Wide range of social and economic activity resumes

In the Today sees the further lifting of Covid-19 restrictions with inter-county travel and in-person religious services among the activities that have resumed.

In the most substantial easing of restrictions so far this year a range of social and economic activity has resumed. substantial easing of restrictions so far this year a range of social and economic activity has resumed.


Galleries, museums, libraries and other cultural attractions have reopened and public transport is operating at 50% capacity.

A maximum of three households, or up to six people from individual households, can meet outdoors, including in private gardens.

Adults in pods of up to 15 people are also permitted to attend training.

Travel is now permitted between all counties.

Fully vaccinated people can meet other fully vaccinated people indoors and without masks with no more than three households present.

Today also sees the phased reopening of non-essential retail with click and collect and in-store shopping by appointment.