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Breakdown: These are the speeds of drivers caught over the speed limit since 7am

The most notable detections were in Mayo, Cork, Donegal, Kerry, Kilkenny, Tipperary, Wexford, Clare and Limerick.

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NATIONAL SLOW DOWN Day started this morning and will continue until 7am tomorrow morning.

Gardaí have checked a total of 85,434 vehicles since 7am, some 191 of these were caught over the speed limit.

An Garda Síochána have listed some of the most notable detections:

100km/h zone

  • 139 km/h in a 100 km/h zone on the N5 at Drummindoo Westport Mayo
  • 139 km/h in a 100 km/h zone on the N24 at Whitehall Limerick Limerick
  • 130 km/h in a 100 km/h zone on the N25 at Loughaderra Midleton Cork
  • 130 km/h in a 100 km/h zone on the N25 at Ballyadam Cork Cork
  • 129 km/h in a 100 km/h zone on the N13 Treantaboy Drumkeen Donegal

80km/h zone

  • 108 km/h in an 80 km/h zone on the R458 at Ballyconneely Newmarket On Fergus Clare
  • 107 km/h in an 80 km/h zone on the R498 Fishmoyne Borrisoleigh Tipperary

60km/h zone

  • 89 km/h in a 60 km/h zone on the L3042 Fortyacres Piercetown Wexford
  • 88 km/h in a 60 km/h zone on the R586 Murragh Enniskeane Cork
  • 83 km/h in a 60 km/h zone on the N69 Billeragh Listowel Kerry

50km/h zone

  • 69 km/h on a 50 km/h zone on the R712 Pennefatherslot Kilkenny Kilkenny
  • 65km/h in a 50 km/h zone on the N80 Newtownbarry Bunclody Wexford
  • 62 km/h in a 50 km/h zone on the R245 at Ballyraine Letterkenny Donegal

An Garda Síochána thanked the 85,243 vehicles who were using Irish roads today and were complying with speed limits.

“We would encourage all drivers to comply with and respect speed limits and drive safely.”

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