Noel Gibbons

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Garda Noel Gibbons brought High Court proceedings arising out of the finding of an internal Garda investigation that he breached garda discipline. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

The High Court has made a consent order quashing a disciplinary finding made against a Garda arising from a claim a racist remark was made to a teenag(...)

Motorists who suffer from sneezing fits are particularly at risk, according to Mayo Road Safety Officer Noel Gibbons. Photograph: iStock

Motorists suffering from cold or flu have been warned “driving under the influenza” could be as dangerous as drink-driving. If you are not well enou(...)

 Tresa Corrigan, with her daughter Kiera (2), remembering her brother Kieran O’Sullivan, who died 10 years ago in Bantry, at a special memorial service in St Finian’s Lutheran Church in  Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Harrowing stories of grief and lasting pain poured from the families of victims of road deaths at their annual day of remembrance yesterday. Over 300 (...)

Former Mayo and Galway manager John O’Mahony: now a  TD, he is hoping for a great double this weekend. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

GAA fever is sweeping the west, with Galway and Mayo hoping to stage a double raid on Croke Park this weekend. It is 27 years since Galway won the Li(...)

“Last year, the Queensland minister for transport Scott Emerson announced a two-year trial of a minimum passing distance for motorists who are overtaking cyclists: one metre on roads with speed limits up to 60km/h and 1.5 metres on faster roads,” said Noel Gibbons, who is a road safety officer with Mayo County Council.

A law obliging motorists to give cyclists a minimum amount of space when passing should be considered, a road safety official has suggested.Commenting(...)

Election posters in Dublin; one candidate had to remove a poster covering traffic lights on Custom House Quay. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

How far will local election candidates go to win your vote and themselves a seat? To the highest peak in the land it seems. Posters of Ke(...)