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Covid-19 Restrictions Easing: What You Need To Know

Taoiseach Micheal Martin has announced all remaining restrictions should ease by October 22nd. Howev...
Niall Colbert
Niall Colbert

6:30 PM - 31 Aug 2021



Covid-19 Restrictions Easing:...

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Covid-19 Restrictions Easing: What You Need To Know

Niall Colbert
Niall Colbert

6:30 PM - 31 Aug 2021



Taoiseach Micheal Martin has announced all remaining restrictions should ease by October 22nd.

However, face masks will still be required in retail ,public transport and in healthcare settings.

Here's the timeline for when restrictions will ease over the coming weeks:

September 1st:

Buses, trams and trains will return to 100% capacity. Seating will no longer be blocked off.

September 6th:

Restrictions on organised indoor and outdoor events / mass gatherings ease with more people allowed at religious ceremonies and concerts.

Indoor events can operate with 60% capacity if attendees are fully vaccinated or immune to covid-19.

For indoor live music, drama, live entertainment and sporting events, audience/spectators should be fully seated

Outdoor events can operate with 75% capacity if attendees are fully vaccinated or immune to covid-19.

Live music at weddings will be permitted.

All religious ceremonies can proceed with 50% of venue capacity

September 20th:

Restrictions on indoor group activities ease.

This will allow up to 100 people attend sports, arts, culture, dance classes

People can return to their workplaces on a phased and staggered basis.

October 22nd:

Government hopes to be in a position to remove covid vaccine passes to dine indoors any any remaining restrictions on indoor and outdoor events and activities.

It's also hoped all remaining restrictions on religious or civil ceremonies can be eased along with legal requirements for mask wearing outdoors and in indoor private settings.



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