Here’s some of the main highlights of re-opening this summer

2nd of June

Hotels and B&Bs can re-open and they can serve food indoors to guests.

7th of June

Outdoor dining for pubs and restaurants is back.

Gyms, swimming pools, leisure centres can reopen for individual training only.

If you are an unvaccinated household you can have visitors from 1 other unvaccinated household inside your home.

Outdoor sports matches can take place, along with pilot live events.

25 people can attend a wedding celebration or reception.

5th of July

You can have visitors from up to 3 other households inside your home.

Indoor dining is back with time-limit restrictions dependent on space.


50 people can attend a wedding celebration or reception.

Maximum of 50 attendees at indoor venues and 100 for events in larger venues with strict public health measures in place.

Maximum of 200 attendees for most outdoor venues.

Also back is indoor training, exercise and dance activities in pods of up to 6.

19th of July.

International travel resumes.

Meanwhile, the US, Belgium, France and Luxembourg are the latest countries to be taken off the mandatory hotel quarantine list.

People visiting here from those states now won’t have to stay in a hotel for 14 days.