Dublin Is Now At Level 3

Dear Members and Residents,

Dublin is to move to level 3 as of midnight tonight.

The rest of the country remains at Level 2 of the Framework.

Dublin will remain at Level 3 for a period of 3 weeks, until Friday 9th October, at which point the situation will be reviewed by the government, based on the status of the virus and the pertinent public health advice.

The measures come into place at midnight tonight (Friday).

Restrictive Measures

The priority is to keep schools and early learning and childcare services open and minimise disruption in the work force.

Social And Family Gatherings

In your home or garden – A maximum of 6 people from 1 other household can visit your home.

Other settings outside your home or garden – No social or family gatherings should take place in other settings.


Up to 25 people can attend a wedding ceremony and reception. (These measures come into place on Monday 21 September.)

Organised Indoor Gatherings

These are controlled environments with a named event organiser, owner or manager.

For example: business, training events, conferences, events in theatres and cinemas or other arts events (excluding sport).

No organised indoor gatherings should take place.

Organised Outdoor Gatherings

These are controlled environments with a named event organiser, owner or manager. For example: outdoor arts events, training events.

Gatherings of up to 15 people can take place.


Outdoors: Non contact training only in pods of up to 15 (exemption for professional/elite/inter-county sports/senior club championship).

Indoors: Individual training only. No exercise or dance classes.

Matches and events
No matches or events to take place.

Exemption: professional/elite/inter-county/club championship/horse-racing can take place behind closed doors.

Gyms, Leisure Centre and Swimming Pools

Gyms/leisure centres/swimming pools open with protective measures, for individual training only.

Religious Services

Services move online. Places of worship remain open for private prayer.

Bars, Cafe’s and Restaurants

Restaurants and cafes (including bars/pubs serving food) may remain open for take-away and delivery and outdoor dining to a maximum of 15 people.

Pubs will remain closed


Work from home unless absolutely necessary to attend in person.

Schools, Early Learning and Childcare Services

Schools and creches are open with protective measures.
Further, higher and adult education to escalate all appropriate protective measures and limit congregation as far as possible.

Public Transport

Walk or cycle where possible.

Public transport capacity will be limited to 50%

Essential workers and essential purposes only.

A full list of restrictions can be found here

The government’s recently published plan for living with Covid-19 can be downloaded here

Kind regards,

Brennanstown Residents Association Committee