Irish county approves rural drunk driving

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IRELAND – They call it a pub crawl for a reason.  A pub drive doesn’t sound safe!

But now some lawmakers in Ireland are trying to make it legal to be buzzed behind the wheel.

A pub owner and Kerry County Council Member says rural people should be allowed to have two or three drinks out on the town, and then drive home slowly on “little used roads.”

The councilor says it would be a good change for lonely, depressed and even sometimes suicidal rural folk (we’re thinking it might also be a nice change for his bottom line).

Anyway, the bill passed county council but still has some hoops. Drinking and driving is a problem for the Irish, so we’ll see. The conversation will definitely make some people scream and stout.