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This powerful video shows why drink driving is a bad, bad idea
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This powerful video shows why drink driving is a bad, bad idea

Nov 28th 2015, 6:00 PM 19,073 Views 33 Comments

284,000 Irish drivers have admitted to some manner of drink driving in the last 12 months.

This photo of a baby girl wearing her fallen mother's police hat has gone viral
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# Drink Driving

This photo of a baby girl wearing her fallen mother's police hat has gone viral

Nov 23rd 2015, 10:43 PM 23,458 Views 17 Comments

Jaimie Jursevics was allegedly killed by a drunk driver.

"If you get into a car with nine pints in you, I'm sorry but you do intend harm" From TheJournal.ie

"If you get into a car with nine pints in you, I'm sorry but you do intend harm"

Nov 16th 2015, 10:30 PM 15,365 Views 24 Comments

The parents of four-year-old Ciarán Treacy, who was killed by a drunk driver, have given their first televised interview this evening.

"When the drink is in, that's it" - drink driving is still going on in Ireland's rural areas
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# Not Clever

"When the drink is in, that's it" - drink driving is still going on in Ireland's rural areas

Oct 29th 2015, 2:14 PM 18,363 Views 40 Comments

“Irish people live on risks – they don’t think before they act.”

The courts say they have an 86% conviction rate for drink-driving
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The courts say they have an 86% conviction rate for drink-driving

Oct 27th 2015, 8:25 AM 8,578 Views 23 Comments

That’s double what had been reported.

Four dead and 44 injured after car strikes US homecoming parade crowd
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Four dead and 44 injured after car strikes US homecoming parade crowd

Oct 25th 2015, 7:23 AM 17,491 Views 25 Comments

A two-year-old boy is among the dead.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
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The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Oct 20th 2015, 8:50 AM 11,466 Views 1 Comment

Here’s everything you need to know this morning.

Poll: Would you ever get in a car with a driver who'd had a drink?
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# Your Say

Poll: Would you ever get in a car with a driver who'd had a drink?

Oct 20th 2015, 8:39 AM 18,482 Views 44 Comments

A crackdown on drink-driving is on the cards as figures show more than half of cases do not end in conviction.

Uruguayan defender suspended by Juventus after drink-drive Ferrari smash
# Punishment
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# Punishment

Uruguayan defender suspended by Juventus after drink-drive Ferrari smash

Sep 29th 2015, 10:05 PM 6,139 Views 1 Comment

Martin Caceres was fortunate to escape without serious injury.

These counties have highest number of drivers dodging penalty points by making donations
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# Penalty Points

These counties have highest number of drivers dodging penalty points by making donations

Sep 29th 2015, 6:40 PM 26,960 Views 30 Comments

The Department of Justice has reported that 1,526 drivers avoided penalty points by donating to the court poor box from January 2014- May 2015.

Emergency law closes drink-driving loophole
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# In Irish Please

Emergency law closes drink-driving loophole

Sep 22nd 2015, 1:39 PM 18,622 Views 34 Comments

This closes the loophole for future cases but the status of previous tickets remains unclear

This may not be the smartest celebration days after crashing your car in an alleged drink-driving incident
# Celebrations
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# Celebrations

This may not be the smartest celebration days after crashing your car in an alleged drink-driving incident

Sep 17th 2015, 10:38 AM 6,330 Views 3 Comments

This is not a smart move.

Tulisa Contostavlos has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving in her Ferrari
# Tulisa
# Tulisa

Tulisa Contostavlos has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving in her Ferrari

Sep 11th 2015, 3:20 PM 5,013 Views 5 Comments

Ah TULISA.

Irish footballer Darron Gibson pleads guilty to drink driving after hitting cyclist From TheJournal.ie

Irish footballer Darron Gibson pleads guilty to drink driving after hitting cyclist

Sep 1st 2015, 12:21 PM 18,652 Views 28 Comments

The international was banned from driving for 20 months.

Drunk man has 10-year-old son drive him home, gets arrested
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# Don't Do This

Drunk man has 10-year-old son drive him home, gets arrested

Aug 17th 2015, 3:36 PM 17,421 Views 16 Comments

The child was spotted driving on a local road.

Brother of hit-and-run victim prays his killer will 'find his way in life' after 187 convictions
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Brother of hit-and-run victim prays his killer will 'find his way in life' after 187 convictions

Jul 22nd 2015, 5:53 PM 24,962 Views 46 Comments

Eamon Cronin has been remembered today in court as a loving husband and good Samaritan.

Fewer people are being taken to court for drink driving offences
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# Dangerous Driving

Fewer people are being taken to court for drink driving offences

Jul 14th 2015, 6:15 AM 7,750 Views 9 Comments

62% of the cases that appear before the District Court relate to road traffic offences, which is little change from the year previous.

Pregnant woman in court for assaulting two brothers with the heel of her stiletto shoe
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Pregnant woman in court for assaulting two brothers with the heel of her stiletto shoe

Jun 19th 2015, 6:00 PM 19,707 Views 38 Comments

The victims needed surgical staples in their heads.

Tearful Vidal apologises after drink-driving Ferrari crash
# Penitent
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# Penitent

Tearful Vidal apologises after drink-driving Ferrari crash

Jun 18th 2015, 7:01 AM 7,080 Views 5 Comments

‘I had an accident that put at risk my wife’s life and that of a lot of people.’

Clarke Carlisle guilty of drink driving days before suicide attempt
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# Guilty

Clarke Carlisle guilty of drink driving days before suicide attempt

May 14th 2015, 6:04 PM 3,384 Views 0 Comments

The former ITV pundit drove “erratically” through north London two days before his failed suicide bid.

"Driving drunk...I'll be dead thanks to you" - chilling text sent minutes before fatal car crash
# Not While Driving
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# Not While Driving

"Driving drunk...I'll be dead thanks to you" - chilling text sent minutes before fatal car crash

May 1st 2015, 10:15 PM 61,586 Views 43 Comments

The texts were sent a few minutes before a fatal car crash in Miami.

Politicians who own pubs tell us what has gone wrong for rural Ireland
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# Behind The Bar

Politicians who own pubs tell us what has gone wrong for rural Ireland

Apr 26th 2015, 8:30 PM 43,653 Views 110 Comments

Owning a pub and being in Leinster House – seeing the demise of rural Ireland from the outside and the inside.

Gardaí insist they ARE cooperating with probe into Clare Daly's arrest
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# Dáil Claims

Gardaí insist they ARE cooperating with probe into Clare Daly's arrest

Apr 22nd 2015, 8:30 PM 14,742 Views 49 Comments

Yesterday, the Dáil heard claims that gardaí had not been cooperating with the GSOC inquiry.

Gardaí involved in arrest of Clare Daly 'failing to cooperate with investigation'
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# Dáil Claims

Gardaí involved in arrest of Clare Daly 'failing to cooperate with investigation'

Apr 21st 2015, 5:42 PM 27,933 Views 96 Comments

Daly was arrested over two years ago.

'Alco-locks' could be on the way for those that continue to drink-drive
# Risking Lives
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# Risking Lives

'Alco-locks' could be on the way for those that continue to drink-drive

Apr 21st 2015, 10:45 AM 13,894 Views 52 Comments

The Road Safety Authority are thinking outside the box for a new plan on road safety.

Garda arrested for suspected drink-driving after crashing into parked squad car
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# Drink Driving

Garda arrested for suspected drink-driving after crashing into parked squad car

Mar 23rd 2015, 8:48 AM 37,850 Views 22 Comments

The off-duty garda may also face an internal investigation, the Garda Ombudsman has confirmed.

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