Was banned for 10 years but found to be intoxicated more than 10 times over limit while driving on N4

Sligo gardai this afternoon (Monday) arrested a disqualified motorist on the N4 dual carriageway who was found to be intoxicated more than ten time above the legal limit.

The incident occurred when gardai were overtaken by a vehicle travelling inbound toward Sligo, swerving from side to side.

Gardai say when the driver was stopped, he was found to be clearly intoxicated.

Following his arrest, it was established he had been disqualified from driving for 10 years.

The driver is expected to appear before Sligo District Court in the coming weeks.