More than 70 complaints to Garda Ombudsman over Covid-19 enforcement

 

The Garda Ombudsman has received more than 70 complaints about the enforcement of Covid-19 restrictions.

About a third of them allege gardai weren't observing social-distancing rules, or weren't wearing gloves or masks.

Some people complained officers were rude or abrupt at a checkpoint.

There were complaints about people being told to go home for going beyond the 2 kilometre limit to go to the shop.