Man four times over legal drinking limit

Published 02/04/2014 | 05:36

A TRAWLERMAN who was on a night out with his girlfriend after coming back from a fishing trip in Killybegs was found to be four times over the legal drink driving limit after he was stopped by gardaí at Farran Redmond on his way home.

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Dingle resident Darren O'Sullivan, who is originally from St Joseph's Villas, Castletownbere, pleaded guilty to drink driving at Dingle District Court on Friday, where it emerged a urine sample provided returned a reading of 277mg of alcohol per 100ml or urine.

The court heard that the man had been out celebrating 'his first night out in a while' on October 4, 2012.

Mr O'Sullivan was disqualified from driving for three years, to take effect from September 1, and was dined €175.


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