Naas Gardaí arrested motorist during the August Bank Holiday Weekend after they were found to be almost five times over the legal alcohol limit for driving .
Court proceedings are to follow in coming weeks.
Separately, recent research released by the Road Safety Authority (RSA) found that a quarter of drivers surveyed agreed that there were times when they may have been over the drink driving limit when driving the morning after a night out.
The Driver Attitudes & Behaviour Survey carried out in December 2020, also found that overall, 9% of motorists admit to consuming alcohol before driving in the past twelve months, with the figure higher amongst men (12%) than women (5%).
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