Reopening plans and key dates for exiting lockdown
May 4th: all remaining construction returns
May 10th: intercounty travel ban lifted, hairdressers reopen as well as galleries and museums
• Grandparents who have been vaccinated will be able to meet indoors with grandchildren
• In-person religious services will resume
• For funerals and weddings, up to 50 mourners or guests are permitted at a service. For funerals, no related events should happen before or after.
May 17th – the remaining shops: The rest of non-essential retail is set to return on this date including many shops which have been closed for months.