Margaret Buttimer, of Bandon in county Cork, who had been released on bail on condition she comply with public health restrictions, appeared in court earlier without a mask.
Via Irish Examiner:
Ms Buttimer is facing a charge of not wearing a mask at Dunnes Stores, Clonakilty, on February 12. Sgt Paul Kelly said gardaí were awaiting directions on the matter from the DPP.
Sgt Kelly said he wanted to bring to the court’s attention that Ms Buttimer could be further reprimanded for the alleged non-wearing of a mask in SuperValu in Bandon last Monday, with Judge Roberts claiming she could be facing further charges arising out of any possible breach of bail conditions…
…Judge Roberts queried whether Ms Buttimer had previously suggested she may have a medical reason for refusing to wear a mask but she denied this and said:
“I feel it is my freedom is being taken.”
The matter was adjourned until May 4.
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