The Government has admitted the further reopening of society is proving more complicated than they would like.
Talks will take place today on new guidelines for the reopening of nightclubs and live venues from this Friday.
Agriculture Minister, Charlie McConalogue, admited the ‘finer details’ need to be worked through.
Restaurants Association calling for direct meetings with Government officials on guidelines.
“It’s vital that industry experts are in the room with Government officials in order for a practical and viable approach to the next phase of reopening under public health advice”
— Seán Defoe (@SeanDefoe) October 19, 2021
He says the government will be engaging with key stakeholders to provide clarity.
Opposition Seek Greater Clarity On Covid Certs
Meanwhile, the co-leader of the Social Democrats, Roisin Shortall, says proper regulation of covid vaccine certs will be crucial to reopening.
"The government's own data shows that about a third of premises that were checked don't look for certs".
"There's a lack of clarity over who or what agency will be responsible for enforcing [the checks]."
There's been suggestions that inspectors from the Health and Safety Authority will be asked to over see the checks.
But Deputy Shortall dismissed the idea saying "They've their own work to do and they don't work out of hours."