Drink sensibly this weekend

Five people were arrested last weekend for drink driving in Laois.

Five people were arrested last weekend for drink driving in Laois.

Gardaí have cautioned people against drinking more that they should as the warm spell continues into the June bank holiday weekend.

“We would like to get the message out that there are a lot of checkpoints out there. In the warm weather people are perhaps drinking more than they would normally,” said a spokesperson from Portlaoise Garda Station