The Government has announced that Ireland will move to level 3 of the Plan for living with COVID-19, from Tuesday 1 December.
From 4 December, restrictions will be relaxed further with restaurants and gastropubs allowed to open for indoor dining. And, from 18 December, you will be allowed to have up to 2 other households to your home. People are also being asked to wear face coverings in crowded outdoor environments.
The Government has also published information about how to celebrate Christmas safely.
You can read a quick guide to Christmas changes on gov.ie.
|Activity||From 1 December||From 4 December||From 18 December|
|Visitors to your home||No visitors, apart from people in your support bubble||No visitors, apart from people in your support bubble||2 other households|
|Places of worship||50 max||50 max||50 max|
|Museums, galleries and cinemas||Open||Open||Open|
|Pubs operating as restaurants||Closed||Open||Open|
|Wet pubs||Delivery and takeaway||Delivery and take-away||Delivery and takeaway|
|Travel outside your county||No||No||Yes|