Road matters

Back to homepage
Crime Local news Road matters

Gardaí cordon off area of Clanbrassil Street and Market Street following assault

Gardaí in Dundalk have cordoned off an area of Clanbrassil Street and the Market Square in the town. The area at the corner of Eoin’s Bar has been closed off to

Local news Road matters

Leak repairs could disrupt water supply on Mullaharlin Road

Homeowners in the Mullaharlin Road area of Dundalk may suffer disruption to their water supply today due to leak repairs being carried out by Irish Water. The work could affect

Humour Local news Road matters

A special bit of parking at Dunnes

We’ve all shaken our heads from time to time at the manner in which people park their cars sometimes but this effort at a local supermarket yesterday was really something

Crime Local news Road matters

Louth motorists have the second lowest number of penalty points in the country

Louth motorists have the second lowest level of penalty points in the country. New figures from the Road Safety Authority show that 16% of motorists in the Wee County have

Local news Road matters

Southbound lane of M1 motorway closed after accident near toll plaza

Motorists have been advised to avoid the southbound lane of the M1 motorway due to a serious road accident just after the toll plaza. The road is closed at Junction

Business Local news Road matters

New car sales fall in Louth for a fifth consecutive month

There were 106 new cars sold in Co Louth last month. Figures from SIMI have revealed that the number of 171s bought in Louth in May was down 10.9% on

Crime Local news Road matters

Motorist on M1 clocked by Dundalk Traffic Corp travelling at 171kph

The Dundalk Traffic Corp detected a motorist travelling at 171kph on the M1 motorway this morning. The driver of the silver Kia was travelling at 51kph above the 120kph speed

Current affairs Local events Local news Road matters

National Slow Down Day taking place in Louth and across Ireland from 7am this Friday

An Garda Síochána will be holding a National ‘Slow Down’ day over the 24 hour period from 7am this Friday 26th May until 7am on Saturday 27th May. National ‘Slow

Crime Local news National Papers Road matters

Man deported from US appears in court in Dundalk facing road traffic charges

The man deported from the USA yesterday appeared in court in Dundalk yesterday facing a series of road traffic offences. According to a report in The Irish Times, 26-year-old Aaron

Education Local news Road matters

Road Safety Authority discuss new roadside drug tests with Dundalk IT students

The Road Safety Authority of Ireland recently travelled to Dundalk IT to discuss the new roadside drug tests that Gardaí are able to carry out. In a video released on their

Crime Local news Road matters

Six Garda cars attending scene of “high speed collision” on Dublin Road

Gardaí in Dundalk are attending the scene of an accident on the Dublin Road at present. As many as six squad cars are on the scene and have cornered a

Crime Local news Road matters

Another vehicle seized by Gardaí in Dundalk for lack of valid insurance

Another vehicle has been seized in Dundalk this morning for a lack of valid insurance. Yesterday Talk of the Town reported how a Volkswagen Touran was seized at Legion Avenue

Current affairs Local events Local government Local news Road matters

Public meeting to take place on Tuesday to discuss need for better footpaths in Blackrock

A public meeting will be held in Blackrock on Tuesday to discuss the need for better footpaths in the village. The meeting is being hosted in the Blackrock Haggardstown Community

Crime Local news Road matters

Motorist has car seized in Dundalk

A motorist had their car seized in Dundalk this morning after Gardaí found their vehicle to be unroadworthy. The silver Volkswagen Touran was stopped at Legion Avenue by the Dundalk

Business Current affairs Local events Local news Road matters

Fuel price war benefitting Dundalk motorists

A fuel price war has been taking place between two rival forecourt operators on the Carrick Road in recent weeks with local motorists reaping the benefits. The Emo garage, operated