137 people have been killed so far this year.
An increase in deaths on Irish roads this year is being described as "absolutey soul-destroying" by the Irish Road Traffic Victims association.
137 people have been killed to date in 2022, an increase of 21 compared to last year.
A remembrance service will be held in the Bloomfield House Hotel in Mullingar on Sunday as part of a national programme of commemorative events for families affected by road trauma.
Founder of IRVA and Westmeath's Donna Price says there's needs to be an increase in policing: