Calls for gardai to be given powers to shut down businesses

first_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Pinterest Google+ WhatsApp Google+ Facebook Facebook Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Calls for gardai to be given powers to shut down businesses AudioHomepage BannerNewscenter_img By News Highland – July 6, 2020 Gardaí need to have the power to shut down businesses that are ignoring public health guidelines.That’s the view of the Restaurants Association of Ireland, after large crowds were filmed drinking on the streets outside pubs in Dublin City Centre over the weekend.There are also claims locally over some pubs in Donegal not adhering to social distancing guidelines.Licenced premises are only supposed to serve alcohol with a ‘substantial’ meal and customers must leave after an hour and 45 minutes.CEO of the Restaurants Association Adrian Cummins says legislation needs to be passed to give Gardaí enforcement powers:Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/adrdfgdfgdfian1pm-2.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Twitter Pinterest Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic WhatsApp Twitter Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Previous articleInvestigation continuing into tyre slashing incident in BallybofeyNext articleConcern over future of Gaeltacht and Irish Language News Highland last_img read more