The National Public Health Emergency Team is understood to be giving the green light to easing the majority of Covid-19 restrictions in the next six weeks.
Public health officials will recommend a 'personal responsibility' model when it issues its advice to Government, following a meeting yesterday.
It's thought that rising rates of vaccination will give the Government more options, as it prepares to publish an updated roadmap for reopening next week.
Indoor live events and nightclubs will likely be the last to return in October.
Daniel McConnell, political editor with the Irish Examiner says capacity on public transport may expand to 100 percent in the coming weeks: