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Noel Gibbons, road safety officer with Mayo County Council, has won the Road Safety Officer of the Year Award from the Irish road victims association. At a presentation to mark the occasion in Mullingar at the Global light of hope awards 2015, Mr Gibbons was honoured for his work promoting road safety in Mayo through creative and informative road safety campaigns, and his ongoing efforts to support and complement the work of the Road Safety Authority and An Garda Síochána through road safety awareness campaigns.
Extensive flooding last weekend highlights the need for major works on the R312 and for emergency funding for drainage works connecting Erris to Castlebar according to Sinn Féin General Election candidate Rose Conway-Walsh.
Mayo Fine Gael TD, Deputy Michelle Mulherin, has this week confirmed that Mayo County Council is to install two new pedestrian crossings in Ballina town centre, at Humbert Street and Bohernasup Road. Deputy Mulherin said: “I have been contacted by a number of pedestrians, many of them elderly, regarding road safety in the vicinity of the mini roundabout at Humbert Street and Market Square.”
A woman who was seriously injured in a crash between a truck and a car yesterday was airlifted to hospital following the incident. The crash happened on the N17 at Claremorris at around 12 noon yesterday afternoon (November 19). At the time of going to print, no further update on the driver's condition was available.
Cllr Anne Rabbitte has expressed her “extreme frustration” with Minister Simon Harris and the Office of Public Works for its continued failure to supply official maps to allow Galway County Council to draw up a credible flood plan.
Local Independent Councillor, Michael O’Brien, is calling on landowners who are responsible for trees along our roads to make them safe as a matter of urgency.
Some 10,000 parents have availed of the Road Safety Authority’s (RSA) free child car seat checking service since the service began in 2013.
The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is urging drivers to check the expiry date on their licences and learner permits, as many drivers may be unknowingly driving with expired licences.
A new, online and mobile compatible tool has been developed by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland to assist Ireland’s 22,000 food service businesses identify and manage allergens in the food they serve.
HR Connections offers a range of first aid and other health and safety courses which can be customised to suit any industry, as well as programmes for transition year and PLC students and courses for the public.