A quicker than planned easing of Covid restrictions over the coming weeks is expected to be recommended after NPHET met this morning to consider the spread of the virus and what's possible over the coming weeks.
It's expected the curfew on the hospitality sector will be lifted, capacity at live events will be increased and a timeline will be given for the return to the workplace.
Covid guidance for schools and workplaces will be updated after tomorrow's Cabinet meeting, according to the Tánaiste.
A letter will go to Health Minister Stephen Donnelly tonight and it's expected to give the go ahead for hospitality opening hours to be extended next week.
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar says many areas will be covered by the new guidance...