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# drink-driving - Friday 1 January, 2016

Dublin planning officer: More pubs will reduce drink driving as people wouldn't have as far to travel
# 1985
# 1985

Dublin planning officer: More pubs will reduce drink driving as people wouldn't have as far to travel

Jan 1st 2016, 3:00 PM 889 Views 0 Comments

The planning officer for Dublin city and country wanted the one mile restriction between pubs abolished in favour of half mile limits.

# drink-driving - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

'Affluenza' teen who killed four people in car crash arrested in Mexico
# Ethan Couch
# Ethan Couch

'Affluenza' teen who killed four people in car crash arrested in Mexico

Dec 29th 2015, 2:21 PM 19,350 Views 14 Comments

During the sentencing phase of Ethan Couch’s trial, a defence expert argued that Couch’s wealthy parents coddled him into a sense of irresponsibility — a condition the expert termed “affluenza”.

# drink-driving - Saturday 28 November, 2015

This powerful video shows why drink driving is a bad, bad idea
# Wise Up
# Wise Up

This powerful video shows why drink driving is a bad, bad idea

Nov 28th 2015, 6:00 PM 19,078 Views 33 Comments

284,000 Irish drivers have admitted to some manner of drink driving in the last 12 months.

# drink-driving - Monday 23 November, 2015

This photo of a baby girl wearing her fallen mother's police hat has gone viral
# Drink Driving
# Drink Driving

This photo of a baby girl wearing her fallen mother's police hat has gone viral

Nov 23rd 2015, 10:43 PM 23,458 Views 17 Comments

Jaimie Jursevics was allegedly killed by a drunk driver.

# drink-driving - Monday 16 November, 2015

"If you get into a car with nine pints in you, I'm sorry but you do intend harm"

"If you get into a car with nine pints in you, I'm sorry but you do intend harm"

Nov 16th 2015, 10:30 PM 15,369 Views 24 Comments

The parents of four-year-old Ciarán Treacy, who was killed by a drunk driver, have given their first televised interview this evening.

# drink-driving - Thursday 29 October, 2015

"When the drink is in, that's it" - drink driving is still going on in Ireland's rural areas
# Not Clever
# Not Clever

"When the drink is in, that's it" - drink driving is still going on in Ireland's rural areas

Oct 29th 2015, 2:14 PM 18,365 Views 40 Comments

“Irish people live on risks – they don’t think before they act.”

# drink-driving - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

The courts say they have an 86% conviction rate for drink-driving
# Convictions
# Convictions

The courts say they have an 86% conviction rate for drink-driving

Oct 27th 2015, 8:25 AM 8,584 Views 23 Comments

That’s double what had been reported.

# drink-driving - Sunday 25 October, 2015

Four dead and 44 injured after car strikes US homecoming parade crowd
# Oklahoma
# Oklahoma

Four dead and 44 injured after car strikes US homecoming parade crowd

Oct 25th 2015, 7:23 AM 17,492 Views 24 Comments

A two-year-old boy is among the dead.

# drink-driving - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Oct 20th 2015, 8:50 AM 11,468 Views 1 Comment

Here’s everything you need to know this morning.

Poll: Would you ever get in a car with a driver who'd had a drink?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you ever get in a car with a driver who'd had a drink?

Oct 20th 2015, 8:39 AM 18,484 Views 44 Comments

A crackdown on drink-driving is on the cards as figures show more than half of cases do not end in conviction.

# drink-driving - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Uruguayan defender suspended by Juventus after drink-drive Ferrari smash
# Punishment
From The42
# Punishment

Uruguayan defender suspended by Juventus after drink-drive Ferrari smash

Sep 29th 2015, 10:05 PM 6,139 Views 1 Comment

Martin Caceres was fortunate to escape without serious injury.

These counties have highest number of drivers dodging penalty points by making donations
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

These counties have highest number of drivers dodging penalty points by making donations

Sep 29th 2015, 6:40 PM 26,965 Views 30 Comments

The Department of Justice has reported that 1,526 drivers avoided penalty points by donating to the court poor box from January 2014- May 2015.

# drink-driving - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Emergency law closes drink-driving loophole
# In Irish Please
# In Irish Please

Emergency law closes drink-driving loophole

Sep 22nd 2015, 1:39 PM 18,643 Views 35 Comments

This closes the loophole for future cases but the status of previous tickets remains unclear

# drink-driving - Thursday 17 September, 2015

This may not be the smartest celebration days after crashing your car in an alleged drink-driving incident
# Celebrations
From The42
# Celebrations

This may not be the smartest celebration days after crashing your car in an alleged drink-driving incident

Sep 17th 2015, 10:38 AM 6,330 Views 3 Comments

This is not a smart move.

# drink-driving - Friday 11 September, 2015

Tulisa Contostavlos has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving in her Ferrari
# Tulisa
From The Daily Edge
# Tulisa

Tulisa Contostavlos has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving in her Ferrari

Sep 11th 2015, 3:20 PM 5,023 Views 5 Comments

Ah TULISA.

# drink-driving - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Irish footballer Darron Gibson pleads guilty to drink driving after hitting cyclist

Irish footballer Darron Gibson pleads guilty to drink driving after hitting cyclist

Sep 1st 2015, 12:21 PM 18,654 Views 28 Comments

The international was banned from driving for 20 months.

# drink-driving - Monday 17 August, 2015

Drunk man has 10-year-old son drive him home, gets arrested
# Don't Do This
# Don't Do This

Drunk man has 10-year-old son drive him home, gets arrested

Aug 17th 2015, 3:36 PM 17,425 Views 15 Comments

The child was spotted driving on a local road.

# drink-driving - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Brother of hit-and-run victim prays his killer will 'find his way in life' after 187 convictions
# Courts
# Courts

Brother of hit-and-run victim prays his killer will 'find his way in life' after 187 convictions

Jul 22nd 2015, 5:53 PM 25,020 Views 46 Comments

Eamon Cronin has been remembered today in court as a loving husband and good Samaritan.

# drink-driving - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Fewer people are being taken to court for drink driving offences
# Dangerous Driving
# Dangerous Driving

Fewer people are being taken to court for drink driving offences

Jul 14th 2015, 6:15 AM 7,753 Views 9 Comments

62% of the cases that appear before the District Court relate to road traffic offences, which is little change from the year previous.

# drink-driving - Friday 19 June, 2015

Pregnant woman in court for assaulting two brothers with the heel of her stiletto shoe
# Courts
# Courts

Pregnant woman in court for assaulting two brothers with the heel of her stiletto shoe

Jun 19th 2015, 6:00 PM 19,774 Views 38 Comments

The victims needed surgical staples in their heads.

# drink-driving - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Tearful Vidal apologises after drink-driving Ferrari crash
# Penitent
From The42
# Penitent

Tearful Vidal apologises after drink-driving Ferrari crash

Jun 18th 2015, 7:01 AM 7,080 Views 5 Comments

‘I had an accident that put at risk my wife’s life and that of a lot of people.’

# drink-driving - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Clarke Carlisle guilty of drink driving days before suicide attempt
# Guilty
From The42
# Guilty

Clarke Carlisle guilty of drink driving days before suicide attempt

May 14th 2015, 6:04 PM 3,385 Views 0 Comments

The former ITV pundit drove “erratically” through north London two days before his failed suicide bid.

# drink-driving - Friday 1 May, 2015

"Driving drunk...I'll be dead thanks to you" - chilling text sent minutes before fatal car crash
# Not While Driving
# Not While Driving

"Driving drunk...I'll be dead thanks to you" - chilling text sent minutes before fatal car crash

May 1st 2015, 10:15 PM 61,587 Views 43 Comments

The texts were sent a few minutes before a fatal car crash in Miami.

# drink-driving - Sunday 26 April, 2015

Politicians who own pubs tell us what has gone wrong for rural Ireland
# Behind The Bar
# Behind The Bar

Politicians who own pubs tell us what has gone wrong for rural Ireland

Apr 26th 2015, 8:30 PM 43,693 Views 110 Comments

Owning a pub and being in Leinster House – seeing the demise of rural Ireland from the outside and the inside.

# drink-driving - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Gardaí insist they ARE cooperating with probe into Clare Daly's arrest
# Dáil Claims
# Dáil Claims

Gardaí insist they ARE cooperating with probe into Clare Daly's arrest

Apr 22nd 2015, 8:30 PM 14,745 Views 49 Comments

Yesterday, the Dáil heard claims that gardaí had not been cooperating with the GSOC inquiry.

# drink-driving - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Gardaí involved in arrest of Clare Daly 'failing to cooperate with investigation'
# Dáil Claims
# Dáil Claims

Gardaí involved in arrest of Clare Daly 'failing to cooperate with investigation'

Apr 21st 2015, 5:42 PM 27,952 Views 95 Comments

Daly was arrested over two years ago.

'Alco-locks' could be on the way for those that continue to drink-drive
# Risking Lives
# Risking Lives

'Alco-locks' could be on the way for those that continue to drink-drive

Apr 21st 2015, 10:45 AM 13,906 Views 52 Comments

The Road Safety Authority are thinking outside the box for a new plan on road safety.

# drink-driving - Monday 23 March, 2015

Garda arrested for suspected drink-driving after crashing into parked squad car
# Drink Driving
# Drink Driving

Garda arrested for suspected drink-driving after crashing into parked squad car

Mar 23rd 2015, 8:48 AM 37,851 Views 0 Comments

The off-duty garda may also face an internal investigation, the Garda Ombudsman has confirmed.

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