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# social-distancing - 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.

# social-distancing - Monday 31 May, 2021

South William Street business owners worried about staff and customer safety

South William Street business owners worried about staff and customer safety

May 31st 2021, 4:21 PM 63,605 Views 64 Comments

However, some did tell The Journal today that it was “nice to see people out”.

# social-distancing - Monday 17 May, 2021

Happy shoppers return to stores but city retailers warn that tourism and office workers are still key
# Opening Time
# Opening Time

Happy shoppers return to stores but city retailers warn that tourism and office workers are still key

Updated May 17th 2021, 11:02 AM 79,257 Views 36 Comments
  • Non-essential retail is allowed to resume from today
  • Face coverings are still mandatory to wear for customers and staff
  • Queues at some stores but reopening generally more low key than last year
  • Footfall a boost for cities but retailers warn tourism is still important

# social-distancing - Monday 7 December, 2020

Up to 40 people in TV reception during controversial RTÉ retirement gathering, review finds
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

Up to 40 people in TV reception during controversial RTÉ retirement gathering, review finds

Dec 7th 2020, 3:50 PM 34,725 Views 61 Comments

The RTÉ review found five breaches of Covid-19 protocols at the event.

# social-distancing - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Managing director of RTÉ News apologises for social distancing breaches
# Covid19
# Covid19

Managing director of RTÉ News apologises for social distancing breaches

Nov 24th 2020, 9:46 AM 21,117 Views 40 Comments

RTÉ officials met with gardaí yesterday in relation to the retirement gathering.

# social-distancing - Sunday 11 October, 2020

Safety first, selection boxes second: What will Christmas week look like in Irish supermarkets this year?
# Christmas Crowds
# Christmas Crowds

Safety first, selection boxes second: What will Christmas week look like in Irish supermarkets this year?

Oct 11th 2020, 12:05 AM 57,054 Views 44 Comments

Tesco Ireland’s chief operating officer has urged shoppers not to panic.

# social-distancing - Friday 9 October, 2020

Dublin businesses urge people to start Christmas shopping early to avoid large queues in December
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

Dublin businesses urge people to start Christmas shopping early to avoid large queues in December

Oct 9th 2020, 9:54 AM 23,145 Views 31 Comments

DublinTown said 2020 has been “an extremely difficult year” for businesses.

# social-distancing - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Some schools ‘failing to implement Covid-19 social distancing’
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

Some schools ‘failing to implement Covid-19 social distancing’

Sep 2nd 2020, 1:45 PM 25,851 Views 20 Comments

The head of the Teachers’ Union of Ireland said members ‘will not accept any departure from public health guidance’.

# social-distancing - Monday 31 August, 2020

Acting CMO: 'I'm not sure a situation like Killarney would be avoided by opening pubs'
# Kerry
# Kerry

Acting CMO: 'I'm not sure a situation like Killarney would be avoided by opening pubs'

Aug 31st 2020, 7:24 PM 34,597 Views 73 Comments

This morning Independent TD Michael Health-Rae said people would get alcohol “in a measured and sensible way” if pubs re-opened.

# social-distancing - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Social distancing rules for Covid-19 are based on outdated science, researchers argue
# Bmj
# Bmj

Social distancing rules for Covid-19 are based on outdated science, researchers argue

Aug 26th 2020, 6:00 AM 38,657 Views 34 Comments

That’s according to research published in medical journal the BMJ.

# social-distancing - Thursday 13 August, 2020

First Dates producers to ban hugging and kissing for upcoming RTÉ series
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

First Dates producers to ban hugging and kissing for upcoming RTÉ series

Aug 13th 2020, 8:22 PM 19,768 Views 19 Comments

The new measure aims to allow participants to abide by social distancing rules.

# social-distancing - Saturday 1 August, 2020

'Do not organise or attend house parties': Dr Ronan Glynn issues warning amid 'concerning trend'
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

'Do not organise or attend house parties': Dr Ronan Glynn issues warning amid 'concerning trend'

Aug 1st 2020, 6:58 PM 96,675 Views 170 Comments

Glynn has also asked workplaces to review their procedures and protocols.

# social-distancing - Friday 17 July, 2020

GAA President makes direct appeal to Taoiseach to allow more supporters attend matches
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

GAA President makes direct appeal to Taoiseach to allow more supporters attend matches

Jul 17th 2020, 9:28 AM 21,471 Views 66 Comments

John Horan has said the size of GAA stadia means larger numbers socially distancing is possible.

# social-distancing - Sunday 12 July, 2020

PSG thrash Ligue 2 club in front of 5,000 fans
# Social Distancing
From The42
# Social Distancing

PSG thrash Ligue 2 club in front of 5,000 fans

Jul 12th 2020, 11:12 PM 8,865 Views 0 Comments

The French government relaxed health protocols before the weekend to allow for a total attendance of 5,000, including players, journalists and staff.

# social-distancing - Saturday 4 July, 2020

'Radio Boyne' and an Ulster Fry: How the Orange Order is celebrating a socially distanced 12 July
# No Parades
# No Parades

'Radio Boyne' and an Ulster Fry: How the Orange Order is celebrating a socially distanced 12 July

Jul 4th 2020, 6:30 AM 18,580 Views 40 Comments

The Orange Order has cancelled parades this year because of Covid-19.

# social-distancing - Sunday 28 June, 2020

All-Ireland final referee Gough opts out for 2020 due to social distancing concerns
# Man In The Middle
From The42
# Man In The Middle

All-Ireland final referee Gough opts out for 2020 due to social distancing concerns

Jun 28th 2020, 9:30 PM 42,837 Views 33 Comments

‘As long as there is social distancing still in place,’ the Meathman is unavailable.

'The idea is to just to try and keep the head above water': The Dublin tourist businesses still in suspended animation
# Phase Three
# Phase Three

'The idea is to just to try and keep the head above water': The Dublin tourist businesses still in suspended animation

Jun 28th 2020, 9:00 PM 20,914 Views 11 Comments

Tour operators are facing down the barrel of a lost summer.

# social-distancing - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

It is not envisaged that significant PPE will need to be worn when schools reopen, says minister
# Back To School
# Back To School

It is not envisaged that significant PPE will need to be worn when schools reopen, says minister

Jun 24th 2020, 4:33 PM 15,465 Views 24 Comments

Guidelines for schools are currently being drafted.

# social-distancing - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

England replaces two-metre social distancing rule with 'one-metre plus'
# Two Becomes One
# Two Becomes One

England replaces two-metre social distancing rule with 'one-metre plus'

Jun 23rd 2020, 5:37 PM 18,043 Views 16 Comments

Pubs will also re-open in England from the start of July.

# social-distancing - Monday 22 June, 2020

Boris Johnson to discuss easing lockdown and two-metre rule with scientists
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Boris Johnson to discuss easing lockdown and two-metre rule with scientists

Jun 22nd 2020, 7:10 AM 9,841 Views 8 Comments

Johnson will tomorrow outline the plans to parliament for pubs, restaurants, hotels and hairdressers to reopen in England.

# social-distancing - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Two-metre social distancing rule could be reduced to one metre for pubs and restaurants opening this month
# Pints
# Pints

Two-metre social distancing rule could be reduced to one metre for pubs and restaurants opening this month

Jun 17th 2020, 9:07 AM 26,539 Views 105 Comments

Restaurants and pubs which serve food are due to repen at the end of June.

# social-distancing - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Nationwide survey will ask people how they are coping as Covid-19 restrictions ease
# Wellbeing
# Wellbeing

Nationwide survey will ask people how they are coping as Covid-19 restrictions ease

Jun 16th 2020, 3:10 PM 9,524 Views 13 Comments

It will also ask people about how well they feel the government is balancing the lifting of restrictions with that of economic and social wellbeing.

# social-distancing - Friday 12 June, 2020

'It's good to see town busy': Penneys re-opening sees long queues and excited shoppers
# Penneys Lane
# Penneys Lane

'It's good to see town busy': Penneys re-opening sees long queues and excited shoppers

Jun 12th 2020, 12:55 PM 38,099 Views 70 Comments

In Dublin and across the country, hundreds queued to enter Penneys.

# social-distancing - 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 14,461 Views 14 Comments

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

# social-distancing - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

Ibec urges government to change social distancing requirement to one metre
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

Ibec urges government to change social distancing requirement to one metre

Updated Jun 9th 2020, 2:36 PM 19,708 Views 56 Comments

Business group representatives have met the Oireachtas Covid-19 Committee today.

# social-distancing - Monday 8 June, 2020

'We probably could put 21,000 into Croke Park safely' - GAA plan for crowds with two-metre rule
# Covid-19
From The42
# Covid-19

'We probably could put 21,000 into Croke Park safely' - GAA plan for crowds with two-metre rule

Jun 8th 2020, 8:22 AM 17,095 Views 44 Comments

GAA President John Horan on how they could accommodate fans while social distancing exists.

# social-distancing - Friday 5 June, 2020

Groups of up to six people allowed to meet indoors or outdoors from Monday
# Changes
# Changes

Groups of up to six people allowed to meet indoors or outdoors from Monday

Jun 5th 2020, 2:50 PM 25,033 Views 10 Comments

Up to 15 people can also meet for outdoor sporting activities, including summer camps for children.

# social-distancing - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Taking over private hospitals during the Covid-19 crisis will cost roughly €300 million
# Covid Committee
# Covid Committee

Taking over private hospitals during the Covid-19 crisis will cost roughly €300 million

Updated Jun 2nd 2020, 3:03 PM 25,196 Views 40 Comments

‘A fire alarm went off and we sent four fire tenders, and people are saying now we should only have sent three,’ the secretary general said.

# social-distancing - Friday 29 May, 2020

Poll: Should churches and other places of worship be allowed to reopen now?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should churches and other places of worship be allowed to reopen now?

May 29th 2020, 7:50 AM 42,036 Views 117 Comments

Government guidelines advise that places of worship should not reopen until 20 July.

2m v 1m: Why is the physical distancing advice different around the world and how should Ireland proceed?
# Two Becomes One
# Two Becomes One

2m v 1m: Why is the physical distancing advice different around the world and how should Ireland proceed?

May 29th 2020, 12:05 AM 36,563 Views 45 Comments

The extent of physical distancing needed has become a major debate as Ireland looks to re-open.

# social-distancing - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Barbecues to be order of the day from Monday as UK eases lockdown restrictions
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Barbecues to be order of the day from Monday as UK eases lockdown restrictions

May 28th 2020, 8:13 PM 26,276 Views 24 Comments

Groups of up to six people will be able to meet in private gardens, Boris Johnson said this evening.

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 30,966 Views 72 Comments

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

# social-distancing - Monday 25 May, 2020

'It is not a rule, it is guidance': Tony Holohan says two-metre social distancing is not 'hard and fast law'
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

'It is not a rule, it is guidance': Tony Holohan says two-metre social distancing is not 'hard and fast law'

Updated May 25th 2020, 7:19 PM 47,780 Views 109 Comments

Concerns have been raised about the impact the measures will have on businesses as the country re-opens.

# social-distancing - Saturday 23 May, 2020

Taoiseach says two metre social distancing rule remains in place
# Keep Back
# Keep Back

Taoiseach says two metre social distancing rule remains in place

May 23rd 2020, 4:12 PM 33,663 Views 165 Comments

Ministers will be briefed by chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan next week.

# social-distancing - Friday 22 May, 2020

Counter screens and hand sanitiser: Wetherspoons outlines plans for how it can re-open its Irish pubs
# Spoons
# Spoons

Counter screens and hand sanitiser: Wetherspoons outlines plans for how it can re-open its Irish pubs

May 22nd 2020, 5:10 PM 34,397 Views 86 Comments

Whenever they re-open, pubs are certain to look very different to how they did before Covid-19.

# social-distancing - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Gardaí conduct patrols at Dun Laoghaire's 40 Foot and Sutton beach as good weather draws crowds
# 40 Foot
# 40 Foot

Gardaí conduct patrols at Dun Laoghaire's 40 Foot and Sutton beach as good weather draws crowds

May 20th 2020, 9:45 PM 43,456 Views 85 Comments

A number of people took advantage of the good weather and went to the beach.

Childcare settings may use 'pod' system when they reopen
# Pod System
# Pod System

Childcare settings may use 'pod' system when they reopen

May 20th 2020, 5:30 PM 26,650 Views 43 Comments

Minister for Children Katherine Zappone said social distancing would be “traumatic” for children and childcare providers.

# social-distancing - Monday 18 May, 2020

Gardaí to wear face masks in certain situations but will not use them while conducting checkpoints
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

Gardaí to wear face masks in certain situations but will not use them while conducting checkpoints

May 18th 2020, 7:29 PM 14,360 Views 18 Comments

Garda management confirmed the news today.

# social-distancing - Saturday 16 May, 2020

Coronavirus has forced some councils to take a new approach to local democracy
# Keeping Council
# Keeping Council

Coronavirus has forced some councils to take a new approach to local democracy

May 16th 2020, 8:00 PM 26,859 Views 18 Comments

Some are sitting, some aren’t – how are councils in Dublin responding to Covid-19?

New Zealand PM turned away from cafe as social distancing limits capacity
# No Room
# No Room

New Zealand PM turned away from cafe as social distancing limits capacity

May 16th 2020, 1:03 PM 68,934 Views 89 Comments

Jacinda Ardern has won wide praise for her handling of the pandemic.

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