A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Motorists in the UK have been warned of dangerous conditions on the roads and air travellers of potential disruption as snow and ice hit large swathes of the country.
Wed, 27 Dec, 2017
Two people were taken to hospital after 18 stowaways were found in the back of a lorry on the hottest day of the year in the UK so far.
Sat, 17 Jun, 2017
Fri, 26 Aug, 2016
Members of the public in a Co Offaly town had a lucky escape after a driverless car ploughed onto the footpath yesterday morning.
Tue, 19 Apr, 2016
Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) has confirmed it will fund proposals to raise the level of a national road in Co Cork which has been closed to flooding for almost a week.
Thu, 07 Jan, 2016
Fri, 27 Nov, 2015
Kerri Bunker and Kelli Wall know a thing or two about twins. The two women are identical twins who already each have one set of twins. Now, they are getting ready to each have a second set of twins next spring.
Tue, 15 Sep, 2015
Drugs worth an estimated £7m were seized at one of Britain’s main gateways concealed in a lorry laden with ice cream.
Tue, 03 Mar, 2015
Objectors to the Port of Cork’s plans for a €100m expansion of its terminal in Ringaskiddy have expressed shock and anger at a revelation that the National Roads Authority does not know when it will upgrade roads to service the development.
Fri, 19 Sep, 2014
July saw a record numbers of cars sold in Ireland for that month with 18,776 new units registered — a 61% increase on the same month last year (11,620) which was the first year of the new dual registration plate.
Sat, 09 Aug, 2014
Flood waters are reported to be receding after the worst tidal surge for more than 60 years hit coastal towns along the east coast of Britain.
Fri, 06 Dec, 2013
A leading road safety organisation has called for improvements in the design of large trucks to reduce the risk to car occupants and vulnerable road users.
Sat, 19 Oct, 2013
A notorious criminal suspected of killing an innocent Irish father in front of his terrified family during a sun holiday in Spain has finally been captured after a three-year manhunt.
Thu, 08 Aug, 2013
Dublin City Council is looking for the public's input on whether to extend the current ban on certain trucks in the city centre.
Mon, 03 Dec, 2012
An Taisce, the National Trust for Ireland, has today welcomed An Bord Pleanála's refusal of plans for a controversial bypass around Slane village.
Wed, 07 Mar, 2012
Mon, 16 May, 2011
ROCK concerts at Slane Castle — which has attracted international icons such as U2, the Rolling Stones and this year it will host Kings of Leon — would be “seriously threatened” if the bypass of Slane is built to the west of the village.
Wed, 02 Mar, 2011
Frozen Britain will endure another Arctic blast of snow and ice today as sub-zero temperatures bring more chaos to public transport, motorways and commuters.
Thu, 02 Dec, 2010
A WOMAN who found the bodies of her granddaughters and their parents screamed “all my babies are dead” as she ran from the house where they died.
Tue, 27 Jul, 2010
The northbound bore of the Port Tunnel in Dublin is closed due to an incident.
Tue, 16 Feb, 2010
All lanes on the M50 in Dublin have reopened following an earlier accident - which closed part of the road.
Fri, 13 Nov, 2009
Detectives in the UK are today investigating whether a lorry driver believed to have strangled his nine-year-old stepdaughter before hanging himself had sexually abused the girl.
Mon, 31 Aug, 2009
Dublin's newest bridge has successfully arrived in Dublin today.
Wed, 13 May, 2009
Moves for new charges on lorries to compensate for their pollution were slammed this afternoon as a blatant case of double taxation.
Wed, 11 Feb, 2009
A jealous husband in England who repeatedly stabbed his wife because he felt "humiliated" over a posting she made on the social networking website Facebook has been jailed for life.
Fri, 17 Oct, 2008
One of only six Catholic churches allowed to hold Mass in penal times is to undergo a 1 million euro restoration to save its historic windows.
Sun, 05 Oct, 2008
HAULIERS are to decide tomorrow if they will boycott tolls on the M50 barrier-free scheme, which begins next Saturday.
Tue, 26 Aug, 2008
The Dublin Port Tunnel has been temporarily closed to all traffic after a truck caught fire in the facility this afternoon.
Tue, 11 Mar, 2008
Gardaí have seized a number of trucks at Dublin Port this morning as part of a new EU-wide safety enforcement initiative.
Mon, 10 Mar, 2008
Dublin City Council looks set to ban four-axle trucks from the city centre in two years' time.
Sat, 03 Nov, 2007
A PREGNANT woman who went into labour while stranded in a car on the flooded M5 motorway has been taken to hospital.
Mon, 23 Jul, 2007
A RIDER and two spectators died during yesterday’s centenary celebrations of the Isle of Man TT motorbike road race.
Sat, 09 Jun, 2007
Hauliers scaled back their protest on the M50 and at Dublin Port this morning but commuters were still warned of major traffic disruption in the rush-hour.
Tue, 08 May, 2007
Hundreds of trucks are today expected to wreak havoc on the already badly congested M50 in a protest over road tolls.
Tue, 08 May, 2007
A lorry driver is being quizzed by police in England today after a motorway crash left six people dead and one man fighting for life in hospital.
Mon, 07 May, 2007
MOTORISTS could be facing additional traffic chaos on the already congested M50 from this morning as a new ban on heavy goods vehicles (HGV) in Dublin city centre comes into effect.
Mon, 19 Feb, 2007
THE plan to ban trucks from Dublin city centre will be blighted by problems and its “achilles heel” will be the inability of the port tunnel to cater for oversized trucks, according to a report.
Mon, 17 Jul, 2006
144,933 new cars were sold in the first six months of year, up 5.84% on the same period in 2005.
Mon, 03 Jul, 2006
IBEC has said it is seeking legal advice, with a view to lodging a formal complaint with the European Commission against Dublin City Council’s plan to ban heavy goods vehicles (HGV) from the city.
Fri, 14 Apr, 2006
Influential business federation IBEC today threatened Dublin City Council with a lawsuit over its plans to bar HGVs from the capital’s streets.
Thu, 13 Apr, 2006
Motorists using the East-Link toll bridge in Dublin this Wednesday morning are facing possible disruption due to a rush-hour protest being planned by truckers.
Mon, 03 Apr, 2006
Truckers are threatening a series of wildcat blockades in Dublin in protest at the city council's proposed HGV management strategy.
Thu, 16 Mar, 2006