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

Drivers fined almost €120,000 in crackdown on M50 toll dodgers
# Taking Its Toll
# Taking Its Toll

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

May 22nd 2018, 6:10 AM 36,587 Views 67 Comments

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
# The Briefcase
# The Briefcase

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

Mar 22nd 2015, 8:35 AM 11,783 Views 3 Comments

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
# Rush Hour Viewing
# Rush Hour Viewing

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

Mar 18th 2015, 6:32 PM 22,460 Views 43 Comments

…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.

Irish Rail is fixing something that really annoys customers
# That's My Seat
# That's My Seat

Irish Rail is fixing something that really annoys customers

Mar 18th 2015, 5:07 PM 57,240 Views 65 Comments

Hurrah.

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

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

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

Nov 18th 2014, 7:15 AM 33,268 Views 24 Comments

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)
# 2 Mile Tailbacks
# 2 Mile Tailbacks

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

Jun 18th 2014, 8:20 PM 14,873 Views 32 Comments

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
# Connections
# Connections

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

Feb 6th 2014, 6:02 PM 7,467 Views 37 Comments

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'
# Roads
# Roads

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

Jun 5th 2013, 3:56 PM 6,047 Views 55 Comments

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
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

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

Apr 30th 2013, 12:30 PM 21,885 Views 84 Comments

Works are expected to start in May.

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

Toll charges set to increase by 10c
# Toll Charges
# Toll Charges

Toll charges set to increase by 10c

Oct 12th 2012, 4:55 PM 7,565 Views 57 Comments

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
# SAFE DRIVING
# SAFE DRIVING

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

Jun 10th 2012, 7:30 PM 16,175 Views 38 Comments

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
# Speed Limits
# Speed Limits

Speed limits across the country set to be reviewed

Feb 8th 2012, 12:49 PM 5,173 Views 63 Comments

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
# Read My Lips
# Read My Lips

Varadkar says no new tolls on Irish roads

Jan 18th 2012, 8:50 AM 2,563 Views 24 Comments

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'
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

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

Jan 16th 2012, 11:08 AM 2,910 Views 15 Comments

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
# Roads
# Roads

Toll company on M3 motorway made €19 million profit

Nov 17th 2011, 12:10 PM 3,435 Views 26 Comments

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

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nov 17th 2011, 8:33 AM 4,311 Views 17 Comments

Nine things you need to know this morning…

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

Road tolls set to rise 10c in new year
# Road Tolls
# Road Tolls

Road tolls set to rise 10c in new year

Nov 4th 2011, 10:50 AM 853 Views 13 Comments

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
# Roads
# Roads

Construction to begin on new €97m Tralee bypass

Aug 4th 2011, 11:11 AM 1,696 Views 10 Comments

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
# Your Say

Poll: Should we still be building new roads?

Aug 4th 2011, 10:52 AM 3,452 Views 67 Comments

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
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Jul 19th 2011, 8:51 AM 3,102 Views 10 Comments

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
# Tunnel Closure
# Tunnel Closure

Busy Cork tunnel to close on week nights

Jun 24th 2011, 3:31 PM 1,138 Views 7 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

Tolling company fights overcharging claims

Feb 22nd 2011, 3:20 PM 814 Views 0 Comments

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
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Jan 12th 2011, 8:35 AM 1,244 Views 0 Comments

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
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Dec 6th 2010, 8:54 AM 1,278 Views 0 Comments

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.