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Ireland facing longest lockdown yet as hospitality sector expected to remain closed until April


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The empty Moore Street market. REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff/File Photo

The empty Moore Street market. REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff/File Photo

The empty Moore Street market. REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff/File Photo

The country is facing into its longest lockdown yet, with more months of restrictions as the health service struggles to cope with thousands of Covid-19 cases at the same time as it races to vaccinate millions of people.

The Government is only expected to allow schools and the construction sector to reopen before March and even this is dependent on the number of new cases and the situation in hospitals.


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