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Donegal motorist detected speeding on National Slow Down Day

Gardaí detected over 200 speeding vehicles around the country

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Donegal motorist among offender drivers on  National Slow Down Day

An incident of speeding in Donegal has been included in national Garda figures for National Slow Down Day on Friday and early Saturday.

National Slow Down Day was held over a 24 hour period between 7am on Friday 25th and 7am Saturday 26th May.

In total, An Garda Síochána and GoSafe checked 132,188 vehicles, detecting 211 vehicles travelling in excess of the applicable speed limit.

A motorist was detected travelling at 84kmph in a 60km zone at Tievebane, Burnfoot.

An Garda Síochána and the Road Safety Authority would like to thank the drivers who were found to be compliant and drove within the speed limit and would encourage all drivers to drive safely, comply with and respect speed limits.

Some of the notable incidents and detections include:-

% Over Speed Limit 50km/h Zone
79km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the R702 Ballymurphy Borris Carlow
71km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the R755 Ashtown Or Ballinafunshoge Roundwood Wicklow
70km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the R445 Ballymany Newbridge Kildare
69km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the R527 Ballysimon Road Limerick Limerick
66km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the R522 Appletown Feohanagh Limerick
63km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the O'Connell Avenue Limerick City Limerick Limerick
62km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the N72 Carrignagroghera Fermoy Cork
61km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the Newtownpark Avenue Blackrock Dublin Dublin
60km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the R810 James's Street Dublin8 Dublin
59km/h in a 50km/h Zone on the R736 Ballyowen Wellington Bridge Wexford

% Over Speed Limit 60km/h Zone
121km/h in a 60km/h Zone on the R123 Balgriffin Dublin13 Dublin
100km/h in a 60km/h Zone on the R132 Glebe South Balbriggan Dublin Dublin
97km/h in a 60km/h Zone on the L3042 Fortyacres Piercetown Wexford
84km/h in a 60km/h Zone on the R238 Tievebane Burnfoot Donegal
80km/h in a 60km/h Zone on the R772 Ballaghboy Gorey Wexford
79km/h in a 60km/h Zone on the R563 Faha East Faha Kerry
79km/h in a 60km/h Zone on the R843 Snugborough Road Dublin15 Dublin
77km/h in a 60km/h Zone on the R162 Batterstown Navan Meath
76km/h in a 60km/h Zone on the R113 Belgard Road Dublin24 Dublin
72km/h in a 60km/h Zone on the N81 Glenaraneen Brittas Dublin

% Over Speed Limit 80km/h Zone
116km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R513 Ballynamona Hospital Limerick
113km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R446 Ballyeighter Aughrim Galway
111km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R403 Brockagh Naas Kildare
105km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R148 Ballynadrumny Broadford Kildare
102km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R352 Moymore Tulla Clare
100km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R630 Loughatalia Midleton Cork
97km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the N78 Muckalee Ballyfoyle Kilkenny
96km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R458 Drumumna Crusheen Clare
96km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R560 Carrigadav Castlegregory Kerry
95km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R733 Camlin New Ross Wexford
94km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R156 Balrowan (Pakenham) Killucan Westmeath
93km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R402 Kishawanny Upper Carbury Kildare
93km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R154 Scurlockstown Trim Meath
93km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R321 Cartron Kiltimagh Mayo
90km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R358 Clonbrock Ahascragh Galway
89 km/h in a 80km/h Zone on the R772 Goreyhill Gorey Wexford

% Over Speed Limit 100km/h Zone
132km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N20 Ballymartin Blarney Cork
127km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N25 Loughaderry Midleton Cork
123km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N7 Kill West Kill Kildare
122km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N87 Aghavilla Belturbet Cavan
119km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N4 Knoxspark Ballisodare Sligo
119km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N69 Ahalahana Moyvane Kerry
117km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N2 Reaghstown Ardee Louth
116km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N3 Lisgrea Virginia Cavan
115km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N11 Timmore Newcastle Wicklow
114km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N20 Ballygeale Patrickswell Limerick
114km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N25 Killineen West Dungarvan Waterford
112km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N62 Gortnagowna Roscrea Tipperary
112km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the R446 Ories Athlone Westmeath
110km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N78 Inch Burtown Kildare
109km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N71 Cappaknockane Enniskeane Cork
109km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N77 Clonaddadoran Portlaoise Laois

% Over Speed Limit 120km/h Zone
150km/h in a 120km/h Zone on the M7 Ballyadding Ballybrittas Laois
135km/h in a 120km/h Zone on the M9 Danesfort Kilkenny

Trucks
93 Truck in a 100km/h Zone on the N17 Falnasoogaun Or Ropefield Ballymote Sligo
89 Truck in a 100km/h Zone on the R445 Ballaghmore Lower Borris-In-Ossory Laois
89 Truck in a 100km/h Zone on the N25 Ballybrennan Big Rosslare Strand Wexford
89 Truck in a 100km/h Zone on the N15 Grellagh Castlegal Sligo