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# The Rules

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Why events like 'Merrion Gate' can lead to reduced public compliance with Covid rules
A report by
Orla Dwyer
After Golfgate, experts noticed a slight dip in how much people believed others were complying.
After Golfgate, experts noticed a slight decrease in how much people believed others were complying.
Orla Dwyer reports that researchers will be keeping an eye to see if a similar effect happens in the wake of Merrion Gate.
Perceptions of how other people behave is "strongly related" to our own Covid behaviours, according to the ESRI's Dr Shane Timmons.
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