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Restrictions in Ireland are further eased from today; here’s what you need to know about latest changes:

DUBLIN: Ireland is going to have a biggest reopening since last November. The country gains freedom from today after five months of strict COVID-19 restrictions, as the government lifting further COVID-19 restrictions.

The vaccination program in the country is progressing well, resulting in fewer hospital admissions. The daily COVID-19 case numbers are also moderate in the State. These positive signs prompted the government to consider easing restrictions on most matters, including inter-county travelling and outdoor gatherings.

Changes from today:


● Inter-county travel for non-essential reasons are permitted

● The number of people allowed on public transport is increased to 50% of normal capacity

Social visits

● A maximum of three households can meet outdoors

● Up to six people from individual households can meet outdoor

● The limits do not apply to children aged 12 and under

● People who are fully vaccinated are allowed to meet indoors with other fully vaccinated people (a maximum of three households are permitted)

● Fully vaccinated people can meet indoors with unvaccinated people from a single household (a maximum of three households are permitted)

Outdoor gatherings

● Organised outdoor gatherings with a maximum of 15 people are allowed

● Outdoor training for adults in pods are allowed with a maximum attendance of 15 people


● Stores can have shopping by appointment as phased reopening of non-essential retail begins today

● Click-and-collect services are also permitted

● Outdoor retail sales are also allowed

Personal services

● Hairdressers, barbers and beauticians can reopen from today (appointment is required)

Cultural services

Reopening ofgalleries, museums and other cultural attractions are allowed

● Libraries can also reopen but only for lending services. There will be no access to reader spaces or computers

Religious services, funerals and weddings

● Religious services can resume, with a limit of 50 people attending

● Up to 50 people are allowed to attend funeral services (no other related events are allowed)

● 50 guests are allowed to attend wedding services

● For receptions and other celebrations, up to six people will be allowed to attend indoors, and up to 15 outdoors

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