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Sunday 24 September 2023 Dublin: 18°C

# speed

This month
September 2023
Dangerous driving 'deeply ingrained' in Irish society, TD says amid speed limit review
The limits are set to be reduced by as much as 20km on some roads – but there are concerns this won’t be enough to reduce deaths.
Last month
August 2023
Review will 'radically change' mismatch of speed limits on Irish roads, says minister
A review into Ireland’s speed limits will be published in the ‘coming weeks, says Minister of State Jack Chambers.
Last year
'The car is getting better and better, she's some yoke'
Craig Breen finishes second at Rally of Sardina as Waterford native equals best performance in World Rally Championship.
All time
Ulster's athletic 'hybrid' Timoney earns Ireland shot with determined progress
The 25-year-old moved to Ulster in 2017 and hasn’t looked back since.
'The first try is ridiculous... His pace is absolutely frightening'
Jordan Conroy made a big contribution towards Ireland 7s qualifying for the Olympics.
Andy Farrell aims for new-look Ireland to play at high speed in July Tests
The Ireland head coach is excited about the 11 uncapped players in his squad.
Gardaí catch motorist travelling at 202km/h on Dublin's M50
‘National Slow Down Day’ is taking place from 7am today until 7am tomorrow.
'Johann was recognising talent in me even if I didn't feel I was putting my hand up'
Munster man Shane Daly has impressed in the back three this season.
Speeding up the scrums a key future focus for World Rugby
The recent Scotland v France clash highlighted the frustration for many fans.
Call for better cycling infrastructure after research shows 4 in 5 cyclist injuries happen in urban areas
The Road Safety Authority also wants a greater roll-out of 30km/h limits in urban areas.
'I am not privy to the plot': Shane Ross doesn't anticipate 'going to war' over new speeding laws
Under the new system, drivers who speed excessively will be hit with heavier penalties.
Ulster confirm signing of Kiwi back Matt Faddes from Highlanders
The 27-year-old Otago man can play in several positions across the backline.
Driving testers accused of being 'rude', 'condescending' and 'inappropriate' in complaints to RSA
Complaints include drivers being told to disregard speed limits and testers getting into shouting matches.
More than 400 drivers caught speeding on St Stephen's Day
Gardaí had asked drivers to slow down as speeding is a major factor in fatal collisions.
'I hit my best speed time in six years' - Rob Kearney beats the fear of injury
The Leinster fullback could relate to Michael Owen’s recent honesty about injuries.
Gardaí aren't replacing their 'robot' speed vans - meaning fewer checks on Irish roads
It follows a recommendation from the Garda Inspectorate that the vehicles should not be replaced.
Gardaí catch driver travelling 51km/h over the limit in crackdown on speeding
Gardaí said the speed of 34,000 vehicles were checked this morning all across the country.
Dublin's Port Tunnel is getting a new system to catch people speeding
The cameras calculate car speed based on how long it takes motorists to get through the tunnel.
Driver to appear in court after turning from checkpoint and speeding off on wrong side of the road
The car was abandoned in a supermarket car park and the driver ran off.
Here's what to do if your broadband speed is wrecking your head
Some parts of the country experience broadband speeds up to 36 times slower than others.
These are the areas in Ireland with the slowest and fastest broadband speeds
The slowest is Legan in Longford, while the fastest is Drimnagh in Dublin 12.
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.
Alcohol a factor in almost one third of fatal motorcycle crashes
Speed also played a role in half of crashes where someone died.
Michael Healy-Rae: 'Speed cameras purposely deployed to catch Kerry football fans'
He described the practice as “trickery of the worst type”.
'I'm late, I'm late': Gardaí catch car speeding at 121 kph in 50 kilometre zone
Officers are warning drivers to slow down.
Gardaí out in force to clamp down on speeding and drink driving
Gardai are warning drivers to never drink and drive.
Hundreds of excessive speeders caught by gardaí on 'Slow Down Day'
The enforcement operation will continue until tomorrow morning.
Motorcyclist dies in crash while racing
Malachi Mitchell-Thomas was killed after he crashed on the third lap of the race.
WiFi speed not up to scratch? Here's how you can try fixing it...
If it’s way below what you should be getting, a few things could be causing a problem.
Someone set a world record for the fastest-ever electric skateboard run
Yes, that’s a thing now.
You know there's a way to speed up YouTube videos, right?
If you regularly watch videos on desktop, then you can speed things up a little.
Here's how Dublin ranks in the European broadband speed league
It could be worse…
Gardaí clock driver doing 123km per hour in 80km zone
They’ve checked more than 18,000 cars for speed today.
Er, there's something seriously wrong with this speeding ticket
All the facepalms.
Philadelphia train deliberately sped up prior to crash
Attention has now turned to the train’s engineer Brandon Bostian. The Amtrak train was travelling at 100mph on a curve when the accident occurred.
You might be surprised by who Arsenal's fastest player is
“For the past two years I’ve been working a lot on the power in my legs — all of that has helped me.”
Japanese train smashes world speed record
The train broke its own speed record from 2003.
You have been warned: Gardaí are having a speed gun frenzy today
No excuse.
Almost 500 Irish drivers caught speeding in just 24 hours
Gardaí have checked more than 100,000 vehicles since yesterday morning.
The linesman did his best Usain Bolt impression after the Villa-West Brom game yesterday
Swift action needed to be taken, and one of the assistant referees seemed particularly aware of the urgency required.