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# restrictions - Today’s News

Belgium imposes pandemic restrictions amid surge in infections
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Belgium imposes pandemic restrictions amid surge in infections

15 hours ago 21,218 Views 18 Comments

A nationwide use of the Covid-19 pass has been expanded.

# restrictions - Thursday 21 October, 2021

HSE guidelines allow for huge easing of restrictions on partners accessing maternity wards
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

HSE guidelines allow for huge easing of restrictions on partners accessing maternity wards

Oct 21st 2021, 5:11 PM 8,366 Views 3 Comments

The guidelines can be implemented from 1 November.

# restrictions - Wednesday 20 October, 2021

'When were you last in a nightclub, Taoiseach?': Calls for clarity on new rules as talks resume
# Reopening Rules
# Reopening Rules

'When were you last in a nightclub, Taoiseach?': Calls for clarity on new rules as talks resume

Updated Oct 20th 2021, 3:00 PM 37,248 Views 36 Comments
  • It was confirmed yesterday that nightclubs will be allowed to reopen as planned this Friday, 22 October.
  • However, sectoral guidance is still being developed for the industry.
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin said he accepts that the sector "need clarity".
Poll: Would you be happy to go to a nightclub in the next few months?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you be happy to go to a nightclub in the next few months?

Oct 20th 2021, 8:16 AM 57,075 Views 56 Comments

Nightclubs are set to reopen this Friday.

# restrictions - Tuesday 19 October, 2021

As it happened: Government confirms how Covid-19 restrictions will change from Friday
Live Oct 19th 2021, 1:00 PM

As it happened: Government confirms how Covid-19 restrictions will change from Friday

# restrictions - Sunday 17 October, 2021

Publican's groups urge full reopening of sector following 'escalation in crisis faced by pubs'
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Publican's groups urge full reopening of sector following 'escalation in crisis faced by pubs'

Oct 17th 2021, 1:19 PM 29,461 Views 41 Comments

Nphet will meet on Monday to consider its recommendations to Government ahead of the planned lifting of restrictions on Friday.

De Gascun: Covid-19 cases 'will increase as restrictions ease', but vaccines are effective
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

De Gascun: Covid-19 cases 'will increase as restrictions ease', but vaccines are effective

Oct 17th 2021, 9:32 AM 29,209 Views 74 Comments

Public health officials yesterday confirmed a further 2,180 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

# restrictions - Wednesday 13 October, 2021

'No decision' yet on lifting Covid measures as Taoiseach cites 'wrong turn' in virus trajectory
# Reopening
# Reopening

'No decision' yet on lifting Covid measures as Taoiseach cites 'wrong turn' in virus trajectory

Updated Oct 13th 2021, 6:35 PM 75,803 Views 130 Comments

A meeting of senior officials this afternoon heard that Ireland’s Covid-19 situation has taken an unexpected turn.

# restrictions - Friday 24 September, 2021

Ireland's clash with USA in Las Vegas cancelled due to border restrictions
# Off
From The42
# Off

Ireland's clash with USA in Las Vegas cancelled due to border restrictions

Sep 24th 2021, 5:00 PM 9,375 Views 1 Comment

The game could be rescheduled for October 2022.

# restrictions - Sunday 19 September, 2021

Varadkar says tomorrow is a ‘big day’ as thousands of workers return to office
# Phased Reopening
# Phased Reopening

Varadkar says tomorrow is a ‘big day’ as thousands of workers return to office

Sep 19th 2021, 1:07 PM 30,636 Views 45 Comments

Many businesses are also set to open their doors for the first time since the pandemic began.

# restrictions - Thursday 2 September, 2021

Poll: What are you most looking forward to once all Covid-19 restrictions are lifted?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: What are you most looking forward to once all Covid-19 restrictions are lifted?

Sep 2nd 2021, 9:40 AM 32,355 Views 84 Comments

The final restrictions are due to be eased in the next two months.

# restrictions - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

NPHET to be 'significantly scaled back' from late October as restrictions end
# Scaled Back
# Scaled Back

NPHET to be 'significantly scaled back' from late October as restrictions end

Updated Aug 31st 2021, 7:55 PM 20,458 Views 24 Comments

NPHET and its sub-groups will move out of the ‘emergency phase’ of the pandemic.

Concerts, Communions and the return to offices: The key dates for lifting Covid restrictions
# Covid19
# Covid19

Concerts, Communions and the return to offices: The key dates for lifting Covid restrictions

Aug 31st 2021, 6:39 PM 113,207 Views 80 Comments
  • The Taoiseach announced four key dates, with all restrictions on events and indoor activities lifted from 22 October.
  • In September indoor events and entertainment venues will be subject to capacity limits.

# restrictions - Monday 30 August, 2021

EU recommends Member States reimpose travel restrictions on US over rising Covid cases
# Travel
# Travel

EU recommends Member States reimpose travel restrictions on US over rising Covid cases

Aug 30th 2021, 9:31 PM 19,592 Views 23 Comments

Most EU members have followed Brussels’ travel advice during the crisis so far.

Unwinding of Covid-19 restrictions to begin next week, says Minister McGrath
# Live Events
# Live Events

Unwinding of Covid-19 restrictions to begin next week, says Minister McGrath

Updated Aug 30th 2021, 3:15 PM 51,415 Views 49 Comments

The live entertainment industry has expressed anger over a date for reopening not being finalised.

# restrictions - Friday 27 August, 2021

What we know so far about the Covid reopening plan for September and October
# Cabinet
# Cabinet

What we know so far about the Covid reopening plan for September and October

Aug 27th 2021, 7:13 PM 53,301 Views 33 Comments
Government to ‘engage’ with Electric Picnic festival organisers
# Tent Talks
# Tent Talks

Government to ‘engage’ with Electric Picnic festival organisers

Aug 27th 2021, 6:24 PM 13,235 Views 20 Comments

The Cabinet Covid-19 sub-committee met today to discuss the next steps in the easing of restrictions.

# restrictions - Monday 23 August, 2021

Gardaí asked several premises to close temporarily for 'public safety' after All-Ireland final
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Gardaí asked several premises to close temporarily for 'public safety' after All-Ireland final

Aug 23rd 2021, 2:10 PM 41,601 Views 0 Comments

40,000 people were allowed to attend the hurling final yesterday afternoon.

# restrictions - Friday 13 August, 2021

NMH able to ease maternity restrictions as 'huge amount of development' done in recent years
# Maternity
# Maternity

NMH able to ease maternity restrictions as 'huge amount of development' done in recent years

Aug 13th 2021, 1:04 PM 8,630 Views 1 Comment

That’s according to Peter Boylan, former master of the National Maternity Hospital.

# restrictions - Wednesday 11 August, 2021

Some Australian athletes are facing 28 days' quarantine after return from Tokyo Olympics
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From The42
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Some Australian athletes are facing 28 days' quarantine after return from Tokyo Olympics

Aug 11th 2021, 10:33 AM 7,445 Views 2 Comments

‘While other countries are celebrating the return of their athletes, we are subjecting ours to the most cruel and uncaring treatment.’

# restrictions - Thursday 5 August, 2021

Roadmap to easing hospitality restrictions ‘to be drawn up’
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Roadmap to easing hospitality restrictions ‘to be drawn up’

Aug 5th 2021, 7:59 AM 19,294 Views 22 Comments

Government officials and representatives from the hospitality industry had a “robust and engaging conversation”.

# restrictions - 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

Jul 29th 2021, 9:21 AM 25,546 Views 34 Comments

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

# restrictions - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

August wedding guest increase at risk as Ireland is 'without a doubt' in fourth wave
# Receptions
# Receptions

August wedding guest increase at risk as Ireland is 'without a doubt' in fourth wave

Updated Jul 21st 2021, 5:46 PM 58,058 Views 51 Comments
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin said a final decision would be made next week on wedding numbers
  • The context for the decision is the 'challenging' increase in Covid-19 infections
  • Leo Varadkar says cases may peak at 3,000-4,000 per day in the coming weeks but ICU admissions may peak at a 'manageable' 40-50

# restrictions - 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 50,078 Views 47 Comments

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

# restrictions - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

Disappointing news for Galway Festival as 1,000 spectators permitted to attend each day
# Limited Numbers
From The42
# Limited Numbers

Disappointing news for Galway Festival as 1,000 spectators permitted to attend each day

Jul 14th 2021, 11:03 AM 4,303 Views 6 Comments

Organisers had hoped to allow 5,000 fans through the turnstiles daily.

# restrictions - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Scotland to move to lowest level of Covid restrictions on Monday
# Level Zero
# Level Zero

Scotland to move to lowest level of Covid restrictions on Monday

Jul 13th 2021, 4:16 PM 10,426 Views 9 Comments

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon told a virtual session of the Scottish Parliament that the country could move to Level 0 of restrictions.

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 31,014 Views 33 Comments

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

# restrictions - Saturday 10 July, 2021

'I didn't want to do this alone': Your stories about pandemic maternity restrictions
# Your Stories
# Your Stories

'I didn't want to do this alone': Your stories about pandemic maternity restrictions

Jul 10th 2021, 12:05 AM 39,621 Views 17 Comments
  • The Journal asked people to share stories about the impact of pandemic maternity restrictions.
  • These restrictions resulted in pregnant women going through parts of labour and certain scans alone, Orla Dwyer reports.
  • More than 120 people got in contact and 67 of their stories are included in today's piece.

# restrictions - 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 32,477 Views 113 Comments

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

# restrictions - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

'Reckless': Warnings issued over Johnson’s plan to scrap nearly all Covid restrictions
# England
# England

'Reckless': Warnings issued over Johnson’s plan to scrap nearly all Covid restrictions

Jul 6th 2021, 7:31 AM 33,114 Views 51 Comments

Labour leader Keir Starmer said it was a “reckless” move when the infection rate was still going up.

# restrictions - Monday 5 July, 2021

Have you been impacted by pandemic maternity restrictions? We want to hear your story
# Get In Touch
# Get In Touch

Have you been impacted by pandemic maternity restrictions? We want to hear your story

Updated Jul 5th 2021, 7:45 PM 14,039 Views 1 Comment

We want to get a wider sense of how Covid-19 maternity restrictions have impacted people. Tell us your story.

# restrictions - Sunday 4 July, 2021

England primed to ‘return to normality’ on 19 July with restrictions rolled back
# END IN SIGHT
# END IN SIGHT

England primed to ‘return to normality’ on 19 July with restrictions rolled back

Jul 4th 2021, 12:15 PM 23,641 Views 65 Comments

According to The Sunday Times, mask wearing will become voluntary in all settings.

# restrictions - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

FactCheck: Is Ireland one of the only countries in Europe without indoor dining?
# Covid Restrictions
# Covid Restrictions

FactCheck: Is Ireland one of the only countries in Europe without indoor dining?

Jun 29th 2021, 10:10 PM 100,824 Views 0 Comments

The claim was first made last Friday. The Journal FactCheck finds it to be true.

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

Travel abroad jumped by 23% last month as 85,000 travel from Ireland overseas
# CSO
# CSO

Travel abroad jumped by 23% last month as 85,000 travel from Ireland overseas

Jun 29th 2021, 2:20 PM 15,589 Views 11 Comments

The number of departures from April to May increased by a third.

# restrictions - 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 35,735 Views 73 Comments

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

South Africa bans alcohol sales to fight country's latest Covid-19 surge
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# Restrictions

South Africa bans alcohol sales to fight country's latest Covid-19 surge

Jun 28th 2021, 9:32 AM 23,774 Views 30 Comments

President Ramaphosa banned gatherings, alcohol sales and sit-down meals in the move.

# restrictions - 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 66,145 Views 179 Comments

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

# restrictions - Thursday 24 June, 2021

If NPHET recommend easing slowdown, the government will find it impossible to reject the advice
# 5 July Delay
# 5 July Delay

If NPHET recommend easing slowdown, the government will find it impossible to reject the advice

Jun 24th 2021, 12:05 AM 52,611 Views 110 Comments

Some government sources have said the Taoiseach is being “over cautious”.

# restrictions - Thursday 17 June, 2021

One-third of nation feels nervous about being able to meet up with people indoors again
# Red C
# Red C

One-third of nation feels nervous about being able to meet up with people indoors again

Jun 17th 2021, 6:00 AM 9,491 Views 15 Comments

That’s according to new polling conducted by Red C on behalf of The Journal.

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