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#operation fanacht

# operation-fanacht - Thursday 22 October, 2020

'Hundreds' of rolling checkpoints and community patrols - Gardaí to roll out high visibility operation for Level 5

The entire country has now entered Level 5 of Covid-19 restrictions.

# operation-fanacht - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Traffic levels have fallen by 15% since introduction of Level 3 nationwide, gardaí say

Operation Fanacht has established 132 Garda checkpoints nationwide as public asked to rethink their journeys.

# operation-fanacht - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Gardaí have altered two checkpoints on major routes into Dublin as part of Operation Fanacht

Long tailbacks were reported yesterday as gardaí rolled out checkpoints across the country with every county now in Level 3.

# operation-fanacht - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Long tailbacks reported as Operation Fanacht gets underway

There will be fixed garda checkpoints at 132 roads across the country in the coming weeks.

# operation-fanacht - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

132 daily checkpoints on main roads - but no extra powers for gardaí to enforce Level 3 restrictions

The GRA president said ‘stricter enforcement of restrictions’ will increase pressure for gardaí.

# operation-fanacht - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Gardaí say a further 15 pubs found to be in potential breach of Covid-19 restrictions

Gardaí also conducted 500 checkpoints in and around Dublin last weekend as part of Operation Fanacht.

# operation-fanacht - Sunday 20 September, 2020

Gardaí conduct checkpoints in Dublin to remind public of Level 3 restrictions

Additional gardaí were drafted in this weekend to conduct the checkpoints and high visibility patrols.

# operation-fanacht - Friday 18 September, 2020

Extra gardaí drafted to Dublin and checkpoints across county as Level 3 restrictions begin

There will be a high level of garda visibility on foot, in cars and on bikes across Dublin.

# operation-fanacht - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Gardaí coughed on or spat at in 31 incidents this month, with 'spit hoods' used 15 times

The Garda Commissioner said most people are still compliant with the restrictions.

'Speed limits still apply': Thousands of checkpoints in operation to ensure compliance with restrictions

Operation Fanacht is set to run from today until the end of the bank holiday weekend.

# operation-fanacht - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Gardaí say they were forced to use new Covid-19 powers on seven occasions over Easter weekend

Those arrested face a fine of €2,500 or a jail sentence.

# operation-fanacht - Saturday 11 April, 2020

Gardaí urge people to stay home as temperatures set to reach 20 degrees in some areas

Concerns have been raised that some people may flout guidelines over the long weekend as the country looks set to enjoy sunny weather.