RSA Services affected by move to Level 5 Covid19 Restrictions


Under Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions to prevent the spread of Covid19, effective from midnight on Wednesday 21 October, for six weeks, the Government has classified some Road Safety Authority (RSA) services as essential services. The Government has classed The Driver Testing Service, the National Driver Licence Service, the National Car Testing Service and the Commercial […]

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Settling a Claim Before it Reaches Court


When settling a claim * it is not uncommon for a case to be settled outside of court. Generally, before that happens, the first step in making a claim is to apply to the Injuries Board. The types of personal injury claims * that are made through the injuries board first are, for example: Personal Injury […]

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Final reminder for residents in Ireland to exchange their UK / NI driving licence for an Irish driving licence


The National Driver Licence Service (NDLS)* is issuing a final reminder to anyone resident in Ireland with a UK / NI driving licence that they need to exchange it now, as their UK/NI licence will not be valid to drive here after 31 December 2020. While the UK has left the EU, a transition period […]

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Going to Court – Not What You Expect


The thought of going to court can be daunting for most of us. One of the first things that springs to most minds is Judge Judy and her intimidating demeanour, never mind the lawyers from ‘Suits’ and Ally McBeal! Court attendance is never as bad as you think it will be. Few realise that whilst […]

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Discard your floating inflatable toys now


It has been called “the summer of inflatables” by rescue service personnel, there have been many emergency calls to adults and children using what have been described by many as “floating killers”. Tragically we have also lost one child to them this year. These toys include look alike dinghies, canoes, kayaks, lilo’s, rings, sharks, seals, […]

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Orange and Yellow Weather Warnings Issued for Storm Francis


The Road Safety Authority (RSA), is asking road users to exercise caution while using the roads over the next few days as Met Eireann has issued an Orange and Yellow weather warnings for heavy rain and a Yellow Weather Warning for strong winds. Drivers are being warned that on top of recent heavy rainfall and […]

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Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (EWSS)


On 23 July last, the Government announced the Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (EWSS). This provides economy-wide enterprise support to give a flat-rate subsidy to eligible employers on the basis of the numbers of paid and eligible employees on the employer’s payroll. The EWSS replaces the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme (TWSS) for pay dates on or […]

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Road Safety Alert – RED Weather Warning Issued for Cork


Met Eireann has issued a status RED warning for very severe and destructive winds associated with storm Ellen tonight from 9pm – 12am for county Cork. The RSA is advising road users in the area affected not to make any non-essential journeys during the storm window. Road users are also advised to check local traffic […]

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Minister Ryan and Minister Naughton announce Further Extensions to validity of Driving Licences, in ongoing response to COVID impacts


Minister Eamon Ryan T.D. and Minister of State Hildegarde Naughton T.D. at the Department of Transport, today 10/08/2020 have announced details of a further extension to the validity period of driving licences in response to the Covid-19 pandemic and the disruption it has caused to licensing services delivered by the Road Safety Authority (RSA). This […]

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Package Holiday Accident Claims *


A holiday should be a time when you can relax and simply get away from your day to day routine. It is no secret that a holiday can be expensive to execute. However, it can become even more expensive for you if you happen to suffer a personal injury * while on holidays abroad. Unfortunately, […]

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