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Actually this is outside of my jurisdiction.
I will opt out for others.
Good morning, hopefully I can help. Has this matter already been to court? If so when was this?
Okay, were you issued with any penalty notices or just a summons?
Okay, well if you choose not to pay the fine, you will be summonsed to Court. If you are summonsed to Court, the gardai will give evidence against you and will have to prove their case. Without having disclosure of all of the documents on which the gardai intend to rely, it is impossible to say whether you will win or lose your case so it is a risky strategy. There are also mandatory sentences for drink driving, so if the case is proved, the judge cannot opt not to ban you.
Is there anything else I can help you with?