Plans for easing of restrictions to be finalised today

Senior government ministers will meet this evening to finalise the plan to further ease Covid-19 restrictions.

The cabinet sub-committee of Covid will consider advice issued by NPHET, which met yesterday morning.

Tomorrow the Taoiseach will announce plans for the resumption of live entertainment, indoor dining and international travel.

Former HSE director-general, Tony O'Brien, believes indoor dining should get the all-clear: