Large crowds that gathered in Galway city last night were dispersed by gardaí without incident and advised on relevant health guidelines.
This was one of the many crowds that had gathered in the city last night at approximately 10pm.
Gardaí stated that they are not investigating breaches of public health regulations by those in attendance.
Fianna Fáil Senator ‘Ollie Crowe’ stated, “Have sympathy for those entering college for first time during Covid but these scenes are simply unacceptable, particularly with recent growth in Galway cases.”
Fine Gael Councillor ‘Eddie Hoare’ stated that he’d expect a Level 3 restriction before the end of the week following the gatherings.