‘Talk to anyone involved in road safety and ask what single factor contributes most to road crashes, and they will all say human behaviour, most of them relating bad behaviour to speed.’ Photograph: Getty Images

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The first road deaths of 2014 occurred near Ballina, Co Mayo on New Year’s Day. Peter Murtagh reports on the inquest

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On January 1st 2014, two men died near Ballina, Co Mayo, in the first fatal road crash of the year.

Tom Lenehan who works at the Broken Jub Pub in Ballina, Co Mayo and was a witness to the crash on New Year’s Day 2014, which claimed the lives of Gearóid Scully and Terence Beagan. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

Crashes touch an extraordinary number of people. New Year’s Day 2014 was no different

At 4.40am on January 1st two men died in the first fatal road crash of 2014, near Ballina, Co Mayo. This series of articles - now (...)

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