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#restrictions

# restrictions - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

As it happened: Ireland introduces mandatory quarantine and faces five more weeks of Level 5
# Restrictions
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# Restrictions

As it happened: Ireland introduces mandatory quarantine and faces five more weeks of Level 5

Updated Jan 26th 2021, 5:53 PM 140,669 Views 89 Comments
  • Level 5 until at least 5 March
  • Special education in February, other schools incrementally from March
  • Mandatory quarantine for arrivals, either at home or in a hotel
  • Extra gardaí at ports and airports

# restrictions - Sunday 24 January, 2021

More than £15,000 in fines handed out following illegal rave in east London
# Restrictions
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# Restrictions

More than £15,000 in fines handed out following illegal rave in east London

Jan 24th 2021, 4:25 PM 28,467 Views 13 Comments

Metropolitan Police attended a venue under a railway arch in Hackney in the early hours of the morning.

# restrictions - Saturday 23 January, 2021

Taoiseach says there will be restrictions for six months, schools may not reopen until March
# Covid-19
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# Covid-19

Taoiseach says there will be restrictions for six months, schools may not reopen until March

Updated Jan 23rd 2021, 2:55 PM 220,767 Views 227 Comments

Micheál Martin said he is concerned about the UK strain of the virus, and vaccine delivery delays.

# restrictions - Friday 22 January, 2021

Over 770 fines issued by gardaí for non-essential travel since 11 January
# Restrictions
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# Restrictions

Over 770 fines issued by gardaí for non-essential travel since 11 January

Jan 22nd 2021, 3:53 PM 17,115 Views 36 Comments

Under current Covid-19 restrictions, gardaí are continuing to carry out checkpoints nationwide.

# restrictions - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Taoiseach says restrictions will likely continue 'well into' February and possibly beyond
# Level 5
From TheJournal.ie
# Level 5

Taoiseach says restrictions will likely continue 'well into' February and possibly beyond

Jan 21st 2021, 9:43 AM 89,426 Views 226 Comments
  • Micheál Martin said Covid-19 transmission rates are too high to ease restrictions
  • Schools and construction are "essential" and will be examined separately to other sectors
  • Yesterday 61 more deaths and 2,488 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Ireland

# restrictions - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Level 5 lockdown to be reviewed next week, but government expected to extend restrictions to late February
# Level 5
From TheJournal.ie
# Level 5

Level 5 lockdown to be reviewed next week, but government expected to extend restrictions to late February

Updated Jan 20th 2021, 9:45 PM 102,720 Views 75 Comments

Government sources state that it is still their intention to get schools reopened in February.

# restrictions - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

Poll: Have you travelled over 5km since the beginning of the month?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Have you travelled over 5km since the beginning of the month?

Jan 13th 2021, 9:16 AM 86,752 Views 129 Comments

Under current Covid-19 restrictions, a 5km travel limit is in place.

# restrictions - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

People travelling from Britain or South Africa required to have negative Covid test before arrival
# Travel
From TheJournal.ie
# Travel

People travelling from Britain or South Africa required to have negative Covid test before arrival

Jan 6th 2021, 5:44 PM 7,741 Views 24 Comments

The change will kick in this Saturday.

Click and collect services for non-essential retail banned under new restrictions
# Retail
From TheJournal.ie
# Retail

Click and collect services for non-essential retail banned under new restrictions

Updated Jan 6th 2021, 4:45 PM 43,111 Views 58 Comments

The decision to ban click and collect services comes following a Cabinet meeting this afternoon.

# restrictions - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Northern Ireland set to follow Scotland's legally enforceable stay-at-home orders
# Lockdown Laws
From TheJournal.ie
# Lockdown Laws

Northern Ireland set to follow Scotland's legally enforceable stay-at-home orders

Jan 5th 2021, 1:06 PM 25,830 Views 26 Comments

The Northern Ireland Executive is set to meet this afternoon and will brief the Assembly tomorrow.

# restrictions - Monday 4 January, 2021

Premier League to continue during new English lockdown
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Premier League to continue during new English lockdown

Jan 4th 2021, 9:24 PM 5,727 Views 14 Comments

Nearly 56 million people in England will return to a full coronavirus lockdown in an attempt to cut spiralling infection rates.

Explainer: What childcare options are available in Level 5 and who gets priority?
# Childcare
From TheJournal.ie
# Childcare

Explainer: What childcare options are available in Level 5 and who gets priority?

Jan 4th 2021, 4:59 PM 44,809 Views 9 Comments

The government has asked parents who are not essential workers to keep their children at home.

# restrictions - Thursday 31 December, 2020

Gardaí to carry out checkpoints within local areas as country enters Level 5 restrictions
# Level 5
From TheJournal.ie
# Level 5

Gardaí to carry out checkpoints within local areas as country enters Level 5 restrictions

Dec 31st 2020, 2:08 PM 104,718 Views 80 Comments

Gardaí will also engage in high visibility patrolling in public areas such as parks and recreational areas.

# restrictions - Thursday 24 December, 2020

Restaurants and pubs to close from 3pm as new Covid-19 restrictions kick in
# Lockdown
From TheJournal.ie
# Lockdown

Restaurants and pubs to close from 3pm as new Covid-19 restrictions kick in

Dec 24th 2020, 2:06 PM 27,496 Views 54 Comments

It is not clear when these businesses will be able to reopen.

Government 'very unlikely' to shut non-essential retail from 26 December in spite of fresh NPHET advice
# Covid19
From TheJournal.ie
# Covid19

Government 'very unlikely' to shut non-essential retail from 26 December in spite of fresh NPHET advice

Dec 24th 2020, 9:00 AM 53,639 Views 127 Comments

Professor Philip Nolan has said he is not confidence the current set of restrictions will being transmission levels under control.

# restrictions - Sunday 20 December, 2020

WHO urges stronger action to contain new virus strain
# Restrictions
From TheJournal.ie
# Restrictions

WHO urges stronger action to contain new virus strain

Dec 20th 2020, 5:00 PM 40,343 Views 36 Comments

Nine cases of the new strain have been reported in Denmark, as well as one case in the Netherlands and another in Australia.

# restrictions - Friday 18 December, 2020

WHO warns people against gathering at Christmas as it is ‘not worth the risk’
# Visiting
From TheJournal.ie
# Visiting

WHO warns people against gathering at Christmas as it is ‘not worth the risk’

Dec 18th 2020, 8:19 AM 12,160 Views 7 Comments

The Taoiseach said yesterday that people in Ireland should expect new restrictions “before the new year”.

# restrictions - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Britain urged to scale back Christmas as Johnson encourages 'smaller, safer' festivities
# Coronavirus
From TheJournal.ie
# Coronavirus

Britain urged to scale back Christmas as Johnson encourages 'smaller, safer' festivities

Dec 17th 2020, 7:10 AM 6,374 Views 7 Comments

The NI Executive will meet today to discuss Covid-19 restrictions.

# restrictions - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Covid-19 restrictions: Parts of England enter toughest measures and Germany begins new lockdown
# Coronavirus
From TheJournal.ie
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 restrictions: Parts of England enter toughest measures and Germany begins new lockdown

Dec 16th 2020, 8:36 AM 17,466 Views 12 Comments

Germany registered a record number of deaths associated with Covid-19 today.

# restrictions - Monday 14 December, 2020

Government monitoring case numbers but no restrictions on the cards this side of Christmas
# Every Contact Counts
From TheJournal.ie
# Every Contact Counts

Government monitoring case numbers but no restrictions on the cards this side of Christmas

Dec 14th 2020, 5:57 PM 13,977 Views 17 Comments

Those in government circles are looking at the rise in cases in Europe, stating that Germany is a worrying example.

# restrictions - Sunday 13 December, 2020

Germany tightens Covid-19 lockdown measures over Christmas
# Restrictions
From TheJournal.ie
# Restrictions

Germany tightens Covid-19 lockdown measures over Christmas

Dec 13th 2020, 12:23 PM 42,404 Views 45 Comments

Germany recorded 20,200 newly confirmed cases and 321 additional deaths today.

# restrictions - Friday 4 December, 2020

Non-essential retailers in Northern Ireland given go-ahead to reopen on 11 December
# Reopening
From TheJournal.ie
# Reopening

Non-essential retailers in Northern Ireland given go-ahead to reopen on 11 December

Dec 4th 2020, 6:44 AM 5,882 Views 0 Comments

Businesses such as restaurants, cafes and hotels can also resume trading then but must close by 11pm.

# restrictions - Monday 30 November, 2020

People in nursing homes can have one visitor a week from 7 December
# Restrictions
From TheJournal.ie
# Restrictions

People in nursing homes can have one visitor a week from 7 December

Nov 30th 2020, 7:21 PM 16,535 Views 17 Comments

As part of new guidelines, visitors will be allowed at Levels 3 to 5 under compassionate grounds.

# restrictions - Sunday 29 November, 2020

'It would be an unforgivable mistake if they don't leave the players come to the final'
# John Kiely
# John Kiely

'It would be an unforgivable mistake if they don't leave the players come to the final'

Nov 29th 2020, 7:15 PM 8,196 Views 6 Comments

The Limerick manager has again called for all members of his squad to be able to attend matches after they booked a spot in the All-Ireland final.

# restrictions - Saturday 28 November, 2020

GAA matches linked to high local Covid-19 rates in advice given to government
# Sport
From TheJournal.ie
# Sport

GAA matches linked to high local Covid-19 rates in advice given to government

Nov 28th 2020, 1:15 PM 45,736 Views 47 Comments

Some local areas that hosted games or finals saw a jump in the growth rate of Covid-19 cases.

'January lockdown' not ruled out but non-essential retail outlets will not cIose
# January
From TheJournal.ie
# January

'January lockdown' not ruled out but non-essential retail outlets will not cIose

Nov 28th 2020, 6:15 AM 32,969 Views 17 Comments

The phased reopening of the country ahead of Christmas was announced last night.

Covid-19: Here's what changes kick in next Tuesday and throughout December
# Leaving Level 5
From TheJournal.ie
# Leaving Level 5

Covid-19: Here's what changes kick in next Tuesday and throughout December

Nov 28th 2020, 12:10 AM 34,390 Views 25 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin announced that shops, restaurants, gyms and some pubs will reopen next week, and that its advice is that household visits will be allowed at Christmas.

# restrictions - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Cabinet set to green light restaurants reopening after NPHET recommends takeaway only in December
# Covid19
From TheJournal.ie
# Covid19

Cabinet set to green light restaurants reopening after NPHET recommends takeaway only in December

Updated Nov 26th 2020, 10:29 PM 151,078 Views 169 Comments
  • A full Cabinet meeting will be held tomorrow to consider recommendations.
  • If approved by Cabinet tomorrow, all dining is expected to take place in controlled indoor settings.
  • NPHET recommended that pubs and restaurants serve takeaway only in December.
Tough Covid-19 restrictions for 99% of people in England as Johnson says ‘hard winter’ ahead
# Tier System
From TheJournal.ie
# Tier System

Tough Covid-19 restrictions for 99% of people in England as Johnson says ‘hard winter’ ahead

Nov 26th 2020, 7:31 PM 19,635 Views 6 Comments

The new restrictions will take effect after 2 December.

# restrictions - Monday 23 November, 2020

No deaths and 252 new cases confirmed as Holohan warns against culture of 'blame' over breaches
# Latest Figures
From TheJournal.ie
# Latest Figures

No deaths and 252 new cases confirmed as Holohan warns against culture of 'blame' over breaches

Nov 23rd 2020, 8:14 PM 114,707 Views 150 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

Discussions being held between UK and Ireland over Christmas with Covid restrictions
# Christmas
From TheJournal.ie
# Christmas

Discussions being held between UK and Ireland over Christmas with Covid restrictions

Nov 23rd 2020, 6:35 AM 27,684 Views 15 Comments

It comes amid work within the UK to allow people to meet in a “careful and limited way” over Christmas.

# restrictions - Thursday 19 November, 2020

HSE looking for 'some way' to allow visitors to nursing homes before Christmas
# Dr Colm Henry
From TheJournal.ie
# Dr Colm Henry

HSE looking for 'some way' to allow visitors to nursing homes before Christmas

Nov 19th 2020, 6:25 PM 19,635 Views 7 Comments

The HSE’s Dr Colm Henry said that “it’s clear now the impact this is having on a particularly vulnerable population”.

# restrictions - Monday 16 November, 2020

'Don't have parties. Cancel': Sweden limits public gatherings to 8 people
# Covid-19 Pandemic
From TheJournal.ie
# Covid-19 Pandemic

'Don't have parties. Cancel': Sweden limits public gatherings to 8 people

Nov 16th 2020, 3:59 PM 34,297 Views 51 Comments

Sweden has taken a loose approach to restrictions up until now. But it’s introducing “unprecedented” restrictions from this week.

# restrictions - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Confused by the current travel advice? You're not alone. Here's everything you need to know right now
# Christmas Plans
From TheJournal.ie
# Christmas Plans

Confused by the current travel advice? You're not alone. Here's everything you need to know right now

Nov 14th 2020, 12:05 AM 48,965 Views 41 Comments

‘Baby please come home,’ Bono once sang… But will Tony Holohan endorse that message this year?

# restrictions - Friday 13 November, 2020

'We must see this through': Taoiseach urges people to keep adhering to Level 5 restrictions
# Halfway Point
From TheJournal.ie
# Halfway Point

'We must see this through': Taoiseach urges people to keep adhering to Level 5 restrictions

Nov 13th 2020, 7:36 AM 21,018 Views 72 Comments

The Taoiseach issued a statement today marking the mid-way point of Level 5 restrictions currently in place.

# restrictions - Thursday 12 November, 2020

'This is the only way forward': Deadlock broken as ministers agree to extend circuit break in Northern Ireland
# Restrictions
From TheJournal.ie
# Restrictions

'This is the only way forward': Deadlock broken as ministers agree to extend circuit break in Northern Ireland

Updated Nov 12th 2020, 9:25 PM 66,584 Views 45 Comments

A fourth executive meeting in as many days reached a breakthrough in Stormont today.

# restrictions - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

PSNI issue fines after finding 19 people hiding in bedroom at scene of Belfast house party
# Covid Rules
From TheJournal.ie
# Covid Rules

PSNI issue fines after finding 19 people hiding in bedroom at scene of Belfast house party

Nov 11th 2020, 7:21 PM 28,882 Views 16 Comments

People who flout Covid-19 rules in Northern Ireland can face fines.

Publicans say country faces 'two-tier Christmas' if hospitality remains closed following Level 5
# Pubs
From TheJournal.ie
# Pubs

Publicans say country faces 'two-tier Christmas' if hospitality remains closed following Level 5

Updated Nov 11th 2020, 1:20 PM 74,899 Views 99 Comments

Once the six-week lockdown is over, it is envisaged that the country will remain at Level 3 until the New Year.

# restrictions - Saturday 7 November, 2020

Specific limit on number of close contacts a potential restriction after Level 5 lifts
# Close Contacts
From TheJournal.ie
# Close Contacts

Specific limit on number of close contacts a potential restriction after Level 5 lifts

Nov 7th 2020, 2:24 PM 98,401 Views 55 Comments

Limits on the number of close contacts could be used to keep transmission low after Level 5 restrictions are eased.

# restrictions - Friday 6 November, 2020

Declan Ganley takes High Court action over Level 5 restrictions on attending religious services
# Restrictions
From TheJournal.ie
# Restrictions

Declan Ganley takes High Court action over Level 5 restrictions on attending religious services

Nov 6th 2020, 1:11 PM 39,927 Views 0 Comments

Ganley has said the right to attend Mass or a similar religious service is protected under the constitution.