Gardaí detect drink driver at checkpoint with mandatory disqualification applied

Never drink and drive

Darren Hassett


Darren Hassett


Carlow Carlow Carlow

Drink-driving offence detected

Carlow Roads Policing Unit performed a checkpoint on the N80 New Year's Eve when a driver failed a roadside breath test and was taken to Carlow Garda Station for a positive breath result.

A fixed charge penalty fine was issued and a mandatory disqualification applied.

Gardaí said: "Never drive whilst intoxicated."