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19.22 31 May 2021


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Large gatherings in Dublin this weekend received much criticism, for both breaking current Covid-19 guidelines, and for the amount of litter, and urine left behind by revellers.

But, if the council increases bins, and toilet facilities, will that just attract more people to the area?

That's the fear of Coilín O’Reilly, director of city recovery, with Dublin City Council, who spoke to Kieran today.

We also asked Deirdre Robertson, researcher at the ESRI’s Behavioural Research Unit why such crowds gathered in spite of the restrictions, and if the Government has lost the public's attention.

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