Local Garda warning after recent rise in rural drink driving arrests

Gardai in the Laois-Offaly region have said they will be continuing their efforts to detect and prevent drink driving offences after three motorists in rural areas of Laois were arrested for being intoxicated within the last week.

In a social media post from An Garda Síochána in Laois Offaly today (Friday), it was reported that the Laois Roads Policing Unit had arrested three drivers in recent nights for driving while intoxicated.

"Each were detected in rural parts of the county between 10.30pm and 2am," stated the Gardai.

"Our members will continue to detect and prevent such offences," the post added.