You can expect to see more Gardaí on the roads this week.
As the country awaits a decision on the next steps out of Level 5 lockdown tomorrow, An Garda Síochána has re-commenced high profile static checkpoints on selected motorway and dual carriageway routes across the country.
The high profile checkpoints will be supported by local mobile checkpoints on surrounding and parallel routes.
Speaking today, Deputy Commissioner, Policing and Security, Anne Marie McMahon said Gardaí will be further increasing the level of activity on the road network, and in public spaces and amenities.
“Once again this Easter Period you are being asked to stay at home to protect yourself, your family, your relatives and friends.” said Deputy McMahon.
“The Public Health regulations remain in place, including restriction on travelling outside of your home. Members of An Garda Síochána are working hard to support communities during this time, I want to thank those who continue to support the national effort and urge everybody to re-double their efforts to comply with public health guidelines and regulations over the coming days.”
As of close of business March 25th, 2021, An Garda Síochána has issued 12,336 €100 fines for non-essential travel and 721 €500 fines for non-essential journeys to airports and ports.
A further 313 fines of €100 for non-essential travel by persons not ordinarily resident in the State were also issued.