Trudi Lalor

Lough Sheelin Shore

Almost 700 COVID-19 Fines Issued In The Midlands

497 of the fines were imposed in the Laois Offaly Division.

Over 2,700 Covid fines have been given to people for attending or organising house parties.  

Garda figures show almost 17,000 fines have been issued since they were introduced during the pandemic.

Over 12,000 were for non essential travel, over 700 for journeys to airport or ports and almost 300 were issued for not wearing a face covering. 

497 of the fines were imposed in the Laois Offaly division, and a further 198 in Westmeath. 

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