Susan Gleeson

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

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(...)

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

A widower who lost his wife and daughter in tragic circumstances when their car was hit by an unaccompanied learner driver has defended a hard-hitting(...)

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(...)

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. (...)

The remains of Louise and Geraldine Clancy are carried from  St Martin’s Church, Kilworth after their funerals two years ago.

Car owners who give their vehicle to an unaccompanied learner driver are to be prosecuted under new laws. Minister for Transport Shane Ross is to see(...)

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, on arrival to Cork Circuit Court where she received a suspended sentence for causing the death of Cork mother, Geraldine Clancy (58), and her daughter, Louise Ann (22), on December 22nd, 2015. Photograph: Cork Courts Limited

The Government needs to introduce new legislation to make car owners equally culpable if a family member on a learner permit drives the vehicle unacco(...)

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