Gardaí Will Only Be Able To Issue Fines To Someone For Having A House Party If They Answer The Door

That's according to the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors.

A €1,000 fine is being proposed for someone throwing a house party with a maximum of €2,500 for a third offence.

On the spot fines of up to €500 have also been put forward for people who don't wear a face mask or those who breach the 5 kilometre limit.

General Secretary of the AGSI, Antoinette Cunningham, says Gardaí still don't have the power to enter a private household:

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