En De
Total doses
given
11.1M
People fully
vaccinated
4.1M
% Fully
vaccinated
80.74%
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated):
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated):
Test on arrival (vaccinated):
Test on arrival (unvaccinated):

Public Place:

29.09.2022

New HPSC guidance published 11/03/2021; implementation 22/03/2021. At framework levels 1 and 2 visits are not limited. This applies regardless of vaccination status. At framework levels 3 and 4 one visit per week by one person should be facilitated on general compassionate grounds. This applies regardless of vaccination status. At framework level 5 one visit every two weeks by one person should be facilitated on general compassionate grounds. This applies regardless of vaccination status. If a high level of vaccination of residents and staff has been achieved two visits per week should be facilitated on compassionate grounds at framework levels 3; 4 and 5. Removal of the limit on duration of visits to 1 hour (unless a limit is required for operational reasons). Residents who have recovered from COVID-19 should be regarded as equivalent to vaccinated residents for 6 months after diagnosis; 22/02/2022: lifting of restrictions.

10.08.2022

Spacing measures in homeless shelters.

10.08.2022

Individuals should reduce discretionary social contacts as much as possible.Elderly or medically vulnerable people should reduce as much as possible contacts outside home. 16/03/2022: vulnerable populations are invited to get out and about but avoid crowded places.

05.08.2022

29/06/2020: Face-coverings will be mandatory on public transport; and should also be worn in shops and any indoor places where social distancing is difficult. 24/08 The government made wearing of face coverings in shops and shopping centres mandatory. In public transport children under 13 do not have to apply.You should not share private vehicles with people from outside your household. If this is not possible; face coverings should be worn when sharing a vehicle. Face coverings must be worn by staff in customer facing roles where no other protective measures are in place e.g. protective screens and where physical distancing of 2 metres is not possible. They must also be worn by customers when arriving to and leaving their tables; 01/12/2021: Face coverings are mandatory in retail outlets; banks; credit unions and post offices; in taxis; in bus and rail stations; on public transport and for workers in customer facing roles in cafés; bars and restaurants. Wearing of face coverings is also recommended in the following circumstances: a) by people visiting the homes of those who are over 70 years of age or who are medically vulnerable b) by people who are being visited in their homes by those who are over 70 years of age or who are medically vulnerable c) if you are travelling in a vehicle with someone you don't live with d) crowded workplaces e) places of worship f) busy or crowded outdoor spaces where there is significant congregation g) in circumstances where 2 metres distance can’t be maintained; 28/02/2022: face masks are no longer mandatory still recommended on public transport and in healthcare settings.

03.08.2022

No organised indoor or outdoor events; 10/05/2021: Outdoor organised events can take place with up to 15 people in attendance.

03.08.2022

No organised indoor or outdoor events; 01/12/2020: outdoor gatherings of up to 15 people may take place;

03.08.2022

All sporting events are cancelled - including those behind closed doors; 29/06/2020: team leagues; close contact sports and events with spectators can start up again

02.08.2022

Entertainment venues closed; 26/04/2021: Outdoor visitor attractions can reopen (for example: zoos; open pet farms; heritage sites). Amusement parks are not permitted to open; 10/05/2021: Galleries; museums; libraries and other cultural attractions can reopen with protective measures in place. Nightclubs; discos and casinos remain closed; 07/06/2021: cinemas and theatres can reopen. Outdoor amusement/theme parks/funfairs can reopen; drive-in cinema and drive-in bingo can take place; 27/07/2021: In cinemas and theaters; up to 50 patrons permitted; with protective measures in place; 06/09/2021: Cinemas and theatres will have capacity limits of 60% of venue capacity where all patrons are immune (fully vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19 within previous 6 months); 22/10/2021: entertainment and night-time economy sector can reopen only with the full range of protective measures in place and implementation of the COVID-19 pass.

02.08.2022

Museums and galleries can open with protective measures in place. Libraries are available for browsing; e-services; and call and collect but no seating or events. Cinemas can open with protective measures in place. Nightclubs; discos and casinos remain closed.

01.08.2022

12/03/2020: Closure of museums; galleries and tourism sites.; 15/03/2020: Pubs advised to close until March 29 2020. Note this means pubs will be closed for St. Patrick's Day. This applies to public houses and bars (including hotel bars) from Sunday 15 March.; 24/06/2020: All theatres; clubs; gyms; leisure centres and hair salons are to be shut. (On the 29th of June they open entertainent faciliteis but not night clubs).; 29/06/2020: pubs re-open but only the ones that serve food.

25.07.2022

Gyms/leisure centres/swimming pools closed. No training or matches should take place; with some exceptions. No indoor or outdoor exercise group activities; including those involving children; should take place. From 12 April 2021: GAA Training for National Governing Body sanctioned and organised adult inter-county National Gaelic Games Leagues not including under 20 or minor competitions can resume. Elite sport/High performing athletes; as approved by Sport Ireland; can resume. From 26 April 2021: Outdoor sports facilities can reopen (for example: pitches; golf courses and tennis courts; other facilities as appropriate). Underage non-contact outdoor training in pods of 15 or fewer can resume. From 10 May 2021: Outdoor training for adults in pods of a maximum of 15 people can resume.

25.07.2022

Gyms; leisure centres and swimming pools can open for individual use only; with protective measures in place. Other leisure facilities such as bowling alleys; pool halls and arcades should remain closed. Outdoor training: Non contact training only in pods of up to 15 (some exceptions). Indoor training: individual training only. No matches or other sporting events should take place (some exceptions that should take place behind closed doors).

25.07.2022

Gyms/leisure centres/swimming pools closed. No training or matches should take place; with some exceptions.

25.07.2022

Gyms; swimming pools; leisure centres can reopen for individual training only. Outdoor sports matches can take place. From 05/07/2021: Indoor training; exercise and dance activities can recommence in pods of up to 6; 09/07/2021: Outdoor training in pods of a maximum of 15 people is allowed. Gyms; swimming pools; leisure centres are permitted to open for individual training only with protective measures. Swim lessons and classes can take place; but other indoor sporting activities; including matches; group/team training and exercise/dance classes are not permitted. Outdoor sports matches are permitted; with attendance in line with the regulations for organised outdoor events; 20/09/2021: Organised indoor group activities (sports; dance classes) can take place with capacity limits of 100 people (with appropriate protective measures) where all patrons are immune (fully vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19 within previous 6 months). Where patrons have mixed immunity status; pods of up to 6 participants will be permitted (excluding adult leaders/teachers). Restrictions on outdoor group activities for participants will be removed; 28/10/2021: Pods of 6 for mixed immunity groups. There is no capacity limit for vaccinated groups; 18/11/2021: indoor groups may have a mix of vaccinated and unvaccinated people indoors; pods of 6 should apply (as before). The “pod of 6” system should be retained for all other settings such as training activities and games as part of training; 10/12/2021: Maximum 50% capacity at indoor sporting events. Participants must be seated. Face masks should be worn at all times unless eating or drinking; 06/01/2022: Indoors sporting events at 50% venue capacity or up to 1000 attendees; whichever is the lower. Outdoor sporting events limited to 50% of venue capacity or 5;000 attendees; whichever is the lower. Organisers of indoor and outdoor group activities should ensure that appropriate protective measures are in place; and where indoor groups have a mix of vaccinated and unvaccinated people indoors; pods of 6 should apply. For children under 18; the “pod of 6” system can be adjusted to allow for indoor games and competition activities only; with all other protective measures remaining in place. The “pod of 6” system should be retained for all other settings such as training activities and games as part of training. Fixed capacity limits will not apply to these indoor and outdoor group activities; 22/01/2022: requirement for pods of 6 for indoor activities and capacity restrictions for outdoor events; including sporting fixtures; are removed.

25.07.2022

Matches and events- No matches or other sporting events should take place; with the exception of professional; elite; inter-county; and senior club championship; which should all take place behind closed doors. Indoors: Individual training only. No exercise or dance classes. Max 15 outside.

25.07.2022

All theatres; clubs; gyms; leisure centres and hair salons are to be shut.24/07: also swimming pools may re open.

25.07.2022

Take away food or delivery. No indoor dining. Outdoor dining limited to a maximum of 15 patrons; 22/10/2020: Cafes and restaurants may provide take-away and delivery services only; 04/12/2020: restaurants and cafes reopen.

20.07.2022

All non-essential retail is closed; 17/05/2021: lifting of restrictions.

20.07.2022

Non-essential retail closed; 01/12/2020: reopening of all non-essential retail.

20.07.2022

All non-essential retail outlets remain closed; 08/06/2020: All retail outlets may reopen.

20.07.2022

Cafes and restaurants outdoor services can reopen; 26/07/2021: Indoor services can resume

20.07.2022

Restaurants and pubs operating as restaurants close; 07/06/2021: reopening of restaurants and cafes for outdoors services.

20.07.2022

Restaurants and pubs operating as restaurants reopen with tables of maximum 6 people and measures in place; 24/12/2020: restaurants and pubs operating as restaurants close.

20.07.2022

Indoor hospitality reopens for people who are fully vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months. The EU Digital COVID Certificate (DCC) or the HSE Vaccination Card will be the primary evidence used when going into a restaurant/cafe; 22/10/2021: requirement for EU Digital COVID Certificate (COVID-19 pass) (vaccine or recovery certificate) for indoor hospitality and events; with table service of max 10 adults per table. COVID-19 passes and fixed capacity limits do not apply outdoors; 07/12/2021: Table service only (no counter service) with 1-metre distance between tables. Maximum 6 adults per table (maximum 15 persons when including children aged 12 and younger) and masks when not seated at table. Closing time at midnight; 20/12/2021: All restaurants and cafes; excluding take away or delivery services; close at 8pm. This also applies to hotel restaurants; except for overnight residents; 22/01/2022; Restrictions regarding closing time and physical distancing (table service; 1 metre between tables; 6 per table) as well as COVID pass are removed.

20.07.2022

Restaurants and cafes (including bars or pubs serving food or wet pubs) may remain open for take-away and delivery and outdoor dining or service to an absolute maximum of 15 people; till 27 October 2020.

20.07.2022

Cafes and restaurants are closed; 29/06/2020: Cafes and restaurants are permitted to reopen to customers.

07.07.2022

In your home or garden: you can mix with a maximum of 2 other households. In outdoor settings away from your home or garden; a maximum of 3 households can meet while maintaining strict physical distancing. Weddings can go ahead; but with a limit of 25 guests for ceremony and reception (irrespective of venue).

07.07.2022

at home or in the garden one can mix with a maximum of 1 other household.

07.07.2022

To support those who risk isolation; a 'social bubble' will apply. In certain situations; you can form a bubble with 1 other household (of any size). You can then act as one extended household.; 19/07/2021: this guidance was withdrawn.

07.07.2022

People cannot visit each others homes or gardens and no events can be organised indoors/outdoors. Weddings up to 6 guests are permitted. Funerals up to 10 mourners can attend. People may meet with people from one other household in outdoor settings when taking exercise.; 12/04/2021 two households can meet outdoors for social and recreational purposes but not in private gardens. If 2 weeks have passed since you got your second dose of the vaccine; you can meet with other fully vaccinated people from 1 other household indoors without wearing masks or staying 2 metres apart. If you have received the second dose; you have to wait 2 weeks until you can meet other fully vaccinated people indoors.

07.07.2022

Visitors to private gardens: maximum of 3 households or 6 people from any number of households. Outdoor gatherings: maximum 15 people.;10/05/2021; indoor private home visiting is permitted (without masks or social distancing) in the following cases: fully vaccinated people can meet indoors with other fully vaccinated people as long as there are no more than 3households present; fully vaccinated people can meet indoors with unvaccinated people from a single household; provided that they are not at risk of severe illness and no more than 3 households are present.;07/06/2021: If you are an unvaccinated household you can have visitors from 1 other unvaccinated household inside your home. Vaccine bonus remains in place for vaccinated households.;05/07/2021: You can have visitors from up to 3 other households inside your home; 09/07/2021: If you or any of the people you live with aren't fully vaccinated - you can have visitors from 1 other household where everyone is not fully vaccinated. There is no limit on the number of people who can visit together if they are all fully vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months. If you are fully vaccinated you can meet indoors with unvaccinated people from a single household; as long as they are not at risk of severe illness and no more than 3 households are present; 10/12/2021: Visits to private homes should be kept to a maximum of 3 other households (that is; 4 households in total); 22/01/2022: restrictions removed.

07.07.2022

In your home or garden: you should not mix with any other households outside of those within your support bubble. In outdoor settings away from your home or garden; up to 6 people from a maximum of 2 households can meet while maintaining strict physical distancing. Weddings can go ahead; but with a limit of 25 guests for ceremony and reception (irrespective of venue).

07.07.2022

It is possible to meet with 1 other household in an outdoor setting which is not a home or garden; such as a park; including for exercise.No other social or family gatherings should take place. No organised outdoor gatherings should take place.

07.07.2022

Social gatherings of individuals outdoors should be no more than four persons; unless all are from the same household. On the 8th of June they state that maximum 6 people can meet in doors; these individuals can be for any household.

22.03.2022

Public transport operating at limited capacity and with measures in place.

15.03.2022

Face masks are advised on public transport and in healthcare settings.

02.03.2022

Subject to review in mid-February 2022; the wearing of face masks/coverings is recommended for children: a) aged 9 years and over on public transport; in retail and other indoor public settings as currently required for those aged 13 and over b) in third class and above in primary school; 28/02/2022: face masks are no longer mandatory but recommended on public transport and in healthcare settings.

02.03.2022

29/06/2020: Face-coverings will be mandatory on public transport; and should also be worn in shops and any indoor places where social distancing is difficult. 24/08 The government made wearing of face coverings in shops and shopping centres mandatory. In public transport children under 13 do not have to apply.You should not share private vehicles with people from outside your household. If this is not possible; face coverings should be worn when sharing a vehicle. Face coverings must be worn by staff in customer facing roles where no other protective measures are in place e.g. protective screens and where physical distancing of 2 metres is not possible. They must also be worn by customers when arriving to and leaving their tables; 01/12/2021: Face coverings are mandatory in retail outlets; banks; credit unions and post offices; in taxis; in bus and rail stations; on public transport and for workers in customer facing roles in cafés; bars and restaurants. Wearing of face coverings is also recommended in the following circumstances: a) by people visiting the homes of those who are over 70 years of age or who are medically vulnerable b) by people who are being visited in their homes by those who are over 70 years of age or who are medically vulnerable c) if you are travelling in a vehicle with someone you don't live with d) crowded workplaces e) places of worship f) busy or crowded outdoor spaces where there is significant congregation g) in circumstances where 2 metres distance can’t be maintained; 28/02/2022: face masks are no longer mandatory still recommended on public transport and in healthcare settings.

27.01.2022

Attendance at outdoor events; including entertainment; cultural; community and sporting events; should be limited to 50% of venue capacity or 5;000 attendees; whichever is lowest; 22/012022: capacity restrictions for outdoor events are removed.

27.01.2022

No indoor events; including entertainment; cultural; community and sporting events; will take place after 8pm. In relation to events happening earlier in the day; attendance should be limited to 50% of venue capacity or 1;000 attendees; whichever is the lower. This includes cinemas. This does not affect religious; educational or normal workplace business activity and business events (for example: conferences; trade fairs); 22/01/2022: capacity restrictions for indoor events; including weddings; are removed.

27.01.2022

Visitors to private gardens: maximum of 3 households or 6 people from any number of households. Outdoor gatherings: maximum 15 people. From 1005/2021; indoor private home visiting is permitted (without masks or social distancing) in the following cases: fully vaccinated people can meet indoors with other fully vaccinated people as long as there are no more than 3households present; fully vaccinated people can meet indoors with unvaccinated people from a single household; provided that they are not at risk of severe illness and no more than 3 households are present. From 07/06/2021: If you are an unvaccinated household you can have visitors from 1 other unvaccinated household inside your home. Vaccine bonus remains in place for vaccinated households From 05/07/2021: You can have visitors from up to 3 other households inside your home; 09/07/2021: If you or any of the people you live with aren't fully vaccinated - you can have visitors from 1 other household where everyone is not fully vaccinated. There is no limit on the number of people who can visit together if they are all fully vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months. If you are fully vaccinated you can meet indoors with unvaccinated people from a single household; as long as they are not at risk of severe illness and no more than 3 households are present; 10/12/2021: Visits to private homes should be kept to a maximum of 3 other households (that is; 4 households in total); 22/01/2022: restrictions removed.

27.01.2022

Parents should aim to reduce socialisation indoors in respect of children aged 12 and younger. Parents are being asked to prioritise their children’s activities by: a) minimising indoor community gatherings and indoor mixed household gatherings b) reducing the risk of exposure to the virus by opting for outdoor activities instead of indoor c) reducing the number of children involved in any particular activity.

27.01.2022

Indoor hospitality reopens for people who are fully vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months. The EU Digital COVID Certificate (DCC) or the HSE Vaccination Card will be the primary evidence used when going into a pub; restaurant; café or food court to access indoor hospitality. Government will consider further phases of the reopening of hospitality as the epidemiological situation allows; 28/10/2021: Outdoor hospitality can continue to operate for customers who are unable to provide evidence of COVID-19 vaccination or immunity following recovery. A maximum of 15 people including no more than 10 adults may be seated at a table; 10/12/2021: Table service only (no counter service) with 1-metre distance between tables. Maximum 6 adults per table (maximum 15 persons when including children aged 12 and younger) and masks when not seated at table. Closing time at midnight; 20/12/2021: All restaurants and cafes; excluding take away or delivery services; close at 8pm. This also applies to hotel restaurants; except for overnight residents. Strict social distancing is required in all restaurants; including hotels (reverting to pre-22 October measures): COVID pass required; table service only (no counter service); 1 metre between tables; maximum 6 adults per table (maximum 15 persons when including children aged 12 and younger); no multiple table bookings and no intermingling; masks when not seated at table; 22/01/2022; Restrictions regarding closing time and physical distancing (table service; 1 metre between tables; 6 per table) as well as COVID pass are removed.

27.01.2022

Gyms; swimming pools; leisure centres can reopen for individual training only. Outdoor sports matches can take place. From 05/07/2021: Indoor training; exercise and dance activities can recommence in pods of up to 6; 09/07/2021: Outdoor training in pods of a maximum of 15 people is allowed. Gyms; swimming pools; leisure centres are permitted to open for individual training only with protective measures. Swim lessons and classes can take place; but other indoor sporting activities; including matches; group/team training and exercise/dance classes are not permitted. Outdoor sports matches are permitted; with attendance in line with the regulations for organised outdoor events; 20/09/2021: Organised indoor group activities (sports; dance classes) can take place with capacity limits of 100 people (with appropriate protective measures) where all patrons are immune (fully vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19 within previous 6 months). Where patrons have mixed immunity status; pods of up to 6 participants will be permitted (excluding adult leaders/teachers). Restrictions on outdoor group activities for participants will be removed; 28/10/2021: Pods of 6 for mixed immunity groups. There is no capacity limit for vaccinated groups; 18/11/2021: indoor groups may have a mix of vaccinated and unvaccinated people indoors; pods of 6 should apply (as before). The “pod of 6” system should be retained for all other settings such as training activities and games as part of training; 10/12/2021: Maximum 50% capacity at indoor sporting events. Participants must be seated. Face masks should be worn at all times unless eating or drinking; 06/01/2022: Indoors sporting events at 50% venue capacity or up to 1000 attendees; whichever is the lower. Outdoor sporting events limited to 50% of venue capacity or 5;000 attendees; whichever is the lower. Organisers of indoor and outdoor group activities should ensure that appropriate protective measures are in place; and where indoor groups have a mix of vaccinated and unvaccinated people indoors; pods of 6 should apply. For children under 18; the “pod of 6” system can be adjusted to allow for indoor games and competition activities only; with all other protective measures remaining in place. The “pod of 6” system should be retained for all other settings such as training activities and games as part of training. Fixed capacity limits will not apply to these indoor and outdoor group activities; 22/01/2022: requirement for pods of 6 for indoor activities and capacity restrictions for outdoor events; including sporting fixtures; are removed.

27.01.2022

COVID-19 passes (based on vaccination or recovery) are needed for for cinemas and theatres. Closing times for all on-licensed premises; including hotel bars and hotel residents’ bars; will move to midnight with all customers vacated from the premises by that time; regardless of the event taking place place (for example: weddings; dinner dances and other similar style functions all finish at midnight); 10/12/2021: Maximum 50% capacity at indoor entertainment; cultural; community and sporting events. Participants must be seated and face masks should be worn at all times unless eating or drinking. Nightclubs are closed; 20/12/2021: No indoor events; including entertainment and cultural events; will take place after 8pm. In relation to events happening earlier in the day; attendance should be limited to 50% of venue capacity or 1;000 attendees; whichever is the lower. This includes cinemas. All bars close at 8pm. Strict social distancing is required in all bars (reverting to pre-22 October measures): COVID pass required; table service only (no counter service);1 metre between tables; maximum 6 adults per table; no multiple table bookings and no intermingling; masks when not seated at table; 22/01/2022: restrictions on nightclubs; and early closing time for hospitality and events; are removed.

11.11.2021

Organised outdoor events: Maximum of 200 attendees for the majority of venues. A maximum of 500 for outdoor venues with a minimum accredited capacity of 5;000; 28/10/2021: Organised outdoor events and mass gatherings are permitted with appropriate protective measures.

11.11.2021

06/09/2021: Organised indoor events and mass gatherings can take place with capacity limits of 60% of venue capacity where all patrons are immune (fully vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19 within previous 6 months). Organised outdoor events and mass gatherings can take place with capacity limits of 75% of venue capacity where all patrons are immune (fully vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19 within previous 6 months); 20/09/2021: Organised indoor group activities (sports; arts; culture; dance classes) can take place with capacity limits of 100 people (with appropriate protective measures) where all patrons are immune (fully vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19 within previous 6 months). Restrictions on outdoor group activities for participants will be removed; 28/10/2021: Business events/conferences can take place once all participants show proof of immunity. Organised indoor events and mass gatherings are permitted where all patrons are immune (fully vaccinated or recovered from COVID 19 within previous 6 months); or accompanied minors (under 18).

11.11.2021

Weddings can go ahead with up to 50 guests for wedding ceremony and reception. The number of mourners permitted at funeral services is 50 people; regardless of size of venue. Attendance at wakes in private homes and at funeral homes is for family only; 05/08/2021: the maximum number of guests permitted to attend a wedding will increase from 50 to 100; 06/09/2021: Live music at weddings will be permitted; 02/11/2021: religious services and weddings can proceed without capacity limits but with all other protective measures remaining in place.

11.11.2021

Bars; cafes and restaurants outdoor services can reopen. From 26 July 2021: Indoor services can resume

11.11.2021

In-person religious services are permitted with protective measures with a maximum attendance of 50 people. Where the size of the premises allows for a capacity of greater than 50 this may be permitted only where: a) social distancing guidelines are adhered to b) the premises can be subdivided into distinct sections (cordoned or marked appropriately) of not more than 50 persons in each section c) there is a minimum of 4 metres between sections d) each section has its own entrance and exit route e) there are separate arrangements for elements of the service involving close contact; for example the distribution of Holy Communion f) strictly no movement of people between sections before; during or after the service g) the premises is well-ventilated; 06/09/2021: All religious ceremonies can proceed with 50% of venue capacity; regardless of immunity status of attendees; 28/10/2021: Organised indoor events and mass gatherings are permitted where all patrons are immune (fully vaccinated or recovered from COVID 19 within previous 6 months); or accompanied minors (under 18).

11.11.2021

Can open with protective measures in place. Services including leisure facilities; indoor restaurant and bar services must be restricted to overnight guests/residents only.

11.11.2021

Entertainment venues closed; 26/04/2021: Outdoor visitor attractions can reopen (for example: zoos; open pet farms; heritage sites). Amusement parks are not permitted to open; 10/05/2021: Galleries; museums; libraries and other cultural attractions can reopen with protective measures in place. Nightclubs; discos and casinos remain closed; 07/06/2021: cinemas and theatres can reopen. Outdoor amusement/theme parks/funfairs can reopen; drive-in cinema and drive-in bingo can take place; 27/07/2021: In cinemas and theaters; up to 50 patrons permitted; with protective measures in place; 06/09/2021: Cinemas and theatres will have capacity limits of 60% of venue capacity where all patrons are immune (fully vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19 within previous 6 months); 22/10/2021: entertainment and night-time economy sector can reopen only with the full range of protective measures in place and implementation of the COVID-19 pass.

23.09.2021

No organised indoor gatherings (such as large conferences; concerts and shows) are permitted to take place. These are controlled environments with a named event organiser; owner or manager; 06/09/2021: Organised indoor events and mass gatherings can take place with capacity limits of 60% of venue capacity where all patrons are immune (fully vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19 within previous 6 months). Organised outdoor events and mass gatherings can take place with capacity limits of 75% of venue capacity where all patrons are immune (fully vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19 within previous 6 months); 20/09/2021: Organised indoor group activities (sports; arts; culture; dance classes) can take place with capacity limits of 100 people (with appropriate protective measures) where all patrons are immune (fully vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19 within previous 6 months). Restrictions on outdoor group activities for participants will be removed.

04.08.2021

Closure of hotels and accommodation.

24.06.2021

Organised outdoor events: Maximum of 100 attendees for the majority of venues. Maximum of 200 for outdoor venues with a minimum accredited capacity of 5;000.

15.06.2021

Organised outdoor gatherings with a maximum attendance of 15 people can occur.

15.06.2021

Bars; cafes and restaurants (including hotel restaurants and bars): take away food or delivery only. Wet pubs closed.

15.06.2021

Gyms/leisure centres/swimming pools closed. No training or matches should take place; with some exceptions. No indoor or outdoor exercise group activities; including those involving children; should take place. From 12 April 2021: GAA Training for National Governing Body sanctioned and organised adult inter-county National Gaelic Games Leagues not including under 20 or minor competitions can resume. Elite sport/High performing athletes; as approved by Sport Ireland; can resume. From 26 April 2021: Outdoor sports facilities can reopen (for example: pitches; golf courses and tennis courts; other facilities as appropriate). Underage non-contact outdoor training in pods of 15 or fewer can resume. From 10 May 2021: Outdoor training for adults in pods of a maximum of 15 people can resume.

31.05.2021

From 10 May 2021: Click and collect; in-store by appointment only; and outdoor retail can recommence. Personal services (hairdressers; barbers; beauticians) can reopen for customers with appointments only. From 17 May 2021: All remaining retail can reopen.

19.05.2021

People cannot visit each others homes or gardens and no events can be organised indoors/outdoors. Weddings up to 6 guests are permitted. Funerals up to 10 mourners can attend. People may meet with people from one other household in outdoor settings when taking exercise. Update: from 12 April 2021 two households can meet outdoors for social and recreational purposes but not in private gardens. If 2 weeks have passed since you got your second dose of the vaccine; you can meet with other fully vaccinated people from 1 other household indoors without wearing masks or staying 2 metres apart. If you have received the second dose; you have to wait 2 weeks until you can meet other fully vaccinated people indoors.

19.05.2021

All retail is closed except for essential retail. All non-essential services are closed. Click and collect from non-essential retail outlets should be discontinued with immediate effect.

19.05.2021

Museums; galleries and other cultural attractions are closed.

19.05.2021

Services move online. Places of worship remain open for private prayer.

19.05.2021

No organised indoor or outdoor events.

20.04.2021

New HPSC guidance published 11/03/2021; implementation 22/03/2021. At framework levels 1 and 2 visits are not limited. This applies regardless of vaccination status. At framework levels 3 and 4 one visit per week by one person should be facilitated on general compassionate grounds. This applies regardless of vaccination status. At framework level 5 one visit every two weeks by one person should be facilitated on general compassionate grounds. This applies regardless of vaccination status. If a high level of vaccination of residents and staff has been achieved two visits per week should be facilitated on compassionate grounds at framework levels 3; 4 and 5. Removal of the limit on duration of visits to 1 hour (unless a limit is required for operational reasons). Residents who have recovered from COVID-19 should be regarded as equivalent to vaccinated residents for 6 months after diagnosis.

26.03.2021

Visiting long-term residential care facilities (nursing and care homes) is suspended; aside from critical and compassionate circumstances. New HPSC guidance published 11/03/2021; implementation 22/03/2021.

14.01.2021

New HPSC guidance for nursing homes visiting that has been published on 30 November; which will come into effect from 7 December 2020. Subject to risk assessment in each case; nursing homes residents may receive: up to one visit by one person per week under Levels 3 and 4 of the framework; up to one visit by one person per two weeks under Level 5.

14.01.2021

People cannot visit each others house and no event can be organised indoor.

14.01.2021

Services move online. Places of worship remain open for private prayer.

14.01.2021

Museums and galleries can open with protective measures in place. Libraries are available for browsing; e-services; and call and collect but no seating or events. Cinemas can open with protective measures in place. Nightclubs; discos and casinos remain closed.

14.01.2021

Places of worship can open for services with a maximum of 50 people. Face coverings are recommended. Further guidance is available. Up to 25 mourners can attend funerals.

14.01.2021

Gyms; leisure centres and swimming pools can open for individual use only; with protective measures in place. Other leisure facilities such as bowling alleys; pool halls and arcades should remain closed. Outdoor training: Non contact training only in pods of up to 15 (some exceptions). Indoor training: individual training only. No matches or other sporting events should take place (some exceptions that should take place behind closed doors).

14.01.2021

In your home or garden: you can mix with a maximum of 1 other household.

14.01.2021

In your home or garden: you can mix with a maximum of 2 other households. In outdoor settings away from your home or garden; a maximum of 3 households can meet while maintaining strict physical distancing. Weddings can go ahead; but with a limit of 25 guests for ceremony and reception (irrespective of venue).

14.01.2021

Take away food or delivery. No indoor dining. Outdoor dining limited to a maximum of 15 patrons. Wet pubs: outdoor seating only; limited to a maximum of 15 patrons. Nightclubs; discos and casinos will remain closed.

14.01.2021

Restaurants and pubs operating as restaurants (serving a substantial meal) can open for indoor dining with additional restrictions; including a requirement for meals to be prepared on site; inside the premises; with a maximum of 6 people per table. This includes access for non-residents to restaurants in hotels. Wet pubs: delivery and take-away services only.

20.12.2020

Cancellation of the upcoming series of Ireland vs Italy rugby matches 6-8 March.

08.12.2020

Services move online. Places of worship remain open for private prayer.

03.12.2020

Visits suspended; aside from critical and compassionate circumstances.

03.12.2020

In your home or garden: you should not mix with any other households outside of those within your support bubble. In outdoor settings away from your home or garden; up to 6 people from a maximum of 2 households can meet while maintaining strict physical distancing. Weddings can go ahead; but with a limit of 25 guests for ceremony and reception (irrespective of venue).

03.12.2020

It is possible to meet with 1 other household in an outdoor setting which is not a home or garden; such as a park; including for exercise. No other social or family gatherings should take place. No organised outdoor gatherings should take place.

03.12.2020

Measure introduced alongside national stay at home order. You can not have visitors from outside your own household. No social or family gatherings should take place in other settings. No organised indoor gatherings should take place.

03.12.2020

Bars; cafes and restaurants (including hotel restaurants and bars): take away food or delivery only. Wet pubs: take away or delivery only.

03.12.2020

Restaurants and cafes (including bars or pubs serving food or wet pubs) may remain open for take-away and delivery and outdoor dining or service to an absolute maximum of 15 people. Wet pubs in Dublin are to remain closed. Nightclubs; discos and casinos will remain closed

03.12.2020

Museums; galleries and other cultural attractions are closed.

03.12.2020

Gyms/leisure centres/swimming pools closed. No training or matches should take place; with some exceptions.

03.12.2020

Matches and events- No matches or other sporting events should take place; with the exception of professional; elite; inter-county; and senior club championship; which should all take place behind closed doors. Indoors: Individual training only. No exercise or dance classes. Max 15 outside.

03.12.2020

Essential retail and essential services will remain open. This includes food shopping. All other retail and personal services are closed.

03.12.2020

To support those who risk isolation; a 'social bubble' will apply. In certain situations; you can form a bubble with 1 other household (of any size). You can then act as one extended household.

03.12.2020

In line with national lockdown and stay at home orders. No organised indoor or outdoor events. Exceptions: Up to 25 guests can attend a wedding; up to 25 mourners can attend a funeral; certain sports training and matches.

21.10.2020

Non-essential shops closure: Closed

Restrictive measures mandatory between 21 October 2020 to 03 December 2020

From 21 October (start of Level 5 restrictions): Retail / services (Level 5): Essential retail only. All other retail and personal services closed. Gyms / leisure centres / swimming pools (Levels 4 & 5): Closed. Indoor museums, galleries & other cultural attractions (Level 5): All venues closed - on-line services available. Bars, cafes, & restaurants (Level 5): Take-away food or delivery only. “Wet” (i.e. no food) bars (Level 5): Take away or delivery only.

Events stop: Banned

Restrictive measures mandatory between 21 October 2020 to 03 December 2020

From 21 October (start of Level 5 restrictions): Organized indoor events (Levels 4 & 5): No organized indoor gatherings should take place. Organized outdoor events (Level 5): No organized outdoor gatherings should take place. Exemption - Weddings (changed from original Level 5): Up to 25 guests can attend a wedding ceremony and reception. Exemption - Funerals (Level 5): Up to 10 mourners. Exemption - Sport (changed from original Level 5): Limited. Elite sport will be played. School-aged children can do non-contact training, outdoors in pods of 15.

20.10.2020

Training outdoors: Non-contact training can take place but only in pods of up to 15. Training indoors: Individual training only. No exercise or dance classes can take place. No matches or events to take place. Exemption: Professional and elite sport/inter-county/horse-racing can take place behind closed doors. Gyms/leisure centres/swimming pools closed.

20.10.2020

You can not have visitors from outside your own household. No social or family gatherings should take place in other settings. No organised indoor gatherings should take place.

20.10.2020

Outdoor gatherings and events are limited to 15 people. 24.08 - Weddings are exempt from this guidance and can be held with up to 50 people in attendance including staff working at the venue. This is not longer true as of 06/10. 06.10- Outdoors: Non contact training only in pods of up to 15 (exemption for professional/elite/inter-county sports/senior club championship).

20.10.2020

Indoor gatherings of up to 50 people when conducted in line with public health advice are permissible. 27/07: Social visits to people’s homes should be limited to a maximum of 10 visitors – from no more than 4 other households. 24/08:Indoor and outdoor social visits to people’s homes should be limited to a maximum of 6 visitors from no more than 3 other households. Individual groupings attending these cinemas; theatres and galleries; cafes and restaurants must be limited to six people from no more than 3 households - overall attendance must adhere to an overall limit of 50 people. 06/10: A maximum of 6 people from 1 other household can visit your home. No social or family gatherings should take place in other settings. 16/20: it is now max 2 households.

06.10.2020

Matches and events- No matches or other sporting events should take place; with the exception of professional; elite; inter-county; and senior club championship; which should all take place behind closed doors. Indoors: Individual training only. No exercise or dance classes. Max 15 outside.

06.10.2020

All theatres; clubs; gyms; leisure centres and hair salons are to be shut.24/07: also swimming pools may re open.

06.10.2020

Restaurants and cafes (including bars or pubs serving food or wet pubs) may remain open for take-away and delivery and outdoor dining or service to an absolute maximum of 15 people. Wet pubs in Dublin are to remain closed. Nightclubs; discos and casinos will remain closed

06.10.2020

Museums; galleries and other cultural attractions are closed.

06.10.2020

Restaurants and cafes (including bars or pubs serving food or wet pubs) may remain open for take-away and delivery and outdoor dining or service to an absolute maximum of 15 people.

06.10.2020

Visits suspended; aside from critical and compassionate circumstances

06.10.2020

Restriction for prison visits.

06.10.2020

All visits to hospitals; residential healthcare cenres; other residential settings or prisons are stopped with specific exemptions on compassionate grounds.

06.10.2020

Restriction of visiting at hospitals; long term care settings; mental health facilities; prisons; and spacing measures in homeless shelters. Source for closure: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-northern-ireland-53293931

06.10.2020

Only for outdoor organised gatherings Up to 100 patrons are permitted for the majority of venues. Up to 200 patrons for outdoor stadia or other fixed outdoor venues with a minimum accredited capacity of 5;000 (with robust protective measures as per sectoral guidance).

06.10.2020

For organised indoor gatherings only Up to 50 patrons are permitted and in pods or groups of up to 6 if appropriate; with arrangements to ensure no intermingling of groups. Up to 100 patrons are permitted for larger venues where strict 2 metre seated social distancing and one-way controls for entry and exit can be implemented.

18.09.2020

Pubs advised to close until March 29 2020. Note this means pubs will be closed for St. Patrick's Day. This applies to public houses and bars (including hotel bars) from Sunday 15 March. The government is also calling on members of the public not to organise or participate in any parties in private houses or other venues which would put other peoples' health at risk. On the 29th of June 2020; pubs re-open but only the ones that serve food. on 18/09: Wet pubs open too.

01.07.2020

Social gatherings of individuals outdoors should be no more than four persons; unless all are from the same household.

01.07.2020

All non-essential retail outlets close to members of the public.

01.07.2020

Outdoor gatherings of up to 200 people when conducted in line with public health advice are permitted.

07.04.2020

Social gatherings of individuals outdoors should be no more than four persons; unless all are from the same household. On the 8th of June they state that maximum 6 people can meet in doors; these individuals can be for any household.

03.04.2020

All sporting events are cancelled - including those behind closed doors. From the 29th of June Sporting activities may gradually recommence; including: - Team leagues for adults and children - Close contact sports - Organised sporting spectator events and fixtures.

03.04.2020

All theatres; clubs; gyms; leisure centres and hair salons are to be shut. (On the 29th of June they open entertainent faciliteis but not night clubs).

03.04.2020

Cafes and restaurants are limited to takeaways and deliveries only.

21.03.2020

Spacing measures in homeless shelters.

21.03.2020

Individuals should reduce discretionary social contacts as much as possible.Elderly or medically vulnerable people should reduce as much as possible contacts outside home;

21.03.2020

Closure of museums; galleries and tourism sites.

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