Irish minister to learn average speed lessons from Scotland

Ireland’s Justice Minister Helen McEntee is to travel to Scotland to find out more about how average speed cameras have been used to make roads safer in the country. Talking to journalists at Ireland’s National Ploughing Championships, Ms McEntee called the summer “really awful” when it comes to road deaths.  “We need to do everything […]

Ireland authorises increased use of speed detection cameras

The use of speed detection cameras operating on Irish roads is to increase by 20% following agreement between Minister for Justice Helen McEntee and Irish Police force, the Garda, Commissioner Drew Harris to increase funding for GoSafe speed cameras. An additional €1.2 million (just over a million pounds) is to be allocated towards GoSafe, which […]

Record tolling revenue for Ireland’s M50 motorway

A record €169.6 million (£147.8 million) was collected in toll charges, penalties and other fees on the M50 motorway orbiting Dublin last year. That is almost €30 million more than in 2021 and is also significantly above pre-pandemic levels. With more than four million journeys each month, M50 is the busiest Irish motorway. The motorway […]

Sisk announces new COO for Ireland and other senior appointments

Irish builder and contractor John Sisk & Son has announced a series of senior management appointments which it says strengthens its leadership team and bring a sharper focus to some of the sectors the company operates in. Steven McGee is joining Sisk as Chief Operating Officer, Ireland, to lead the ongoing development of the construction […]

Ireland commits to spend 20% of transport budget on cycling and walking

An unprecedented €360 million (£320 million) is being earmarked for cycling and walking projects in Ireland. The pledge has been made as part of the country’s coalition agreement to form a new government, which includes the Green Party for the first time. The programme for government says 10% of transport’s capital budget will be spent […]


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