Here’s what you can do from 10/05:

An increase in the numbers that can meet outdoors for social/recreational purposes, including in private gardens – maximum of 3 households or 6 people from any number of households. This limit of 6 does not include their children aged 12 or younger

Organised outdoor gatherings with a maximum attendance of 15 people

Outdoor training for adults in pods of a maximum of 15 people

Phased reopening of non-essential retail. Click and collect, in-store by appointment only, and outdoor retail can recommence from 10 May. All remaining retail can reopen from 17 May

Reopening of personal services by appointment.

Reopening of galleries, museums, other cultural attractions

Libraries to reopen for lending

No access to reader spaces/PCs

Recommencement of in-person religious services. It is advised that other religious ceremonies such as Communions and Confirmations should not take place at this time

Funerals – 50 mourners permitted at service. Related events, either before or after, should not take place

Weddings – 50 guests permitted at service (civil or religious). For celebrations/receptions, a maximum of 6 people for indoor gatherings and 15 people for outdoor gatherings

Inter-county travel can resume

Increase in numbers on public transport, up to 50% of normal capacity



Recommencement of property viewings by appointment only with licensed Property Service Providers

You can also travel between counties in Ireland to your stationary mobile home or caravan. This is only allowed if you are the owner of the mobile home or caravan.


Rental of accommodation services remains prohibited until 2 June (subject to the public health situation at that time).


Mobile home and caravan parks may open to facilitate owners accessing their stationary mobile homes or caravans. However, no tourism activities (for example: rental of mobile homes or pitches) are permitted and no shared facilities should be opened.


Vaccine bonus

From 10 May, indoor private home visiting is permitted (without masks or social distancing) in the following cases:


Fully vaccinated people can meet indoors with other fully vaccinated people as long as there are no more than 3 households present

Fully vaccinated people can meet indoors with unvaccinated people from a single household, provided that they are not at risk of severe illness and no more than 3 households are present

Guidance will be available for vaccinated persons in respect of home visits.

Remember to still stick to covid protocols we are nearly there.