Dates for reopening pubs, hairdressers, gyms, weddings and caravans that the NI Executive could approve today

The Northern Ireland Executive will consider a range of dates today that could see pubs, hairdressers, gyms and more reopening for the first time since December 26, 2020.

Thursday, 15th April 2021, 10:07 am
Updated Thursday, 15th April 2021, 10:08 am

Friday April 23, 2021

Close contact services such as hairdressers, barbers and beauty salons could reopen as could outdoor visitor attractions.

The Executive will also consider allowing driving tests and competitive sport to start back up on this date.

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Licensed premises could receive the green light to recommence the serving of alcohol outdoors only on May 10.

Friday April 30, 2021

Ministers will decide whether all retail and self-contained tourist accommodation e.g. mobile homes in caravan parks can reopen on this date.

Monday May 10, 2021

It is proposed that hospitality (licensed and unlicensed) will be allowed to resume outdoor dining and licensed premises will be permitted to serve alcohol outside only.

It is also proposed gyms could reopen on this date.

The serving of alcohol and dining indoors will not resume before June 2021 at the earliest.

Friday May 14, 2021

Weddings receptions and post-funeral gatherings of up to 30 people in hospitality venues.


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