05/08/2021

Search our Archive

High visibility Garda presence in Letterkenny this weekend

Zero tolerance will be exercised in relation to drink and drug driving

High visibility Garda presence in Letterkenny this weekend

Garda issue warning ahead of weekend

There will be a high garda visibility and increased checkpoints in the Letterkenny district this weekend on what would have been the annual Donegal International Rally weekend. 

Additional patrols, speed checks and check points will be undertaken by gardaí in the district. 

Read also: Garda seek information on red Vauxhall

Gardaí are concerned that diffing events may take place in uncontrolled events over the course of next weeked. 

“Normally this is the Rally weekend which is probably the biggest weekend of the year from north Donegal from Galway to Cork,” Sergeant Eunan Walsh said. 

He added that gardaí are concerned about ‘impromptu events on public roads.”

He added: "There will always be a zero tolerance to dangerous driving, drink and drug driving and speeding and any bad driving in general."

He asked people to adhere to public guidelines and not to gather in groups. 

More News

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.