Garda photos from the Slieve Blooms
Motorists were caught flouting the Covid-19 lockdown rules in the Slieve Bloom Mountains on the Laois Offaly border over the Bank Holiday weekend.
Laois Offaly Division Gardaí reported that the Laois Roads Policing Unit conducted a patrol of area on Sunday evening and found "a number of motorists congregating and not adhering to social distancing" at Glendine.
Gardaí say a number of road traffic offences were detected and fixed charge notices will be issued.
"All motorists were directed to return home," said the gardaí.