Search

13 Aug 2022

Gardaí issue 14 fines to 'boy racers' in Midlands who flouted Covid-19 regulations at the weekend

Gardaí issue 14 fines  to 'boy racers' in Longford who flouted Covid-19 regulations at the weekend

No less than 14 people were issued fixed pay notices of €100 by gardaí on Friday and Saturday nights for breaching Covid-19 regulations.

Gardaí caught the 'boy racers', all aged between 18 and 22 years, in three different locations of Longford town.

Over the two day period, gardaí found all 14 youths who were fined to be in breach of a number of public health guidelines, including non-essential travel.

A standout incident, gardaí said, was a vehicle with five young people inside, none of whom were from the same household, and none of whom were wearing masks.

All 14 of the young people who were fined were from county Longford, gardaí noted, but were outside of their 5km travel radius when they were fined.

To continue reading this article for FREE,
please kindly register and/or log in.


Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.