Gardai have told Meath Live that they attended the scene of large gathering at funeral in Kells yesterday and further action may be in the pipeline.

A Garda spokesperson said, ‘Gardaí in Kell were informed of a large gathering of persons to attend a funeral in Kells on Sunday 17th January, 2021.

Gardaí attended the incident and a number of persons were identified to be in breach of the Health Act.

A file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions’.

The funeral was for a  member of the travelling community and a spokesperson for the Pavee Point group told us, ‘We share your concern and disappointment at this, especially so as it is members of the travelling community who are most at risk..

‘We sent out messages on our social media platforms covering this subject and will continue to do so’.