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Mixed reaction to introduction of fines for breaching Covid-19 restrictions

There has been mixed reaction to the news that gardaí are to be given additional powers to impos...

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23.32 20 Oct 2020


Mixed reaction to introduction of fines for breaching Covid-19 restrictions


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23.32 20 Oct 2020


There has been mixed reaction to the news that gardaí are to be given additional powers to impose fines on those who breach certain Level 5 restrictions.

The Cabinet has agreed that gardaí will be given powers to fine people who refuse to break up a party in their home.

While people making their way to a house party who refuse to leave an area, after being requested to do so by gardaí, could also face a fine.

But is this the right way to go to tackle Covid-19? Our reporter Barry Whyte has been asking these people in Dublin....


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