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Keep your distance: Walkers in Phoenix Park, Dublin, practise social distancing.
Photo: Colin Keegan/Collins

Keep your distance: Walkers in Phoenix Park, Dublin, practise social distancing. Photo: Colin Keegan/Collins

Colin Keegan

Keep your distance: Walkers in Phoenix Park, Dublin, practise social distancing. Photo: Colin Keegan/Collins

A raft of new restrictions on how we go about our daily lives will be announced today as the battle against Covid-19 is stepped up.

Outdoor activities are expected to be further curtailed while limits will be applied to public transport and some non-essential businesses, like restaurants.