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# reopening - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Offices likely to be in a position to begin reopening in September, minister says
# Reopening
# Reopening

Offices likely to be in a position to begin reopening in September, minister says

Thu 9:21 AM 21,099 Views 32 Comments

Minister Eamon Ryan said the return to offices will be “done on a staged basis”.

# reopening - Saturday 24 July, 2021

Some pubs and restaurants aren't reopening indoor dining over health and logistical concerns
# Not Yet
# Not Yet

Some pubs and restaurants aren't reopening indoor dining over health and logistical concerns

Jul 24th 2021, 9:00 AM 49,138 Views 125 Comments

Unvaccinated staff, fear of public backlash and no counter service are among the reasons some pubs and restaurants aren’t reopening indoor areas.

# reopening - Friday 23 July, 2021

Hospitality owners report online abuse and false bookings by Digital Covid Cert critics
# Open Doors
# Open Doors

Hospitality owners report online abuse and false bookings by Digital Covid Cert critics

Jul 23rd 2021, 3:36 PM 35,801 Views 128 Comments
  • One restaurateur said he had received a message saying: “You’ll get what you deserve", Aoife Barry reports.
  • Some pubs have been reporting receiving abusive phone calls and social media abuse.
  • Telegram users have been encouraging each other to make bookings but leave when asked for their cert.

# reopening - Monday 19 July, 2021

Nightclubs reopen their doors as last remaining Covid-19 restrictions lifted in England
# Freedom Day
# Freedom Day

Nightclubs reopen their doors as last remaining Covid-19 restrictions lifted in England

Jul 19th 2021, 6:56 AM 49,662 Views 47 Comments

Legal mandates covering the wearing of masks and working from home have been scrapped.

# reopening - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

People will have to 'buy into' compliance with new indoor dining rules, Taoiseach says
# Indoor Dining
# Indoor Dining

People will have to 'buy into' compliance with new indoor dining rules, Taoiseach says

Updated Jul 13th 2021, 9:34 AM 47,229 Views 147 Comments

Opposition parties will also be briefed on the plans, which they have described as discriminatory.

Doctors’ leaders slam Johnson’s ‘irresponsible’ easing of England's Covid restrictions
# England
# England

Doctors’ leaders slam Johnson’s ‘irresponsible’ easing of England's Covid restrictions

Updated Jul 13th 2021, 8:49 AM 30,963 Views 33 Comments

The British Medical Association said the move could have ‘potentially devastating consequences’.

# reopening - Sunday 11 July, 2021

Cabinet to sign off on plans for reopening of indoor hospitality tomorrow
# Reopening
# Reopening

Cabinet to sign off on plans for reopening of indoor hospitality tomorrow

Jul 11th 2021, 6:59 PM 38,232 Views 114 Comments

The plans allow for the reopening of indoor dining within NPHET’s guidance.

# reopening - Thursday 8 July, 2021

Experts criticise ‘unethical' plan to lift Covid rules in England at 'most dangerous period of the pandemic'
# England
# England

Experts criticise ‘unethical' plan to lift Covid rules in England at 'most dangerous period of the pandemic'

Updated Jul 8th 2021, 2:10 PM 32,423 Views 113 Comments

A range of coronavirus restrictions are due to be eased in England, possibly as soon as 19 July.

# reopening - Monday 5 July, 2021

Boris Johnson to restore freedoms as he tells public to ‘learn to live’ with Covid-19
# Reopening
# Reopening

Boris Johnson to restore freedoms as he tells public to ‘learn to live’ with Covid-19

Jul 5th 2021, 7:19 AM 33,352 Views 89 Comments

Boris Johnson will lead a Downing Street press conference updating his plans for ‘freedom day’ on 19 July.

# reopening - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

As it happened: Taoiseach confirms delay to reopening of indoor hospitality
Live Jun 29th 2021, 4:28 PM

As it happened: Taoiseach confirms delay to reopening of indoor hospitality

Guests at wedding receptions to increase to 50 - but Tánaiste says communions and confirmations are 'off'
# Weddings
# Weddings

Guests at wedding receptions to increase to 50 - but Tánaiste says communions and confirmations are 'off'

Updated Jun 29th 2021, 4:27 PM 53,940 Views 22 Comments

Leo Varadkar said communions and confirmations are “off, unfortunately”.

# reopening - Monday 28 June, 2021

'It's soul-destroying': Last minute decision on indoor dining leaves hospitality on tenterhooks
# Food Chain
# Food Chain

'It's soul-destroying': Last minute decision on indoor dining leaves hospitality on tenterhooks

Jun 28th 2021, 5:50 PM 35,695 Views 73 Comments

From wasted food to cancelled bookings, an extension of restrictions could mean large losses for pubs and restaurants.

# reopening - Sunday 27 June, 2021

Business groups demand clarity as Martin says decision on 5 July reopening will be made 'early next week'
# Hospitality
# Hospitality

Business groups demand clarity as Martin says decision on 5 July reopening will be made 'early next week'

Updated Jun 27th 2021, 2:47 PM 46,310 Views 114 Comments

There’s been a focus this week on how the Delta variant could impact the reopening of indoor hospitality.

# reopening - Friday 25 June, 2021

Poll: Should the reopening of indoor services in pubs and restaurants be delayed beyond 5 July?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the reopening of indoor services in pubs and restaurants be delayed beyond 5 July?

Jun 25th 2021, 8:02 AM 66,123 Views 179 Comments

NPHET will next week issue advice to government on the planned 5 July reopening measures.

# reopening - Thursday 24 June, 2021

'We don't want to be going back' on any restrictions, Taoiseach says, ahead of 5 July decision
# Reopening
# Reopening

'We don't want to be going back' on any restrictions, Taoiseach says, ahead of 5 July decision

Jun 24th 2021, 9:57 PM 47,830 Views 92 Comments

An interview with Micheál Martin aired on Virgin Media Television this evening.

# reopening - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Delta variant: EU health agency warns any 'significant easing' of restrictions will lead to autumn surge
# ECDC
# ECDC

Delta variant: EU health agency warns any 'significant easing' of restrictions will lead to autumn surge

Jun 23rd 2021, 5:14 PM 50,757 Views 55 Comments

The variant will account for 90% of cases in the European Union by the end of August, the agency predicts.

Tánaiste says 'final call' on further reopening on 5 July can’t be made until next week
# Reopening
# Reopening

Tánaiste says 'final call' on further reopening on 5 July can’t be made until next week

Updated Jun 23rd 2021, 1:28 PM 33,242 Views 107 Comments

NPHET is due to advise the Government next Thursday on the epidemiological situation in Ireland.

# reopening - Thursday 17 June, 2021

Lifting restrictions on mass gatherings must happen 'cautiously and gradually', NPHET told
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Lifting restrictions on mass gatherings must happen 'cautiously and gradually', NPHET told

Jun 17th 2021, 9:30 PM 14,887 Views 17 Comments

HIQA has advised NPHET on the measures needed to allow large gatherings to happen safely.

# reopening - Monday 14 June, 2021

Public health bosses ‘concerned’ about impact of Delta variant in coming weeks
# Delta Variant
# Delta Variant

Public health bosses ‘concerned’ about impact of Delta variant in coming weeks

Jun 14th 2021, 9:29 PM 39,395 Views 44 Comments

It comes as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was forced to delay reopening plans by four weeks.

# reopening - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Number of people receiving PUP dips below 300,000 for the first time this year
# PUP
# PUP

Number of people receiving PUP dips below 300,000 for the first time this year

Jun 9th 2021, 12:09 PM 8,007 Views 5 Comments

This is the lowest number of people in receipt of the PUP since December.

# reopening - Monday 7 June, 2021

'It's been emotional': Publicans welcome customers back for outdoor service
# Reopening
# Reopening

'It's been emotional': Publicans welcome customers back for outdoor service

Jun 7th 2021, 7:42 PM 39,174 Views 21 Comments

The sun was shining as some opened their doors for the first time in 15 months.

Garda Commissioner says 'young drunk' people responsible for violence in Dublin city
# Outdoor Summer
# Outdoor Summer

Garda Commissioner says 'young drunk' people responsible for violence in Dublin city

Jun 7th 2021, 5:45 PM 57,473 Views 102 Comments

Harris rejected criticism that the garda response in Dublin may have been over-reactionary.

Ticketholders with symptoms of Covid-19 should be refunded, sports grounds told
# Trial Events
# Trial Events

Ticketholders with symptoms of Covid-19 should be refunded, sports grounds told

Jun 7th 2021, 1:41 PM 13,851 Views 4 Comments

Contact details of spectators at trial sport events will be kept for up to 28 days for contact tracing.

Poll: Do you plan on dining outdoors this week?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you plan on dining outdoors this week?

Jun 7th 2021, 10:45 AM 41,338 Views 51 Comments

Pubs and restaurants can reopen to customers for outdoor services from today.

'Stepping stone to normality': Relief for some, ongoing worries for others as pubs and restaurants open outdoor spaces
# Beer Gardens
# Beer Gardens

'Stepping stone to normality': Relief for some, ongoing worries for others as pubs and restaurants open outdoor spaces

Jun 7th 2021, 12:05 AM 31,370 Views 28 Comments
  • Reporter Hayley Halpin chats to publicans ahead of the reopening of outdoor dining today.
  • Some wet pubs will be reopening for the first time in 15 months.
  • One-metre distance is required between tables for outdoor service and there is no time-limit if this is in place.

# reopening - Sunday 6 June, 2021

Publicans face challenge after ‘irreplaceable’ staff lost during pandemic
# Reopening
# Reopening

Publicans face challenge after ‘irreplaceable’ staff lost during pandemic

Jun 6th 2021, 1:34 PM 42,564 Views 65 Comments

Bars across the country can reopen tomorrow to serve customers outdoors.

# reopening - Saturday 5 June, 2021

Cinemas are set to re-open on Monday: how will it work and what can you go and see?
# June 7
# June 7

Cinemas are set to re-open on Monday: how will it work and what can you go and see?

Jun 5th 2021, 7:30 AM 37,831 Views 15 Comments

Covid guidelines must be adhered to as cinemas show a range of new releases and some older ones.

# reopening - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Hotels, B&Bs and guesthouses can reopen from today
# Summer 2021
# Summer 2021

Hotels, B&Bs and guesthouses can reopen from today

Jun 2nd 2021, 6:00 AM 22,614 Views 3 Comments

Indoor dining and leisure facilities at hotels are also permitted to reopen for guests.

# reopening - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

No mandatory antigen testing for 1,200 fans attending Leinster v Dragons match
# Reopening
From The42
# Reopening

No mandatory antigen testing for 1,200 fans attending Leinster v Dragons match

Updated Jun 1st 2021, 5:03 PM 15,335 Views 4 Comments

The Rainbow Cup game on 11 June has been chosen as one of the test events allowing supporters to return.

# reopening - Saturday 29 May, 2021

Poll: Do you think the lifting of the Covid measures is going at the right pace?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think the lifting of the Covid measures is going at the right pace?

May 29th 2021, 10:14 AM 58,543 Views 67 Comments

The Government will gradually reopen the indoor hospitality and foreign travel sectors.

# reopening - Sunday 23 May, 2021

Pubs challenge government to open indoor hospitality by 1 July
# Reopening
# Reopening

Pubs challenge government to open indoor hospitality by 1 July

May 23rd 2021, 12:07 PM 43,376 Views 85 Comments

The government is expected to lay out plans for the next stage of easing restrictions this week.

# reopening - Saturday 22 May, 2021

Covid-19: Here's when to expect next week's summer re-opening decisions
# Summertime
# Summertime

Covid-19: Here's when to expect next week's summer re-opening decisions

May 22nd 2021, 6:30 AM 41,188 Views 35 Comments

Cabinet will meet on Friday this week.

# reopening - Friday 21 May, 2021

Germans return to pools and beer gardens as Covid-19 curbs ease across country
# Reopening
# Reopening

Germans return to pools and beer gardens as Covid-19 curbs ease across country

May 21st 2021, 9:47 PM 22,628 Views 27 Comments

Germany has been in some form of virus shutdown since November.

# reopening - Thursday 20 May, 2021

Northern Ireland: Stormont gives green light for indoor dining to resume from Monday
# Reopening
# Reopening

Northern Ireland: Stormont gives green light for indoor dining to resume from Monday

May 20th 2021, 3:38 PM 10,287 Views 6 Comments

All tourism accommodation will also be able to reopen on 24 May.

# reopening - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

Taoiseach to give statement next week on travel, entertainment, sport and hotel quarantine for June and July
# Summertime
# Summertime

Taoiseach to give statement next week on travel, entertainment, sport and hotel quarantine for June and July

May 19th 2021, 9:47 PM 29,335 Views 25 Comments

A plan for the aviation sector will also be ready by the end of the month.

# reopening - Monday 17 May, 2021

Poll: Will you head to the shops today?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you head to the shops today?

May 17th 2021, 9:14 AM 47,629 Views 35 Comments

All non-essential retail stores can reopen from today.

# reopening - Monday 10 May, 2021

Poll: Will you go to a gallery or museum now that they're open?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you go to a gallery or museum now that they're open?

May 10th 2021, 10:15 AM 25,112 Views 28 Comments

Many cultural attractions can reopen their doors from today.

Inter-county travel and home visits among raft of re-opening measures that begin today
# Lockdown Lifts
# Lockdown Lifts

Inter-county travel and home visits among raft of re-opening measures that begin today

Updated May 10th 2021, 9:10 AM 58,432 Views 56 Comments

Here are all the restrictions that will be lifted today.

# reopening - Sunday 9 May, 2021

Retailer's organisation says industry can't afford another lockdown
# Reopening
# Reopening

Retailer's organisation says industry can't afford another lockdown

May 9th 2021, 11:14 AM 18,864 Views 31 Comments

Retail Excellence says the sector will need major financial support from the government in the months ahead.

Poll: Will you go to a hairdresser this week?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you go to a hairdresser this week?

May 9th 2021, 9:37 AM 61,895 Views 54 Comments

Ireland’s reopening kicks up a gear tomorrow.

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