Driver caught speeding almost 20km/hr over limit at school checkpoint

A MOTORIST was caught by Gardaí driving almost 20km/hr over the speed limit at a checkpoint set up outside a school this morning. Gardaí have issued an appeal for drivers to slow down after a checkpoint was conducted outside Dunkineely National School by Donegal Town Roads Policing Unit. “A speed check was conducted and driver […]

Gardaí to step up checkpoints this Bank Holiday weekend

by Louise Doyle GARDAÍ in Donegal have warned motorists they will be ramping up checkpoints this Bank Holiday weekend. Ten people were killed on Donegal roads in 2023, up from eight the previous year. Advertisement Nationally, 184 people lost their lives, according to the Road Safety Authority (RSA) – the highest number of fatalities in […]

Gardaí plan bank holiday road blitz

BY LOUISE DOYLE GARDAÍ have warned motorists of a crackdown on motoring offences across Donegal ahead of the bank holiday weekend. A high-visability Garda operation will be in place throughout the county with checkpoints, speed checks and patrols. Advertisement The Garda warning comes in advance of the May bank holiday weekend when there is likely […]

Speed checks to be ramped up over the bank holiday weekend

SPEED checks are to be ramped up in Donegal this bank holiday weekend. Gardaí will be out in force to clampdown on drink/drug driving, speeding and the non-wearing of seatbelts. The warning comes as three new speed camera zones have become operational in Donegal as part of 61 nationally in a bid to cut road […]

Major operation by Gardai ahead of bank holiday weekend

GARDAÍ say they will be maintaining a visible presence across Donegal over the bank holiday weekend. A major operation will swing into action tomorrow with extra checkpoints and patrols concentrating on main roads. Superintendent Michael Finan, Letterkenny, said officers will be out in great force as we head towards the August Bank Holiday weekend. He […]