Speed restrictions needed at Knockalla stage of Donegal Rally

Motorsport Ireland has said more safety procedures must be put in place at the Knocalla Stage of the Donegal Rally.

Also it was reported in todays Irish Independent that Motorsport Ireland are not planning any specific enquiry into the weekends tragic accident, but President Joe Cocoran has firmly denied this.

26-year-old Thomas Maguire from Longwood, Co Meath, was guiding driver Shane Buckley through the Knockalla stage of the rally on Saturday afternoon when their Citroen C2R2 left the road.

Buckley remains in a critical condition in Letterkenny General Hospital.

The president of the governing body, Joe Corcoran, says more speed restrictions may be needed at the Knockalla Stage.

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