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#Motorway

# 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 22,738 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 55,187 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 27,829 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 35,386 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 62,210 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 64,097 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 21,361 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 32,033 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 27,344 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 39,891 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 62,844 Views 37 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 35,848 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 27,780 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 21,735 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 104,451 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 48,101 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 56,031 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 21,067 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 14,587 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 14,630 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 57,536 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 37,716 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 40,878 Views 135 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 22,588 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 58,021 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 39,202 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 41,411 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 33,058 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 10,960 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 26,336 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 25,187 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 25,440 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 13,359 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 43,077 Views 29 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 22,109 Views 71 Comments

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

# motorway - Thursday 8 December, 2016

11 accurate observations about driving on the poxy M50
# Red Cow
From The Daily Edge
# Red Cow

11 accurate observations about driving on the poxy M50

Dec 8th 2016, 9:45 AM 9,666 Views 3 Comments

SAVE US.

# motorway - Friday 28 October, 2016

QUIZ: How Good A Driver Are You, Really?
# Sponsored By Eflow
# Sponsored By Eflow

QUIZ: How Good A Driver Are You, Really?

Oct 28th 2016, 4:05 PM 615 Views 0 Comments

Strap in. We’re going to tell you.

# motorway - Monday 12 September, 2016

Proposed toll increases for M50 and Port Tunnel 'excessive burden' on road users
# Taking Its Toll
# Taking Its Toll

Proposed toll increases for M50 and Port Tunnel 'excessive burden' on road users

Sep 12th 2016, 3:37 PM 24,329 Views 102 Comments

The Advocate General of the European Court of Justice has recommended that VAT be implemented on state-owned motorway tolls.

# motorway - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Man injured after footbridge collapse over UK motorway
# Kent
# Kent

Man injured after footbridge collapse over UK motorway

Aug 27th 2016, 2:24 PM 22,508 Views 17 Comments

Police said it is believed a lorry collided with the pedestrian bridge.

# motorway - Monday 25 July, 2016

An all-Ireland motorway may be on the way - but it'll cost us €100 each per year
# Motor Tax
# Motor Tax

An all-Ireland motorway may be on the way - but it'll cost us €100 each per year

Jul 25th 2016, 3:30 PM 66,272 Views 154 Comments

Under the proposed plan 85% of Ireland’s population will live within 10km of the motorway.

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