Residents in Cork want house party ban ahead of new college term – Irish Examiner

Residents who took a landlord to court after a spate of lockdown house parties in Cork city have called for tighter letting arrangements ahead of the new college term.

The Magazine Road Residents Association (MRRA) in Cork said they want more done to ensure there is no repeat of the carry-on over the summer at rented properties dubbed locally as ‘Covid Party House’ and ‘Party Central’.

The MRRA said they expect a big turnover of tenants in rented properties in the city’s university precinct, and in the suburbs of Bishopstown, close to Cork Institute of Technology (CIT), as third level students return.

But they said landlords must ensure that their tenants comply with the current public health guidelines on Covid-19 which state that no more than six people can visit a house, and it urged all landlords and letting agents to tell these new tenants that house parties would be

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