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Covid-19 restrictions in Ireland have been eased

Andrew Reeve

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Finally the Covid-19 restrictions in Ireland have been eased with some restrictions changing yesterday May 10th. More restrictions will be lifted on May 17th and again in early June, depending on public health advice.

Very pleased for family and friends that live in Ireland.

As of Monday May 10th:

You can travel outside of your county.

People from 3 households can meet outdoors (including in a garden), or 6 people from any number of households.

Fully vaccinated people can meet indoors with other fully vaccinated people (up to a maximum of 3 households).

Fully vaccinated people from a maximum of 2 households can meet indoors with unvaccinated people from one other household.

Hairdressers, barbers and other personal services can reopen by appointment.

Non-essential shops can offer click and collect services by appointment. Outdoor retail, like gardening centres, can reopen.

Outdoor training can start for adults in pods of up to 15.

Church services can be held. This does not include communions and confirmations.

Museums, galleries, libraries and other indoor cultural activities can reopen.

Outdoor organised events can take place with up to 15 people in attendance.

Weddings can have 50 people at the service. Up to 15 can go to outdoor wedding celebrations and up to 6 can attend indoors.

Funeral services can have up to 50 mourners.

From May 17th 2021:

All non-essential shops can reopen


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