Summary of Government announcement in response to Covid-19

via RTE News

A rundown of the new restrictions:

  • All theatres, clubs, gyms, leisure centres, hairdressers, marts, markets, casinos, bingo halls, betting shops, libraries and other similar places are to shut.
  • All hotels and non-essential retail outlets will close – a list of those was provided.
  • All cafes and restaurants should limit to take away and deliveries only.
  • All sporting events are cancelled – including those behind closed doors.
  • All playgrounds and holiday/caravan parks are to close.
  • All places of worship are to restrict numbers visiting.
  • All household contacts of someone waiting for a test should restrict their movements.
  • All non-essential visiting to other persons homes should be avoided.
  • All scheduled cruise ships to Ireland will cease.
  • Factories or construction sites should not have to shut – authorities can work with them to make sure physical distancing is possible.
  • There will be an increased presence of park rangers and gardaí in parks and public places to ensure that physical distancing is being observed.
  • Significantly raise the amount of money available on cashless card transactions.
  • All organised indoor and outdoor events of any size are not to take place
  • Social distancing, in as far as practicable, is to be ensured between the clients/patients in confined settings, such as long term care facilities, either for the elderly or people with special needs, psychiatric institutions; homeless shelters; prisons.

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