GARDAI ORDER MONAGHAN BOOKMAKER TO CLOSE PREMISES

25 April 2014 No Comments by The Northern Standard

GARDAI in Monaghan town have confirmed that a popular local bookmakers’ store was ordered to close its doors on Sunday last — as it remains illegal for betting shops to open for business on Easter Sundays.

It is understood that a number of punters were busily checking the odds at the Bar One premises on Monaghan’s Park Street when gardai entered at lunchtime on Sunday and ordered it to close immediately.

The current legislation prohibits registered betting shops from opening at …

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