The Taoiseach says the government may seek new powers to stop large crowds gathering in pubs and clubs during the coronavirus outbreak.


Leo Varadkar has insisted they have to stick to rules limiting indoor mass gatherings to 100 people.


It follows footage that emerged last night of a packed Dublin pub, which has been criticised by ministers and the head of the HSE.


129 cases of Covid 19 have been confirmed in the Republic so far, and two people have died.


Donall O'Keeffe, CEO of the Licensed Vintners Association, says it's a struggle for some pubs to follow the guidelines:


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