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Cabinet agrees 8pm curfew for pubs and restaurants over the Christmas period
The measures were agreed this evening.
Hospitality representatives have said that new restrictions would be a 'hammer blow' to their industry.
NPHET also recommended that the numbers attending sporting and live events be curtailed.
HSE CEO Paul Reid has said that even optimistic modeling about Omicron will put hospitals under threat.
People aged 40-49 to be offered Covid boosters from 27 December, three weeks ahead of schedule
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Rumours of a mid-December lockdown abound but here's why no-one actually knows if it's happening
Rumours of a Christmas lockdown have been swirling on social media in recent days.
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Restaurants and pubs to close on Christmas Eve and household visit ban from Jan 1st, Taoiseach confirms
New household and travel restrictions will kick in before the New Year.
# Christmas
Cabinet Covid Committee agrees hospitality should shut on Christmas Eve
It is understood that restaurants and gastro pubs could close from mid-afternoon on Christmas Eve.
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Government to take 'decisive action' tomorrow, says Harris
Minister for Higher Education Simon Harris has said that any new restrictions will be implemented nationwide.
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Micheál Martin says new restrictions were needed and more counties are still likely to move to Level 4
New restrictions announced this evening will remain in place until 10 November.
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Johnson issues plea for 'spirit of togetherness' but warns of 'difficult' winter ahead in televised address
The British Prime Minister said tonight that “freedom loving” Britons had helped to create a new surge of Covid-19.
# arts venues
Limited to 6 people: Government statement says strict rules now apply to indoor cultural events
The outdoor limit is 15 people.