Cork Gardaí stopped this vehicle at a checkpoint in Fermoy. The car had travelled from Meath.

At the checkpoint in Fermoy, Gardaí found the driver, along with three passengers on non-essential travel, breaching the current government directives.

"Please remember the 2km radius and only essential travel," Gardaí urged the public online.

On the streets of Cork, there has been a noticeable increase in the number of Gardaí patrolling the city in squad cars, on bikes and on foot. 

Whilst there are exceptions, most people seem to be complying with the new travel restrictions.

At the weekend, Deputy Commissioner, Policing and Security, John Twomey said that it is essential that the public abide by the government directives to help contain the spread of Covid-19.

"We want to thank people for the high level of compliance with the health guidelines. 

"It is vital that continues today and for the rest of the time they are due to be in place. 

"By working together and keeping to the HSE advice, we can flatten the curve and save lives," he said.

Deputy Commissioner Twomey chairs An Garda Síochána’s National Covid-19 Coordination Centre. 

The Centre, which is based at Garda Headquarters, coordinates the organisation’s strategic response to the virus.

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