Gardaí urge people
to 'Stay Safe'
GARDAÍ are urging people in
Inishowen to 'Stay Safe' as they continue with
nationwide checkpoints and high visibility patrols at
public amenities and beauty spots across the country in
support of public health regulations.
An Garda Síochána is advising the public of the need to
plan their activities to take account that people are
only allowed to exercise within 5km of their home.
People are reminded that the 5km limit includes the
distance travelled from their home to a location for
exercise. In other words, you can’t travel more than 5km
to a location to exercise.
The public should also be aware that if a driver is
found to be in breach of the non-essential travel
regulations that not only can the driver be fined, but
their adult passengers as well. This is also the case
for adults in groups undertaking activities such as
cycling or walking – every adult in such a group can be
Gardaí are urging people in Inishowen to
'Stay Safe' as they continue with nationwide
Gardaí continue to find
groups gathering (house parties, social gatherings,
exercise etc.) in breach of regulations. These are not
just breaches of regulations but are a risk to the
individuals involved, their families and loved ones and
continue to put everybody’s health and the recovery from
the Covid-19 pandemic at risk.
To date, An Garda Síochána has issued approximately
9,800 fines across the country for Covid-19 breaches. As
of close of business on Thursday, February 25th 2021,
the following number of fines had been issued:
• 7,566 fines of €100 for non-essential travel
• 341 fines of €500 for non-essential journeys to
• 277 fines of €500 for organising a house party and
1,109 fines of €150 for attending a house party
• 187 fines of €80 each for not wearing a face covering