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#National Roads Authority

# national-roads-authority - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Drivers fined almost €120,000 in crackdown on M50 toll dodgers

Fines ranging from €9,000 to €16,000 were handed down to 10 motorists yesterday.

# national-roads-authority - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Here's everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about Ryanair’s U-turn, trains and automobiles, and the city-country divide.

# national-roads-authority - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

As it happened: Irish Rail and the NRA dropped by for our live Q&A

…And 101 other things. Barry Kenny of Irish Rail and the NRA’s Sean O’Neill dropped by the newsroom for a chat this afternoon.

# national-roads-authority - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

One Irish county has way more roads than all the others. Guess which one?

Perhaps predictably, it’s Ireland’s biggest county.

# national-roads-authority - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

What are the chances of the Adare bypass being built anytime soon? (Hint: Not great)

The saga of the planned bypass is almost as long as the tailbacks that dog for the scenic Limerick village on bank holiday weekends.

# national-roads-authority - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Varadkar: Not 'negative' for State board members to have political connections

Minister Leo Varadkar made the comments while commending the new Roads Bill to the Dáil.

# national-roads-authority - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Varadkar: 'I've no plans to introduce new tolls while I'm Transport Minister'

Leo Varadkar was responding to reports of possible new toll points on the M50 motorway in Dublin.

# national-roads-authority - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

€282m road deal to create 1,000 jobs and a Newlands Cross flyover

Works are expected to start in May.

# national-roads-authority - Friday 12 October, 2012

Toll charges set to increase by 10c

Drivers will be hit with a 10c toll hike from January 2013.

# national-roads-authority - Sunday 10 June, 2012

How you could end up with a hefty bill if you crash on the M50

Roadway damage on the M50 caused by car accidents is recouped from your insurance company says M50 Concessions Ltd

# national-roads-authority - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

Speed limits across the country set to be reviewed

Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar has announced a major nationwide review to ensure that all speed restrictions are “both safe and sensible”.

# national-roads-authority - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Varadkar says no new tolls on Irish roads

The Transport Minister has said that proposals to impose new tolls on roads in Ireland have been scrapped.

# national-roads-authority - Monday 16 January, 2012

€100m fund to improve safety at motoring 'black spots'

Leo Varadkar announces a new fund for works on bad bends and congested areas, with works on 30 projects to begin this year.

# national-roads-authority - Thursday 17 November, 2011

Toll company on M3 motorway made €19 million profit

Eurolink Motorway Operation made €19,420,000 over just seven months after the M3 opened last year.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

# national-roads-authority - Friday 4 November, 2011

Road tolls set to rise 10c in new year

Some M50 tolls will be raised, with charges on other motorways also likely to increase.

# national-roads-authority - Thursday 4 August, 2011

Construction to begin on new €97m Tralee bypass

The 13.5km stretch will take 21 months to build, and is aimed at improving traffic in Tralee while clearing the way to Killarney.

Poll: Should we still be building new roads? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we still be building new roads?

We’re turning the sod on a new bypass for Tralee today – but with the budget deficit so big, should we be cutting back?

# national-roads-authority - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning: Superquinn’s quick sale saves 2,800 jobs, a big day ahead in the hacking inquiries, and will the public pay unpaid bills at the Dáil bar?

# national-roads-authority - Friday 24 June, 2011

Busy Cork tunnel to close on week nights

The Jack Lynch Tunnel could be closed overnight for up to six months.

# national-roads-authority - Tuesday 22 February, 2011

Tolling company fights overcharging claims

The NRA says that Celtic Roads Group (Dundalk) Ltd has failed to reduce prices in line with inflation – but the company says it had a reasonable expectation that charges would never be revised downwards.

# national-roads-authority - Wednesday 12 January, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Three in court on charges connected with Michaela killing; Brisbane a ghost town as homes evacuated ahead of Australia’s Hurricane Katrina, and British banking boss says the “period of remorse is over”.

# national-roads-authority - Monday 6 December, 2010

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you really need to know by 9am: Lenihan voted Europe’s worst finance minister; semi state bosses to escape pay cuts, and a live stunt on German TV goes horribly wrong.