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704. Deputy Darren O'Rourke asked the Minister for Justice the number of persons convicted of drink driving in Trim District Court in 2019, 2020 and to date in 2021, in tabular form. [12728/21]

Answer

Minister for Justice (Deputy Helen McEntee): I am advised by the Courts Service that the table following shows the number of persons convicted for drink driving in Trim District Court in 2019, 2020 and to date in 2021.

Year No. of Persons convicted
Jan – Dec 2019 136
Jan – Dec 2020 67
Jan – Feb 2021 10
* The Courts Service can only provide data in relation to instances where offence codes provided on the system were used by prosecutors. Prosecutors may have used uncoded free text offences and any such offences would not be included in the data provided.