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Wednesday 29 November 2023 Dublin: -1°C

# Motorway

This month
November 2023
Man who endangered his family while driving at high speed on motorway jailed for three years
Over €20,000 in damage was caused to garda cars during the offence.
This year
Quiz: How much do you know about Irish motorways?
It’s almost 40 years since the first motorways opened in Ireland.
Light aircraft makes emergency landing on English motorway
Emergency services were on the scene and Gloucestershire Constabulary said no-one was injured.
What roads will be closed as Biden attends his first events in the Republic?
Phoenix Park will be closed to all access, traffic and pedestrians, from 5pm today until 5pm tomorrow.
Last year
New cameras which clock your average speed go live on Irish motorway today
The system is in place on the M7 in Tipperary between Junction 26 and Junction 27.
All time
Bus passenger left on motorway after violent behaviour was fatally injured a short time later
The driver said he decided to move off as the passenger’s behaviour was both unpredictable and violent
Here's how the new M50 variable speed limits will work
The new system is expected to take full effect on the motorway by early 2023.
Over €30,000 raised for Kurdish family who died in Galway motorway crash
The family died last Thursday evening.
Major delays on M7 after truck carrying bales hits bridge
The All Ireland hurling semi-final between Waterford and Limerick was delayed due to the traffic.
Man (40s) dies after car collides with lorry in Limerick
The man was the only person injured in the crash involving a car and a lorry.
Three calves killed as cattle trailer disconnects from vehicle on M1
The incident occurred near Junction 6 at Balbriggan at approximately 3.10am today.
Motorcyclist killed in crash on M1 in north Dublin
The crash happened yesterday evening.
Man in his 30s dies after being hit by car on M1 motorway
Gardaí are investigating the incident and have appealed for witnesses to come forward.
Delays on M1 motorway as emergency services attend multiple collisions
Emergency services are dealing with a number of collisions on the M1 this morning.
Five people taken to hospital after collision between car and campervan on M1
Their injuries are believed to be minor.
Man charged over multi-vehicle crash on Australia's M4 in which Irishman died
The Irishman has been named in Australian media as 36-year-old Francis Shanley.
'Rubberneckers are causing delays': Crash on M50 northbound causes brief closure
The section of the motorway has been reopened but delays remain.
Traffic delays expected this weekend as M7 diversions kick in
The speed limit will be reduced to 25km/hr in some parts.
Delays expected along M7 as diversions kick in this weekend
The speed limit will be reduced to 25km/hr in some parts.
Motorist (60s) killed in five-vehicle collision on M6 in Westmeath
A section of the motorway is closed in both directions until further notice.
Life, death and the story of a motorway bypassing towns in the West
A new documentary explores the twists and turns of the M17/M18 motorway.
Local residents seek to block €220 million Cork-to-Ringaskiddy motorway plan
The action has been brought by a group describing itself as the M28 Steering Group.
Death toll following Genoa bridge collapse reaches 38
The Morandi bridge caved in during a heavy rainstorm in the northern port city yesterday
'Immense tragedy' - At least 30 dead after large section of motorway bridge collapses in Italy
The incident happened near the port city of Genoa in the northwest of the country.
Gardaí stop driver who was going 158kph on 100kph road
The speed limit on the road is 100kmph.
€220 million Cork-to-Ringaskiddy motorway gets the green light
An Bord Pleanála has granted permission for the construction of the 13-mile M28 motorway.
M50 operating with traffic levels that weren't expected until the mid-2020s
Transport Infrastructure Ireland boss said there has been a ‘huge increase’ in M50 traffic in the last four years.
Man dies after crash between car and truck on M18 in Co Clare
The crash happened at about 1.20 pm this afternoon.
Gardaí investigate after man in his 20s killed in motorcycle crash
No other vehicle was involved in the collision.
Gardaí appeal for witnesses after man in his 40s struck and killed by car on motorway in Kildare
The accident happened at about 3.30am this morning.
M8 motorway reopens in one direction after being closed earlier
Earlier incidents happened on the M8 in Tipperary on a hazardous morning on Irish roads.
DCU economist rejects Leo's insistence that Limerick-Cork motorway 'makes sense'
The National Planning Framework will be launched this week.
Nine workers dead after 450m-long bridge collapses in Colombian valley
The 450m-long bridge was to be part of a motorway connecting to the city of Villavicencio to Bogotá.
Man speaks out after metre-long 'spear' smashes through windscreen on the M50
Jason described the incident that happened as he was driving on the M50.
A new motorway will open today in Galway
The M17/18 Gort to Tuam motorway is set to reduce travel times to and from the northwest.
Engineers want multiple tolls and changing speed limits on the M50
They say it will help congestion.
'Up to 18 feared dead' in Germany as tour bus bursts into flames
Angela Merkel voiced her “great dismay” over the crash, which happened in Bavaria.
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.
Man dies after collision between truck and car on M1
It’s the second fatal crash on the motorway in 24 hours.
The worst time and place for accidents on the M50? The Red Cow junction on a Wednesday evening
There have been just under 2,000 vehicle collisions on the M50 in the past four years.