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Man Arrested and Charged - Breaches of Covid 19 Legislation on 27 April 2020 in Cork

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

Shortly after 11.30am, Gardaí from Togher Garda Station were on patrol in The Lough area of Cork city when a man shouted towards Gardaí. 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. 

He is due to appear before Cork City District Court this morning, 20 May at 10.30am.