Woman kicked Garda in the eye at Portlaoise checkpoint

Pat Somers

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Pat Somers

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Woman kicked Garda in the eye at Portlaoise checkpoint

Garda investigations are ongoing following an incident at a checkpoint on the Dublin Road, Portlaoise on Wednesday night.

A female driver in her 20s became very violent when her car was detained at the checkpoint at around 11.25pm. She kicked a garda in the eye before been arrested.

She is understood to be from the area. Investigations are underway and a file is been prepared for the DPP.