Voices from the frontline of transition
Clodagh Fay, The Chestnut pub, Birr, Co Offaly:
"Certainly during the week, if I have one or two customers living locally I'll offer to give them a lift home, if they are the last in the pub and I'm going home. But we have a lot of hackney drivers here and they tend to look after them. To be honest, I think a lot of the countryside has adjusted to the drink-driving laws and people just don't do it. They either get a hackney into town or they don't go."
Martin and Amanda Lynch, Brendan Grace's Bar, Killaloe, Co Clare: