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Gardaí to carry out checkpoints within local areas as country enters Level 5 restrictions
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Gardaí to carry out checkpoints within local areas as country enters Level 5 restrictions

Dec 31st 2020, 2:08 PM 103,507 Views 80 Comments

Gardaí will also engage in high visibility patrolling in public areas such as parks and recreational areas.

Over 100 garda checkpoints in operation every day as country enters Level 3
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Over 100 garda checkpoints in operation every day as country enters Level 3

Nov 30th 2020, 8:24 PM 69,649 Views 38 Comments

The fixed checkpoints on motorway and dual carriageway routes will no longer be in place.

Motorists urged to slow down when approaching Garda checkpoints
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Motorists urged to slow down when approaching Garda checkpoints

Oct 29th 2020, 11:33 AM 35,968 Views 56 Comments

Gardaí in particular are urging drivers of heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) to reduce their speed.

Advice vs Law: Here's how gardaí are permitted to enforce the new Level 3 restrictions
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Advice vs Law: Here's how gardaí are permitted to enforce the new Level 3 restrictions

Oct 7th 2020, 3:33 PM 64,773 Views 33 Comments

David Kenny, Assistant Professor of Law at Trinity College, says depriving gardai of Covid-19 enforcement powers could undermine the whole effort.

Long tailbacks reported as Operation Fanacht gets underway
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Long tailbacks reported as Operation Fanacht gets underway

Oct 7th 2020, 11:51 AM 76,806 Views 86 Comments

There will be fixed garda checkpoints at 132 roads across the country in the coming weeks.

138 pubs now facing potential prosecution over possible breaches in Covid-19 regulations
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138 pubs now facing potential prosecution over possible breaches in Covid-19 regulations

Aug 19th 2020, 4:24 PM 34,699 Views 78 Comments

Files are being prepared for the DPP.

126 pubs facing criminal prosecution for flouting Covid guidelines
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126 pubs facing criminal prosecution for flouting Covid guidelines

Aug 12th 2020, 8:04 PM 65,512 Views 87 Comments

Files are being prepared for the DPP.

People living in Kildare, Laois and Offaly told to expect garda checkpoints enforcing new restrictions
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People living in Kildare, Laois and Offaly told to expect garda checkpoints enforcing new restrictions

Aug 7th 2020, 7:15 PM 81,912 Views 87 Comments

The new restrictions come into effect tonight.

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There have been 100 incidents of spitting or coughing against gardaí since 8 April

Jun 16th 2020, 5:04 PM 7,042 Views 23 Comments

Between that date and 13 June, gardaí have had to use anti-spit guards 75 times.

There have been 88 incidents of spitting or coughing against gardaí
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There have been 88 incidents of spitting or coughing against gardaí

Jun 2nd 2020, 6:48 PM 11,534 Views 27 Comments

Gardaí have used spit-guards 63 times since 8 April, according to new figures.

'Speed limits still apply': Thousands of checkpoints in operation to ensure compliance with restrictions
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'Speed limits still apply': Thousands of checkpoints in operation to ensure compliance with restrictions

Apr 28th 2020, 8:45 AM 29,867 Views 42 Comments

Operation Fanacht is set to run from today until the end of the bank holiday weekend.

The million euro checkpoints: How Covid-19 garda stops have resulted in large seizures of drugs on Irish roads
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The million euro checkpoints: How Covid-19 garda stops have resulted in large seizures of drugs on Irish roads

Apr 23rd 2020, 12:05 AM 41,504 Views 0 Comments

The increased garda presence on the roads has resulted in major drug seizures being made by officers.

Gardaí urge people to stay home as temperatures set to reach 20 degrees in some areas
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Gardaí urge people to stay home as temperatures set to reach 20 degrees in some areas

Apr 11th 2020, 8:17 AM 55,069 Views 115 Comments

Concerns have been raised that some people may flout guidelines over the long weekend as the country looks set to enjoy sunny weather.

One in four arrested for driving while intoxicated on Christmas Day were suspected drug-drivers
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One in four arrested for driving while intoxicated on Christmas Day were suspected drug-drivers

Dec 26th 2019, 4:24 PM 28,356 Views 33 Comments

More than 650 drivers have been arrested since this year’s road safety campaign was launched.

Vehicles seized across the country as gardaí carry out checkpoints in lead up to Christmas period
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Vehicles seized across the country as gardaí carry out checkpoints in lead up to Christmas period

Dec 1st 2019, 6:22 PM 68,692 Views 36 Comments

Operation Thor checkpoints were carried out yesterday in 15 districts.

RSA says people may have been killed or injured because of falsified breath tests
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RSA says people may have been killed or injured because of falsified breath tests

Nov 3rd 2017, 2:13 PM 10,956 Views 49 Comments

Around 400,000 more tests were falsified than earlier reported, according to a new report this week.

Garda Superintendent says new report of 400,000 more falsified breath tests 'could be described as a guesstimate'
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Garda Superintendent says new report of 400,000 more falsified breath tests 'could be described as a guesstimate'

Nov 2nd 2017, 4:40 PM 14,693 Views 54 Comments

The report published yesterday details how and why checkpoints were faked.

'Austerity cost lives': Drink driving convictions in Ireland fell MASSIVELY in the last 10 years
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'Austerity cost lives': Drink driving convictions in Ireland fell MASSIVELY in the last 10 years

Jul 31st 2017, 12:05 AM 23,744 Views 30 Comments

The yearly rate has fallen by nearly 9,000 in fact. And counties with a lot of road deaths are not necessarily those with the most convictions.

Four arrested for suspected drink driving in garda crackdown overnight
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Four arrested for suspected drink driving in garda crackdown overnight

Feb 26th 2017, 12:12 PM 21,858 Views 21 Comments

The arrests took place as part of Operation Surround.

21 people died on Irish roads last month
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21 people died on Irish roads last month

Aug 2nd 2016, 4:58 PM 9,530 Views 27 Comments

165 people were caught drink-driving in July – up 18% compared to the same period last year.

Speeding and drink driving: Gardaí out in force for bank holiday weekend
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Speeding and drink driving: Gardaí out in force for bank holiday weekend

Jul 30th 2016, 11:43 AM 15,685 Views 29 Comments

Drivers are being urged to slow down and never drink and drive.

Gardaí clamp down on motorists without correct tax and insurance
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Gardaí clamp down on motorists without correct tax and insurance

Jul 4th 2016, 9:37 PM 78,360 Views 141 Comments

Three vehicles were seized today in the Dublin Metropolitan Region.

Learner driver told gardaí 'I only had 3 or 4 pints' at drink driving checkpoint
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Learner driver told gardaí 'I only had 3 or 4 pints' at drink driving checkpoint

Jun 5th 2016, 1:29 PM 63,952 Views 82 Comments

Officers are testing drivers across the country.

Driving this morning? ... Gardaí are carrying out a '24-hour speed enforcement marathon'
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Driving this morning? ... Gardaí are carrying out a '24-hour speed enforcement marathon'

Apr 16th 2015, 7:17 AM 23,699 Views 55 Comments

Let’s be careful out there.

Almost 500 Irish drivers caught speeding in just 24 hours
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Almost 500 Irish drivers caught speeding in just 24 hours

Mar 28th 2015, 11:45 AM 27,576 Views 79 Comments

Gardaí have checked more than 100,000 vehicles since yesterday morning.

Here's why people can only use their cars every second day now in Paris
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Here's why people can only use their cars every second day now in Paris

Mar 17th 2014, 7:30 AM 21,521 Views 41 Comments

Hundreds of police officers will man 60 checkpoints to ensure only the allowed cars and motorcycles are on the roads.

195 people penalised (and this van seized) in two-day garda blitz
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195 people penalised (and this van seized) in two-day garda blitz

Jan 31st 2014, 7:10 PM 22,861 Views 48 Comments

Almost 100 people were stopped and given fixed penalty points during each of two days of checkpoints by gardai.

Operation Slowdown detects 364 drivers speeding over 24-hour period
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Operation Slowdown detects 364 drivers speeding over 24-hour period

Oct 26th 2013, 11:24 AM 12,571 Views 91 Comments

From 7am on Friday until 7am this morning, gardaí checked the speed of 96,838 vehicles.

Operation Slow Down: 321 vehicles caught speeding in 24 hours
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Operation Slow Down: 321 vehicles caught speeding in 24 hours

Jun 1st 2013, 7:30 AM 10,138 Views 38 Comments

Gardaí are urging everyone this June Bank Holiday weekend to travel safely and reduce their speed.