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#Dangerous Driving

# dangerous-driving - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Man charged after dangerous driving led to collision in Limerick
# Checkpoint
# Checkpoint

Man charged after dangerous driving led to collision in Limerick

Apr 6th 2021, 1:19 PM 20,466 Views 0 Comments

The car was seen travelling at high speed and occasionally on the wrong side of the road.

# dangerous-driving - Friday 30 October, 2020

Judge urges motorists to 'take that second look' as woman fined €4k for knocking cyclist off his bike
# Dangerous Driving
# Dangerous Driving

Judge urges motorists to 'take that second look' as woman fined €4k for knocking cyclist off his bike

Oct 30th 2020, 9:45 PM 55,495 Views 49 Comments

The victim suffered a head injury and is now 50% deaf in one ear and has lost his sense of smell.

# dangerous-driving - Friday 12 June, 2020

Driver who caused pedestrian’s death unaware he had hit someone until told by his boss, court hears
# Prince Aibangbe
# Prince Aibangbe

Driver who caused pedestrian’s death unaware he had hit someone until told by his boss, court hears

Jun 12th 2020, 6:20 PM 58,292 Views 0 Comments

He told gardai he thought he had hit a kerb.

# dangerous-driving - Friday 15 May, 2020

Man who fled checkpoint jailed following 'litany of episodes of reckless and dangerous driving'
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man who fled checkpoint jailed following 'litany of episodes of reckless and dangerous driving'

May 15th 2020, 6:20 AM 27,760 Views 0 Comments

John McDonagh took off at speed at a garda checkpoint in Dublin last year.

# dangerous-driving - Sunday 19 April, 2020

Man arrested on suspicion of drug-driving after failing to stop at Covid-19 checkpoint
# Mitchelstown
# Mitchelstown

Man arrested on suspicion of drug-driving after failing to stop at Covid-19 checkpoint

Apr 19th 2020, 10:56 AM 33,451 Views 26 Comments

The incident ended when the car hit a gate on a farm in Co Cork.

# dangerous-driving - Thursday 23 January, 2020

US turns down extradition request for woman charged with causing Harry Dunn's death
# ANNE SACOOLAS
# ANNE SACOOLAS

US turns down extradition request for woman charged with causing Harry Dunn's death

Jan 23rd 2020, 10:53 PM 28,420 Views 26 Comments

The 19-year-old was killed when his motorbike collided with Anne Sacoolas’ vehicle in England last August.

# dangerous-driving - Friday 22 November, 2019

Two men jailed for causing woman's death in Fermanagh car chase two years ago
# Natasha Carruthers
# Natasha Carruthers

Two men jailed for causing woman's death in Fermanagh car chase two years ago

Nov 22nd 2019, 9:28 PM 14,391 Views 0 Comments

The woman was a passenger in one of the vehicles when a collision occurred between the two cars.

# dangerous-driving - Saturday 31 August, 2019

Motorist arrested after being caught driving 173km/h in 80km/h zone
# Naas
# Naas

Motorist arrested after being caught driving 173km/h in 80km/h zone

Aug 31st 2019, 2:51 PM 38,259 Views 0 Comments

The motorist was driving through an area of road works on the N7 when caught by gardaí.

# dangerous-driving - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Man (20) jailed for 14 months for dangerous driving causing death of couple
# Downpatrick
# Downpatrick

Man (20) jailed for 14 months for dangerous driving causing death of couple

Jul 4th 2019, 10:26 PM 29,273 Views 28 Comments

The couple’s only child has said that today’s sentence was not justice.

# dangerous-driving - Saturday 25 May, 2019

'154km/h in 100 zone': Gardaí catch 304 drivers above speed limit on national slow down day
# Dangerous Driving
# Dangerous Driving

'154km/h in 100 zone': Gardaí catch 304 drivers above speed limit on national slow down day

May 25th 2019, 2:03 PM 14,812 Views 34 Comments

Over the 24-hour period, gardaí and GoSafe checked a total of 195,768 vehicles.

# dangerous-driving - Friday 24 May, 2019

'143km in 100 zone': Gardaí catch 130 speeding drivers on national slow down day
# Dangerous Driving
# Dangerous Driving

'143km in 100 zone': Gardaí catch 130 speeding drivers on national slow down day

May 24th 2019, 3:07 PM 24,370 Views 61 Comments

A 24-hour speed enforcement operation got underway at 7am today.

# dangerous-driving - Saturday 13 April, 2019

Gardaí seize man's car after catching him driving at 208kph with no licence or insurance
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

Gardaí seize man's car after catching him driving at 208kph with no licence or insurance

Apr 13th 2019, 8:06 PM 74,657 Views 60 Comments

In a special sitting of Nenagh District Court, the man received a four month suspended sentence.

# dangerous-driving - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

'Possibly the worst road' in Ireland to get upgrade costing €150m
# Dangerous Driving
# Dangerous Driving

'Possibly the worst road' in Ireland to get upgrade costing €150m

Jan 29th 2019, 7:16 PM 69,846 Views 58 Comments

Between 1996 and 2018, there have been nine fatalities on that stretch of the N4.

# dangerous-driving - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Man arrested after gardaí catch him driving at 200km/h in 100km/h zone
# Kerry
# Kerry

Man arrested after gardaí catch him driving at 200km/h in 100km/h zone

Jan 26th 2019, 5:07 PM 38,530 Views 0 Comments

He was arrested at the scene for dangerous driving and charged for court.

# dangerous-driving - Thursday 3 January, 2019

PODCAST: 'My son was killed by a drunk driver - I had to fight for some semblance of justice'
# Left Behind
# Left Behind

PODCAST: 'My son was killed by a drunk driver - I had to fight for some semblance of justice'

Jan 3rd 2019, 12:05 AM 23,000 Views 28 Comments

Both Brendan Donnelly and his friend Lee Salkeld were killed instantly when a drunk driver ploughed into their car.

# dangerous-driving - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Driver who threw beer from car and caused €3,000 damage to garda car jailed for three-and-a-half years
# Courts
# Courts

Driver who threw beer from car and caused €3,000 damage to garda car jailed for three-and-a-half years

Oct 25th 2018, 7:54 PM 37,276 Views 50 Comments

The accused had 164 previous convictions, mainly for road traffic offences, at the time of his arrest in 2016.

# dangerous-driving - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

'My boy racer years are over': Áras hopeful Gavin Duffy expresses regret over historical driving convictions
# Dangerous Driving
# Dangerous Driving

'My boy racer years are over': Áras hopeful Gavin Duffy expresses regret over historical driving convictions

Oct 9th 2018, 1:30 PM 19,777 Views 23 Comments

The businessman says that the driving that led to his convictions was ‘inexcusable’.

# dangerous-driving - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Disqualified driver arrested following 100km-long motorcycle pursuit
# Wexford
# Wexford

Disqualified driver arrested following 100km-long motorcycle pursuit

Aug 1st 2018, 8:45 AM 28,358 Views 0 Comments

The driver was arrested after damaging a Garda motorcycle and a car near Clonroche.

# dangerous-driving - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Young woman found not guilty of dangerous driving causing the death of four friends
# Dayna Kearney
# Dayna Kearney

Young woman found not guilty of dangerous driving causing the death of four friends

Jul 12th 2018, 4:22 PM 50,210 Views 129 Comments

Car passengers Gemma Nolan, Charmaine Carroll, Niamh Doyle, and Aisling Middleton died almost instantly in the collision.

# dangerous-driving - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Court hears car 'shot across the road' into wrong lane before fatal crash that killed four
# Courts
# Courts

Court hears car 'shot across the road' into wrong lane before fatal crash that killed four

Updated Jul 10th 2018, 7:55 PM 67,799 Views 0 Comments

Dayna Kearney (22) of Crossneen, Carlow has pleaded not guilty to dangerous driving causing death.

# dangerous-driving - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Man claims he was wrongly convicted and sentenced twice for same crash
# Careless Driving
# Careless Driving

Man claims he was wrongly convicted and sentenced twice for same crash

May 30th 2018, 6:10 AM 23,531 Views 0 Comments

The claim was made before the High Court by lawyers representing Luigi Forte.

# dangerous-driving - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Gardaí investigating as video shows cars rampaging through Finglas housing estate
# Berryfield
# Berryfield

Gardaí investigating as video shows cars rampaging through Finglas housing estate

May 13th 2018, 10:12 AM 46,144 Views 94 Comments

The video has been shared widely across social media and on messaging apps.

# dangerous-driving - Friday 11 May, 2018

Man whose dangerous driving caused death of woman (70) allowed to attend son's Communion
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man whose dangerous driving caused death of woman (70) allowed to attend son's Communion

May 11th 2018, 1:35 PM 28,625 Views 37 Comments

The postman, who is visually impaired, can attend the event before starting his five-year jail term.

# dangerous-driving - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Young boy awarded 'grief money' over sister's death in hit-and-run
# Phoenix Park
# Phoenix Park

Young boy awarded 'grief money' over sister's death in hit-and-run

Apr 24th 2018, 3:00 PM 29,007 Views 0 Comments

Vanessa Siatka was killed in the Phoenix Park in 2015, a year before her brother was born.

# dangerous-driving - Friday 30 March, 2018

Gardaí find thousands of euro hidden in socks after man runs away from checkpoint
# Cork
# Cork

Gardaí find thousands of euro hidden in socks after man runs away from checkpoint

Mar 30th 2018, 6:45 PM 33,829 Views 0 Comments

The man later appeared in court, charged with dangerous driving.

# dangerous-driving - Monday 29 January, 2018

Man charged with dangerous driving over crash that killed three London teenagers
# London
# London

Man charged with dangerous driving over crash that killed three London teenagers

Jan 29th 2018, 7:26 AM 12,925 Views 3 Comments

The teenage boys were killed on Friday after being struck by an Audi A5.

# dangerous-driving - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Man who injured gardaí while trying to get away from drugs bust jailed for five years
# Dangerous Driving
# Dangerous Driving

Man who injured gardaí while trying to get away from drugs bust jailed for five years

Jan 18th 2018, 6:15 AM 17,712 Views 16 Comments

A garda pursuit ended when the Laois man lost control of his car and crashed into a garda car.

# dangerous-driving - Friday 8 December, 2017

'Maybe they were making a trunk call': Gardaí discover passenger hidden in boot of car
# Dangerous Driving
# Dangerous Driving

'Maybe they were making a trunk call': Gardaí discover passenger hidden in boot of car

Dec 8th 2017, 11:07 AM 25,709 Views 46 Comments

The driver was issued with a fixed charge notice for driving without reasonable consideration.

# dangerous-driving - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Gardaí called after motorist verbally abused school traffic warden
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

Gardaí called after motorist verbally abused school traffic warden

Sep 10th 2017, 4:02 PM 27,884 Views 38 Comments

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

# dangerous-driving - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Former Labour TD appears in court charged with dangerous driving and obstructing a Garda
# Clare
# Clare

Former Labour TD appears in court charged with dangerous driving and obstructing a Garda

Sep 5th 2017, 11:26 PM 27,939 Views 0 Comments

Michael McNamara is contesting all charges.

# dangerous-driving - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Man (19) charged with dangerous driving causing death of GAA coach
# Ennis
# Ennis

Man (19) charged with dangerous driving causing death of GAA coach

Jul 1st 2017, 2:19 PM 18,878 Views 0 Comments

Eugene McNamara was killed while walking along a footpath in Ennis last October.

# dangerous-driving - Thursday 4 May, 2017

'Fast cars are my heroin': Man jailed after 'reckless' high speed chase
# Limerick
# Limerick

'Fast cars are my heroin': Man jailed after 'reckless' high speed chase

May 4th 2017, 6:05 AM 13,188 Views 21 Comments

A judge said Jamie Marshall’s driving was “a very serious threat to the public”.

# dangerous-driving - Saturday 11 March, 2017

'Polite' man with 431 previous convictions 'must have highest record in Irish criminal history' - judge
# Dangerous Driving
# Dangerous Driving

'Polite' man with 431 previous convictions 'must have highest record in Irish criminal history' - judge

Mar 11th 2017, 6:30 AM 37,675 Views 0 Comments

Anthony O’Sullivan appeared in Naas District Court this week.

# dangerous-driving - Monday 6 February, 2017

Teenager, whose dangerous driving left woman with injuries for life, avoids jail for second time
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Teenager, whose dangerous driving left woman with injuries for life, avoids jail for second time

Feb 6th 2017, 5:14 PM 25,663 Views 60 Comments

The Court of Appeals has said it “would not be in the public interest” to send 19-year-old Eric Ryan to prison eight months after his initial sentencing.

# dangerous-driving - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 28th 2016, 2:18 PM 31,392 Views 46 Comments

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

# dangerous-driving - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Man jailed for two and a half years for killing cyclist in hit-and-run
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for two and a half years for killing cyclist in hit-and-run

Jun 23rd 2016, 2:12 PM 20,542 Views 67 Comments

Christopher Coleman’s sentence is in the lower half of the medium band for dangerous driving causing death.

# dangerous-driving - Friday 17 June, 2016

The pain left behind after a hit-and-run: 'I wake in the mornings to face another day without him'
# Dangerous Driving
# Dangerous Driving

The pain left behind after a hit-and-run: 'I wake in the mornings to face another day without him'

Jun 17th 2016, 6:00 AM 19,797 Views 8 Comments

The Maher family tell their raw story, in their own words.

# dangerous-driving - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Motorists will be hit harder for driving with bald tyres from today
# Dangerous Driving
# Dangerous Driving

Motorists will be hit harder for driving with bald tyres from today

Apr 17th 2016, 8:57 AM 22,248 Views 86 Comments

Fixed charged fines of €80 and penalty points will now be dished out for the offence.

# dangerous-driving - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Former X Factor judge Tulisa charged with drink driving and dangerous driving
# London
# London

Former X Factor judge Tulisa charged with drink driving and dangerous driving

Mar 30th 2016, 8:55 AM 24,223 Views 37 Comments

If convicted of drink driving, the singer could be banned for driving for up to a year.

# dangerous-driving - Friday 26 February, 2016

Sex and the City's Kim Cattrall 'shaken' after car crashes into her house
# Dangerous Driving
# Dangerous Driving

Sex and the City's Kim Cattrall 'shaken' after car crashes into her house

Feb 26th 2016, 3:34 PM 21,286 Views 14 Comments

The actress said someone could have been killed in the incident.

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