9781848890275

Impact : The Human Stories Behind Ireland's Road Tragedies

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  • ISBN13:

    9781848890275

  • ISBN10:

    1848890273

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-07-01
  • Publisher: Collins Press

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Summary

This is the first book to provide a detailed account of road traffic accidents in Ireland, with particular emphasis on the human cost of driver error. Interviewees include grieving families and injured victims, former minister, Jim McDaid, Galway boy racers, a young man who killed his best friend, and Micilín Feeney who was left brain-damaged after a drunk-driving accident.

Author Biography

Jenny McCudden is Western Correspondent for TV3 News. She worked for BBC News in London for five years.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. ix
Introductionp. 1
Carnage on the M50p. 8
The Pain of Kinsalep. 26
Under the Bonnets of the Boy Racersp. 40
'I could have been a killer...'p. 55
A Survivor's Storyp. 71
Remembering Kevinp. 84
Pedestrian Beware!p. 98
Changed Livesp. 111
On the Front Linep. 126
'Don't Wake Me'p. 153
Intensive Terrorp. 168
Under the Surfacep. 177
Collision Culturep. 190
The Legal Routep. 209
Conclusionp. 217
Acknowledgementsp. 223
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