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#Motorway

# motorway - Monday 25 April, 2022

New cameras which clock your average speed go live on Irish motorway today
# M7
# M7

New cameras which clock your average speed go live on Irish motorway today

Apr 25th 2022, 7:15 AM 54,797 Views 62 Comments

The system is in place on the M7 in Tipperary between Junction 26 and Junction 27.

# motorway - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

Bus passenger left on motorway after violent behaviour was fatally injured a short time later
# Inquest
# Inquest

Bus passenger left on motorway after violent behaviour was fatally injured a short time later

Nov 9th 2021, 7:38 PM 75,142 Views 0 Comments

The driver said he decided to move off as the passenger’s behaviour was both unpredictable and violent

# motorway - Friday 17 September, 2021

Here's how the new M50 variable speed limits will work
# Driving
# Driving

Here's how the new M50 variable speed limits will work

Updated Sep 17th 2021, 2:31 PM 73,843 Views 129 Comments

The new system is expected to take full effect on the motorway by early 2023.

# motorway - Monday 23 August, 2021

Over €30,000 raised for Kurdish family who died in Galway motorway crash
# Fundraiser
# Fundraiser

Over €30,000 raised for Kurdish family who died in Galway motorway crash

Aug 23rd 2021, 10:02 PM 44,229 Views 10 Comments

The family died last Thursday evening.

# motorway - Saturday 7 August, 2021

Major delays on M7 after truck carrying bales hits bridge
# Tailbacks
# Tailbacks

Major delays on M7 after truck carrying bales hits bridge

Aug 7th 2021, 4:38 PM 90,279 Views 75 Comments

The All Ireland hurling semi-final between Waterford and Limerick was delayed due to the traffic.

# motorway - Friday 29 January, 2021

Man (40s) dies after car collides with lorry in Limerick
# Road Death
# Road Death

Man (40s) dies after car collides with lorry in Limerick

Jan 29th 2021, 9:58 AM 22,889 Views 2 Comments

The man was the only person injured in the crash involving a car and a lorry.

# motorway - Friday 22 May, 2020

Three calves killed as cattle trailer disconnects from vehicle on M1
# Junction 6
# Junction 6

Three calves killed as cattle trailer disconnects from vehicle on M1

May 22nd 2020, 8:39 AM 55,300 Views 39 Comments

The incident occurred near Junction 6 at Balbriggan at approximately 3.10am today.

# motorway - Monday 18 May, 2020

Motorcyclist killed in crash on M1 in north Dublin
# Roads
# Roads

Motorcyclist killed in crash on M1 in north Dublin

May 18th 2020, 6:57 AM 27,874 Views 12 Comments

The crash happened yesterday evening.

# motorway - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

Man in his 30s dies after being hit by car on M1 motorway
# Meath
# Meath

Man in his 30s dies after being hit by car on M1 motorway

Apr 15th 2020, 7:50 AM 35,417 Views 19 Comments

Gardaí are investigating the incident and have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

# motorway - Sunday 8 December, 2019

Delays on M1 motorway as emergency services attend multiple collisions
# Louth
# Louth

Delays on M1 motorway as emergency services attend multiple collisions

Dec 8th 2019, 9:31 AM 62,240 Views 34 Comments

Emergency services are dealing with a number of collisions on the M1 this morning.

# motorway - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Five people taken to hospital after collision between car and campervan on M1
# Motorway
# Motorway

Five people taken to hospital after collision between car and campervan on M1

Aug 18th 2019, 12:28 PM 64,220 Views 38 Comments

Their injuries are believed to be minor.

# motorway - Saturday 11 May, 2019

Man charged over multi-vehicle crash on Australia's M4 in which Irishman died
# Francis Shanley
# Francis Shanley

Man charged over multi-vehicle crash on Australia's M4 in which Irishman died

May 11th 2019, 1:45 PM 21,373 Views 0 Comments

The Irishman has been named in Australian media as 36-year-old Francis Shanley.

# motorway - Thursday 11 April, 2019

'Rubberneckers are causing delays': Crash on M50 northbound causes brief closure
# Traffic
# Traffic

'Rubberneckers are causing delays': Crash on M50 northbound causes brief closure

Apr 11th 2019, 10:12 AM 32,055 Views 39 Comments

The section of the motorway has been reopened but delays remain.

# motorway - Saturday 30 March, 2019

Traffic delays expected this weekend as M7 diversions kick in
# Diversions
# Diversions

Traffic delays expected this weekend as M7 diversions kick in

Mar 30th 2019, 6:00 AM 27,411 Views 21 Comments

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

# motorway - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Delays expected along M7 as diversions kick in this weekend
# Kildare
# Kildare

Delays expected along M7 as diversions kick in this weekend

Mar 28th 2019, 6:59 PM 39,925 Views 36 Comments

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

# motorway - Sunday 17 March, 2019

Motorist (60s) killed in five-vehicle collision on M6 in Westmeath
# Westmeath
# Westmeath

Motorist (60s) killed in five-vehicle collision on M6 in Westmeath

Updated Mar 17th 2019, 5:31 PM 62,884 Views 38 Comments

A section of the motorway is closed in both directions until further notice.

# motorway - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Life, death and the story of a motorway bypassing towns in the West
# When All Is Ruin
# When All Is Ruin

Life, death and the story of a motorway bypassing towns in the West

Sep 22nd 2018, 8:30 PM 35,913 Views 7 Comments

A new documentary explores the twists and turns of the M17/M18 motorway.

# motorway - Monday 27 August, 2018

Local residents seek to block €220 million Cork-to-Ringaskiddy motorway plan
# M28
# M28

Local residents seek to block €220 million Cork-to-Ringaskiddy motorway plan

Aug 27th 2018, 6:32 PM 27,838 Views 0 Comments

The action has been brought by a group describing itself as the M28 Steering Group.

# motorway - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Death toll following Genoa bridge collapse reaches 38
# Genoa
# Genoa

Death toll following Genoa bridge collapse reaches 38

Updated Aug 15th 2018, 11:00 AM 21,748 Views 12 Comments

The Morandi bridge caved in during a heavy rainstorm in the northern port city yesterday

# motorway - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

'Immense tragedy' - At least 30 dead after large section of motorway bridge collapses in Italy
# Genoa
# Genoa

'Immense tragedy' - At least 30 dead after large section of motorway bridge collapses in Italy

Updated Aug 14th 2018, 3:30 PM 104,462 Views 46 Comments

The incident happened near the port city of Genoa in the northwest of the country.

# motorway - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Gardaí stop driver who was going 158kph on 100kph road
# M11
# M11

Gardaí stop driver who was going 158kph on 100kph road

Jul 21st 2018, 3:10 PM 48,172 Views 113 Comments

The speed limit on the road is 100kmph.

# motorway - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

€220 million Cork-to-Ringaskiddy motorway gets the green light
# My Mate The M28
# My Mate The M28

€220 million Cork-to-Ringaskiddy motorway gets the green light

Jul 4th 2018, 4:43 PM 56,565 Views 78 Comments

An Bord Pleanála has granted permission for the construction of the 13-mile M28 motorway.

# motorway - Monday 25 June, 2018

M50 operating with traffic levels that weren't expected until the mid-2020s
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

M50 operating with traffic levels that weren't expected until the mid-2020s

Jun 25th 2018, 4:34 PM 21,105 Views 41 Comments

Transport Infrastructure Ireland boss said there has been a ‘huge increase’ in M50 traffic in the last four years.

# motorway - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

Man dies after crash between car and truck on M18 in Co Clare
# Roads
# Roads

Man dies after crash between car and truck on M18 in Co Clare

Jun 5th 2018, 3:19 PM 14,615 Views 1 Comment

The crash happened at about 1.20 pm this afternoon.

# motorway - Monday 9 April, 2018

Gardaí investigate after man in his 20s killed in motorcycle crash
# Kilkenny
# Kilkenny

Gardaí investigate after man in his 20s killed in motorcycle crash

Apr 9th 2018, 9:28 AM 14,636 Views 5 Comments

No other vehicle was involved in the collision.

# motorway - Sunday 8 April, 2018

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after man in his 40s struck and killed by car on motorway in Kildare
# Kilcullen
# Kilcullen

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after man in his 40s struck and killed by car on motorway in Kildare

Apr 8th 2018, 2:51 PM 57,586 Views 7 Comments

The accident happened at about 3.30am this morning.

# motorway - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

M8 motorway reopens in one direction after being closed earlier
# Cahir
# Cahir

M8 motorway reopens in one direction after being closed earlier

Feb 13th 2018, 9:46 AM 37,743 Views 17 Comments

Earlier incidents happened on the M8 in Tipperary on a hazardous morning on Irish roads.

# motorway - Monday 12 February, 2018

DCU economist rejects Leo's insistence that Limerick-Cork motorway 'makes sense'
# Big Plans
# Big Plans

DCU economist rejects Leo's insistence that Limerick-Cork motorway 'makes sense'

Feb 12th 2018, 9:26 AM 40,926 Views 137 Comments

The National Planning Framework will be launched this week.

# motorway - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Nine workers dead after 450m-long bridge collapses in Colombian valley
# Motorway
# Motorway

Nine workers dead after 450m-long bridge collapses in Colombian valley

Jan 16th 2018, 10:25 AM 22,604 Views 5 Comments

The 450m-long bridge was to be part of a motorway connecting to the city of Villavicencio to Bogotá.

# motorway - Monday 8 January, 2018

Man speaks out after metre-long 'spear' smashes through windscreen on the M50
# Near Miss
# Near Miss

Man speaks out after metre-long 'spear' smashes through windscreen on the M50

Jan 8th 2018, 9:42 PM 58,056 Views 52 Comments

Jason described the incident that happened as he was driving on the M50.

# motorway - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

A new motorway will open today in Galway
# M17/18
# M17/18

A new motorway will open today in Galway

Sep 27th 2017, 12:01 PM 39,223 Views 90 Comments

The M17/18 Gort to Tuam motorway is set to reduce travel times to and from the northwest.

# motorway - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Engineers want multiple tolls and changing speed limits on the M50
# Hit The Road
# Hit The Road

Engineers want multiple tolls and changing speed limits on the M50

Jul 19th 2017, 6:05 AM 41,441 Views 96 Comments

They say it will help congestion.

# motorway - Monday 3 July, 2017

'Up to 18 feared dead' in Germany as tour bus bursts into flames
# Motorway Crash
# Motorway Crash

'Up to 18 feared dead' in Germany as tour bus bursts into flames

Jul 3rd 2017, 12:00 PM 33,074 Views 15 Comments

Angela Merkel voiced her “great dismay” over the crash, which happened in Bavaria.

# motorway - Sunday 18 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 18th 2017, 5:00 PM 11,005 Views 2 Comments

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

# motorway - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Man dies after collision between truck and car on M1
# Witness Appeal
# Witness Appeal

Man dies after collision between truck and car on M1

Jun 6th 2017, 9:54 AM 26,355 Views 5 Comments

It’s the second fatal crash on the motorway in 24 hours.

# motorway - Saturday 13 May, 2017

The worst time and place for accidents on the M50? The Red Cow junction on a Wednesday evening
# Accident Blackspot
# Accident Blackspot

The worst time and place for accidents on the M50? The Red Cow junction on a Wednesday evening

May 13th 2017, 10:00 PM 25,771 Views 30 Comments

There have been just under 2,000 vehicle collisions on the M50 in the past four years.

# motorway - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Third lane needed on N11 or Wicklow and Dún Laoghaire Rathdown will begin to suffer, report finds
# Choc-a-block
# Choc-a-block

Third lane needed on N11 or Wicklow and Dún Laoghaire Rathdown will begin to suffer, report finds

Apr 26th 2017, 6:20 AM 25,501 Views 62 Comments

Any delay in road network improvements will ‘constrain growth’ and hinder productivity, finds Transport Infrastructure Ireland.

# motorway - Monday 6 March, 2017

Police pull over pensioner driving mobility scooter on busy UK motorway
# Need For Speed
# Need For Speed

Police pull over pensioner driving mobility scooter on busy UK motorway

Mar 6th 2017, 8:34 AM 13,395 Views 20 Comments

The 92-year-old man was taken home by police.

# motorway - Monday 20 February, 2017

Van that pulled over before reaching Garda checkpoint was full of stolen bikes and computers
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

Van that pulled over before reaching Garda checkpoint was full of stolen bikes and computers

Feb 20th 2017, 8:39 PM 43,111 Views 32 Comments

He was detained after the vehicle stopped on the hard shoulder of the road, to the north of a checkpoint.

# motorway - Sunday 29 January, 2017

'Sligo needs a motorway to give it a fighting chance'
# Rural Recovery
# Rural Recovery

'Sligo needs a motorway to give it a fighting chance'

Jan 29th 2017, 9:15 AM 22,196 Views 73 Comments

Businesses say the north-west has been overlooked when it comes to job-creating infrastructure.

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