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#Road Deaths

# road-deaths - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Remembering my sister: '75 days have now come and gone since gardaí broke the news' RIP

Remembering my sister: '75 days have now come and gone since gardaí broke the news'

Today is the first one that my sister Donna Fox is among those we are remembering, writes Neil Fox on World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims.

# road-deaths - Saturday 19 November, 2016

'We need to remember that there are real lives, real families behind these statistics'

23,949 people have died on Irish roads since records began in 1959.

# road-deaths - Friday 18 November, 2016

Almost one in five road death victims in 2013 tested positive for illegal drugs

Prescription medication almost as common as alcohol in road deaths, according to RSA report.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Eight road deaths in four days: Are garda numbers and the housing crisis making things worse?

The Road Safety Authority is worried about an increasing trend.

Woman in her 80s dies after single-vehicle crash in Roscommon

The car she was driving hit a wall on Sunday.

Woman in her 20s dies after car hits wall in Dublin

The driver, a man in his 20s, and a female passenger in her late teens were taken to Beaumont Hospital.

# road-deaths - Monday 24 October, 2016

13 people die in tour bus crash in California

Authorities said it appeared the 1996 bus didn’t have seat belts and it is likely speeding played a role.

# road-deaths - Saturday 22 October, 2016

341 drivers caught speeding in 24-hour garda crackdown

Gardaí have thanked the tens of thousands of drivers on Irish roads who were found to be compliant.

# road-deaths - Friday 14 October, 2016

Woman dies after car collides with tractor in Mayo

The road between Claremorris and Balla is currently closed.

# road-deaths - Monday 3 October, 2016

Alcohol a factor in almost one third of fatal motorcycle crashes

Speed also played a role in half of crashes where someone died.

# road-deaths - Friday 30 September, 2016

London to copy Dublin as UK capital plans to ban HGVs from the city

New mayor Sadiq Khan wants a total ban on dangerous lorries in the English capital.

# road-deaths - Saturday 30 July, 2016

'It has destroyed the lives of five families': 24 hours of tragedy on Donegal's roads

Six people have lost their lives in road collisions in Donegal this year – five of those road deaths occurred this week.

# road-deaths - Thursday 28 July, 2016

'We are devastated': Tributes paid to musician killed in car crash in Galway

Tony Rice was the drummer in popular band Big Generator.

# road-deaths - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Four men killed in three separate road crashes

The crashes happened in Meath, Kildare and Donegal between last night and this morning.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Up to 80 more people may die in 2016 if road users don't wake up

The Road Safety Authority issued a warning to all road users ahead of the bank holiday weekend.

# road-deaths - Monday 11 July, 2016

Two men die in separate early morning road crashes

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to either incident.

# road-deaths - Thursday 23 June, 2016

21-year-old man dies after car collides with truck

Part of the Ballycanew to Wexford road is closed and diversions in place.

# road-deaths - Friday 17 June, 2016

The pain left behind after a hit-and-run: 'I wake in the mornings to face another day without him'

The Maher family tell their raw story, in their own words.

# road-deaths - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Driver who killed cyclist after breaking red light was already banned from driving

Eugene Maher died from head injuries hours after being struck by a car driven by Christopher Coleman.

# road-deaths - Friday 10 June, 2016

69-year-old killed after his motorcycle hit a pole

No one else was injured in the collision.

# road-deaths - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Pedestrians urged not to 'stagger' home drunk on country roads

The RSA has said people automatically vilify drivers when drunk pedestrians are often the causes of fatal collisions.

# road-deaths - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Alcohol was a factor in 330 fatal road collisions in four years

There were 983 fatal collisions on Irish roads between 2008 and 2012.

# road-deaths - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Young man in his early 20s dies in two-car crash in Cork

Six others were taken to hospital after the collision.

# road-deaths - Saturday 14 May, 2016

If you're driving between 2pm and 4pm, you're more likely to fall into a micro-sleep

The dangers of micro-sleeps were highlighted this week when a driver was jailed for two years for killing a young mother after drifting off at the wheel.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Man dies in road crash this morning in Waterford

Diversions are in place on the N25 where the crash happened.

# road-deaths - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Man (21) jailed for three months after being caught driving 208km per hour

He was also fined €1,000 and disqualified from driving for four years.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Two people in their 70s die in crash in Cork

The N20 Cork to Limerick Road is currently closed.

# road-deaths - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Woman dies after car crash in Donegal

The 30-year-old woman died in hospital this afternoon.

# road-deaths - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Man (52) dies after motorcycle collides with car

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.

# road-deaths - Monday 28 December, 2015

Man in his 70s dies in Westmeath crash

The collision happened at about 3.30pm today.

# road-deaths - Sunday 27 December, 2015

Five young people have died on the roads this Christmas RIP

Five young people have died on the roads this Christmas

Tragedies hit communities in Antrim, Carlow, Cavan, Dublin and Wexford.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

300 drivers will be arrested before the end of the year - will you be one of them?

Today the RSA and gardaí also warned there may be another four to six deaths on Irish roads before the New Year.

# road-deaths - Friday 20 November, 2015

Two men killed in separate collisions in Monaghan and Louth

In the car crash in Louth, two people also sustained minor injuries.

# road-deaths - Saturday 24 October, 2015

It could take weeks to identity victims of horror French bus crash

Experts from a police victim identification unit set up a tented centre overnight.

# road-deaths - Monday 12 October, 2015

Video shows last moments of two young men's lives as they sped to their deaths

The video shows that the men were driving above 90 mph while driving along a quiet country road.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Man in his 80s dies after tractor strikes ditch and overturns

The crash happened in Wicklow this morning.

# road-deaths - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Two men killed in separate crashes in Donegal and Cork

A 19-year-old car passenger and 41-year-old motorcyclist lost their lives in the collisions.

# road-deaths - Saturday 15 August, 2015

Motorcyclist killed in Kerry road crash

The crash happened this morning on the N70.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Elderly woman dies after her car collides with truck

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

# road-deaths - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Woman in her 70s killed in three car pile-up

A number of other people have been taken to University Hospital Limerick.