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Gardai shut down pub in north-west for repeatedly breaching Covid restrictions

Dec 21, 2020 17:12 By Shannonside News
Gardai shut down pub in north-west for repeatedly breaching Covid restrictions Gardai shut down pub in north-west for repeatedly breaching Covid restrictions
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Gardai have shut down a pub in the North West of the country for repeatedly breaching Covid-19 restrictions. Officers carried out thousands of inspections

Gardai have shut down a pub in the North West of the country for repeatedly breaching Covid-19 restrictions.

Officers carried out thousands of inspections over the weekend, and say the closure order followed repeated engagement by local gardai.

In Dublin gardai found up to 200 people in a pub with no food being served and no social distancing, while in another premises 25 people were found inside at 1.30am with fresh pints pulled.

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In the southern region, 25 people were found in a pub after midnight, including the license holder sitting at a table with customers, while people at another table were huddled with their arms around each other.

20 people were found at a sports club in the east with no food, no chef present and the kitchen closed, while 30 people were found in a shebeen with no masks or social distancing.

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