Gardaí warn against Easter gatherings as 30 fines issued to Cork house party guests – Irish Examiner

Gardaí have warned against the holding of Easter bank holiday house parties after they issued 30 on-the-spot fines to people attending a party at a rented house on the southside of Cork city.

They dished out several €150 fines to people  attending the party, and €500 fines to those who were identified as the organisers of the gathering, in breach of the Covid-19 regulations, in a rented house near University College Cork (UCC).

It is understood a number of those found at the gathering gave home addresses in Co Kerry.

Rented properties

It was one of a number of rented properties in the university area that gardaí were called to on foot of complaints about house parties on Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning.

Catherine Clancy, the chair of the Magazine Road and Surrounding Areas Residents Association, said they were made aware of parties in rented properties in Highfield West and on Glasheen Road.

“We heard

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