Quick guide to the key dates in the Covid-19 summer reopening roadmap

The Cabinet has approved the plan to significantly ease Covid-19 restrictions over May and June

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Hairdressers are to reopen on May 10

The Goverment has agreed to accelerate the exit from lockdown from Monday, May 10 with further measures eased from Monday, May 17.

The key points from May 10 are: 

Intercounty travel permitted 

Personal services such as hairdressers, barbers and beauty salons to reopen

Click & collect permitted  

Team sports training allowed 

Three households allowed to meet outdoors  

Museums/libraries to reopen  

Driving lessons for essential workers permitted

All construction to recommence  

15 allowed at outdoor event

From May 17 onwards

May 17

All shops will be able to reopen

June 2

Hotels and guesthouses will be open again

June 7

Outdoor hospitality including restaurants and all pubs will open

Gyms and swimming pools to reopen

Matches will resume behind closed doors


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