The hospitality sector in the north west could be in line for a significant increase in business inside the next few days.
It’s being widely speculated this morning that more than 2 million people who’re fully vaccinated will be able to dine indoors as early as next week.
People who’ve recovered from covid will also be able to enter pubs, cafes and restaurants, under new laws agreed last night.
Meanwhile children who’re aren’t vaccinated will be allowed dine indoors if accompanied by an adult.
Cabinet will meet again this morning to discuss what date it can resume, but it’ll be before July 26th.
Tanaiste Leo Varadkar says distancing between tables will remain in place: