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Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Weddings and sport events can return to 100% capacity from today

The majority of remaining Covid-19 restrictions were due to be lifted today, but a recent spike in cases and hospitalisations caused Government to take a more cautious approach.

Nightclubs and late bars are now permitted to reopen, subject to some restrictions which were published last night.


From today, live venues can now have a maximum of 1,500 people standing, and 100% capacity seating.

Indoor hospitality settings can now have multiple table bookings with a maximum of 10 adults per table, as well as five people under 18.

People will also be permitted to order from the bar, but they must be socially distanced and immediately return to their table.


The guidelines also encourage physical distance of at least one metre between tables.

Restrictions on closing times for nightclubs and late bars have also been lifted.

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