Bishop of Killaloe performs ‘Blessing of the roads’ and recommends prayers to help people to be calm and change their driving behaviour for better road safety this weekend.
53 deaths on roads in the Republic and another 18 in Northern Ireland so far this year.
Special ceremony to take place at religious services on Easter Sunday throughout County Mayo.
Motorists urged to say dedicated prayer before driving.
NI facing a "road safety emergency" senior PSNI officer warns.
Prayer for motorists recommended.