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Ireland’s road deaths halved in five years

The completion of five new motorways has played a significant role in reducing Ireland’s road death rate, which has fallen for the fifth consecutive year, according to the Road Safety Authority (RSA).

1st January, 2011

The completion of five new motorways has played a significant role in reducing Ireland’s road death rate, which has fallen for the fifth consecutive year, according to the Road Safety Authority (RSA).

Last year, 212 people died on the roads - a decrease of almost 20 on the previous year - and the country’s road network is now the seventh safest in the EU.

RSA chief executive Noel Brett said that, while national...

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