Gardai were overtaken by a vehicle travelling inbound on the N4 dual carriageway in Sligo yesterday.
The vehicle was swerving from side to side and when stopped, the driver was found to be intoxicated.
Following his arrest, it was established that he was disqualified from driving for a period of 10 years.
Some tests were carried out and on this occasion, he was found to be over 10 times the legal limit.
The vehicle was detained and the driver has been charged to appear before Sligo District Court in the coming weeks.