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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Indoor hospitality reopens in Northern Ireland as restrictions are eased

With the Stormont Executive agreeing last week to reopen indoor hospitality; pubs, cafés and restaurants have reopened in Northern Ireland today as Covid-19 restrictions are eased.

Hotels and B&Bs will also be reopening today along with indoor visitor attractions such as cinemas, museums, galleries and libraries.


Six people from an unlimited number of households will be allowed to sit together in indoor hospitality, however, contact tracing and social distancing of up to one metre will be required and there will only be table service.

Six people from two households are now able to meet indoors in houses with overnight stays being allowed.

People travelling from Northern Ireland to any of the 12 countries on its green list can do so without having to self-isolate in their return, however, PCR tests before and after travelling will still be required.


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