Donna Price of the Irish Road Victims’ Association  said it is “a very, very dangerous precedent for our politicians to be opposing road safety legislation”. File  photograph: Alan Betson

Politicians who suggest it is acceptable to drive after one, two or three drinks are condoning drink driving, the head of a group advocating for great(...)

 Margaret and Thomas Kavanagh from Kilmainham, Dublin,  at the grave of their daughter Janice who was killed by a drink-driver who ran a red light at a pedestrian crossing.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Shortly after 6pm on Thursday, December 5th, 1991, 10-year-old Janice Kavanagh and a few pals set off from their estate, Ceannt Fort, near Kilmainham(...)

Aaron Long, one of the programme’s graduates, with Donegal TD and Minister of State Joe McHugh.

As locals will testify, it’s no secret that the roads of Donegal are among the worst in the country when it comes to safety statistics. The county ha(...)