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Gardaí Hitting Out At Over 300 People Who Attended 'Car Meet' In Offaly

It took them over two hours to break up the event.

A group of over 300 people was broken up by gardaí at a 'car meet' in Offaly over the weekend.

Gardaí carried out a checkpoint at Cloncollig Industrial Estate for over two hours on Saturday night to disperse the cars.

A number of fixed charge penalties were issued for a variety of offences, including speeding, and a vehicle was seized.

Gardaí have branded the event as short-sighted.

Local independent councillor Sean O'Brien is hitting out at the irresponsibility of those involved, considering the covid-19 risks:

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