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#Dangerous Driving

# dangerous-driving - Saturday 31 August, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Michael McNamara is contesting all charges.

# dangerous-driving - Saturday 1 July, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

# dangerous-driving - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Driver charged over crash in which four of her friends died

Dayna Kearney, 21, appeared before Athy District Court today.

# dangerous-driving - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Drunk driver who killed a woman and paralysed another jailed for four years after successful appeal

Sean Casey (27) had originally been sentenced to seven years in prison.

# dangerous-driving - Monday 28 September, 2015

Man (45) arrested after driving wrong way down M1

The driver will appear before Dungannon Magistrates’ Court next month.

# dangerous-driving - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Fewer people are being taken to court for drink driving offences

62% of the cases that appear before the District Court relate to road traffic offences, which is little change from the year previous.

# dangerous-driving - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

# dangerous-driving - Monday 22 June, 2015

"Several" men arrested for dangerous driving after unofficial car rally

A video of the rally has been shared on social media.

# dangerous-driving - Friday 19 June, 2015

Gardaí are getting tough on anyone driving while disqualified

They will now be arrested straight away.

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