The road-map for the easing of restrictions announced

May 28, 2021 18:05 By News Northern Sound
The road-map for the easing of restrictions announced The road-map for the easing of restrictions announced
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There will also be a once off grant available for pubs that don't serve food.

The Taoiseach Micheál Martin has this evening announced the plans for the further easing of restrictions over the next few months.

Before revealing the updates he reminded people that the vaccine portal for those over 40 will open next week.

The timeline for now is as follows:


June 2nd hotels and B&Bs are to reopen

June 7th outdoor dining to resume, along with the reopening of cinemas.

From June 7th, up to 200 people can attend outdoor events in venues with a minimum capacity of 5,000 and 100 can attend other outdoor events.


From June 7th,we will also see a start to the reopening of driver theory test services and an incremental reopening of Driver Test Centres.

July 5th will see the return of indoor dining.

The Taoiseach stated that there were concerns when it came to international travel however, on July 19th International travel will resume.


Some of the restrictions that are being eased come August include 200 people allowed to attend indoor events, with 100 in smaller venues.

The 50 percent limit on public transport is also set to be lifted on the 5th of August.

While 50 guests are permitted at weddings in July, 100 will be allowed in August.


Trials of live events with spectators will begin in June, ramping up through the summer with the hope of having much higher attendances by August.

This all came with a warning that people should continue to be cautious as this does no mean that there will never be a set back.


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