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Ronnie O’Gorman RIP

It was with great sadness that I heard of the passing of Ronnie O’Gorman, following an illness. He left this world peacefully, surrounded by all

Northern Ireland has a very low car theft rate

Across the Irish Sea, the most active regions for car thefts have been identified in a new study. A comparison by experts shows Northern Ireland

Dano Dennehy RIP

It was with regret that we learned that Dano Dennehy of Castleisland Motor Factors in Co Kerry, passed away suddenly but peacefully at home at

Static speed safety cameras are back

An Garda Síochána has announced the locations of nine static speed safety cameras. These are aimed to be fully operational by the end of 2024.

ESB Networks on dangers of putting posters on electricity poles

ESB Networks is reminding all groups and parties involved in the upcoming Local and European elections that the erection of posters on electricity poles is

HSA inspectors checking compliance of imported chemicals as part of EU project

European enforcement authorities, in cooperation with customs, are investigating whether companies are fulfilling their import duties under the REACH Regulation.

Managing the risks of UV exposure when working outdoors

In Ireland where the arrival of sunny weather is celebrated, the risks posed to outdoor workers must not be overlooked. Outdoor work remains commonplace across

70 dead on our roads and children to influence the decision-making process

There have been 70 fatalities on Irish roads this year, 17 more than the equivalent period last year. That is a national crisis! The Road

Vehicles don’t crash, people do

Collision prevention takes growth mindsets, psychological safety and a just culture says best-selling writer Matthew Syed at the recent National Highways ‘Driving Change’ conference in

Bressie ‘Plugs In’ to Mercedes-Benz

Niall “Bressie” Breslin, one of Ireland’s most formidable and inspiring mental health advocates, has ‘plugged in’ to the all-electric Mercedes-Benz eVito van as he continues

All uniformed Gardaí to do mandatory 30 minutes of road policing per shift

An Garda Síochána has instructed all uniformed Gardaí to do a mandatory 30 minutes of road safety policing per shift. The move comes against a

Auto Trade EXPO to feature host of international brands

With just six months to go to Auto Trade EXPO 2024, which takes place alongside the CV Workshop EXPO at the RDS in Dublin on