I accompanied the wife to Cork city on Tuesday. She had an hospital appointment. It was the first time we'd been there since before Christmas.
The Guards (Garda) stopped us three times, twice on the way up and once on the way home. Each time they asked us the purpose of our journey. My wife told them we had an hospital appointment in Cork. They didn't look at the letter and told us to carry on. If we had not had a reasonable or essential reason for our journey we would have 100 Euros (each) on the spot fines for breaching our five Kilometres restrictions.
I waited in the hospital carpark for over an hour, watched 4 planes in the sky landing and read blogs..
We decided to kill one bird with two stones and drove to Ballincollig and visited Iceland: