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Sore boozers Seven fined after breaking Covid-19 rules by travelling to rented Cork house for drinks

"We continue to appeal to all citizens to comply with Public Health Guidelines and Regulations in order to continue to save lives," a garda spokesperson said.

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Seven men were fined after telling gardai they travelled to a rented house "for drinks" in Cork.

Gardaí in Kinsale fined the group of men for breaching Covid-19 regulations.

Officers observed the men arrive in two taxis before entering a shop where they bought "a large amount of alcohol."

When questioned, the men told them they had travelled to Kinsale to rent out a property and have drinks.

Each of the seven were then fined, and they had to travel back to Cork city.

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Gardai in Kinsale fined the men

Gardai in Kinsale fined the men

Gardai in Kinsale fined the men

"We continue to appeal to all citizens to comply with Public Health Guidelines and Regulations in order to continue to save lives," a garda spokesperson said.

Current Level 5 restrictions do not permit people to leave the house without a reasonable excuse, such as for work or exercise.

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