CONFIRMED: Inter-county travel, barbers, adult sports training, click and collect to return from 10 May
At long last.
The government has confirmed that people will be permitted to travel outside their own county from 10 May onwards.
Taoiseach Micheál Martin confirmed the move as part of a gradual lifting restrictions on a phased basis from Monday, 10 May.
Inter-county travel, hairdressers and barbers, click and collect from retail, and outdoor adult sports training in pods of a maximum of 15 people will return from 10 May.
From that date, up to 50 people will be allowed to attend religious services such as weddings and funerals, although indoor wedding receptions will be limited to six people, while outdoor ones will be limited to 15.
Three households will also be allowed to meet up outdoors, including in private gardens, while a vaccinated household will be allowed to meet an unvaccinated household indoors. Three vaccinated households can also meet indoors.
From 17 May, all retail will be allowed to reopen.
From 2 June, hotel and guesthouses will be allowed to reopen, while from 7 June, all outdoor hospitality will be permitted to reopen with groups limited to a maximum of six people.
Matches will also return but with no crowds in attendance.