There was also no tax, NCT or insurance on the car.
A driver, detected travelling at 189 kph, has been arrested in Laois.
The Laois Roads Policing Unit caught the motorist on the M7 on Saturday evening.
They didn't have a driving licence and there was no tax, NCT or insurance on the car.
Gardaí say the tyres were also so badly worn the wire was visible through the rubber.
The vehicle was seized and the driver has been charged to appear before Portlaoise District Court.