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Inconsiderate Valentines Day motorist parks illegally in Naas disabled bay

The culprit's car pictured on the garda twitter account Gardai branded this driver an "inconsiderate St. Valentine’s Day motorist" after they illegally parked in disabled parking bay at Main Street... Read more

Adorable video of disabled man and girlfriend declaring their love on Valen…

A video posted by a man with muscular dystrophy and his able-bodied girlfriend declaring their love on St Valentine’s Day has gone viral. Shane Burcaw, 26, who has been using... Read more

New tech could be making cars MORE dangerous as number of distracted driver…

New figures reveal there were 88 deaths and 614 serious injuries caused by in-car distractions in 2017 IN-CAR technology could be making UK roads more dangerous as the number of... Read more

Lack of Mobility Allowance and Motorised Transport Grant is a disgrace TD

Fianna Fáil TD for Donegal Charlie McConalogue has labelled the government a disgrace for not introducing a replacement for the Mobility Allowance and Motorised Transport Grant. It has been six... Read more

Council urged to audit disabled parking spaces in Letterkenny

Donegal County Council is being urged to carry out an audit of disabled parking spaces in the Letterkenny area. It follows claims that some spaces in and around the town... Read more

Hanging up the keys Road age

The decision by Philip, the duke of Edinburgh, to surrender his licence at the age of 97 is likely to resonate with many older drivers in this country as well... Read more

Youth orchestra for disabled musicians major step towards societal change

The Le Chéile project will develop music groups for young disabled musicians in every province. Minister for Culture Josepha Madigan with Le Chéile participant Milo O'Brien (7) and Royal Irish... Read more

Parking meter to be installed in Graigue

PAID-for parking will be in place in Graiguecullen next week, with a meter installed and residents required to avail of parking permits. Area engineer Pat Harrington told last Thursday’s meeting... Read more

Hungry 4x4 driver parks across two Clane disabled parking bays to eat his g…

Man decided to stop to eat his food in a disabled parking bay Clane gardai took a dim view of a motorist who decided to park up in across two... Read more

Are we being unfair in our attitudes to older drivers. Are they a risk.

Just like young drivers, senior motorists often suffer from the perception that they are a risk on the road. But it can be argued many of them are far better... Read more

Call for wheelchair friendly bus service in Cork

Representatives of the National Transport Authority (NTA) and Bus Éireann are to be invited to meet Cork County Council to discuss ways that all bus services in the county can... Read more

Test waiting times and new legislation proving costly for learner drivers a…

Waiting times for driving tests in Cork are costing families of learner drivers a great deal of money because under newly-introduced legislation they are not allowed to drive on their... Read more

 

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