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Monday 11 December 2017

Kilmainham: Drink-driving down by 42pc

Gardai take part in a drink driving crack down
Gardai take part in a drink driving crack down

Gardai in the Kilmainham and Kevin Street stations made 53 arrests last year where motorists were caught driving while intoxicated.

This represents a decrease of 42pc in the number of arrests when compared with 91 in 2013.

The number of public order incidents also fell slightly. There were 525 public order crimes reported to gardai here in 2014, as opposed to 580 in 2013.

However, burglaries jumped by 39pc in 2014, with 654 reported cases as opposed to 472 the year before.

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