Louise Clancy

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More than 700 vehicles have been seized since the Clancy Amendment – which allows for the vehicle of an unaccompanied driver to be seized – came into force in December 2018. Photograph: iStock

The Garda computer system has yet to be updated to record the fact that a vehicle has been seized from an unaccompanied learner driver. The Departmen(...)

The illegal use of motocross scramblers and quad bikes among young people has reached “epidemic proportions”, a garda has claimed. Garda Paul Burke,(...)

Minister for Transport Shane Ross and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD at the official sod-turning for Dublin Airport’s new North Runway. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has described as “disappointing” the high number of vehicles driven by unaccompanied learner drivers which were seiz(...)

Noel Clancy at the spot where his wife and daughter were killed near Kilworth, Co Cork, in 2015. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has received a number of complaints about a hard-hitting TV ad on the issue of unaccompanied learner drivers, but says(...)

Gardaí said Naas Roads Policing were conducting a checkpoint on Monday night and found a motorist driving on a learner permit, with no L-plates displayed and not accompanied by a qualified driver.

A learner driver caught doing 172 kph on a midlands motorway has been stopped for driving unaccompanied as well as speeding and the vehicle which was (...)

A new amendment will allow gardaí to seize vehicles driven by learner drivers

The so-called Clancy Amendment that will penalise car owners who knowingly allow their vehicles to be used by unaccompanied learner drivers comes into(...)

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 of Kilworth, Co Cork who has been given a three-year suspended sentence for dangerous driving causing the death of Cork mother, Geraldine Clancy (58), and her daughter, Louise (22), in December 2015. Photograph: Cork Courts Ltd

A 21-year-old woman who pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing the deaths of a mother and daughter has been given a three-year suspended sentence(...)

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