Dangerous Machinery Claims*

17.01.2022

Workplace accidents are one of the most common personal injury cases made each year. Machinery accidents are quite common and can leave people with injuries leaving a person unable to work. Work Environments & Machinery Most factories, warehouses and industrial environments would use dangerous machinery on a daily basis. While it is a responsibility of […]

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Temporary derogation from driving and resting time rules due to driver shortage caused by the COVID-19 Omicron variant

14.01.2022

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and the Department of Transport have agreed to allow a temporary and urgent derogation in respect of certain provisions of the EU driving and resting time rules. The proposed derogation will apply to all operators and drivers subject to the EU driver’s hours and tachograph rules engaged in the carriage […]

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2021 Records Lowest Number of Road Fatalities Since Recording Began in 1959

01.01.2022

9% drop in road deaths in 2021 compared to 2020 18 pedestrian deaths in 2021 the lowest figure since records began Males accounted for almost three quarters of all deaths in 2021 Tragic end to 2021 a reminder of just how fragile life is on the road   Provisional road collision statistics show that the […]

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Be Prepared for your Christmas and New Year Swim Public Appeal to Stay Safe Around Water

24.12.2021

Water Safety Ireland is urging those planning a Christmas and New Year swim to get in slowly to help avoid cold shock and to get out of the water before getting too cold, to avoid hypothermia. It is also appealing to those unaccustomed to winter swimming to wear a swim cap, wetsuit and booties and […]

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Orange and Yellow Weather Warnings Issued for Storm Barra

05.12.2021

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 Orange and Yellow weather warnings for strong winds and rain. An Orange Weather Warning has been issued for Tuesday and Tuesday night, due to Storm Barra. Southerly winds, later […]

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Weather Warning for Hail Showers

30.11.2021

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is advising drivers to be aware of the dangers posed by hailstones. The advice comes as Met Eireann has forecast wintery showers of hail over the coming days and into the weekend. Hail is a common but unpredictable occurrence in Ireland and can lead to slippery and dangerous driving conditions. […]

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Rear-end Collision Claims*

25.11.2021

A rear-end collision is when one vehicle collides with the back of the vehicle in front. Rear-end collision accident claims are a common source of injury in Ireland. The Negligent Party In most cases, the negligent party is the colliding car coming from behind. The car can sometimes be stationary, waiting at a junction or […]

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Coca-Cola brings some ‘Real Magic’ to Designated Drivers this Christmas season

16.11.2021

Coca-Cola HBC is proud to announce the return of its Designated Driver initiative, the annual Christmas campaign that rewards those who stay sober on nights out to ensure their friends and family members get home safely. Minister of State at the Department of Transport Hildegarde Naughton, TD, today launched the road-safety campaign, together with ambassador […]

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Invalidity Pension

15.11.2021

Richie MacRitchie is an information officer with Welfare Appeals, who provide information and representation on social welfare, housing, employment and other issues.  Regular clinics are held in Russian language in the Larkin Unemployed Centre, North Strand Road, Dublin 3 and by zoom (Appointment is required) For details, visit http://www.welfareappeals.ie/index.php/en/russian-info . If you would like further […]

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What Help Do Immigrant Entrepreneurs Need?

12.11.2021

What challenges do you face as an Immigrant Entrepreneur? What changes would you like to see made to make it easier for immigrants to start and grow a business in Ireland? TU Dublin is asking Immigrant Entrepreneurs to complete a short survey to understand the challenges facing Immigrant Entrepreneurs and to state what actions should […]

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