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Friday 31 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Breath Test

All time
# drink driving laws
'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.
# indiscretion
Jockey stood down after failing New Year's Day breath test
It was a disappointing start to 2018 for Tom Bellamy.
# Breath tests
Commissioner confirms no gardaí will be disciplined over breath test scandal
O Cualáin said reviewing all 505,730 calls made by gardaí to log breath test data would take a number of years.
# Testing times
How and why under-pressure gardaí faked checkpoints
It’s detailed in a report from the Policing Authority.
# Legal Action
'It'll cost an absolute fortune': Over 100 solicitors in contact with gardaí over fixed charge notice error
Senior gardaí were questioned by the Justice Committee today about various scandals in the organisation.
# what do you think
Poll: Should gardaí face sanctions for the false breath-test figures?
A Garda report has indicated that the false figures were created by a mix of problems.
# Road Safety
'They've more money in their pockets': Alarming rise in young people admitting to drink driving
Sixteen percent of people under the age of 24 say they have driven a car after consuming alcohol.
# Testing times
Garda homicide and domestic violence stats are now being rechecked
Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan confirmed the examination today.
# finger on the pulse
This is how a court case in Leitrim blew the latest garda scandal wide open
The massaging of figures is now feared to extend into other garda departments.
# Breath tests
An open and transparent garda briefing full of unanswered questions
The Commissioner told reporters yesterday she had heard the “disquiet” around the force’s latest scandal.
# Drunk Driving
Here's what we know so far about the garda breath test scandal
Almost one million tests that were never actually carried out were recorded on the system.
# numbers don't add up
Gardaí recorded almost one million more breath tests than they actually carried out
Gardaí said there was no single reason that would account for why they got the figures so wrong.
# Breath Test
Almost 2,000 drivers arrested for drink driving so far this year
A number of Mandatory Alcohol Testing checkpoints will be set up around the country this weekend.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Saturday
In tonight’s Fix: Abusive emails, alcohol tests and a triple limb transplant…
# pilot
Pilot taken off Aer Arann flight crew after failing breath test
The flight from Bristol to Cork was delayed for several hours on Thursday while a replacement pilot was found.