Ireland is moving to full level 5 restrictions until 31 January

The Government has announced that Ireland will move to full level 5 restrictions from 31 December 2020 until 31 January 2021.

At level 5, you should stay at home except to exercise within 5 kilometres of your home. There should be no gatherings other than small numbers at funerals and weddings.

You can see a full summary of the changes on

Changes from 31 December

Visitors to your home or gardenNo visitors except for essential family reasons or people in your support bubble
Domestic travelStay at home except for travel for work, education or other essential purposes, or to take exercise within 5km of home
RetailEssential retail only from close of business on 31 December
Primary and secondary schoolsRe-open on 11 January
WorkWork from home unless working in essential health, social care or other essential service that cannot be done from home
WeddingsMaximum of 25 guests up to and including 2 January; maximum of 6 guests from 3 January
FuneralsMaximum of 10 mourners