your vehicle in a packed car park is going to be that little bit easier.

# car - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Think taking hands-free calls while driving is safe? Think again
# Distracted
# Distracted

Think taking hands-free calls while driving is safe? Think again

Jun 8th 2016, 11:42 AM 17,656 Views 48 Comments

New research says driving while talking on a hands-free device can be as distracting as using a hand-held phone.

# car - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

There's been a big jump in the number of people being refused car insurance
# On The Up
# On The Up

There's been a big jump in the number of people being refused car insurance

Jun 7th 2016, 11:05 AM 37,877 Views 127 Comments

This week, Fianna Fáil is to propose a motion to tackle the rise in motor insurance costs.

# car - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Young man dies in car crash early this morning
# Limerick
# Limerick

Young man dies in car crash early this morning

Jun 5th 2016, 7:37 AM 20,027 Views 8 Comments

Two men were driving in the car when it drove off the road into a ditch.

# car - Friday 3 June, 2016

Google is now teaching its self-driving cars to beep by themselves
# Make Some Noise
# Make Some Noise

Google is now teaching its self-driving cars to beep by themselves

Jun 3rd 2016, 9:58 AM 7,763 Views 20 Comments

It’s the next logical step forward.