Type of Intervention: Policing and justice
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Overview: The irish Government gave the GardaÃ (police) power to enforce public health measures, including the direction to stay at home and not to gather in public.
The powers are to be used for exceptional cases and the Gardai will continue to engage, educate and encourage compliance. Enforcement will be a last resort.
Full details here: https://www.gov.ie/en/news/e9d120-minister-for-health-simon-harris-signs-regulations-to-give-an-garda-/