It is currently illegal for learner drivers to drive a vehicle unaccompanied by someone with a driving licence of at least two years’ standing

Car owners who give their vehicle to an unaccompanied learner driver will be held accountable in law under plans to be approved by the Cabinet today. (...)

Noel Clancy, flanked by his daughter Fiona and son Delan pictured at Mallow Coroner’s Court, Co Cork, following the inquest into the death of his wife and daughter Geraldine and Louise Clancy. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Cork Courts.

Relatives of Geraldine and Louise Clancy, who lost their lives in a car crash involving an unaccompanied learner driver, have welcomed a recommendatio(...)

Noel Clancy, flanked by his daughter Fiona and son Delan pictured at Mallow Coroner’s Court, Co Cork, following the inquest into the death of his wife and daughter Geraldine and Louise Clancy. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Cork Courts

Gardaí should be given the power to confiscate cars from unaccompanied learner drivers, a jury in the inquest of a north Cork road collision has said.(...)

Cork farmer Noel Clancy, who lost his wife Geraldine Clancy and daughter Louise Ann in a fatal road accident. He has urged reform of the law on learner drivers driving unaccompanied. Photograph: Cork Courts Limited

Making owners liable if they allow their vehicles to be driven by an unaccompanied learner driver is under active consideration by the Government. A(...)

Susan Gleeson (21) has been charged with dangerous driving causing the deaths of a mother and daughter who drowned when their car ended up in a dyke after a crash near their home in Cork just days before Christmas.

A woman has been charged with dangerous driving causing the deaths of a mother and daughter who drowned when their car ended up in a dyke after a cras(...)

Geraldine Clancy (58) and her daughter, Louise (22 pictured) from Leitrim, Kilworth, Co Cork died after their car was involved in a crash on the Fermoy to Ballyduff Road at around 11.30am on December 22nd last.

A mother and daughter drowned after their car ended up in a flooded dyke following a two car collision near their home in Co Cork just days before Chr(...)

‘As a sister Louise was the best you could ask for. She shone bright with excitement,’ Declan Clancy has told her funeral.

A mother and daughter who died in a road collision on Tuesday were the heart and soul of the family, their funeral has been told. Geraldine and Loui(...)