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Driver caught speeding in Kilkenny fails roadside drug test

A driver stopped for speeding in Kilkenny yesterday was subsequently arrested for drug-driving.

A roadside test returned a positive result for cannabis and the driver has been charged now to appear in court.

Another driver tested positive for cocaine when stopped at a checkpoint in the city on Monday night.

These and other recent incidents in Kilkenny and Carlow have prompted a warning from GardaĆ­ to all motorists to never drive under the influence of an intoxicant.