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#reopening

# 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 47,633 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 25,117 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 58,461 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 18,878 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 61,907 Views 54 Comments

Ireland’s reopening kicks up a gear tomorrow.

# reopening - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

All construction work can recommence today as more Covid-19 restrictions ease
# Reopening
# Reopening

All construction work can recommence today as more Covid-19 restrictions ease

May 4th 2021, 6:30 AM 22,921 Views 15 Comments

Workers who work outdoors, such as window cleaners, are also permitted to return to work today.

# reopening - Friday 30 April, 2021

Penneys announce shopping by appointment ahead of full reopening
# Penneys Lane
# Penneys Lane

Penneys announce shopping by appointment ahead of full reopening

Apr 30th 2021, 8:45 PM 81,855 Views 49 Comments

The retailer will announce the date when it will start taking bookings for appointments to visit their stores.

Large queues outside Primark and other retailers in Belfast as restrictions ease in the North
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Large queues outside Primark and other retailers in Belfast as restrictions ease in the North

Updated Apr 30th 2021, 2:35 PM 47,719 Views 64 Comments
  • All non-essential retail can resume from today in Northern Ireland.
  • Publicans, cafe owner and restaurateurs are allowed to trade outdoors.
  • From today, the limit on outdoor gatherings in gardens increases to 15 people.
'Parallel' vaccination of age cohorts could soon be in place as supplies increase, Martin says
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'Parallel' vaccination of age cohorts could soon be in place as supplies increase, Martin says

Apr 30th 2021, 9:02 AM 31,620 Views 50 Comments
  • The HSE yesterday confirmed that it is currently reworking its Covid-19 vaccination plans.
  • Those aged 50-59 will be invited to register for their vaccine “shortly”.
  • A wide-ranging ease of restrictions were announced by the Taoiseach last night.
Restaurants and cafes in France to reopen for outdoor dining on 19 May, but curfew to remain
# France
# France

Restaurants and cafes in France to reopen for outdoor dining on 19 May, but curfew to remain

Apr 30th 2021, 7:50 AM 9,855 Views 1 Comment

President Emmanuel Macron has outlined a four-step plan to reopen the country and revive its economy.

# reopening - Thursday 29 April, 2021

Outdoor team sports training can resume on 10 May and matches without spectators from 7 June
# Return To Play
From The42
# Return To Play

Outdoor team sports training can resume on 10 May and matches without spectators from 7 June

Updated Apr 29th 2021, 6:23 PM 16,585 Views 6 Comments

Gyms, swimming pools and leisure centres will also be able to reopen their doors on 7 June,

Hairdressers and inter-county travel due to reopen on 10 May, while beer gardens and outdoor dining set for 7 June
# Summer 2021
# Summer 2021

Hairdressers and inter-county travel due to reopen on 10 May, while beer gardens and outdoor dining set for 7 June

Updated Apr 29th 2021, 8:25 AM 246,566 Views 190 Comments

Government will give a detailed roadmap today after a full Cabinet meeting.

# reopening - Tuesday 27 April, 2021

We should be a ‘less puritanical’ and a 'little more relaxed' about those enjoying themselves outdoors, says Varadkar
# Outdoor Summer
# Outdoor Summer

We should be a ‘less puritanical’ and a 'little more relaxed' about those enjoying themselves outdoors, says Varadkar

Apr 27th 2021, 6:26 PM 47,121 Views 45 Comments

Speaking this afternoon at Dublin Castle he said that socialising outdoors is “much, much safer” than indoors.

# reopening - Monday 26 April, 2021

'It feels like Christmas': Dublin Zoo reopens with families excited to 'have a new experience'
# Reopening
# Reopening

'It feels like Christmas': Dublin Zoo reopens with families excited to 'have a new experience'

Updated Apr 26th 2021, 11:52 AM 24,792 Views 37 Comments

The zoo opened with reduced capacity at 9.30am.

Zoos and wildlife parks, tennis and golf: Here's what restrictions are changing today
# Reopening
# Reopening

Zoos and wildlife parks, tennis and golf: Here's what restrictions are changing today

Apr 26th 2021, 6:10 AM 33,407 Views 35 Comments

Zoos and wildlife parks are permitted to reopen from today.

# reopening - Thursday 1 April, 2021

Here's when the lion's share of Ireland's zoos are reopening
# Escaping The Cage
# Escaping The Cage

Here's when the lion's share of Ireland's zoos are reopening

Apr 1st 2021, 7:30 PM 17,144 Views 12 Comments

Zoos and wildlife parks are allowed to reopen from 26 April.

# reopening - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

What's changing, when? Key dates for April and May as Taoiseach announces a 'cautious' reopening
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

What's changing, when? Key dates for April and May as Taoiseach announces a 'cautious' reopening

Mar 30th 2021, 7:32 PM 133,964 Views 147 Comments
  • Taoiseach: Close to 1 million vaccine doses will have been administered by the end of next week, and 3 million by the end of May.
  • A household will be allowed to meet up with one other household for socialising from 12 April - but not in private gardens.
  • Zoos, wildlife parks, outdoor tennis and golf will return from 26 April - with other restrictions possibly eased from May.

# reopening - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

Group of TDs and senators call for churches to be allowed to open for limited attendance during Easter week
# Easter Mass
# Easter Mass

Group of TDs and senators call for churches to be allowed to open for limited attendance during Easter week

Mar 23rd 2021, 1:34 PM 37,577 Views 121 Comments

The ongoing restrictions are an infringement on a person’s right to religious liberty, they said.

Denmark announces plans to reopen society once all over 50s vaccinated
# Reopening
# Reopening

Denmark announces plans to reopen society once all over 50s vaccinated

Mar 23rd 2021, 11:38 AM 40,025 Views 84 Comments

In Denmark, 5.4% of the population has currently been fully vaccinated.

# reopening - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Close contact tracing conducted in over 100 schools last week as cases in young people rise
# Education
# Education

Close contact tracing conducted in over 100 schools last week as cases in young people rise

Mar 16th 2021, 6:11 PM 27,900 Views 18 Comments

The positivity rate after mass testing in schools last week was 2.4%.

# reopening - Monday 1 March, 2021

Schools: Phased reopening begins as Education Minister says antigen testing has not yet been recommended
# Back To School
# Back To School

Schools: Phased reopening begins as Education Minister says antigen testing has not yet been recommended

Updated Mar 1st 2021, 1:53 PM 35,821 Views 43 Comments

Sixth years and young primary school students are among those who returned to school today.

# 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?

Feb 23rd 2021, 12:45 PM 35,461 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

Feb 21st 2021, 5:39 PM 72,848 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 25,934 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 128,744 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 16,808 Views 7 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 33,513 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 11,476 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 47,685 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 5,895 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 37,821 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 27,017 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 61,340 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 159,767 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 38,758 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 186,346 Views 140 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 51,419 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 16,073 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 43,969 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 30,591 Views 22 Comments

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