Court dates for eight arrested over night-time car rallies in Clare

Eight people are due to appear in court later this month in connection with unofficial motoring events in county Clare.

A woman and seven men were detained at a number of locations around the county yesterday morning.

The drivers of modified cars were targeted as part of an intelligence-led operation.

It follows an event at the Corkscrew Hill in Ballyvaughan on the night of March 7 last, which was attended by 70 vehicles.

All eight were charged by gardaí in connection with the incident and released on bail.

They will appear before Ennis District on April 23.

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