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Thursday 7 December 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Irish Roads

This year
Quiz: How much do you know about Irish motorways?
It’s almost 40 years since the first motorways opened in Ireland.
All time
Gardaí to be out in force as 54 people killed on roads over St Patrick's Day period since 2012
Officers will also be on the lookout for speeding, non-seatbelt wearing and using a mobile phone while driving.
County breakdown of 582,738 penalty points on driving licences
The majority of drivers had three penalty points (400,502), while 59,404 had six points and 42,700 had two.
'Two of the funniest lads there was': Tributes paid to friends who died in Donegal crash
The two young men have been named locally as Nathan Farrell, aged 18, and Nathan Fullerton, aged 17.
Half of the population believes drivers shouldn't be banned for having alcohol in their system
There is little appetite for stricter rules around driving and alcohol among the Irish population.
WIN: A weekend surf adventure for two - and a brand-new MINI Countryman for the drive
We’re giving you a free trip, surf lessons – and the lend of a new MINI Countryman to get there and back.
13 times Irish people didn't need no damn trailer
Some sights to be seen.
17 things that could only happen on Irish roads
The things you see.
13 tweets that perfectly illustrate Irish country roads
Country road, country road.
You need a driver's licence to use these weird-looking scooters
They’ve been banned in London, but what’s the law surrounding self-balancing scooters in Ireland?
This helpful conversation was spotted on a road in Clare
Thanks for confirming.
12 of the most confusing things spotted on Ireland's roads
How bizarre, how bizarre.
Woman in Mayo is fifth pedestrian killed on Irish roads in 2015
She was hit at around 7:30 this evening.
Irish road deaths are on the rise - is it time we looked to Sweden for safety inspiration?
The CEO of the RSA said, ‘We saved more lives than ever before in 2012 we can do it again in 2015′.
Which county's drivers clocked up the most miles last year?
Was it yours?
16 reasons Irish roads are the best in the world
Great drivin’.
Potholes, loose chippings, floods: Welcome to Ireland’s rural roads
One council engineer admits that limited funding means “we are stretched beyond breaking point to carry out even basic repairs”.
Targeted safety measures resulting in fewer road deaths says Shatter
The Justice Minister was responding to figures who show a record low in the number of road deaths in 2012.
A bull, a portaloo and a boat: Our roads in 2012
Between animals and inanimate objects, Ireland’s roads had a lot more than cars on them in 2012.
Pictures: 10 of the worst road bends in Ireland
At seven each, Tipperary and Limerick are the counties with the most bad bends that need to be fixed, followed by Kerry and Cork with six each.
Man dies after Tipperary road crash
The 68-year-old was fatally injured in the accident yesterday evening.
Former garda found guilty of insurance corruption by Wexford court
Road safety campaign urges greater driver caution on motorways
Meanwhile, report suggests penalty points system may be changed for new drivers.
Poll: Has the bad weather forced you to change your plans for Christmas?
Let us know how the big freeze has affected you.
Pedestrian killed in Limerick
Weather warning issued for motorists as snow falls across Ireland
Forecast is for cold snap to stick around.
Weather warning issued: gales over 100km expected tomorrow
Yes, folks, there’s another storm headed our way…
Twitter reacts to #stormwatch
Weather warnings still in place today, but some Twitter users seemed disappointed with the intensity of last night’s storm.
Weather warnings still in place after weekend storm warnings
Several Dublin roads remain closed at the Strand Road junction as further rain and winds forecast for today.
Pedestrian dies in Co Roscommon
Motorcyclist killed in Co Clare
Man killed in Donegal crash
Three killed on Irish roads last night
Separate crashes in Counties Kerry, Cavan and Limerick claim lives.
Man killed in Limerick crash
8 things you definitely didn't know about Irish roads
As the final stretch of the M9 Dublin to Waterford route opens, we bring you eight facts you (probably) definitely didn’t know about Irish roads.
Westmeath crash