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# reopening - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

Back to school: What are we expecting about plans for the reopening of education?
# Reopening
# Reopening

Back to school: What are we expecting about plans for the reopening of education?

Tue 12:45 PM 34,830 Views 72 Comments

Students have not been back in school since the Christmas break.

# reopening - Sunday 21 February, 2021

Construction and retail likely to be industries ‘first on list’ to return when case numbers ease
# Reopening
# Reopening

Construction and retail likely to be industries ‘first on list’ to return when case numbers ease

Sun 5:39 PM 70,589 Views 63 Comments

Professor Philip Nolan has said that Ireland is looking at a summer where we “make the most of the outdoors”.

# reopening - Monday 8 February, 2021

Housing minister says construction sector is set to reopen on 5 March
# Essential Service
# Essential Service

Housing minister says construction sector is set to reopen on 5 March

Feb 8th 2021, 1:26 PM 25,525 Views 26 Comments

The minister said the building of homes is an “essential service”.

# reopening - Monday 1 February, 2021

Special schools to reopen on 11 February while special classes in other schools to return on 22 February
# Reopening
# Reopening

Special schools to reopen on 11 February while special classes in other schools to return on 22 February

Updated Feb 1st 2021, 10:59 PM 128,256 Views 107 Comments

The revised plans were released this evening.

# reopening - Thursday 31 December, 2020

Return to school in Northern Ireland delayed by a week as Covid-19 infections soar
# The North
# The North

Return to school in Northern Ireland delayed by a week as Covid-19 infections soar

Dec 31st 2020, 9:44 AM 16,741 Views 5 Comments

Remote learning will be facilitated in primary and secondary schools next week.

# reopening - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

Unions welcome delay in reopening as Taoiseach says 'schools are safe'
# Pushed Back
# Pushed Back

Unions welcome delay in reopening as Taoiseach says 'schools are safe'

Dec 30th 2020, 6:55 PM 33,491 Views 100 Comments

Schools will now reopen on 11 January.

# reopening - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Stormont leaders defend lifting of circuit-breaker lockdown in Northern Ireland
# Reopening
# Reopening

Stormont leaders defend lifting of circuit-breaker lockdown in Northern Ireland

Dec 10th 2020, 7:26 PM 11,451 Views 14 Comments

A two-week circuit-breaker is ending tomorrow.

# reopening - Friday 4 December, 2020

Poll: Do you plan on going to a restaurant/gastropub this weekend?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you plan on going to a restaurant/gastropub this weekend?

Dec 4th 2020, 7:51 AM 47,629 Views 87 Comments

Restaurants and gastropubs are allowed to reopen from today.

Non-essential retailers in Northern Ireland given go-ahead to reopen on 11 December
# Reopening
# Reopening

Non-essential retailers in Northern Ireland given go-ahead to reopen on 11 December

Dec 4th 2020, 6:44 AM 5,827 Views 0 Comments

Businesses such as restaurants, cafes and hotels can also resume trading then but must close by 11pm.

# reopening - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Publicans say government and NPHET 'determined to close down sector'
# Reopening
# Reopening

Publicans say government and NPHET 'determined to close down sector'

Nov 25th 2020, 12:38 PM 37,760 Views 93 Comments

It is reported the government is looking at plans that would only allow pubs with a kitchen and a chef onsite to open.

# reopening - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Retailers call on government to move forward re-opening of sector to Monday
# Reopening
# Reopening

Retailers call on government to move forward re-opening of sector to Monday

Nov 24th 2020, 12:53 PM 26,954 Views 29 Comments

Cabinet is meeting today to discuss the Level 5 exit plan.

# reopening - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

National 'Living with Covid' plan to be announced this morning, but Dublin pubs reopening to be paused again
# New Roadmap
# New Roadmap

National 'Living with Covid' plan to be announced this morning, but Dublin pubs reopening to be paused again

Sep 15th 2020, 12:05 AM 61,296 Views 71 Comments

It’s expected a press conference outlining the measures will take place after ministers meet at 8am.

# reopening - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Pubs given green light to reopen from 21 September
# Vintner Is Coming
# Vintner Is Coming

Pubs given green light to reopen from 21 September

Sep 8th 2020, 11:37 AM 159,290 Views 181 Comments

Cabinet agreed that pubs which do not serve food can reopen from 21 September, subject to local restrictions.

Cabinet expected to permit reopening of pubs from 21 September
# Wet Pubs
# Wet Pubs

Cabinet expected to permit reopening of pubs from 21 September

Sep 8th 2020, 7:46 AM 38,702 Views 30 Comments

Local restrictions may be implemented in some areas with high incidence of Covid-19, however.

# reopening - Sunday 6 September, 2020

Everyone out by 11.30pm and no time limits where 2m distance maintained - Draft guidelines for pub reopening
# Pubs
# Pubs

Everyone out by 11.30pm and no time limits where 2m distance maintained - Draft guidelines for pub reopening

Sep 6th 2020, 4:35 PM 186,033 Views 141 Comments

Under the draft guidelines group numbers would still be limited to six people from no more than three households.

# reopening - Saturday 5 September, 2020

How does Ireland's approach to reopening pubs compare to other countries?
# Pub Crawl
# Pub Crawl

How does Ireland's approach to reopening pubs compare to other countries?

Sep 5th 2020, 12:05 AM 51,346 Views 60 Comments

Ireland is the only country in Europe in which pubs that do not serve food are still fully closed.

# reopening - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

'It's up to everyone to try their best to get this right': Inside a Wicklow school preparing to reopen
# Back To School
# Back To School

'It's up to everyone to try their best to get this right': Inside a Wicklow school preparing to reopen

Aug 25th 2020, 8:00 PM 15,991 Views 6 Comments

We paid a socially distant visit to St Kevin’s Community College in Dunlavin.

# reopening - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Music venues take cautiously optimistic approach as live gigs return with social distancing
# Drumroll Please
# Drumroll Please

Music venues take cautiously optimistic approach as live gigs return with social distancing

Aug 15th 2020, 9:00 PM 43,852 Views 19 Comments

As music venues slowly begin to host live gigs again, they face a series of financial and logistical challenges.

# reopening - Monday 27 July, 2020

NPHET says a school won't necessarily close if it has a case or cases of Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

NPHET says a school won't necessarily close if it has a case or cases of Covid-19

Jul 27th 2020, 10:21 PM 30,437 Views 22 Comments

Guidance is also being prepared for parents if they think their child has a respiratory illness.

# reopening - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Croke Park Eid event looks to maintain 500 attendees as government slows down reopening

Croke Park Eid event looks to maintain 500 attendees as government slows down reopening

Jul 16th 2020, 6:29 PM 20,790 Views 42 Comments

Organisers hope the government will give special consideration to the event similar to that given to places of worship after a request from the Archbishop of Dublin earlier this month.

It's not up to retail staff to police mask-wearing, union says
# Reopening
# Reopening

It's not up to retail staff to police mask-wearing, union says

Jul 16th 2020, 5:14 PM 20,019 Views 39 Comments

Shoppers and retail staff will be required to wear face coverings in stores as the government slows down Ireland’s phased reopening.

# reopening - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Eleven more pubs found breaching Covid reopening rules over the weekend
# Operation Navigation
# Operation Navigation

Eleven more pubs found breaching Covid reopening rules over the weekend

Jul 15th 2020, 4:29 PM 54,393 Views 49 Comments

Gardaí carried out thousands of checks over the weekend.

# reopening - Friday 10 July, 2020

‘Significant’ amount of extra staff needed to reopen schools, Covid-19 committee told
# Education
# Education

‘Significant’ amount of extra staff needed to reopen schools, Covid-19 committee told

Jul 10th 2020, 12:32 PM 22,295 Views 21 Comments

Seán Ó Foghlú said students coming out of teaching college this year will be “a main source” of extra staffing.

# reopening - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Limerick council waives fees for business street tables and chairs for remainder of year
# Reopening
# Reopening

Limerick council waives fees for business street tables and chairs for remainder of year

Jul 7th 2020, 6:01 PM 13,023 Views 12 Comments

The Council has also announced free on-street parking on Saturdays in July and August.

# reopening - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Boris Johnson urges Brits to 'act responsibly' when pubs open
# Reopening
# Reopening

Boris Johnson urges Brits to 'act responsibly' when pubs open

Jul 2nd 2020, 10:48 PM 18,322 Views 27 Comments

Johnson said the easing of restrictions “is about supporting the livelihoods of business owners”.

Gardaí warn pubs flouting substantial meal and other guidance that they will be conducting checks
# Get Your Chips In
# Get Your Chips In

Gardaí warn pubs flouting substantial meal and other guidance that they will be conducting checks

Jul 2nd 2020, 11:55 AM 72,091 Views 92 Comments

Gardaí and the Licensed Vintners Association say future licence renewals could be at risk for pubs ignoring public health advice.

# reopening - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Pubs expected to serve 'substantial meals' costing at least €9 if they are to reopen on 29 June
# Reopening
# Reopening

Pubs expected to serve 'substantial meals' costing at least €9 if they are to reopen on 29 June

Jun 16th 2020, 10:22 PM 69,838 Views 95 Comments

Fáilte Ireland has received guidance from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre regarding food service businesses.

# reopening - Monday 15 June, 2020

Poll: Will you go to a shopping centre this week?
# Ease Of Restrictions
# Ease Of Restrictions

Poll: Will you go to a shopping centre this week?

Jun 15th 2020, 8:31 AM 44,047 Views 61 Comments

Shopping centres across the country are set to re-open their doors from today.

# reopening - Friday 12 June, 2020

All shops in Northern Ireland are allowed to re-open today
# Reopening
# Reopening

All shops in Northern Ireland are allowed to re-open today

Jun 12th 2020, 7:11 AM 10,840 Views 6 Comments

From Monday, a much broader range of retailers in England will also open their doors.

# reopening - Thursday 11 June, 2020

UK mulls move to one-metre distancing as expert says earlier lockdown could've saved thousands of lives
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

UK mulls move to one-metre distancing as expert says earlier lockdown could've saved thousands of lives

Jun 11th 2020, 7:07 AM 14,455 Views 14 Comments

Professor Neil Ferguson said that if the UK government imposed restrictions a week earlier, the death toll could’ve been halved.

# reopening - Monday 1 June, 2020

Hotels in Northern Ireland to reopen from 20 July, economy minister says
# Reopening
# Reopening

Hotels in Northern Ireland to reopen from 20 July, economy minister says

Jun 1st 2020, 1:07 PM 16,639 Views 23 Comments

The 20 July date covers guesthouses, guest accommodation, B&Bs, hotels and hostels.

Pupils begin returning to schools in England despite concerns from scientists and parents
# Reopening
# Reopening

Pupils begin returning to schools in England despite concerns from scientists and parents

Jun 1st 2020, 10:11 AM 21,574 Views 29 Comments

It is part of a wider easing of measures that will also see groups of up to six people allowed to meet outdoors.

# reopening - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Two-metre rule makes reopening schools in September difficult, minister says
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

Two-metre rule makes reopening schools in September difficult, minister says

May 28th 2020, 12:04 PM 30,950 Views 70 Comments

The minister said he will publish a road map for the reopening of schools in two weeks.

# reopening - Saturday 16 May, 2020

Phase One: What can you expect when you go to a hardware store next week?
# Open For Business
# Open For Business

Phase One: What can you expect when you go to a hardware store next week?

May 16th 2020, 12:05 AM 94,009 Views 100 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has confirmed that Ireland will enter Phase One of easing restrictions on Monday.

# reopening - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Ikea set to reopen two Dublin outlets next week if government eases Covid-19 restrictions
# IKEA
# IKEA

Ikea set to reopen two Dublin outlets next week if government eases Covid-19 restrictions

May 14th 2020, 9:12 AM 41,428 Views 48 Comments

The Swedish furniture giant said it would introduce several measures to ensure the well-being of customers.

# reopening - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

McDonald's to begin re-opening restaurants, starting with six Dublin drive-thrus
# Reopening
# Reopening

McDonald's to begin re-opening restaurants, starting with six Dublin drive-thrus

May 12th 2020, 1:52 PM 83,533 Views 72 Comments

The restaurants will start to reopen from 20 May.

# reopening - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

Trump says Covid-19 is 'worse attack' than 9-11 and backtracks on disbanding taskforce
# Leaving Lockdown
# Leaving Lockdown

Trump says Covid-19 is 'worse attack' than 9-11 and backtracks on disbanding taskforce

Updated May 6th 2020, 9:53 PM 70,940 Views 107 Comments

“This is worse than Pearl Harbour. This is worse than the World Trade Center,” the US president said.

The Explainer: Will it be possible for pubs to open before 10 August?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Will it be possible for pubs to open before 10 August?

May 6th 2020, 6:13 PM 21,758 Views 44 Comments

Is it possible for publicans to get their way?

# reopening - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

Rush to ease coronavirus restrictions could cause resurgence in cases, WHO warns
# New Rules
# New Rules

Rush to ease coronavirus restrictions could cause resurgence in cases, WHO warns

Apr 21st 2020, 8:31 AM 18,188 Views 51 Comments

“This is not the time to be lax,” Dr Takeshi Kasai said.

# reopening - Thursday 16 April, 2020

Trump announces phased approach to reopening US economy
# Reopening
# Reopening

Trump announces phased approach to reopening US economy

Apr 16th 2020, 10:10 PM 46,352 Views 70 Comments

The guidelines are aimed at clearing the way for easing restrictions in areas with low transmission of Covid-19.

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