Here we go again. The drinks lobby flexes its muscles and members of the Oireachtas run for the hills. Alcohol-related campaigns have replaced the tra(...)

Shane Ross with Donna Price in 2017. The Minister has appointed Ms  Price and Gillian Treacy, who he said were active in the area of road safety advocacy, to the board of the RSA. Photograph: Alan Betson

Two new directors have been appointed to the board of the Road Safety Authority. Minister for Transport Shane Ross appointed Donna Price and Gillian(...)

Minister for Transport Shane Ross: “It is completely unacceptable that gardaí, by virtue of being gardaí, should not be subject to discipline when they are distorting figures.”  Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

District Court judges should be given guidelines for dealing with road traffic cases to address wide variances in sentencing, according to Minister fo(...)

Speeding attracts the most penalty points of any road traffic offence, with 549,574 points issued in 2016. Photograph: Getty Images

Speeding motorists will face higher penalty points depending on how far over the speed limit they drive, Minister for Transport Shane Ross has said. (...)

“It’s glaringly obvious to us that Milly was set adrift, as were we.” Above, Fiona and Tim Tuomey. Photograph: Tom Honan

The taxi driver dropping me off to a house in south Dublin during Christmas week inquires if I am going to a party: that he has already brought severa(...)

Dublin Cycling Campaign has received numerous reports from cyclists of falls or near-misses in the city centre due to the new tram tracks. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Cycling injuries resulting from crashes after bicycle wheels become stuck in Dublin’s Luas tram tracks are becoming increasingly common, a hospital em(...)

Minister for health Simon Harris and Minister of State with special responsibility for Mental Health Jim Daly at the launch of the National Youth Mental Health Task Force Report. Photograph: Maxwell photography

There is no need for a new national suicide authority, Minister of State for Mental Health Jim Daly has said. Responding to a call by the parents of (...)

Milly Tuomey (11) from Templeogue, Dublin, who died by suicide on January 4th last year.

The parents of an 11-year-old girl from south Dublin who died by suicide last year have said they were not aware of the signs to look out for at the t(...)

Bernard Tully: died in Beaumont Hospital, two days after a cycling accident.

Louise Roseingrave A cyclist died of head injuries after colliding with a pedestrian on the cycle path in the Phoenix Park, an inquest heard. Be(...)

Relatives of those who have lost their lives in road traffic accidents  light candles at the Road Safety Authority World Day of Rememberance. Photograph:  Robbie Reynolds.

A road safety campaigner has expressed anger over the falsification of breath tests by members of An Garda Síochána and asked how many people died as (...)

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