Two drivers arrested for alleged drink driving offences in Athlone over the weekend

Two people were arrested for suspected drink driving in Athlone over the weekend.

Gardai made the arrests in the town at routine drug and alcohol checkpoints carried out across Saturday and Sunday.

Separately Gardai have recovered a number of car registration plates which were reported stolen recently.


Following enquires, a house was searched at the end of last week and a juvenile was detained in connection with the discovery.

All plates are understood to have been reunited with their owners.