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# restrictions - Monday 2 May, 2022

New Zealand welcomes back international tourists as Covid rules are eased
# Travel Restrictions
# Travel Restrictions

New Zealand welcomes back international tourists as Covid rules are eased

May 2nd 2022, 8:54 AM 18,789 Views 5 Comments

The country imposed some of the toughest border restrictions in early 2020.

# restrictions - Friday 15 April, 2022

Shutdowns spread in China as Covid infections rise
# China
# China

Shutdowns spread in China as Covid infections rise

Apr 15th 2022, 8:51 AM 28,677 Views 17 Comments

The government reported 29,411 new cases yesterday.

# restrictions - Saturday 9 April, 2022

Shanghai to start easing lockdown after mass Covid testing
# Shanghai
# Shanghai

Shanghai to start easing lockdown after mass Covid testing

Apr 9th 2022, 12:33 PM 8,839 Views 4 Comments

Large swathes of the city, with a population of 26 million, have been under lockdown since March 28.

# restrictions - Wednesday 23 March, 2022

New Zealand announces end of Covid-19 mandates
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

New Zealand announces end of Covid-19 mandates

Mar 23rd 2022, 7:02 AM 17,157 Views 7 Comments

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern made the announcement today.

# restrictions - Sunday 20 March, 2022

Tánaiste rules out bringing back Covid restrictions
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Tánaiste rules out bringing back Covid restrictions

Mar 20th 2022, 6:01 PM 58,515 Views 36 Comments

There are currently around 1,100 people in hospital with Covid, with some 50 people in ICU.

# restrictions - Monday 28 February, 2022

‘Milestone’ day as most Covid-19 restrictions lifted today, including mask-wearing
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

‘Milestone’ day as most Covid-19 restrictions lifted today, including mask-wearing

Feb 28th 2022, 7:11 AM 52,240 Views 62 Comments

People will still be advised to wear masks on public transport and in healthcare settings.

# restrictions - Tuesday 22 February, 2022

Cabinet agrees to end almost all Covid-19 health measures from next Monday
# Masks
# Masks

Cabinet agrees to end almost all Covid-19 health measures from next Monday

Updated Feb 22nd 2022, 7:57 PM 76,948 Views 69 Comments

Updated guidance will be issued for early learning and childcare providers on preventing the spread of infection.

# restrictions - Wednesday 16 February, 2022

Germany announces end to most Covid restrictions on March 20
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# Restrictions

Germany announces end to most Covid restrictions on March 20

Feb 16th 2022, 10:39 PM 20,320 Views 9 Comments

The decision coincided with moves by neighbouring Austria and Switzerland.

# restrictions - Friday 11 February, 2022

Canadian judge orders an end to lorry blockade at border bridge
# Canada
# Canada

Canadian judge orders an end to lorry blockade at border bridge

Updated Feb 11th 2022, 10:32 PM 23,144 Views 77 Comments

The stand-off has entered its fifth day.

# restrictions - Thursday 10 February, 2022

O'Neill says 'real prospect' Covid restrictions will have to stay in NI due to legal issues
# The North
# The North

O'Neill says 'real prospect' Covid restrictions will have to stay in NI due to legal issues

Feb 10th 2022, 5:39 PM 10,909 Views 3 Comments

The North’s Health Minister sought guidance following the resignation of first minister Paul Givan last week.

# restrictions - Wednesday 9 February, 2022

Boris Johnson signals end to self-isolation rules in England as part of ‘living with Covid’
# Living With Covid
# Living With Covid

Boris Johnson signals end to self-isolation rules in England as part of ‘living with Covid’

Feb 9th 2022, 5:35 PM 19,371 Views 12 Comments

He said the legal requirement to self-isolate for positive cases of Covid-19 is expected to end later this month.

# restrictions - Thursday 3 February, 2022

Europe is heading for Covid-19 'ceasefire' that could lead to 'enduring peace', WHO says
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Europe is heading for Covid-19 'ceasefire' that could lead to 'enduring peace', WHO says

Feb 3rd 2022, 5:18 PM 22,665 Views 13 Comments

This comes as a growing number of European nations lift almost all Covid-19 restrictions.

# restrictions - Tuesday 1 February, 2022

Denmark becomes first EU country to lift all Covid restrictions despite record case numbers
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Denmark becomes first EU country to lift all Covid restrictions despite record case numbers

Feb 1st 2022, 1:10 PM 21,580 Views 30 Comments

The country’s health authority “recommends” that those who test positive for the virus should isolate for four days.

# restrictions - Friday 28 January, 2022

Do boosted close contacts need to restrict their movements?
# Coronavirus Newsletter
# Coronavirus Newsletter

Do boosted close contacts need to restrict their movements?

Jan 28th 2022, 9:00 PM 35,610 Views 9 Comments

Well, about that…

# restrictions - Monday 24 January, 2022

New report of birthday party held indoors for Boris Johnson during first Covid-19 lockdown
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

New report of birthday party held indoors for Boris Johnson during first Covid-19 lockdown

Jan 24th 2022, 7:27 PM 25,749 Views 16 Comments

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing fresh allegations of breaking coronavirus rules.

# restrictions - Sunday 23 January, 2022

New Zealand’s PM postpones wedding as she introduces tougher Covid rules
# Omicron
# Omicron

New Zealand’s PM postpones wedding as she introduces tougher Covid rules

Jan 23rd 2022, 7:46 AM 60,960 Views 84 Comments

Jacinda Ardern had been planning to get married next weekend but the celebration has been postponed.

# restrictions - Saturday 22 January, 2022

Spirits high as Ireland takes big step back to normality
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Spirits high as Ireland takes big step back to normality

Jan 22nd 2022, 6:50 PM 44,048 Views 65 Comments

The majority of Covid-19 restrictions lifted at 6am on Saturday.

Poll: As restrictions ease, what are you looking forward to most?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: As restrictions ease, what are you looking forward to most?

Jan 22nd 2022, 10:30 AM 59,949 Views 67 Comments

The vast majority of Covid measures lifted at 6am today.

# restrictions - Friday 21 January, 2022

Explainer: Why are Covid restrictions lifting now?
# Opening Up
# Opening Up

Explainer: Why are Covid restrictions lifting now?

Updated Jan 21st 2022, 9:22 PM 59,657 Views 53 Comments

Most measures will be lifted tomorrow. Experts say there are good reasons for this.

# restrictions - Thursday 20 January, 2022

Stormont ministers agree to relax many Covid-19 restrictions in Northern Ireland
# The North
# The North

Stormont ministers agree to relax many Covid-19 restrictions in Northern Ireland

Updated Jan 20th 2022, 5:11 PM 15,054 Views 8 Comments

They include ending the legal requirement for Covid certification to enter some hospitality venues and the reopening of nightclubs.

# restrictions - Wednesday 19 January, 2022

Publicans will 'make every effort' to provide later opening this weekend if given go-ahead
# Measures
# Measures

Publicans will 'make every effort' to provide later opening this weekend if given go-ahead

Updated Jan 19th 2022, 12:37 PM 46,984 Views 54 Comments

The National Public Health Emergency Team is due to issue its latest guidance to government tomorrow.

# restrictions - Friday 14 January, 2022

No 10 apologises to Buckingham Palace for parties on eve of Prince Philip’s funeral
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

No 10 apologises to Buckingham Palace for parties on eve of Prince Philip’s funeral

Updated Jan 14th 2022, 1:02 PM 51,151 Views 81 Comments

Reports suggest senior official Sue Gray could censure PM following inquiry.

# restrictions - Wednesday 5 January, 2022

IRFU in contact with government on crowd restrictions ahead of Six Nations
# Fans
From The42
# Fans

IRFU in contact with government on crowd restrictions ahead of Six Nations

Jan 5th 2022, 3:12 PM 17,190 Views 14 Comments

The union is hoping to see the 5,000 limit lifted in time for the clash with Wales next month.

Playing Six Nations in one country a better option than cancelling tournament, says Rob Baxter
# Restrictions
From The42
# Restrictions

Playing Six Nations in one country a better option than cancelling tournament, says Rob Baxter

Jan 5th 2022, 2:43 PM 6,950 Views 5 Comments

The Exeter director of rugby believes it is important that the national bodies explore ways to still bring in revenue from this year’s competition.

# restrictions - Tuesday 4 January, 2022

EPCR hoping Champions Cup games can proceed as planned this month
# Exemptions
From The42
# Exemptions

EPCR hoping Champions Cup games can proceed as planned this month

Jan 4th 2022, 2:49 PM 4,626 Views 3 Comments

Work is underway to ensure travel exemptions will apply for participating clubs.

# restrictions - Tuesday 28 December, 2021

WHO warns of Omicron overload as UK records almost 130,000 cases of the virus
# Omicron
# Omicron

WHO warns of Omicron overload as UK records almost 130,000 cases of the virus

Updated Dec 28th 2021, 9:42 PM 53,526 Views 33 Comments

To hold back the tide, European nations brought back curbs with painful economic and social consequences.

# restrictions - Wednesday 22 December, 2021

No plans for more restrictions this week, but Martin can't rule out discussions after Christmas
# Omicron
# Omicron

No plans for more restrictions this week, but Martin can't rule out discussions after Christmas

Updated Dec 22nd 2021, 11:40 AM 51,302 Views 70 Comments
  • The Taoiseach's comments come as UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson rules out any further restrictions for Christmas.
  • President Higgins has this morning signed into law a bill extending the Government's Covid-19 emergency powers into the new year.
  • Stormont ministers are due to meet today to discuss fresh restrictions for Northern Ireland.
  • Meanwhile, finance minister Paschal Donohoe said he has "the ability" to extend some business supports until April if needed.

# restrictions - Tuesday 21 December, 2021

Old Firm derby will be limited to 500 fans following Scottish government's announcement
# Celtic Park
From The42
# Celtic Park

Old Firm derby will be limited to 500 fans following Scottish government's announcement

Dec 21st 2021, 4:01 PM 5,989 Views 4 Comments

Restrictions are being introduced on sports events in Scotland from St Stephen’s Day.

# restrictions - Monday 20 December, 2021

As new restrictions come into force here, how are other European countries tackling Omicron?
# Lockdowns
# Lockdowns

As new restrictions come into force here, how are other European countries tackling Omicron?

Dec 20th 2021, 12:25 PM 32,995 Views 26 Comments

EU chief Ursula von der Leyen has warned that Omicron could be the dominant Covid-19 variant in Europe by mid-January.

# restrictions - Friday 17 December, 2021

Hospitality sector express anger and disappointment at 'closure in camouflage' 8pm curfew
# Reaction
# Reaction

Hospitality sector express anger and disappointment at 'closure in camouflage' 8pm curfew

Updated Dec 17th 2021, 7:39 PM 33,501 Views 63 Comments

The restrictions are set to be in place until 30 January.

Pubs and restaurants will have to close at 8pm under new Covid restrictions
# Omicron
# Omicron

Pubs and restaurants will have to close at 8pm under new Covid restrictions

Updated Dec 17th 2021, 7:00 PM 154,596 Views 313 Comments
  • Pubs and restaurants will have to close at 8pm from Monday until 30 January
  • The number of people attending sporting and live events will be capped at 50% capacity
  • A maximum of 100 people can attend wedding receptions, which must end at midnight
Maximum of 5,000 people allowed at live sporting events under new Covid restrictions
# Restrictions
From The42
# Restrictions

Maximum of 5,000 people allowed at live sporting events under new Covid restrictions

Dec 17th 2021, 6:28 PM 23,863 Views 52 Comments

Munster have confirmed that tickets sold on general sale for their St Stephen’s Day game against Leinster will now be declared void.

Indoor events to end at 8pm and reduced capacity for concerts, cinema and sporting events from Monday
# Indoor Events
# Indoor Events

Indoor events to end at 8pm and reduced capacity for concerts, cinema and sporting events from Monday

Dec 17th 2021, 6:22 PM 27,442 Views 29 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin announced a number of new Covid restrictions this evening.

As it happened: This evening's developments as Cabinet signed off on harsh new Covid measures
Live Dec 17th 2021, 6:01 PM

As it happened: This evening's developments as Cabinet signed off on harsh new Covid measures

  • NPHET recommended that pubs and restaurants be shut from 5pm.
  • Numerous government TDs and senators expressed anger at the recommendation.
  • The Taoiseach announced new restrictions, including an 8pm closing time, in an address to the nation.

# restrictions - Tuesday 14 December, 2021

NPHET to brief coalition party leaders this evening
# Omicron
# Omicron

NPHET to brief coalition party leaders this evening

Updated Dec 14th 2021, 7:00 PM 32,894 Views 46 Comments

The meeting this evening takes place prior to NPHET’s meeting on Thursday.

# restrictions - Thursday 9 December, 2021

Opinion: Young people have sacrificed more than any other group, it's time this was recognised
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Opinion: Young people have sacrificed more than any other group, it's time this was recognised

Updated Dec 9th 2021, 10:15 AM 31,585 Views 102 Comments

Adam Hallissey argues that young people have paid the heaviest price in the pandemic.

# restrictions - Wednesday 8 December, 2021

New restrictions announced in England in bid to tackle Omicron variant
# Plan B
# Plan B

New restrictions announced in England in bid to tackle Omicron variant

Dec 8th 2021, 6:36 PM 38,255 Views 30 Comments

Boris Johnson said it’s clear the new strain is ‘growing much faster’ than Delta.

# restrictions - Tuesday 7 December, 2021

New Covid-19 measures for hospitality, nightclubs and household visits taking effect today
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

New Covid-19 measures for hospitality, nightclubs and household visits taking effect today

Dec 7th 2021, 7:44 AM 40,030 Views 71 Comments

A number of restrictions announced last week are in place from now until 9 January.

# restrictions - Monday 6 December, 2021

Government confirms details of reopened PUP scheme as ministers meet hospitality representatives
# Covid Latest
# Covid Latest

Government confirms details of reopened PUP scheme as ministers meet hospitality representatives

Updated Dec 6th 2021, 6:58 PM 29,158 Views 29 Comments
  • The top PUP rate of €350 is available to those earning €400 or more per week.
  • Hospitality and events representatives are meeting with the Tánaiste and the Culture Minister.
  • The number of Covid-19 cases in Ireland jumped by 10% in the last two weeks of November.

# restrictions - Sunday 5 December, 2021

New Covid measures would lift if Omicron risks don't meet 'worst fears', Minister says
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

New Covid measures would lift if Omicron risks don't meet 'worst fears', Minister says

Updated Dec 5th 2021, 4:22 PM 46,649 Views 101 Comments

The government agreed a number of new measures on hospitality and household visits on Friday.

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