Localised Lockdown From Midnight Tonight In Kildare, Laois and Offaly

Taoiseach addressed the nation to reveal detail of the three county lockdown and reminded people that "We are all responsible for each other"

The Government has imposed a localised lockdown on Kildare Laois and Offaly for a two week period 

The new restrictions mean - 

* Restaurants / pubs  are closed except for takeaway or delivery or outdoor dining - maximum 15 people with strict social distancing 

* Nursing home visits and visits to prisons suspended 

* Preparations for school reopening continue

* Householders to restrict visitors to 6 people from no more than 3 homes

* Outdoor gatherings limited to 15 people 

*  Non contact sport groups of no more than 15 

* Contact sports cease 

* Essential only travel outside each county 


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