# drink-driving - Tuesday 28 February, 2017
Shane Ross says he hopes publicans and those living in rural areas will make the “necessary arrangements” to ensure they get home safely.
# drink-driving - Monday 27 February, 2017
Publicans say this will close down pubs in rural Ireland.
# drink-driving - Sunday 26 February, 2017
The arrests took place as part of Operation Surround.
# drink-driving - Wednesday 22 February, 2017
A number of rural TDs, including some in the Independent Alliance, are unhappy with some aspects of the law.
# drink-driving - Tuesday 21 February, 2017
# drink-driving - Friday 17 February, 2017
The two-time World Cup winner, who plays for defending French champions Racing 92, said there were no excuses for his behaviour.
# drink-driving - Tuesday 14 February, 2017
Cabinet approved the plan from Shane Ross earlier today.
# drink-driving - Sunday 12 February, 2017
The drivers were caught in the Kildare area in just one day.
# drink-driving - Saturday 11 February, 2017
Shane Ross said he intends on passing legislation which would mean all drink drivers would be banned from the roads.
# drink-driving - Wednesday 8 February, 2017
Ross said law to publish names of those caught drink driving should be ready by April.
# drink-driving - Friday 27 January, 2017
18-year-old Shane Patton was killed in the crash near Drumkeen in Donegal
# drink-driving - Wednesday 25 January, 2017
The person also had no motor tax or NCT.
# drink-driving - Monday 23 January, 2017
The driver is due to appear in court at a later date.
# drink-driving - Saturday 21 January, 2017
A Limerick driver travelling at double the speed limit because he was ‘late to work’ was caught yesterday morning.
# drink-driving - Tuesday 10 January, 2017
A proposed plan would see one small alcoholic drink place a driver over the limit.
# drink-driving - Monday 9 January, 2017
Meanwhile, just over half of people want drink driving alcohol limits to remain unchanged.
# drink-driving - Saturday 7 January, 2017
This was the first ever checkpoint on the M50.
# drink-driving - Friday 6 January, 2017
Meanwhile, the Road Safety Authority is looking into establishing a public database of disqualified drivers.
# drink-driving - Wednesday 4 January, 2017
Minister Shane Ross has described 2016 as a “disastrous year” for road safety.
Meanwhile, a Fine Gael MEP has called for breathalysers to be installed in the cars of repeat offenders.
# drink-driving - Saturday 31 December, 2016
The Road Safety Authority and An Garda Síochana are urging people not to drink and drive this weekend.
# drink-driving - Wednesday 28 December, 2016
Gardaí have also arrested a number of drink drivers.
# drink-driving - Tuesday 27 December, 2016
Gardaí say getting behind the wheel after a night of drinking remains a big problem.
# drink-driving - Wednesday 21 December, 2016
The figure is an increase of over a third (34%) on the number for this time last year.
# drink-driving - Tuesday 20 December, 2016
A number of new measures about drug driving, written-off vehicles and uninsured drivers have been given the green light.
# drink-driving - Saturday 10 December, 2016
Christmas trees and presents – gardaí have all sorts of advice at this time of the year.
# drink-driving - Thursday 8 December, 2016
Drink drivers involved in fatal crashes will not be permitted to drive while they are awaiting trial.
# drink-driving - Sunday 4 December, 2016
Two people were arrested in the Thor Operation checkpoint.
# drink-driving - Thursday 1 December, 2016
The parents of Ciarán Treacy remember the worst day of their lives – as do all who attended the four-year-old’s tiny body.
# drink-driving - Friday 18 November, 2016
Prescription medication almost as common as alcohol in road deaths, according to RSA report.
# drink-driving - Monday 24 October, 2016
The car had no tax or insurance and gardaí found empty alcohol bottles and cans in it.
# drink-driving - Friday 21 October, 2016
“Thank you for being responsible. Life is valuable.”
# drink-driving - Saturday 15 October, 2016
Gardaí are reminding motorists to never drink and drive.
# drink-driving - Thursday 22 September, 2016
The Irish Examiner and ICMSA poll finds that 23% admitted to drink driving in the last six months.
# drink-driving - Thursday 8 September, 2016
Between 2008 and 2012, alcohol was a factor in 38% of fatal collisions, claiming the lives of 286 people.
# drink-driving - Saturday 30 July, 2016
Drivers are being urged to slow down and never drink and drive.
# drink-driving - Monday 18 July, 2016
All the car-related news you need to know – including new PSA fuel consumption data, new Garda drink-driving offensive and new Renault Dacia dealership.
# drink-driving - Saturday 16 July, 2016
The Straffan man pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing serious bodily harm.
# drink-driving - Monday 11 July, 2016
A total of 87 people have died on the roads so far this year, 10 more than in 2015.