Tighter Restrictions On Alcohol & Curfew As Covid Cases Double

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With the number of Covid-19 cases that need hospital treatment rising by 58% over the last two weeks the government has decided to increase restrictions and raise the lockdown level. There will be restrictions on the sale of alcohol and the evening curfew will be brought forward as a strategy that is intended bring down the number of infections that are spread during social gatherings.


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The evening curfew has been brought forward to 10pm and will run to 4am. Public places like restaurants and bars need to close by 9pm. Alcohol sales are now only available from 10am to 6pm from Monday to Thursday (and not allowed on public holidays). 

Gatherings are further limited to no more than 50 people inside and 100 people outside and must have social distancing in place.  If the venue is small then no more than 50% of the venue can be filled. The wearing of masks in public places is still mandatory.

These new rules come into effect on the 16th of June.

Full details are available on Skills Portal.


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