Nathan Carter apology after birthday BBQ which breached Covid rules – Belfast Live

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Nathan Carter has released a statement following a police visit to his Fermanagh home over Covid breaches.

Police visited the country singer’s home at 10.30pm on Friday night, May 28, after receiving a report in relation to a house party and a suspected breach of Covid regulations.

The Irish News reported that a party was held at Carter’s home in the Lisbellaw area of Co Fermanagh to celebrate his 31st birthday.

Now, the singer has released a statement today acknowledging the gathering, as well as issuing an apology.

Nathan Carter said: “I wish to confirm the attendance of the PSNI at my residence on Friday 28 th May 2021.

“My family visiting from Liverpool had organised a Barbecue for my birthday.

“They believed that this gathering was within the current Covid 19 restrictions in the North,however it transpires that it was not.

“The organiser has already paid the fine that was issued.

“Given the restrictions, I realise how irresponsible these actions were and I fully apologise.”

A police statement says that “at least” 50 people were present at the gathering.

Enforcement action was taken, including 14 Cov 7 £200 fines and one Cov 9 £1,000 fine.

The full PSNI statement reads: “Police received a report in relation to a house party and a suspected breach of The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2021 at an address in Lisbellaw at 10:30pm on Friday night (28th May).

“Officers attended the address where at least 50 people were present. Enforcement action was taken, including 14 Cov 7 £200 fines and one Cov 9 £1,000 fine. A Cov 2 Prohibition Notice was also issued.

“Further enforcement action is expected.”

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