Man in Cork arrested and charged for breaching Covid-19 legislation 6 months ago

Man in Cork arrested and charged for breaching Covid-19 legislation

The man in question refused to give his name and relevant details to Gardaí.

A man in Cork has been arrested and charged for breaching Covid-19 legislation.

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A man in his 60s is due to appear before court on Wednesday morning in relation to a breach of the 2020 Health (Preservation and Protection and other Emergency Measures in the Public Interest) Bill on 27 April.

Shortly after 11.30am on the day in question, Gardaí from a station in Togher were on patrol in The Lough area of Cork city when a man shouted towards them.

When Gardaí began speaking to the man about the purpose of his journey, he refused to give his name and relevant details.

As a result he was arrested, brought to Bridewell Garda Station and upon directions from the Director of Public Prosecutions, he was charged in relation to the incident.