Timeline: How Covid-19 measures will be eased
April 12th will see easing of 5km restrictions while golf and tennis set for April 26th return
* The 5km travel restriction is to be changed to a county-wide limit and people will also be able to travel up to 20km from their home, including across a county boundary.
* Outdoor social meet-ups involving two households will be allowed in public places but not people’s gardens.
* There will be a full return to school for all children, including first- to transition-year second-level students who are still not back in classrooms.
* About 14,000 construction workers involved in building houses and childcare facilities will be able to return to sites.
* GAA inter-county training for senior teams can resume.
* High performing athletes in other sports will be able to return to training if approved by Sport Ireland.
* Non-contact sporting activities like golf and tennis can resume.
* Training sessions in other sports will be allowed in pods of 15 for those aged under 18.
* Dance classes will be allowed outdoors.
* Zoos, wildlife parks and heritage sites can reopen but not amusement parks.
* An increase in the maximum attendance at funerals from 10 to 25.
Consideration will be given to the following measures ahead of May 4th:
* Allowing museums and galleries to open.
* A phased return of non-essential retail, starting with click-and-collect services and outdoor retailers like garden centres/nurseries.
* Hairdressers and barbers and other personal services reopening on a staggered basis.
* The full reopening of construction activities.
* Recommencement of regular religious services on a staggered basis.
* Hotels, B&Bs and guest houses may be allowed reopen after a review at the end of May.