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# reopening - Last year 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 50,853 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 33,318 Views 107 Comments

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

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 14,948 Views 17 Comments

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

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 39,447 Views 44 Comments

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

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 8,040 Views 5 Comments

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

'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 39,267 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 57,618 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 13,908 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 41,370 Views 52 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 31,708 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.
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 42,891 Views 64 Comments

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

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 43,620 Views 16 Comments

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

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 22,693 Views 3 Comments

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

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 15,364 Views 4 Comments

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

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 58,564 Views 67 Comments

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

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 43,463 Views 85 Comments

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

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 41,261 Views 35 Comments

Cabinet will meet on Friday this week.

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 22,665 Views 27 Comments

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

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 11,133 Views 6 Comments

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

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 29,395 Views 25 Comments

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

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 47,678 Views 35 Comments

All non-essential retail stores can reopen from today.

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 25,149 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 58,510 Views 56 Comments

Here are all the restrictions that will be lifted today.

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 18,923 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 61,966 Views 54 Comments

Ireland’s reopening kicks up a gear tomorrow.

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 23,348 Views 15 Comments

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

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 82,009 Views 48 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 47,807 Views 65 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 31,663 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 9,865 Views 1 Comment

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

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 16,661 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 246,928 Views 190 Comments

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

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 47,154 Views 45 Comments

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

'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 24,865 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 33,495 Views 35 Comments

Zoos and wildlife parks are permitted to reopen from today.

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 17,195 Views 12 Comments

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

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 134,167 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.
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 37,643 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 40,111 Views 84 Comments

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

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 27,934 Views 18 Comments

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