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The dedication and commitment of Elber Twomey and her strong Duhallow fundraising team has raised a staggering €127,000 for mental health charities and hospitals which offer a "home from home" experience when family members are so gravely ill.
She has shown a depth of forgiveness and kindness to so many despite having her entire family wiped out by a suicidal driver when the Twomeys were returning home from a holiday in the UK on July 6, 2012.
- 171 motorcyclists have been killed and 629 seriously injured since 2010
- Summer is high risk for motorcyclists, especially Saturday and Sunday
- Approved PPE, high visibility clothing and ’ease off the throttle’
- Drivers need to look and look again for motorcyclists
The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána are appealing to motorcycle riders to ‘Bike Safe’ as the risk to riders’ safety is set to increase over the summer months.
Overview: Saturday results
Since 07:00 =Fridat morning, GoSafe checked the speed of 132,188 vehicles with 211 vehicles detected travelling in excess of the applicable speed limit.
% 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