10 people were arrested on suspicion of drink driving on Christmas Day 7 months ago

10 people were arrested on suspicion of drink driving on Christmas Day

Gardaí have urged people to never, ever drink and drive.

While Christmas is most certainly a time to be celebrated, it is important that we make sure that we don't go overboard at this time of year.

An Garda Síochána have confirmed that a total of 10 people were arrested on suspicion of drink driving in Ireland on Christmas Day.

In a message posted on Twitter, they also confirmed that a number of the drivers that were arrested refused a breath sample, and will now automatically face a four year driving ban.

You can see the statement posted on Twitter here:

Last week, we revealed that 445 motorists were arrested on suspicion of intoxicated driving in Ireland in just 18 days at the start of December.