89 drink-driving convictions on Cavan and Monaghan roads so far in 2019

89 people have been convicted of drink driving on roads across Cavan and Monaghan so far this year. A further 60 convictions were issued for speeding on local roads during the same period. Cavan District Court dealt with the most drink-driving convictions since January, while Monaghan District Court had the highest number of speeding convictions.

Figures released by the Courts Service shows there was a reduction in both offences last year. In 2018, 196 people were convicted of drink-driving – down from 233. Speeding convictions were at 132 last year, down from 219 in 2017.

Drink-driving convictions

Court Area2016201720182019 to date
Carrickmacross35464226
Cavan45895937
Monaghan31576019
Virginia2541357

Speeding convictions

Court Area2016201720182019 to date
Carrickmacross39714719
Cavan133652715
Monaghan43452620
Virginia3638325