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# garda-powers - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

Minister told government will not continue to receive 'a blank cheque' for their Covid response
# Garda Powers
# Garda Powers

Minister told government will not continue to receive 'a blank cheque' for their Covid response

May 26th 2021, 6:54 PM 18,455 Views 14 Comments

A number of TDs have been critical of plans to extend Covid-19 emergency powers to November.

# garda-powers - Tuesday 25 May, 2021

Opposition parties say pushing out Covid-19 emergency powers to November is a step too far
# Garda Powers
# Garda Powers

Opposition parties say pushing out Covid-19 emergency powers to November is a step too far

May 25th 2021, 3:32 PM 16,567 Views 22 Comments

Stephen Donnelly has said he will amend the law so that a three-month extension in November is the only one permitted.

# garda-powers - Thursday 25 February, 2021

Government accused of 'blurring lines' on emergency pandemic powers
# IHREC
# IHREC

Government accused of 'blurring lines' on emergency pandemic powers

Feb 25th 2021, 9:36 AM 20,771 Views 49 Comments

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission says all Covid-related emergency powers should have sunset clauses.

# garda-powers - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Explainer: What are the new Garda powers and what fines can be given?
# New Penalties
# New Penalties

Explainer: What are the new Garda powers and what fines can be given?

Oct 21st 2020, 5:33 PM 47,464 Views 64 Comments

The fines will not come into effect for another week or two.

# garda-powers - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

Garda group raises concerns over 'practicality' of issuing on-the-spot fines for breaches of Covid-19 rules
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Garda group raises concerns over 'practicality' of issuing on-the-spot fines for breaches of Covid-19 rules

Oct 20th 2020, 9:42 PM 50,521 Views 100 Comments

It is understood fines of €1,000 will be issued to those who organise house parties during the Level 5 restrictions.

# garda-powers - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

New Agriculture Minister, golfgate and pub closure laws: Busy agenda as Dáil returns early from summer holidays
# Back To Work
# Back To Work

New Agriculture Minister, golfgate and pub closure laws: Busy agenda as Dáil returns early from summer holidays

Sep 2nd 2020, 6:45 AM 18,629 Views 27 Comments

The Dáil was recalled early this year to deal with Covid-19 and the reopening of the country.

# garda-powers - Friday 28 August, 2020

Cabinet to meet today to consider new Garda enforcement powers
# House Parties
# House Parties

Cabinet to meet today to consider new Garda enforcement powers

Aug 28th 2020, 6:10 AM 16,074 Views 45 Comments

The government want gardaí to be given powers to interrupt and prevent house parties and social gatherings in breach of the guidelines.

# garda-powers - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Gardai did not arrest anyone for breaching Covid-19 restrictions in past seven days
# Garda Powers
# Garda Powers

Gardai did not arrest anyone for breaching Covid-19 restrictions in past seven days

Jul 1st 2020, 6:13 PM 11,760 Views 35 Comments

Gardai said there have been 121 incidents of spitting or coughing against officers.