Gardaí dispersed a crowd at Salthill beach in Co Galway yesterday. 

Large crowds were seen in the area, with some on social media sharing videos of the crowds.

Gardaí confirmed that “a number of persons” were gathered in the area and they attended the beach yesterday evening.

Gardaí said that they “engaged with those present and the crowd dispersed”.

A spokesperson added that Gardaí are “conducting further enquiries into potential breaches of public health regulations”.

Enquiries are ongoing at this time.