Taoiseach Announces Lifting Of Almost All COVID Restrictions

Cabinet has agreed to lift almost all Covid restrictions from 6am tomorrow.

The requirement for social distancing will be scrapped along with all restrictions on the hospitality sector.

Nightclubs can open this weekend while digital Covid certs won’t be needed to gain access to anything but international travel.


From 6am tomorrow, guidance in relation to household visits will no longer apply.

A phased return to the workplace will start on Monday.

The requirement for mask wearing in certain settings is being kept until the end of February as will Covid mitigation measures in schools.

Attendance caps at indoor and outdoor events will be lifted tomorrow too.