41 arrested after second day of Donegal International Rally

41 arrested after second day of Donegal International Rally
Letterkenny garda station

Forty-one people were detained overnight in Letterkenny garda station following Day 2 of the Donegal International Rally.

The arrests were for a series of public order, drug and driving offences.

Gardaí say they had an extremely busy night following Day 2 of the Rally.

Between 5pm yesterday evening and 7am today, there were 41 people in custody at Letterkenny garda station.

There were 21 arrests for public order offences, one for an assault causing harm and one for an assault on a garda.

Eight people were also arrested for a search under the Misuse of Drugs Act and one over the sale and supply of drugs.

In relation to driving offences, four arrests were made for dangerous driving, one for being drunk in charge and four for drink-driving.

Gardaí have renewed their appeals for people attending the rally today to drive carefully and to have regard for others using the roads.

More on this topic

Conor Power Column: Quality residential holding in WaterfordConor Power Column: Quality residential holding in Waterford

How the Taliban conduct ‘peace talks’ is just not cricketHow the Taliban conduct ‘peace talks’ is just not cricket

Calm exteriors belie rising tensions in AsiaCalm exteriors belie rising tensions in Asia

Boris Johnson’s transition team poses a threat to British soft powerBoris Johnson’s transition team poses a threat to British soft power

More in this Section

Judge orders retrial as man jailed for raping woman has conviction quashed on appeal Judge orders retrial as man jailed for raping woman has conviction quashed on appeal

Computer expert from Donegal jailed for placing hidden cameras in public toilets to spy on kidsComputer expert from Donegal jailed for placing hidden cameras in public toilets to spy on kids

Boy who was knocked down by electric car he did not hear coming settles case for €55,000Boy who was knocked down by electric car he did not hear coming settles case for €55,000

Climate change should not have its own department, says MartinClimate change should not have its own department, says Martin


Lifestyle

Breanndán Ó Beaglaoich will not let a day pass without his ritual dip in the sea, which he describes as the best anti-depressant ever, says Lorna Siggins.Taking the plunge has a depth of benefits

10% of women suffer from it worldwide.As Alexa Chung reveals she has endometriosis, here’s everything you need to know about the condition

Pinnies, cookie cutters and wooden spoons at the ready.Food projects to do with the kids this summer

Stop. Climbing. Uluru.As tourists rush to climb Uluru despite an incoming ban – 5 ways to enjoy the rock respectfully

More From The Irish Examiner