The roadmap for exiting Coronavirus restrictions has been sped up with much of phase four moved to the end of June.
Pubs, hairdressers, barbers, cinemas, places of worship and restaurants can all open from the end of this month.
Mass can return with a cap of 50 people attending and up to 200 people can meet outdoors, with that rising to 500 on July 20th.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says the Cabinet has authorised the "rephasing" of the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions
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All sport including contact sport will be able to resume on Monday week but with limited spectators.
However, Leo Varadkar said people will have to show personal responsibility to keep a second wave away.