Over 100 fined for violating Wicklow journey restrictions – BreakingNews.ie


Over 100 individuals have been fined on the spot for breaking journey lockout guidelines in Co Wicklow over the weekend.

That's practically triple the variety of fines handed down throughout the nation via Thursday.

The Gardaí obtained new powers final Monday to impose a superb of € 100 on anybody discovered violating journey restrictions below the Public Well being Act.

37 individuals have been ticketed via Thursday, together with a number of for alleged infractions final weekend.

However yesterday nicely over 100 extra individuals received a ticket, and it was proper in Co Wicklow.


Officers at checkpoints in Backyard County notified greater than 200 different drivers who agreed to show round and go house.

The power says that whereas most obey their driving directions, there are nonetheless "individuals who don’t wish to observe this recommendation."

Gardaí reiterated his name for individuals to adjust to public well being laws.

An area county councilor echoed the decision and particularly asks individuals to not go to the Wicklow Mountains.

Fantastic Gael advisor Irene Winters says the individuals of Wicklow usually wish to greet guests, however now will not be the time.

Ms Winters stated: 'You don't wish to get it from a stranger [Covid-19] and also you don't wish to give it to a stranger. Keep in your personal space, cease transmission, that's what individuals must do. "

She added: “At Co Wicklow we love individuals coming to go to us, we would like guests, however not in the mean time. Come again in the summertime, when journey restrictions are lifted, in the meantime everybody ought to keep in their very own space.

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