Half of all Irish airport arrivals on Tuesday were people returning from holidays, according to Taoiseach Micheál Martin.
He told a private meeting of his parliamentary party that there would be a greater Garda presence at airports and ports to combat such behaviour.
What should our attitude be towards those who decide to go on holiday during a pandemic? Does it make a difference if you travel to a country with lower case numbers?
Journalist Larissa Nolan gave us her view on the issue.