Thousands Of Garda Checkpoints Will Be In Place Around The Country From Today

It's to encourage people to follow the Level 3 restrictions

It forms part of Operation Fanacht, and will involve a series of stops on main routes as well as in towns and villages.

200 euro fines for people leaving their county are being considered by Government according to the Irish Daily Mail, while there's also proposals for 50 euro penalties for not wearing masks.

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