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#drink driving

# drink-driving - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

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.

# drink-driving - Monday 24 September, 2018

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).

# drink-driving - Thursday 20 September, 2018

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.

# drink-driving - Thursday 30 August, 2018

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.

# drink-driving - Monday 20 August, 2018

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

The incident happened in the early hours of Saturday morning.

# drink-driving - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

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.

# drink-driving - Monday 9 July, 2018

'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.”

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.

# drink-driving - Saturday 7 July, 2018

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.

# drink-driving - Friday 6 July, 2018

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.

# drink-driving - Monday 11 June, 2018

Vince Vaughn arrested on suspicion of drink driving

The actor is to appear in court.

# drink-driving - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Train and tram driver alcohol limit 4 times higher than bus drivers - but that's set to change

Train and tram drivers are currently allowed a limit of 80 milligrams of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood.

# drink-driving - Monday 21 May, 2018

From The42 Irish midfielder Darron Gibson avoids prison over second drink-driving offence Court

Irish midfielder Darron Gibson avoids prison over second drink-driving offence

The Derry native was given a two-year community order and banned from driving for 40 months.

# drink-driving - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

'A load of nonsense': Michael Healy-Rae clashes with Shane Ross over new rural bus service scheme

The local link bus scheme is going to run from 6pm to 11pm in a pilot project across 50 routes in 19 counties.

# drink-driving - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Danny Healy-Rae seeks legal advice after Shane Ross calls him a 'terrorist'

The Transport Minister made the comments while calling on rural TDs to back drink-driving legislation.

# drink-driving - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Ross says rural TDs are 'like road traffic terrorists' over drink-driving bill

The RSA estimates that “seven to eight” fatalities could be avoided by changing the law.

# drink-driving - Friday 27 April, 2018

'Disgraceful and self-serving' - Road safety chief hits out at TDs over drink-driving bill

The RSA estimates that “seven to eight” fatalities could be avoided by changing the law.

# drink-driving - Thursday 19 April, 2018

# drink-driving - Monday 16 April, 2018

'I'm truly sorry': Ant McPartlin apologises for drink-driving crash

The presenter has been banned from driving for 20 months and received a fine of €99,500.

From The Daily Edge There was a car crash on live TV outside Ant McPartlin's court hearing for drink driving Ant McPartlin

There was a car crash on live TV outside Ant McPartlin's court hearing for drink driving

McPartlin was fined nearly €100,000 after pleading guilty.

# drink-driving - Thursday 12 April, 2018

# drink-driving - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Ant McPartlin charged with drink-driving

The presenter has stepped aside from upcoming TV commitments.

# drink-driving - Monday 19 March, 2018

Ant McPartlin steps aside from presenting duties following arrest for drink-driving

The presenter will return to rehab where he had previously spent a stint last year in an attempt to conquer an addiction to painkillers.

From The Daily Edge Ant McPartlin has been arrested following a drink-driving incident in London Ant McPartlin

Ant McPartlin has been arrested following a drink-driving incident in London

A child was taken to hospital.

# drink-driving - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Gardaí to be out in force as 54 people killed on roads over St Patrick's Day period since 2012

Officers will also be on the lookout for speeding, non-seatbelt wearing and using a mobile phone while driving.

# drink-driving - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Driver arrested on suspicion of drink driving after totalling car in collision

The person was caught by Moate Garda Traffic Corps in Westmeath.

# drink-driving - Monday 22 January, 2018

One in 12 drivers involved in collision or near miss because of drink driving

Transport Minister Shane Ross wants people who are caught drink driving to receive an automatic disqualification.

# drink-driving - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Shane Ross accidentally voted against his own drink-driving bill in the Dáil today

TDs voted in favour of the Road Traffic Amendment Bill 2017 at its second stage in the Dáil.

# drink-driving - Sunday 7 January, 2018

'If someone breaks into your house you should do whatever you have to to take them on'

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice talks rural crime, drink-driving and hits out against the Independent Alliance

# drink-driving - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

'The system is too lenient': Speeding drivers could face a ban even on first offence

Shane Ross said he wants a sliding scale to be brought in.

# drink-driving - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

From The42 Documents reveal Dan Carter fined €1000 for drink driving Slap On The Wrist

Documents reveal Dan Carter fined €1000 for drink driving

The 35-year-old two-time World Cup winner who plays at Paris club Racing 92 was arrested in February.

# drink-driving - Friday 15 December, 2017

Gardaí are encouraging people to offer lifts home with this little card

The message on the card reads “Here’s something that will give you a little lift this Christmas”.

# drink-driving - Monday 11 December, 2017

Drink-drivers caught five times over the limit as Christmas campaign kicks in

A number of arrests for drug-driving have also been made.

# drink-driving - Thursday 30 November, 2017

# drink-driving - Thursday 16 November, 2017

'I wouldn't be more forgiving of someone who was drunk the morning after if he killed my child'

The families of people who have died in road collisions gathered in Dublin today for a candlelit ceremony.

# drink-driving - Sunday 5 November, 2017

Driver four times over legal limit crashes onto roundabout

Separately, a car became wedged between a wall and a basement after a collision in Limerick city last night.

# drink-driving - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Cars seized on drivers seven times over drink driving limit and with no licence

Gardaí have seized cars of motorists caught drunk and with drugs in their system.

# drink-driving - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Poll: Do you support automatic driving bans for those caught over the alcohol limit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support automatic driving bans for those caught over the alcohol limit?

Shane Ross is to introduce the bill to the Dáíl next week.

# drink-driving - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Ross 'very pleased' Fine Gael TDs and senators will not get a free vote on new drink-drive laws

Ross 'very pleased' Fine Gael TDs and senators will not get a free vote on new drink-drive laws

The minister said he was happy Fine Gael had made a “mature decision” this evening.

# drink-driving - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

'You cannot condone a drink-driver taking the lives of our children. We need this legislation'

A road safety campaigner called on all politicians to back new drink-driving legislation outside Leinster House yesterday.

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