Kildare Gardai are reminding people they are now empowered to impose fines of €100 for breach of Covid 19 travel regulations.
People may leave their homes for essential purposes, including work, childcare, grocery shopping and medical matters.
People may also travel within a 5 kilometre radius of their home for exercise.
Kildare Garda, Dave Prendergast, speaking to Kildare Today, says checkpoints are being mounted around the county.
File image: Garda checkpoint at Maudlins, Naas, on January 8th, courtesy An Garda Siochana