The scene of a fatal crash near Maghera, Co Derry, where a 19-year-old man was killed. Photograph: Margaret McLaughlin

A 19-year-old man became the first person to die on Ireland’s roads this year when his car was involved in a collision in Co Derry at around 2.30am on(...)

Liz O’Donnell, chairwoman of the RSA, said it is “deeply saddening” that road deaths had risen in 2019. File photograph: Getty

Almost 150 people died on the State’s roads in 2019, according to provisional figures from the Road Safety Authority (RSA). The 148 road fatalities i(...)

An electric scooter, which had been charging, went on fire. Photograph: Dublin Fire Brigade

A family had to be evacuated from their home in west Dublin on Saturday morning after an electric scooter, which was charging, went on fire. Dublin (...)

Video shows a child in pyjamas with a soother in his mouth on a  small off-road motorbike crashing into a lamppost. Photograph: Getty

Gardaí are investigating an incident involving a young child on a mini scrambler bike crashing into a pole in Dublin. A video of the incident, which (...)

Gráinne Kealy    has committed herself to educating other people about the dangers posed by not sitting properly when in the car. She said the comfort of sitting in certain ways is “not worth the risk”. Photograph: Robbie Reynolds

There are very few things that Gráinne Kealy remembers from the serious road traffic collision she experienced in 2006, but what really stands out is (...)

The revenues from National Car Testing declined from €71.82 million to €71.38 million and this follows a decline the number of tests carried out last year.

The company that operates the National Car Test (NCT) last year earned revenues of €1.52 million a week, new figures show. However, increased costs at(...)


Conviction rates for driving without a licence are as low as four per cent in some parts of the State, with a high of 30 per cent recorded in Cork. T(...)

An e-scooter near Ballsbridge, Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

E-scooters and similar “powered personal transporters” may not be suitable for Irish roads, because of their “tiny wheels” an Oireachtas transport com(...)

The R675 at Ballykinsella, Co Waterford, where a motorist was caught travelling at 138 km/h in an 80 km/h zone during National Go Slow Day last month.

New graduated penalties for motorists caught driving over the speed limit were approved by the Cabinet on Tuesday. Under the new system there will now(...)

Managing director Anne-Marie Curran: Drury has been involved as a key adviser in a number of high-profile corporate transactions in 2019. Photograph: Jason Clarke

Leading Irish public relations agency Drury Porter Novelli recorded a 13% increase in its profits last year to €508,678, its latest accounts show. Th(...)

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