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# speed-limits - This year 2022

Over 95% of vehicles travelling through Phoenix Park breaking 30km/hr speed limit
# Phoenix Park
# Phoenix Park

Over 95% of vehicles travelling through Phoenix Park breaking 30km/hr speed limit

Jul 18th 2022, 7:00 PM 28,680 Views 116 Comments

Green Party TD Patrick Costello said that the OPW need to work with the Gardaí to address the speeding issues.

Expert says Ryan 'spot on' to advise slowing down, warns Govt may have to lower speed limits
# Fuel Crisis
# Fuel Crisis

Expert says Ryan 'spot on' to advise slowing down, warns Govt may have to lower speed limits

Mar 10th 2022, 7:30 PM 46,098 Views 103 Comments

Eamon Ryan has encouraged people to keep their bills down by driving slower.

# speed-limits - Last year 2021

Transport Minister launches speed limit appeals procedure and Shared Space signs
# Speed Limits
# Speed Limits

Transport Minister launches speed limit appeals procedure and Shared Space signs

Dec 3rd 2021, 4:19 PM 29,714 Views 41 Comments

New ‘Shared Space’ road signs are also being rolled out soon.

Poll: Should speed limits be reduced in rural areas?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should speed limits be reduced in rural areas?

Aug 22nd 2021, 8:37 AM 45,282 Views 109 Comments

Campaigners say it would encourage cycling and walking.

Poll: Should motorway speed limits be cut when it rains?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should motorway speed limits be cut when it rains?

Jul 31st 2021, 10:27 AM 55,951 Views 106 Comments

Most drivers in the UK want a lower motorway speed limit in wet weather.

# speed-limits - All time

Plans to cut speed limits to 30km/h in 'all residential areas' in Dublin
# Go Slow
# Go Slow

Plans to cut speed limits to 30km/h in 'all residential areas' in Dublin

Dec 2nd 2019, 9:32 AM 16,625 Views 75 Comments

Dublin City Council will vote on the proposals this week.

Not happy with a speed limit in your area? Plans underway to allow members of the public to appeal for changes
# Speed Limits
# Speed Limits

Not happy with a speed limit in your area? Plans underway to allow members of the public to appeal for changes

Nov 26th 2019, 6:34 PM 14,529 Views 50 Comments

A national speed limit audit is currently near completion.

Motorists urged to 'respect speed limits' as strike by speed camera van operators to go ahead
# Speed Cameras
# Speed Cameras

Motorists urged to 'respect speed limits' as strike by speed camera van operators to go ahead

Sep 27th 2019, 3:52 PM 32,309 Views 44 Comments

The 24-hour strike takes place from 6am tomorrow.

Ross seeks county-by-county review of 'insanely uncoordinated' speed limits
# Inconsistencies
# Inconsistencies

Ross seeks county-by-county review of 'insanely uncoordinated' speed limits

Sep 3rd 2019, 12:05 AM 28,715 Views 58 Comments

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has called on all local authorities to carry out the review.

'If you introduce speed limits in a clumsy manner, nobody will pay attention'
# 30km Zones
# 30km Zones

'If you introduce speed limits in a clumsy manner, nobody will pay attention'

May 31st 2017, 12:05 AM 22,025 Views 47 Comments

From midnight tonight, speed limits in 10 Dublin areas will be lowered to 30km/h.

Poll: Do you always obey urban speed limits?
# Limited Enterprise
# Limited Enterprise

Poll: Do you always obey urban speed limits?

May 29th 2017, 10:03 AM 17,642 Views 59 Comments

Dublin city centre’s 30 km/h speed limit is to be expanded to nine residential areas in the city.

Poll: Do you support a 30km speed limit in residential areas?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support a 30km speed limit in residential areas?

Apr 3rd 2017, 8:28 AM 29,484 Views 84 Comments

Dublin City Council expanded its 30km/hr speed limit in the city last Friday.

Poll: Should 30km speed limit apply to all Irish cities and suburbs?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Should 30km speed limit apply to all Irish cities and suburbs?

Mar 31st 2017, 12:41 PM 19,538 Views 68 Comments

Your daily bite-sized ballot break.

30km/h speed limit approved for some Dublin city roads
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

30km/h speed limit approved for some Dublin city roads

Dec 6th 2016, 9:04 AM 12,589 Views 88 Comments

Councillor Ciaran Cuffe said there is strong academic evidence that this move can save lives.

The AA thinks they're 'ridiculous', but Dublin City Council stands firm on 30km speed limits
# Safer Streets
# Safer Streets

The AA thinks they're 'ridiculous', but Dublin City Council stands firm on 30km speed limits

Nov 23rd 2016, 12:49 PM 15,984 Views 79 Comments

Dublin City Council plans to expand the 30km/hr speed limit across further areas of the city.

This week's motoring news: The price of new cars is dropping in Ireland
# Motoring News
# Motoring News

This week's motoring news: The price of new cars is dropping in Ireland

Apr 22nd 2016, 11:08 AM 1,158 Views 0 Comments

Here’s all the car-related news you need to know this week – including a major headache for Toyota.

There are big problems with Netflix speeds on Virgin Media, but who's responsible?
# Speed Limits
# Speed Limits

There are big problems with Netflix speeds on Virgin Media, but who's responsible?

Feb 14th 2016, 9:30 AM 48,589 Views 79 Comments

The two companies aren’t being particularly clear on what or who is causing the slow streaming speeds.

M50 drivers will have to go at different speeds, depending on how busy the road is
# Green Light
# Green Light

M50 drivers will have to go at different speeds, depending on how busy the road is

Dec 16th 2015, 8:57 AM 21,322 Views 86 Comments

Up to 400,000 journeys take place on the M50 every day.

This technology could be installed in your car to restrict your speed
# Vvrrooom
# Vvrrooom

This technology could be installed in your car to restrict your speed

Nov 10th 2015, 11:47 AM 16,339 Views 54 Comments

Irish MEP Deirdre Clune said the drivers should be rewarded for using the car system that can automatically limit the speed of the vehicle.

'God, it's so hard': Jake Brennan's mother speaks out on his first anniversary
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

'God, it's so hard': Jake Brennan's mother speaks out on his first anniversary

Jun 8th 2015, 8:00 PM 24,641 Views 13 Comments

“We’re missing a precious, precious little boy.”

Victory for Jake Brennan's family as council backs 20km speed limit
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Victory for Jake Brennan's family as council backs 20km speed limit

May 29th 2015, 9:32 AM 13,232 Views 57 Comments

The six-year-old died when hit by a car last June.

Speed limits are changing - here's how
# Country Roads
# Country Roads

Speed limits are changing - here's how

Mar 19th 2015, 9:47 AM 28,821 Views 65 Comments

Local authorities are getting more power.

'I'm doing something for my baby... I'm here for Jake' - heartbroken mum on her Dáil sleep out
# Reduce Your Speed
# Reduce Your Speed

'I'm doing something for my baby... I'm here for Jake' - heartbroken mum on her Dáil sleep out

Feb 17th 2015, 5:19 PM 15,194 Views 35 Comments

Six-year-old Jake Brennan was knocked down outside his home last year. Now his mother hopes her three-night sleep out can help make sure others don’t suffer a parent’s worst nightmare.

Jake Brennan's mother to sleep outside the Dáil for three nights
# Protest
# Protest

Jake Brennan's mother to sleep outside the Dáil for three nights

Jan 20th 2015, 9:57 AM 19,811 Views 33 Comments

The six-year-old died after being hit by a car outside his family home in Kilkenny last June.

Alan Kelly calls for reduced speed limits after tragic death of Jake Brennan
# Jakes Legacy
# Jakes Legacy

Alan Kelly calls for reduced speed limits after tragic death of Jake Brennan

Nov 25th 2014, 6:21 PM 19,734 Views 33 Comments

The six-year-old died after being hit by a car outside his family home in Kilkenny.

Have you ever seen a friend drive under the influence of drugs? 1 in 6 have
# Motoring Offences
# Motoring Offences

Have you ever seen a friend drive under the influence of drugs? 1 in 6 have

May 22nd 2014, 7:55 AM 5,501 Views 24 Comments

A new survey from eFlow also reveals a high number of people speed regularly.

Daly: Change motorway speed limits to 130kmh
# Roads
# Roads

Daly: Change motorway speed limits to 130kmh

Dec 8th 2013, 8:00 AM 15,238 Views 97 Comments

The current speed limit is set at 120km per hour. But what does the Transport Minister think?

80km speed limit on country roads to be scrapped
# Country Roads
# Country Roads

80km speed limit on country roads to be scrapped

Nov 21st 2013, 3:05 PM 28,248 Views 108 Comments

An average speed on motorways and a removal of signs at inappropriate locations are also suggested by the Speed Limits Working Group.

On board with the Irish team ahead of their Le Mans 2013 bid
# Le Mans
From The42
# Le Mans

On board with the Irish team ahead of their Le Mans 2013 bid

Jun 15th 2013, 2:20 PM 1,592 Views 2 Comments

Murphy Prototypes “pleased” to be able to run their car in all conditions.

'32,178 vehicles checked' in first 12 hours of Bank Holiday speed crackdown
# Operation Slowdown
# Operation Slowdown

'32,178 vehicles checked' in first 12 hours of Bank Holiday speed crackdown

May 31st 2013, 8:29 PM 15,893 Views 79 Comments

Gardaí say they have detected 129 people driving above the speed limit in today’s crackdown.

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 5,200 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”.

Half of drivers with penalty points think they were caught unfairly
# Roads
# Roads

Half of drivers with penalty points think they were caught unfairly

Jan 29th 2012, 10:37 AM 8,104 Views 61 Comments

A survey of 4,000 motorists also found a small number of drivers have been ‘swapping’ penalty points.