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Mayo road safety boss tells back-seat drivers to speak up

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Back-seat drivers are usually labelled as a major annoyance but Mayo's road safety officer Noel Gibbons is calling on them to speak up, not shut up.

One in four young drivers have taken a selfie

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From the World Cup-winning German football team, to Barack Obama, to the Pope, nearly everyone it seems has been caught up in the incredible rise of the ‘selfie’ - self-portraits snapped from smartphones.

Frontline workers being hung out to dry

Ireland’s frontline workers are being hung out to dry by this Government. Members of An Garda Siochana, nurses, firefighters, ambulance personnel, and prison officers cannot and should not be targeted again for pay cuts, dressed up in any guise.

Jack L - the eternal songs of the 27 Club

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JIMI HENDRIX died after choking on his own vomit; Brian Jones drowned on a summer’s day in 1969; Jim Morrison died of heart failure in Paris; Kurt Cobain put a gun in his mouth and said farewell to life. All were young men - only 27 years of age.

Premonitions from the Midlands to feature in new book

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Forewarned, the follow-up to Colm Keane’s number one bestsellers Going Home and The Distant Shore, is a riveting collection of stories concerning premonitions and predictive dreams.

Responsibility for road safety rests with each one of us

Suddenly Christmas and the festive season are upon us once again. It is a time for peace and goodwill, a break from work, time to relax with our families. We might go away and if we do, we will probably drive.

Road carnage adverts could lead to male drivers taking more risks, says NUIG research

New NUI Galway research has found that advertising campaigns showing the carnage on the nation’s roads could actually lead to young male drivers taking more driving risks.

Westmeath does not need another fire station

There are no plans to build a fire station in Kinnegad despite a 260 per cent increase in its population in the last 10 years, Westmeath County Council learned at its monthly meeting in Mullingar this week (February 23).

Car crashes into wall and rebounds during test-drive

A car being taken out on a test-drive hit a wall, rebounded, and came to a stop in the middle of the road resulting in the potential buyer sustaining head injuries, the Galway District Court heard this week.


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