Top four things you need to know – Monday July 26th
Cork’s bars and restaurants can open their doors for indoor dining for the first time since December.
Only those who have been fully vaccinated or have recovered from Covid-19, will be allowed to avail of indoor service.
A maximum of 6 adults will be allowed at one table and wearing face masks will be mandatory while not seated.
Despite indoor dining reopening today, live performances at hospitality venues aren’t allowed to return.
It’s been over 500 days since musicians and entertainers have been allowed to perform in pubs, hotels and restaurants.
The Music and Entertainment Association of Ireland, is calling for a clear roadmap for its members to return to work.
The five-day moving average of Covid-19 cases has increased by 16 percent in the past week, much lower the the increase over the previous seven days.
123 people are in hospital with the virus and 22 patients are being treated in intensive care.
A protest will get underway in Dublin today over people being ‘priced out’ of the housing market.
Protestors will meet at the Department of Housing at a quarter past 1 this afternoon, slamming the Government for failing to tackle the crisis.