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From TheJournal.ie Gardaí arrest four for drink and drug driving offences in Limerick Drink Driving

Gardaí arrest four for drink and drug driving offences in Limerick

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

From TheJournal.ie Garda recruit resigns as alleged drink driving incident probed in Templemore Investigation

Garda recruit resigns as alleged drink driving incident probed in Templemore

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

From TheJournal.ie Ian Bailey released without charge after arrest on suspicion of drink driving Arrest

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ian Bailey arrested in Cork on suspicion of drink driving West Cork

Ian Bailey arrested in Cork on suspicion of drink driving

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

From TheJournal.ie Motorist arrested on suspicion of drink driving with infant in front seat Arklow

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí arrest man driving on Luas tracks with open can of cider beside him Surely Not
From TheJournal.ie Gardaí arrest six people in traffic operation targeting bank holiday drink drivers Operation Lockdown

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

Over 350 drivers were tested.

From TheJournal.ie 'Beyond the Pale': Ross lobbied by publicans, politicians to pivot on zero tolerance drink driving laws Drink Driving

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish man and his wife killed in New York crash by suspected drunk-driver John Heneghan

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Finian McGrath claims he was 'thrown under the bus' by other ministers over drink-driving remarks Over The Top

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

He previously claimed the new laws were being implemented unfairly.

From TheJournal.ie Garda representatives welcome withdrawal of McGrath's 'no basis' claims Finian McGrath

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Finian McGrath withdraws comments over political policing after strong criticism from Cabinet colleagues

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 17% increase in drink and drug driving arrests in first two months of 2019 compared with last year Drink Driving

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

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

From TheJournal.ie One in five people in favour of giving banned drink drivers exemptions to drive to work Poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'A non-runner': Ross dismisses idea of giving banned drink drivers exemptions to drive to work Drink Driving

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should banned drink drivers be given an exemption to drive to work? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Taxi group suggests 'village drivers' could be the answer to rural transport problem Taxi Service

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after gardaí discover pint of Guinness next to him in car Drink Driving

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Man wanted in US on manslaughter charge claims life at risk if extradited from Ireland Samuel Joseph Tucker

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Suspected drink driver escaped arrest because garda wasn't allowed turn on sirens No Alarms No Surprises

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the government supply every household with a breathalyser? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 938 drivers arrested on suspicion of driving under influence of drink or drugs since start of December Arrests

938 drivers arrested on suspicion of driving under influence of drink or drugs since start of December

Gardaí said that one in 10 of these arrests were people driving “the morning after”.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 700 people arrested on suspicion of intoxicated driving this month December

Almost 700 people arrested on suspicion of intoxicated driving this month

In 2017, a total of 812 motorists were caught driving while intoxicated during the month of December.

From TheJournal.ie 15 people were arrested on suspicion of drink-driving on Christmas night Driving Under The Influence

15 people were arrested on suspicion of drink-driving on Christmas night

The arrests were made between midnight and 9am this morning.

From TheJournal.ie There's been 445 suspected drink-driving arrests in first half of December Gardaí

There's been 445 suspected drink-driving arrests in first half of December

Of the total, 205 arrests occurred between 11pm and 4am.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí stop unlicensed taxi in Dublin as part of pre-Christmas campaign Dodgy Cabs

Gardaí stop unlicensed taxi in Dublin as part of pre-Christmas campaign

Gardaí have also commented the annual December drink driving enforcement operation.

From TheJournal.ie 'Two pints was their only social outlet': Healy Rae says mass goers are being disrupted by Garda checkpoints Drink Driving Laws This post contains videos

'Two pints was their only social outlet': Healy Rae says mass goers are being disrupted by Garda checkpoints

The Taoiseach said he would not apologise for an increase in Garda checkpoints around the country.

From TheJournal.ie Drink drivers face automatic disqualification from midnight as new laws come into effect Road Traffic Act

Drink drivers face automatic disqualification from midnight as new laws come into effect

The new law removes a concession in previous legislation by which some drink drivers received penalty points instead of being disqualified.

From TheJournal.ie Bus driver arrested on M7 after being found nine times over legal alcohol limit Naas

Bus driver arrested on M7 after being found nine times over legal alcohol limit

The driver had a Blood Alcohol Concentration of more than 180mg.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí release number of drink driving arrests - 15,000 more than previously published Numbers Game

Gardaí release number of drink driving arrests - 15,000 more than previously published Exclusive

Currently all crime data released by the gardaí is considered to be ‘under reservation’, ie of insufficient quality, by the Central Statistics Office (CSO).

From TheJournal.ie London's serial cat killer turns out to be a fox Stupider Like A

London's serial cat killer turns out to be a fox

The Croydon Cat Killer is unlikely to have been human after all, according to police.

From TheJournal.ie Driver over alcohol limit arrested after colliding with lamp post, causing live electric wires to fall Drink Driving

Driver over alcohol limit arrested after colliding with lamp post, causing live electric wires to fall

Gardaí from Naas found the man to be three times over the legal alcohol limit.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested for driving on Dublin's Grafton Street over legal alcohol limit Alcohol

Man arrested for driving on Dublin's Grafton Street over legal alcohol limit

The incident happened in the early hours of Saturday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Driver was 11 times over legal alcohol limit, had open bottle of wine beside him Roscommon

Driver was 11 times over legal alcohol limit, had open bottle of wine beside him

He was driving on the wrong side of the road when gardaí stopped him.

From TheJournal.ie 'Filibustering is parliamentary vandalism': Ross says TDs against drink-driving laws are not representing rural Ireland Road Traffic Bill

'Filibustering is parliamentary vandalism': Ross says TDs against drink-driving laws are not representing rural Ireland

As the controversial legislation passed in the Dáil last week, TD Danny Healy-Rae shouted: “This is sad day for rural Ireland.”

From TheJournal.ie Cork, Tipperary and Dublin worst counties for road deaths, with 3% increase in fatalities nationwide Road Safety

Cork, Tipperary and Dublin worst counties for road deaths, with 3% increase in fatalities nationwide

Transport Minister Shane Ross says drink-driving culture is ‘flourishing’ in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you support the new drink-driving laws? New Laws This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the new drink-driving laws?

There has been opposition to the new laws by some TDs.

From TheJournal.ie Drink-driving laws passed by the Dáil as Danny Healy-Rae shouts, 'This is a sad day for rural Ireland' Off The Road

Drink-driving laws passed by the Dáil as Danny Healy-Rae shouts, 'This is a sad day for rural Ireland'

The Road Traffic Amendment Bill has been before the Dáil for over a year.

From TheJournal.ie Vince Vaughn arrested on suspicion of drink driving Vince Vaughn

Vince Vaughn arrested on suspicion of drink driving

The actor is to appear in court.

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