Restrictions will start to ease from next week as part of the new road map to reopening, which is due to be published tomorrow.
The Government has indicated that capacity limits on public transport and a ban on indoor activities for children will be among the first measures to be removed.
The Public Expenditure Minister has warned that while there's a lot of change coming, it's not risk free.
Speaking on his way into a meeting of the Cabinet Sub-Committee on Covid-19, Minister Michael McGrath said there's still a level of uncertainty when it comes to the virus.
The Health Minister says Ireland has a lot to be optimistic about when it comes to the fight against Covid-19.
But Minister Stephen Donnelly says we still need to be vigilant.