The chief executive of Cork County Council has appealed to casual traders, including those operating at Mitchelstown Market, to ‘have some sense’ during the current Covid-19 crisis. 

During the council meeting on Monday, Tim Lucey, told members that for the most part, the county authority has no control over casual traders in large swathes of Cork.

Mr Lucey’s comments come as reports of coffee stalls, chip vans and even farmers' markets were operating across the the Avondhu readership and the broader county last week. 

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