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Executive Update for Northern Ireland - Mon 18th May

Covid-19 Executive Update - Published Monday 18th May


Socially distanced gatherings of up to six people will be permitted and places of worship can be reopened for acts of individual prayer under the latest round of Covid-19 lockdown restrictions to be lifted by Ministers.

Under the terms of the Executive’s five step roadmap to recovery, First Minister Arlene Foster and deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill announced:

  • Churches and other places of worship will be allowed to reopen their doors for individual prayer, provided they can adhere to all social distancing and public hygiene requirements.

  • Drive-in religious services will also be permitted – provided people remain in their cars and the proper social distancing and hygiene advice is followed.

  • Drive-in cinemas will also be allowed. Concerts and live theatre may also be facilitated but those attending must remain in their cars and adhere to the social distancing and hygiene guidelines.

  • Outdoor activities that do not involve shared contact with hard surfaces will be permitted.

  • Outdoor gatherings of up to six people not from the same household will be allowed but everyone must adhere to social distancing and public health guidelines.


You can see the Full content of the update HERE, along with futher infomation and updates



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