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Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon/Galway Eugene Murphy has welcomed the recent announcement by the Minister of State Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran in relation to alleviating the risk of flooding in the River Shannon region. However he noted that it was imperative that such works proceed as quickly as possible as the time for continuous reports had come to an end.
Longford/Westmeath Fine Gael TD, Deputy Peter Burke has welcomed the allocation of €334,000 in funding to assist the repair of regional and local roads in Westmeath.
Results from the latest batch of vehicles to be tested by Euro NCAP and its partners have been announced. Cars from Hyundai, Lexus, Mazda and Mercedes-Benz all achieved five star Euro NCAP ratings for safety, with Peugeot, Citroen and Opel’s five door MPV taking home a four star rating.
Industrial giants, Volkswagen and Siemens want to further improve road safety, especially at crossroads. To achieve this, new functions have been developed for the local exchange of information between vehicles and digital transport infrastructure. The overall system uses the Car2X technology WLANp (ITS-G5) and is currently undergoing road tests in the city of Wolfsburg.
In the dark, it is not just drivers and riders who need to be a bit more careful, vulnerable road users such as pedestrians need to be aware of the dangers too.
Funding for a new water safety initiative will save lives in Galway according to Minister for the Irish Language, the Gaeltacht, and the Islands, Sean Kyne.
Construction on flood defences for Crossmolina must begin next summer, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Residents in Oughterard have taken to the streets to voice their concerns for the safety of schoolchildren who face heavy traffic crossing the Owenriff River ipon their way to school.
Five Galway teenagers are to be nominated for an Irish Water Safety award for their heroic actions in rescuing a man from the River Corrib on Sunday night.
NUI Galway Students’ Union is holding a road safety day on Wednesday October 31, where the Road Safety Authority interactive shuttle and roll-over simulator will be outside Áras na Mac Léinn from 10am to 4pm.