Donegal GRA member is not expecting ‘Covid travel issues’

Thousands of Garda checkpoints and patrols will be in place over the coming days in an effort to stop the spread of Covid-19.

It’s a continuation of Easter’s Operation Fanacht and is aimed at enforcing the current travel restrictions.

Beauty spots, parks and beaches will be targeted, along with main roads in cities, towns and villages.

It comes amid growing criticism of the new Covid-19 laws, after confirmation restrictions cannot be enforced on people travelling here on day trips from Northern Ireland.

Donegal’s Garda Representative Association spokesperson, Brendan O’Connor says he doesn’t anticipate it to be a big issue over the coming days: