Search Results for 'Drink driving'

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Three month suspended sentence for man who took sister’s car

A man who, while in Mayo on holiday visiting his sister, stole and then crashed her car while drink driving, was given a three month suspended sentence and disqualified from driving for three years in Castlebar District Court this week.

Ford shows big risks attached to drink driving

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Ford has developed a “Drink Driving Suit”, that impairs visibility, co-ordination and balance at a time when more than half of young drivers in Europe report either driving while drunk or have seen friends drink and drive.

Obscure ruling could see man off drink driving charge

A drink driving case was adjourned for a fortnight in the District Court this week (October 9) when a judge accepted a defence solicitor’s contention that a Supreme Court decision in March could allow the defendant beat the charge.

Three year driving ban for drunk Kilkelly driver

At Castlebar District Court this week Judge Mary Devins found a Kilkelly man guilty of drink driving and dangerous driving and disqualified him from driving for three years.

Man was ‘in fear’ when giving evidence in court

A Ballina man who denied at Ballina District Court that he was the driver of a stolen car which drove into the wall of a Ballina hotel was before court this week for a probation report.

Man with 16 previous convictions crashed his van into car when drunk

A man who collided into the rear of a car when he was intoxicated was before Ballina District Court on Tuesday for a probation report.

Six years off the road for drunk driver

A 29-year-old woman was disqualified from driving for six years at Ballina District Court on Tuesday after she pleaded guilty to drink driving.

Six year disqualification for Crossmolina farmer

A farmer who drove drunk while he was attending his land was disqualified from driving for six years at this week’s sitting of Ballina District Court.

Machinery driver convicted of drink driving

A 25-year-old Claremorris man who pleaded guilty to drink driving was given a three year ban from driving in Castlebar District Court this week. Patrick Moran, Brize, Claremorris was stopped at on December 27 2011 after been seen driving at speed on Convent Road, Claremorris by gardai. He was observed breaking both the median line and hard shoulder by gardai before they pulled him over. When arrested he was brought to Claremorris Garda Station where he gave a blood sample, which returned a reading of 191mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood.

Four years off the road for man caught drink driving with no insurance

A Claremorris man who was caught drink driving close to where he lived was disqualified from driving for four years after pleading guilty to drink driving and driving without insurance at Castlebar District Court this week.

 

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