To date in 2019, 634 drivers have been arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Photograph:  Tom Honan

Gardaí have warned against complacency on the roads after a week in which 10 people were killed in road collisions, including four young men in one cr(...)

According to garda figures, 28,454 motorists were speed-checked in the first three hours of National Slow Down Day on Friday with 44 being caught speeding. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Ireland looks set to have the lowest number of road deaths this year since records began, according to gardaí who mounted a high-visibility campaign o(...)

Minister for Transport  Shane Ross criticised the filibustering from a handful of TDs that delayed the new law and suggested the delays had cost lives. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

TDs who delayed legislation on drink driving have a cross to bear “ for the rest of their lives”, Minister for Transport Shane Ross has said. Speakin(...)

Heavy rain and strong winds are expected to make driving conditions difficult on Easter Monday.

A weather warning is in place with all parts of the country set to be hit by heavy rain and strong easterly winds coupled with sleet or snow on high g(...)

Gardaí will mount   checkpoints across the State this weekend. Photograph: Collins

Gardaí have warned they will be targeting “high risk” behaviour, including driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, over the Easter bank holid(...)

Another motorist was caught driving 171km/h in a 120km/h zone on the M7 in Nenagh, Co Tipperary. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Gardaí detected 225 vehicles breaking the speed limit over National Slow Down Day, which ended at 7am on Saturday. A motorist travelling at 177km/h i(...)

Garda Supt Finbarr Murphy speaking to media following a shooting on the Clonshaugh Road, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

There were up to 70 people in a service station in north Dublin at lunchtime on Wednesday when a car pulled up and shot a man in another vehicle in th(...)

Heroin seized on Friday after a search of a house in Ballymun. An 18-year-old is due in court on Saturday afternoon. Photograph: Garda Press Office

An 18-year-old man will appear in court on Saturday afternoon in connection with the discovery of heroin worth €140,000 and over €2000 in cash during (...)