Restaurants unlikely to reopen until the middle of summer
Irish Independent: “The hospitality industry will likely not reopen until the middle of the summer, Taoiseach Micheál Martin has said this morning.
Mr Martin said that he did not foresee pubs or restaurants opening before the middle of the summer due to the slow pace the economy will reopen at due to concern around new variants of Covid-19.”
Covid: No meeting outdoors or travel further than 5km until May
Irish Independent: “People will not be permitted to meet outdoors or travel further than 5km from their home until at least May under a new plan for Living with Covid-19 being considered by the Government.
The country is facing into at least 10 more weeks of lockdown with the health service still struggling to deal with the variant of Covid-19 which first emerged in Britain.”