From Next Thursday It Will Be A Criminal Offence For Anyone Arriving Into The Country Not To Fill In A Locator Form Spelling Out Where They'll Be Self-Isolating

Cabinet Ministers approved the decision this afternoon

There will be spot checks done to make sure people are isolating.

The penalties for non compliance will be a maximum 6 month jail term or a fine of 2,500 euro.

However, it won't apply to people coming into the country from Northern Ireland.

Health Minister Simon Harris says it's a move in the right direction:

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