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Bruce Springsteen faces drink-driving charge in New Jersey
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Bruce Springsteen faces drink-driving charge in New Jersey

Feb 10th 2021, 6:56 PM 52,744 Views 77 Comments

The singer was arrested on November 14.

Almost 800 arrested for 'driving while intoxicated' over Christmas and New Year period
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Almost 800 arrested for 'driving while intoxicated' over Christmas and New Year period

Jan 27th 2021, 11:50 AM 15,460 Views 42 Comments

Fixed charge notices were issued to 1,096 motorists for using a mobile phone during the same period.

Garda arrested after crashing official car in suspected drink-driving incident
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Garda arrested after crashing official car in suspected drink-driving incident

Nov 10th 2020, 5:18 PM 49,230 Views 29 Comments

The incident happened on the M3 in Meath yesterday morning.

RSA chair: 'I think everybody in public life should obey the law'
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RSA chair: 'I think everybody in public life should obey the law'

Jul 9th 2020, 1:12 PM 18,137 Views 34 Comments

Liz O’Donnell said recent events have demonstrated the ‘huge change in public non-acceptance of drink driving’.

'It just beggars belief': Head of road safety group says questions remain over Cowen drink driving ban
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'It just beggars belief': Head of road safety group says questions remain over Cowen drink driving ban

Jul 8th 2020, 8:38 AM 51,047 Views 121 Comments

The Agriculture Minister served a three-month driving ban in 2016 after being caught drink-driving.

'A source of deep regret': Barry Cowen apologises to Dáil over drink driving ban
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'A source of deep regret': Barry Cowen apologises to Dáil over drink driving ban

Updated Jul 7th 2020, 9:14 PM 39,139 Views 148 Comments

The Agriculture Minister served a three-month driving ban in 2016 after being caught drink-driving.

Barry Cowen to give statement in the Dáil tomorrow about drink-driving ban
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Barry Cowen to give statement in the Dáil tomorrow about drink-driving ban

Jul 6th 2020, 8:17 PM 23,581 Views 128 Comments

Cowen has apologised for his actions and said he regrets what happened.

'A terribly stupid, stupid mistake': Barry Cowen says he's embarassed and humiliated over driving ban
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'A terribly stupid, stupid mistake': Barry Cowen says he's embarassed and humiliated over driving ban

Jul 5th 2020, 12:44 PM 51,290 Views 147 Comments

Barry Cowen was appearing on RTÉ One’s The Week in Politics programme.

'His remorse is genuine': Taoiseach backs Barry Cowen over drink-driving ban
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'His remorse is genuine': Taoiseach backs Barry Cowen over drink-driving ban

Jul 4th 2020, 11:37 AM 62,692 Views 204 Comments

The taoiseach said that he was first made aware of the incident on Friday.

Man who fled checkpoint jailed following 'litany of episodes of reckless and dangerous driving'
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Man who fled checkpoint jailed following 'litany of episodes of reckless and dangerous driving'

May 15th 2020, 6:20 AM 27,860 Views 0 Comments

John McDonagh took off at speed at a garda checkpoint in Dublin last year.

Ross warns against including Rural Independents in government, says Greens 'mad projects' will cost taxpayers
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Ross warns against including Rural Independents in government, says Greens 'mad projects' will cost taxpayers

Mar 4th 2020, 7:12 AM 30,055 Views 61 Comments

The transport minister said his new speeding laws are in peril.

Extra charges brought against Norwegian man after alleged naked drink-driving rampage in bin lorry
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Extra charges brought against Norwegian man after alleged naked drink-driving rampage in bin lorry

Feb 7th 2020, 8:18 AM 33,830 Views 0 Comments

55-year-old Rune Skinnarland said he believed his drink had been spiked.

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 28,383 Views 33 Comments

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

Avoid driving if you still feel hungover the morning after a night out, AA Ireland advises
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Avoid driving if you still feel hungover the morning after a night out, AA Ireland advises

Dec 22nd 2019, 5:18 PM 21,176 Views 46 Comments

It takes most people between one and two hours to process one standard drink.

'Irresponsible nonsense': Tánaiste dismisses Danny Healy-Rae's call for drink-driving 'permit'
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'Irresponsible nonsense': Tánaiste dismisses Danny Healy-Rae's call for drink-driving 'permit'

Nov 14th 2019, 4:09 PM 60,373 Views 145 Comments

Danny Healy Rae wants permits to be handed out to allow rural drink driving.

Two motorists arrested and over 600 tested for intoxicated driving in overnight Garda operation
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Two motorists arrested and over 600 tested for intoxicated driving in overnight Garda operation

Nov 2nd 2019, 9:25 AM 31,472 Views 40 Comments

The initiative – Operation Surround – was carried out in various locations in Co Kildare.

Richard Keogh sacked a month after Derby car crash - reports
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Richard Keogh sacked a month after Derby car crash - reports

Oct 30th 2019, 7:13 PM 47,937 Views 70 Comments

The Ireland defender suffered serious injuries in an incident during a team night out on 24 September.

Sheffield United striker charged with drink-driving
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Sheffield United striker charged with drink-driving

Oct 21st 2019, 3:18 PM 7,444 Views 0 Comments

Oli McBurnie is accused of driving over the limit in Leeds in the early hours of Friday.

Gardaí arrest four for drink and drug driving offences in Limerick
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Gardaí arrest four for drink and drug driving offences in Limerick

Sep 16th 2019, 9:30 PM 24,692 Views 6 Comments

The four were arrested in both Limerick city and county by members of the Roads Policing Unit.

Garda recruit resigns as alleged drink driving incident probed in Templemore
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Garda recruit resigns as alleged drink driving incident probed in Templemore

Sep 6th 2019, 4:48 PM 35,857 Views 0 Comments

The alleged drink-drive incident happened on Wednesday evening this week.

Ian Bailey released without charge after arrest on suspicion of drink driving
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Ian Bailey released without charge after arrest on suspicion of drink driving

Aug 26th 2019, 2:39 PM 27,873 Views 0 Comments

The 62-year-old was arrested last night in Schull.

Ian Bailey arrested in Cork on suspicion of drink driving
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Ian Bailey arrested in Cork on suspicion of drink driving

Aug 25th 2019, 11:25 PM 48,801 Views 0 Comments

The 62-year-old was detained in Schull this evening.

Motorist arrested on suspicion of drink driving with infant in front seat
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Motorist arrested on suspicion of drink driving with infant in front seat

Aug 16th 2019, 1:23 PM 31,569 Views 0 Comments

The child was not strapped in while the man was driving.

Gardaí arrest man driving on Luas tracks with open can of cider beside him
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Gardaí arrest man driving on Luas tracks with open can of cider beside him

Aug 5th 2019, 6:30 PM 71,413 Views 56 Comments

He will now face court.

Gardaí arrest six people in traffic operation targeting bank holiday drink drivers
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Gardaí arrest six people in traffic operation targeting bank holiday drink drivers

Updated Aug 4th 2019, 12:24 PM 51,802 Views 32 Comments

Over 350 drivers were tested.

'Beyond the Pale': Ross lobbied by publicans, politicians to pivot on zero tolerance drink driving laws
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'Beyond the Pale': Ross lobbied by publicans, politicians to pivot on zero tolerance drink driving laws

Jun 8th 2019, 12:05 AM 39,897 Views 96 Comments

The Minister for Transport has also received correspondence praising his approach in recent months.

Irish man and his wife killed in New York crash by suspected drunk-driver
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Irish man and his wife killed in New York crash by suspected drunk-driver

May 27th 2019, 1:52 PM 64,823 Views 0 Comments

John Heneghan was originally from Mayo but was living in New York.

Finian McGrath claims he was 'thrown under the bus' by other ministers over drink-driving remarks
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Finian McGrath claims he was 'thrown under the bus' by other ministers over drink-driving remarks

Apr 20th 2019, 2:13 PM 22,197 Views 47 Comments

He previously claimed the new laws were being implemented unfairly.

Garda representatives welcome withdrawal of McGrath's 'no basis' claims
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Garda representatives welcome withdrawal of McGrath's 'no basis' claims

Apr 1st 2019, 10:58 AM 15,039 Views 34 Comments

Disabilities Minister Finian McGrath said there was an “agenda” in the gardaí to damage government.

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Finian McGrath withdraws comments over political policing after strong criticism from Cabinet colleagues

Updated Mar 31st 2019, 5:56 PM 22,876 Views 66 Comments

In an interview with the Sunday Independent, McGrath said the policing of new drink driving laws had been “really over the top”.

Clare TD Michael Harty: 'I took a different view from my rural colleagues on the drink driving laws'
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Clare TD Michael Harty: 'I took a different view from my rural colleagues on the drink driving laws'

Mar 18th 2019, 8:00 AM 23,918 Views 12 Comments

“The day of just two will do is no longer acceptable,” Dr Michael Harty, chair of the Oireachtas Health Committee, told TheJournal.ie.

17% increase in drink and drug driving arrests in first two months of 2019 compared with last year
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17% increase in drink and drug driving arrests in first two months of 2019 compared with last year

Mar 14th 2019, 3:27 PM 10,746 Views 28 Comments

From 1 January to 28 February of this year, 1,429 drivers were arrested.

One in five people in favour of giving banned drink drivers exemptions to drive to work
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One in five people in favour of giving banned drink drivers exemptions to drive to work

Mar 9th 2019, 8:00 AM 12,696 Views 70 Comments

That’s according to a survey carried out for RTÉ’s Claire Byrne Live.

'A non-runner': Ross dismisses idea of giving banned drink drivers exemptions to drive to work
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'A non-runner': Ross dismisses idea of giving banned drink drivers exemptions to drive to work

Updated Mar 5th 2019, 10:50 AM 22,879 Views 103 Comments

The Sunday Business Post reported that the government is set to examine such proposal.

Poll: Should banned drink drivers be given an exemption to drive to work?
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Poll: Should banned drink drivers be given an exemption to drive to work?

Mar 3rd 2019, 4:36 PM 54,485 Views 130 Comments

It’s reported that the government is set to examine this proposal.

Taxi group suggests 'village drivers' could be the answer to rural transport problem
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Taxi group suggests 'village drivers' could be the answer to rural transport problem

Feb 27th 2019, 6:20 AM 21,978 Views 71 Comments

A subsidy will be required to make it attractive for drivers to offer the service.

Man arrested after gardaí discover pint of Guinness next to him in car
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Man arrested after gardaí discover pint of Guinness next to him in car

Feb 22nd 2019, 11:38 AM 56,015 Views 0 Comments

The man was stopped by gardaí at a Meath Roads Policing checkpoint on Wednesday night.

Man wanted in US on manslaughter charge claims life at risk if extradited from Ireland
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Man wanted in US on manslaughter charge claims life at risk if extradited from Ireland

Jan 16th 2019, 5:05 PM 20,372 Views 0 Comments

Samuel Joseph Tucker is wanted to stand trial in the US on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol.

Suspected drink driver escaped arrest because garda wasn't allowed turn on sirens
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Suspected drink driver escaped arrest because garda wasn't allowed turn on sirens

Jan 13th 2019, 6:30 AM 138,329 Views 72 Comments

A garda patrol team was on duty in west Dublin last week when the incident happened.

Poll: Should the government supply every household with a breathalyser?
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Poll: Should the government supply every household with a breathalyser?

Jan 8th 2019, 9:32 AM 49,569 Views 153 Comments

Michael Healy-Rae has said the exact device that is used by the gardaí should be made widely available to everyone.

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