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Local Gardaí issue warning to drink drivers for long Bank Holiday weekend

Mar 17, 2022 07:03 By News Northern Sound
Local Gardaí issue warning to drink drivers for long Bank Holiday weekend Local Gardaí issue warning to drink drivers for long Bank Holiday weekend
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Motorists can expect to meet multiple checkpoints this weekend.

Local Gardai will be focusing on catching drink-drivers this Bank Holiday Weekend.

With today being St Patrick's Day, and an extra Bank Holiday on Friday, it's expected that roads will be busier than usual.

Sergeant Niall Leech from the Cavan-Monaghan Roads Policing Unit says they've a "considerable number" of checkpoints scheduled for the region's roads over the coming days.

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He told Northern Sound that it can take much longer than expected for alcohol to leave your system.

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