The 24,000 people who have died on Irish roads are being remembered today.
The Road Safety Authority is also focusing on those who've been seriously injured in crashes, as part of World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims.
24,600 people have died on Irish roads since records began in 1922.
119 people have died so far this year.
Watch our #WDoR2021 ceremony dedicated to the memory of those who have been affected by road traffic collisions in Ireland and further afield, live now. #WDoR2021 #RememberSupportAct https://t.co/FrVQxBcIN8 pic.twitter.com/RMX5YumIej
— RSA Ireland (@RSAIreland) November 21, 2021
Chairperson of the Road Safety Authority Liz O'Donnell, says today is an important reminder of how important is is to drive safely:
"We've been doing this for the last 15 years."
"There will be lots of masses and events around the country, where thousands of people come together to remember their dead and to raise awareness of the dangers on the road."