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Thursday 7 December 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Checkpoint

This year
Palestinian government condemns shooting of man by Israeli forces
The Israeli military said soldiers shot someone after a ‘violent confrontation’.
All time
Man charged after dangerous driving led to collision in Limerick
The car was seen travelling at high speed and occasionally on the wrong side of the road.
Man arrested and €140k worth of cannabis seized during Covid-19 checkpoint in Cork
The man is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.
Man wanted over multiple theft offences across country arrested at Co Mayo checkpoint
He is due to appear before a sitting of Ballina District Court on 26 May.
Man arrested at Covid-19 checkpoint following discovery of €40k worth of cannabis
He is currently being detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.
Three men arrested following car chase after failing to stop at Covid-19 checkpoint
A garda car was damaged in the pursuit.
Man arrested on suspicion of drug-driving after failing to stop at Covid-19 checkpoint
The incident ended when the car hit a gate on a farm in Co Cork.
Man (20s) charged after refusing to co-operate with gardaí at Covid-19 checkpoint
While being taken to Castlerea Garda Station the man began spitting in the direction of a Garda member.
Driver who was 'out for a spin' tests positive for cocaine and cannabis
A large number of Covid-19 checkpoints are in place around the country.
Gardaí find 20,000 unstamped cigarettes in car at Covid-19 checkpoint
A car was stopped in Bohola in Co Mayo and enquiries were made into the purpose of the driver’s movements.
'Pay up or else the car is seized': Gardaí to give drivers chance to pay backtax at checkpoints
The system claims to save the state money and speed up the processing of tickets.
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.
Checkpoint set up for information on Louth crash that killed three women last week
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward.
Police in town 'blighted by paramilitary feuds' hit out at online sharing of checkpoint locations
The warning was in response to social media groups in which people post traffic updates to other road users.
Four arrested for suspected drink driving in garda crackdown overnight
The arrests took place as part of Operation Surround.
Gardaí arrest drink driver, stop four speeding cars and seize six others
A Limerick driver travelling at double the speed limit because he was ‘late to work’ was caught yesterday morning.
Uninsured driver, five times over limit, arrested after driving on wrong side of road towards checkpoint
The arresting gardaí had “to take evasive action” to avoid being knocked down.
Gardaí set up checkpoint on M50 to catch drink drivers
This was the first ever checkpoint on the M50.
Drunk driver arrested after crashing while approaching garda checkpoint
Two people were arrested in the Thor Operation checkpoint.
23 moments of fear everyone who drives in Ireland will know too well
So much fear.
Man charged after €60k-worth of cannabis found in car during routine checkpoint
Three large bags of cannabis herb were discovered when gardaí stopped a Ford Focus.
Man due in court after Cork gardaí find gun and ammunition in car
A woman arrested in connection with the investigation was released without charge.
Man and woman arrested at checkpoint after shotgun found in their car
Ammunition was also found during a search of the car.
Gardaí set up checkpoints as Kenneth O'Brien murder investigation intensifies
They are also appealing for members of the public to check their premises.
Garda Ombudsman investigating death of man in Galway
The man was taken from the River Corrib at around 7.20pm this evening.
Suicide bomb kills seven at Libyan checkpoint
The death toll is likely to rise, according to witnesses on scene.
Two arrested after seizure of €40,000 worth of cannabis
Gardaí conducting a checkpoint on the N7 yesterday evening found the drugs during the search of a car.
More than 30 dead in Syria after 'explosives-laden truck' blown up by suicide bomber
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the death toll was likely to rise, as “there are dozens of wounded, some of them in critical condition”.
Shatter: ‘Do I think it was a mistake to mention the incident surrounding Deputy Wallace? ...Of course I do’
Alan Shatter admits to an error of judgement, but defends his record, as the Dáil begins debating a motion of no confidence.
Kenny: 'The difference is Wallace broke the law, and Shatter didn't'
The Taoiseach is pressed on why a report exists of Mick Wallace’s encounter with Gardaí, but none of Alan Shatter’s.
Michael Lowry defends and defriends 'irritating and brash' Alan Shatter
In a statement issued this morning, the Tipperary TD branded the Minister as “irritatingly dismissive and brash”.
Shatter: 'No garda report generated on breathalyser incident'
An official statement from the Justice Minister came after inquiries made by the Garda Commissioner to local garda management.
Concern over disappearance of human rights lawyer in Syria
Khalil Ma’touq and his friend Mohammed Thatha went missing on their route to work which involves passing several government checkpoints.
In photos: what has US airport security confiscated this week?
Well, for a start, some grenades, guns and knife-combs.
Three in court after Garda patrol car ramming incident
The three men were arrested yesterday evening after they failed to stop at a checkpoint.