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Westmeath Priest Fined For Covid-19 Breach in Cavan

Fr. PJ Hughes was given a fixed penalty notice of €500.

A priest in Co Cavan has been fined for celebrating mass inside a church with people present.

Fr P.J. Hughes in Mullahoran was given the fixed penalty notice of 500 euro for breaching Covid-19 restrictions.

The Mount Temple man says he "will exercise his constitutional right even though people are complaining".

Former chair of the now-disbanded Oireachtas Committee on Covid-19, Michael McNamara, says there should be greater clarity on what is allowed under level 5:

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