Roscommon/Longford Gardai will enforce social distancing if necessary

The Chief Superintendent of the Roscommon Longford Garda division says his officers will enforce emergency laws on physical distancing if necessary.

Tony Healy says that as well as working with all agencies to provide help to people who need assistance, his officers are maintaining all essential policing duties.

Superintendent Healy says people are in general heeding the advice from government but there are some cases where they have to give advice.