The use of wire rope barriers, which meet EU safety standards, has been phased out on most motorways and replaced with concrete barriers but they remain in place on some dual carriageways

Concerns have been expressed that delays in repairing damaged median barriers on motorways are posing a significant safety threat to commuters, especi(...)

North American couple Normand Larose (62) and Rosalyn Joy Few (64) died in the  freak accident.

Postmortem examinations are being carried out on the bodies of two North American tourists who died in a pony and trap incident in Co Kerry on Monday.(...)

If you have not been up a mountain previously, Carrauntoohil may not be the recommended starting point. Photograph: Getty Images

When Killarney gardaí alerted Kerry Mountain Rescue to an incident on Carrauntoohil last weekend, it seemed like another “dinner in the oven” evening (...)