Deaths on Irish roads 2019

 Last year (2019) saw an increase in road deaths. 148 fatalities compared with 141 in 2018. This data is provisional and correct as of 17 January 2020.

Deaths on Irish Roads 2019

In the period January - December 2019 there were 137 fatal collisions resulting in 148 fatalities on Irish roads. This represents three more collisions and 5% more deaths (+7) compared to provisional Garda data for the full year of 2018.

Of the 148 fatalities, there were 81 Drivers killed, 16 Passengers, 27 Pedestrians, 16 Motorcyclists and 8 Pedal Cyclists.

July and August (9 each) had the lowest number of fatalities in 2019. September (20) and December (16) were particularly dangerous.

The average number of deaths per month in 2019 (12 deaths per month) is the same as the monthly average in 2018 (12).

Sunday (32) was the most dangerous day in 2019, followed by Friday (26).

In 2019, Dublin (19), Cork (16) and Tipperary (13) had the highest number of road fatalities.

 

*Please note: All figures for 2018 and 2019 are provisional and subject to change. Updated 17 January 2020.