An Abbeyleix man has been put off the road for drink driving.
Tony Kavanagh (62), Thornberry, Abbeyleix, was charged with dangerous driving and drink driving on March 26 last.
Defence, Mr Declan Breen said the accused had an unblemished record for 40-odd years.
On the day of the offence he travelled to meet a friend and fell into company, drinking too much. He tried to get a taxi and couldn’t, said Mr Breen.
Judge Staines convicted and fined the accused €300 and disqualified him from driving for three years.