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# m7 - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Seven Pomeranian puppies rescued from car boot after gardaí apprehend speeding motorist

The puppies have been transferred to the care of the Kildare & West Wicklow SPCA.

# m7 - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Gardaí warn drivers to take care after a number of crashes this afternoon

Several collisions have occurred following heavy hail showers today.

# m7 - Sunday 19 May, 2019

Hedgecutting on M7 in Naas permitted as part of planned roadworks

Ensuring that there are no birds nesting in the area earmarked for clearance is a requirement for planned construction work.

# m7 - Sunday 14 April, 2019

Member of public helps gardaí arrest dangerous driver who had no licence or insurance

The driver, who crashed into a barrier, was arrested on suspicion of drink driving.

# m7 - Saturday 30 March, 2019

Traffic delays expected this weekend as M7 diversions kick in

The speed limit will be reduced to 25km/hr in some parts.

# m7 - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Delays expected along M7 as diversions kick in this weekend

The speed limit will be reduced to 25km/hr in some parts.

# m7 - Monday 26 November, 2018

Gardaí log 100 motorists breaking speed limit on first day of M7 'slow down' operation

32 motorists have been prosecuted so far for dangerous driving between junctions 8 and 11 on the M7.

# m7 - Friday 23 November, 2018

Gardaí to deploy two speed vans after a number of serious incidents on M7 in Kildare

In recent months, 32 motorists have been prosecuted for dangerous driving between junctions 8 and 11 on the M7.

# m7 - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Bus driver arrested on M7 after being found nine times over legal alcohol limit

The driver had a Blood Alcohol Concentration of more than 180mg.

# m7 - Monday 4 June, 2018

Drunk driver caught doing more than 100 mph, driving (repeatedly) wrong way around roundabout

Some drivers have been acting the eejit and then some over the bank holiday.

# m7 - Thursday 18 January, 2018

13 cars involved in multiple collisions in a hailstorm on the M7 in Tipperary

None of the injuries sustained in the collisions are understood to be life-threatening.

# m7 - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Man in his 70s killed in three-car M7 crash

Gardaí and emergency services are at the scene and diversions are in place.

# m7 - Friday 12 January, 2018

Drivers on the M7 are being urged to slow down - until 2020

One motorist has already been arrested for driving at 141kph in the new 60kph zone.

# m7 - Sunday 18 June, 2017

From The Daily Edge A man just gave up and started sunbathing in the middle of the M7 this afternoon What Are You At

A man just gave up and started sunbathing in the middle of the M7 this afternoon

We wouldn’t say that’s the best idea. But you do you.

# m7 - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Tributes paid to Kerry man who died in 12-car pile up on M7

Padhraic Moran died on the M7 Dublin-Limerick road at Newport yesterday.

# m7 - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Man dies after suffering head injuries in horrific 12-car pile-up on M7

The collisions happened during a severe hailstorm at just after 7.30pm.

# m7 - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Dart delays and dangerous roads, with temperatures due to plummet to -4 this weekend

It will be freezing tonight in many places, according to Met Éireann.

# m7 - Friday 26 February, 2016

Viable bombs and IED components found at three locations last night

An explosive device was found on the M7 motorway in Laois.

# m7 - Sunday 31 January, 2016

Gardaí clocked a car doing 208km per hour last night

The driver will now have to appear in Naas court in February.

# m7 - Friday 6 June, 2014

M50 a 'car park' this morning, as overturned truck causes traffic gridlock

Drivers are being told to avoid the M50 southbound altogether if possible.

# m7 - Friday 31 January, 2014

Drive through Newlands Cross? Major roadworks begin from tonight

Around 80,000 drivers pass through the motorway bottleneck every day. A new flyover’s being built, but expect major delays in the short-term.

# m7 - Saturday 5 October, 2013

Man dies after car collides with truck on M7

It’s believed the driver of the car may have suffered a heart attack before the crash happened, at around 6am.

# m7 - Monday 23 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge WATCH: Man hitches a ride down the M7 on the back of a truck Ride On

WATCH: Man hitches a ride down the M7 on the back of a truck

A backer down the motorway? No thanks.

# m7 - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Man dies as motorcycle hits crash barriers on M7 in Laois

The 45-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.

# m7 - Monday 17 June, 2013

A garda van burst into flames on a busy motorway

Gardai believe a technical problem led to the incident on the M7 in Kildare.

# m7 - Saturday 29 December, 2012

Over 1,100 delays/collisions on Irish roads in 2012 - AA Roadwatch

At 374 incidents, Dublin experienced nearly four times as many delays as anywhere else.

# m7 - Monday 15 October, 2012

Multi-vehicle crash blocking road in Naas

A five-car collision is causing long delays on the M7/Kildare road.

# m7 - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

The nine stories you need to know this morning, including: 1,000 more internships on JobBridge, the underwear bomber turns out to be a double agent, and all the details on the new social welfare ID card…

Travelling on the M7? Watch out for those goats

No, seriously.

# m7 - Monday 7 May, 2012

Two collisions on M7 Dublin to Limerick Road

AA Roadwatch is warning motorists to exercise caution on the M7 and M8 after heavy hail showers.

# m7 - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Two arrested over €315k drugs seizure in Kildare

Men in their 40s and 50s are held over the seizure of 3.5kg of cocaine and around 10kg of cannabis resin.

# m7 - Thursday 19 May, 2011

Third day of the royal visit brings the Queen to Kildare, but there'll be one thing missing

Queen Elizabeth II will travel to the Irish National Stud today, which will be missing one of its star attractions. The stallion Verglas, which was due to be showcased to the Queen, died on Tuesday following an accident.

# m7 - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

MOTORISTS TRAVELLING ON the M7 Dublin-Limerick Road are facing delays this afternoon after an accident on the route.

A horsebox overturned on the Co Tipperary stretch of motorway between the Roscrea and Moneygall exits. A Garda spokesperson from Roscrea Garda station told that there had been no injuries but that the road had been partially blocked to allow emergency services through.

She said all lanes were expected to be cleared by 4pm but that there was some delays on the road as a result of the disruption.

# m7 - Thursday 3 March, 2011

Colliding juggernauts led to multiple crashes at Portlaoise

Gardaí are dealing with up to 15 crashes on M7 Southbound at Portlaoise after two articulated trucks crashed on the route.

Updated: 9.15am: AT LEAST FIFTEEN cars have crashed in heavy fog on the M7 Dublin/Limerick Rd southbound near Portlaoise, following a collision between at least 2 trucks. The route is closed between junctions 16 and 17. No information on any fatalities so far. More when we have it.

# m7 - Wednesday 22 December, 2010

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Final stage of new M7 motorway opens at last

The government’s goal of having its network of regional motorways open before Christmas is achieved.

# m7 - Tuesday 14 December, 2010

'Unpaid' workers blockade final section of new motorway

40 workers block the final stretch of the M7 Dublin to Limerick motorway, saying they haven’t been paid for six weeks.

# m7 - Friday 1 October, 2010

Gardaí called to site of serious accident on M7

There are massive tailbacks outside Naas this lunchtime after a significant road accident.