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30 Nov 2021

Breached five mile Covid rule in Laois town

Breached five mile Covid rule in Laois town

A man was fined for breaching Covid travel restrictions at Portlaoise court last Thursday. 

Jordan Naughten, 19, of 34 Montpelier Park, Cabra, Dublin 7 was charged with breach of the Covid-19 travel restrictions at Bridge Street, Mountmellick on January 29 this year. 

Sgt JJ Kirby outlined to the court that Mr Naughten was found at Bridge Street Mountmellick outside the 5-mile radius on that date. 

Defence counsel, Suzanne Dooner said he had been attempting to buy a horse. 

He had €50 in court which he was directed to give to the court poor box. He was fined €100.

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