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Sunday 18 August 2019

€100 fine for taxi man who smoked in his cab at rank

A TAXI DRIVER who smoked a cigarette in his cab, was fined €100 by Judge John Coughlan at Wexford District Court.

Brian Flanagan, 65 Goodtide Harbour, Maudlintown admitted smoking in 'a place of work' at a taxi rank in Redmond Square on April 29.

Caitriona Walsh, solicitor for the HSE which brought the case, asked for costs of €800.

'Ah now, this is a taxi driver smoking in his own cab,' said the Judge.

Ms. Walsh then asked for a contribution towards the costs and the Judge awarded her €150.

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