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#Road Deaths

# road-deaths - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Aaron McKenna: We need to deal with the dangers of older drivers as much as young ones

Yes, it may be politically unpalatable to target older drivers (ie solid voters) but is that a good enough reason to allow dangerous drivers onto our road?

# road-deaths - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Elderly man killed in Offaly car crash

The man’s car struck a ditch this morning and he was fatally injured.

# road-deaths - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about cancelled penalty points, a closed prison unit and another IS hostage beheading.

"57 families have had to identify the body of the person they love"

Northern Ireland’s Assistant Chief Constable Stephen Martin made an emotional appeal to people to take care on the roads as deaths have already reached last year’s total.

# road-deaths - Friday 12 September, 2014

Woman (59) dies in two-car crash in west Kerry

The drivers of both vehicles were taken to hospital, but their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

# road-deaths - Monday 8 September, 2014

'I have forgiven him' - Cork woman opens up about crash that killed her young family

“I have an army in heaven that kick my ass out of bed every morning.”

# road-deaths - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Mayo kids tattooed to remind parents to put seatbelts on them

With temporary tattoos, of course…

# road-deaths - Friday 5 September, 2014

# road-deaths - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Number of children killed on Irish roads has already doubled from last year

Minister Paschal Donohoe called the rise “incredibly worrying.”

# road-deaths - Saturday 16 August, 2014

The 9 at 9: Saturday

It’s the start of the weekend – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

'He was like a wounded pup' - Mother makes emotional appeal over speed limits

Roseann Brennan’s son Jake died in June after being knocked down near his home.

# road-deaths - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Penalty points are being increased for some offences in time for the bank holiday

Speeding, not wearing a seatbelt, or using a phone will now incur three points.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Teenager killed in Limerick when his quad bike collided with a tractor

The horrific crash occurred on the Oola to Doon road this afternoon.

# road-deaths - Friday 11 July, 2014

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’ clock

# road-deaths - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Man (84) dies in road crash after collision with oncoming vehicle

The incident occurred yesterday at around midday.

# road-deaths - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Young girl and three women killed in Westmeath road crash

A car and a jeep collided on a stretch of the N4.

# road-deaths - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Driver deaths are down, but "more vulnerable" road users are being killed

The Public Accounts Committee was also told that about 130,000 more cars were taxed this year following an end to the practice where vehicles could be declared as “off-road” after the fact.

# road-deaths - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Six-year-old boy knocked down and killed in Kilkenny housing estate

The young child was in a housing estate on the outskirts of the city.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Mayo pedestrian dies after being struck by a van

The man in his 60s was pronounced dead at the scene.

# road-deaths - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Two motorcyclists killed in Clare crash

A female pillion passenger was also injured in the collision and has been taken to Galway University Hospital.

# road-deaths - Friday 30 May, 2014

The highest speed detected by gardaí today was 30km per hour over the limit

A vehicle in Sligo was found to be travelling 130km per hour in a 100 km per hour zone. Slow down everyone, it’s the weekend.

# road-deaths - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Two people killed in separate overnight road crashes

Both incidents took place in the early hours of this morning.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Elderly pedestrian killed after being struck by a 4x4 in Kilkenny

The woman’s body has been removed from the scene at Graiguenamanagh.

# road-deaths - Friday 9 May, 2014

May Bank Holiday on the roads: five deaths, 151 drunk drivers and 2,164 speeders

Seven children have died on Ireland’s roads so far this year – equalling last year’s total.

# road-deaths - Monday 5 May, 2014

Man killed when his car struck a ditch in the early hours of this morning

The 24 year old was pronounced dead at the scene.

# road-deaths - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Gardaí search for blue BMW involved in fatal hit-and-run in Loughrea

A cyclist in his 60s was taken to hospital where he died later from his injuries.

# road-deaths - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Speed cameras record more than 7,000 hours of driving each month

There are 727 “speed enforcement zones” throughout the country.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Road deaths falling in Europe - but up 19 per cent in Ireland

The European Commission expressed concern today about trends in deaths of vulnerable road users like pedestrians and cyclists.

# road-deaths - Sunday 30 March, 2014

Two men have died in Tyrone car crash

It happened in the early hours of this morning.

# road-deaths - Friday 14 March, 2014

13-year-old boy knocked down and killed in Donegal

A man in his late 50s was also injured in the incident at Buncrana.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Appeal for witnesses after death of motorcyclist in Cork crash

The man in his 20s was pronounced dead at the scene this morning.

# road-deaths - Monday 3 March, 2014

Elderly woman killed in Tipperary car crash

A second woman, who was a passenger in the car, was also injured in the collision.

# road-deaths - Friday 14 February, 2014

Teenager killed in Tipperary road crash

The 19-year-old man’s car struck a tree this morning.

# road-deaths - Monday 20 January, 2014

Woman knocked down by articulated truck in Thurles

The pedestrian who was in her mid-50s was walking on Slievenamon Road in the town.

# road-deaths - Monday 13 January, 2014

Man in 60s killed in Ennis road crash

The man was pronounced dead at the scene last night.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

80% of drivers killed on Irish roads last year were male

The most dangerous time for driving on Irish roads is between 2pm and 6pm.

# road-deaths - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Two men die as their cars collide in Mayo early this morning

The men aged 43 and 47 years were pronounced dead at scene of the crash in Ballinahaglish.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Numbers killed on Ireland’s roads rises for first time in eight years

The number of people who died on the roads increased by 17.5 per cent in just one year.

# road-deaths - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Another Christmas tragedy on Irish roads as woman dies in Offaly car crash

She was the driver and sole occupant of the car.

# road-deaths - Friday 20 December, 2013

New dual carriageway will replace treacherous stretch of Sligo-Dublin road

The N4 Action Group had erected 30 white crosses along the 10km stretch to mark the number of deaths on the road in recent years.