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#Checkpoint

# checkpoint - Last year 2021

Man charged after dangerous driving led to collision in Limerick
# Checkpoint
# Checkpoint

Man charged after dangerous driving led to collision in Limerick

Apr 6th 2021, 1:19 PM 20,949 Views 0 Comments

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
# Operation Fanacht
# Operation Fanacht

Man arrested and €140k worth of cannabis seized during Covid-19 checkpoint in Cork

Mar 24th 2021, 1:29 PM 11,146 Views 20 Comments

The man is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

# checkpoint - All time

Man wanted over multiple theft offences across country arrested at Co Mayo checkpoint
# Checkpoint
# Checkpoint

Man wanted over multiple theft offences across country arrested at Co Mayo checkpoint

May 6th 2020, 7:17 PM 30,394 Views 0 Comments

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
# Seized
# Seized

Man arrested at Covid-19 checkpoint following discovery of €40k worth of cannabis

May 1st 2020, 10:53 PM 31,296 Views 43 Comments

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
# Dundalk
# Dundalk

Three men arrested following car chase after failing to stop at Covid-19 checkpoint

Apr 26th 2020, 9:29 PM 49,910 Views 28 Comments

A garda car was damaged in the pursuit.

Man arrested on suspicion of drug-driving after failing to stop at Covid-19 checkpoint
# Mitchelstown
# Mitchelstown

Man arrested on suspicion of drug-driving after failing to stop at Covid-19 checkpoint

Apr 19th 2020, 10:56 AM 33,586 Views 26 Comments

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
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Man (20s) charged after refusing to co-operate with gardaí at Covid-19 checkpoint

Apr 16th 2020, 6:55 PM 45,057 Views 0 Comments

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
# Checkpoint
# Checkpoint

Driver who was 'out for a spin' tests positive for cocaine and cannabis

Apr 14th 2020, 9:14 AM 78,969 Views 68 Comments

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
# Mayo
# Mayo

Gardaí find 20,000 unstamped cigarettes in car at Covid-19 checkpoint

Apr 10th 2020, 7:41 AM 42,176 Views 46 Comments

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
# Checkpoint
# Checkpoint

'Pay up or else the car is seized': Gardaí to give drivers chance to pay backtax at checkpoints

Apr 18th 2019, 4:15 PM 100,808 Views 134 Comments

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
# Clampdown
# Clampdown

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

Oct 26th 2017, 10:31 PM 27,218 Views 32 Comments

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
# Checkpoint
# Checkpoint

Checkpoint set up for information on Louth crash that killed three women last week

Jul 28th 2017, 8:34 AM 10,065 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Police in town 'blighted by paramilitary feuds' hit out at online sharing of checkpoint locations
# Craigavon
# Craigavon

Police in town 'blighted by paramilitary feuds' hit out at online sharing of checkpoint locations

Apr 8th 2017, 12:33 PM 16,718 Views 32 Comments

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
# Co Kildare
# Co Kildare

Four arrested for suspected drink driving in garda crackdown overnight

Feb 26th 2017, 12:12 PM 21,980 Views 21 Comments

The arrests took place as part of Operation Surround.

Gardaí arrest drink driver, stop four speeding cars and seize six others
# Busy Weekend
# Busy Weekend

Gardaí arrest drink driver, stop four speeding cars and seize six others

Jan 21st 2017, 3:49 PM 38,399 Views 58 Comments

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
# Newbridge
# Newbridge

Uninsured driver, five times over limit, arrested after driving on wrong side of road towards checkpoint

Jan 14th 2017, 11:14 AM 41,066 Views 0 Comments

The arresting gardaí had “to take evasive action” to avoid being knocked down.

Gardaí set up checkpoint on M50 to catch drink drivers
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Gardaí set up checkpoint on M50 to catch drink drivers

Jan 7th 2017, 6:49 PM 62,704 Views 103 Comments

This was the first ever checkpoint on the M50.

Drunk driver arrested after crashing while approaching garda checkpoint
# Limerick
# Limerick

Drunk driver arrested after crashing while approaching garda checkpoint

Dec 4th 2016, 12:22 PM 35,881 Views 34 Comments

Two people were arrested in the Thor Operation checkpoint.

23 moments of fear everyone who drives in Ireland will know too well
# Petrol Light
From The Daily Edge
# Petrol Light

23 moments of fear everyone who drives in Ireland will know too well

Oct 30th 2016, 6:00 PM 13,355 Views 7 Comments

So much fear.

Man charged after €60k-worth of cannabis found in car during routine checkpoint
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Man charged after €60k-worth of cannabis found in car during routine checkpoint

Sep 10th 2016, 8:32 AM 10,132 Views 0 Comments

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
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

Man due in court after Cork gardaí find gun and ammunition in car

Apr 24th 2016, 5:25 PM 14,189 Views 0 Comments

A woman arrested in connection with the investigation was released without charge.

Man and woman arrested at checkpoint after shotgun found in their car
# Cork
# Cork

Man and woman arrested at checkpoint after shotgun found in their car

Apr 23rd 2016, 1:47 PM 23,105 Views 14 Comments

Ammunition was also found during a search of the car.

Gardaí set up checkpoints as Kenneth O'Brien murder investigation intensifies
# Kildare
# Kildare

Gardaí set up checkpoints as Kenneth O'Brien murder investigation intensifies

Jan 22nd 2016, 6:30 PM 24,233 Views 20 Comments

They are also appealing for members of the public to check their premises.

Garda Ombudsman investigating death of man in Galway
# Incident
# Incident

Garda Ombudsman investigating death of man in Galway

Feb 5th 2014, 11:01 PM 14,979 Views 4 Comments

The man was taken from the River Corrib at around 7.20pm this evening.

Suicide bomb kills seven at Libyan checkpoint
# Benghazi
# Benghazi

Suicide bomb kills seven at Libyan checkpoint

Dec 22nd 2013, 8:26 AM 3,111 Views 8 Comments

The death toll is likely to rise, according to witnesses on scene.

Two arrested after seizure of €40,000 worth of cannabis
# Blanchardstown
# Blanchardstown

Two arrested after seizure of €40,000 worth of cannabis

Dec 14th 2013, 8:02 AM 6,075 Views 42 Comments

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
# Syria
# Syria

More than 30 dead in Syria after 'explosives-laden truck' blown up by suicide bomber

Oct 20th 2013, 7:15 PM 4,752 Views 19 Comments

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’
# No Confidence
# No Confidence

Shatter: ‘Do I think it was a mistake to mention the incident surrounding Deputy Wallace? ...Of course I do’

May 28th 2013, 8:51 PM 13,787 Views 94 Comments

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'
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Kenny: 'The difference is Wallace broke the law, and Shatter didn't'

May 28th 2013, 4:14 PM 11,116 Views 116 Comments

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
# He's No Friend Of Mine
# He's No Friend Of Mine

Michael Lowry defends and defriends 'irritating and brash' Alan Shatter

May 28th 2013, 11:14 AM 16,137 Views 115 Comments

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'
# Checkpoint
# Checkpoint

Shatter: 'No garda report generated on breathalyser incident'

May 28th 2013, 7:46 AM 8,335 Views 125 Comments

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
# Syria
# Syria

Concern over disappearance of human rights lawyer in Syria

Oct 4th 2012, 12:37 PM 1,854 Views 0 Comments

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?
# TSA
# TSA

In photos: what has US airport security confiscated this week?

Aug 19th 2012, 2:44 PM 16,352 Views 15 Comments

Well, for a start, some grenades, guns and knife-combs.

Three in court after Garda patrol car ramming incident
# Checkpoint
# Checkpoint

Three in court after Garda patrol car ramming incident

May 17th 2012, 9:32 AM 3,715 Views 7 Comments

The three men were arrested yesterday evening after they failed to stop at a checkpoint.