Guidance on Hospitality & Gatherings

Fáilte Ireland has published updated general guidance to assist the reopening of indoor hospitality, which you can read here. There are also updated sector-specific guidance which you can access here, including operational guidelines for restaurants and cafes, pubs, hotels and guesthouses, visitor attractions, and other venues.

Meanwhile Tánaiste Leo Varadkar and Minister Catherine Martin have reiterated that reiterated that both the Digital COVID Certificate and the HSE Vaccination Card are acceptable proofs of immunity. They are urging businesses and customers alike to fully engage with the Fáilte Ireland guidelines that set out how this reopening can happen safely. Customers are also reminded that, in addition to presenting a proof of immunity, they may also be asked to present a photo ID to show that the proof of immunity relates to them.

You can click here for general Government information on reopening hospitality.

The Attorney General recently confirmed that regulations provide for organised outdoor events and gatherings up to 200 people, including social, recreational, exercise, cultural, entertainment or community events. Further updates will be made to the guidelines to ensure that people have clarity about how organised outdoor events may operate in the future.

For an up-to-date guide to the public health measures in place right now, click here.