All of the restrictions easing from tomorrow as Ireland continues to reopen 8 months ago

All of the restrictions easing from tomorrow as Ireland continues to reopen

Here's everything you'll be able to do from Monday.

Restrictions throughout the country are set to continue to ease over the coming weeks with the final set of restrictions to be lifted on 22 October.

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While mask-wearing and other public health measures will remain in place in certain sectors such as retail and on public transport, most other restrictions will have been eased by the end of October.

The first set of restrictions being lifted are to be eased from Monday 6 September, meaning from tomorrow there will be more activities allowed to resume.

Here's everything you can do from tomorrow as restrictions throughout the country continue to ease:

6 September

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  • Indoor venues allowed to host events with 60% capacity for fully vaccinated people, and outdoor events with 75% capacity.
  • Communions and confirmations to resume.
  • Nightclub pilot events.
  • Live music allowed in bars and weddings.
  • Where patrons have mixed immunity status, there will be no change to the current restrictions during September.
  • Indoor events and mass gatherings includes conferences, trade fairs and exhibitions and large-scale business events involving external audiences, and bingo venues allowed to resume.
  • For indoor live music, drama, live entertainment and sporting events, the audience/spectators should be fully seated. Easing of capacity limit restrictions does not apply to large privately organised social events.
  • Live music may commence having regard to appropriate protective factors.
  • 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), or accompanied minors (under 18), in line with sectoral guidance.
  • Where patrons have mixed immunity status, there will be no change to the current limits (50 patrons) during September.
  • There will be no change to the current limits (100 guests) at weddings during September, however, live music at weddings will be permitted.
  • Where patrons have mixed immunity status, the capacity limit will be 50%, subject to appropriate protective measures including social distancing between groups and face masks.
  • All religious ceremonies can proceed with 50% of venue capacity, regardless of immunity status of attendees.
  • Coach tour activity can recommence at 50% capacity with protective measures.