New Covid-19 Restrictions Anncounced

New Covid-19 measures have been announced for the country following an increase in cases over the past few days.

All measures are in place for the next three and half weeks until September 13th.

 All businesses should facilitate remote working where possible

 All visits to homes will be limited to six people from outside the home from no more than 3 households both indoors and outdoors

 Outdoor gatherings will be limited to 15 people

 Restaurants and cafes can remain open with mandatory restrictions on closing times of 11:30pm

 Sports events and matches will revert to behind closed doors with strict avoidance of social gatherings before and after events

 Indoor and outdoor training should follow the six indoor and 15 outdoor guidance

 Public transport should be avoided where possible

 People aged over 70 should limit their interactions to a small network of people

 Face coverings should be worn when people from different households share a car journey

 The additional measures already in place for Kildare, Laois & Offaly continue to apply until midnight on Sunday