Donegal has one of the country’s highest instancees of banned drivers reoffending

farmers journal

Donegal has one of Ireland's highest rates of people being banned at least twice for driving over the limit.

Figures collated by the Irish Country Living section of the Farmers Journal show that on average, one in five motorists who have been disqualified from driving due to being over the legal limit for alcohol consumption have reoffended.

The national average is 21%, with Donegal three percentage points higher.

The highest reoffending figure will recorded in Leitrim at 29%, with 28% reoffending in Kerry.

Donegal and Dublin are next on the list at 24% each.