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Government set to ease Covid-19 restrictions for Christmas
Mícheál Lehane, Political Correspondent, previews the Government's Level-5 exit plan.
Government to go against NPHET advice
George Lee, Science Correspondent, reports that restrictions are to be eased despite the hoped-for reduction in Covid-19 cases not being reached.
Further restrictions introduced north of the border
Allison Morris, Security Correspondent and Columnist with The Irish News, on new tougher lockdown measures in Northern Ireland.
Hospitality sector expected to reopen in December
Sally-Ann Clarke, owner of L'Ecrivain restaurant in Dublin, and Damien Allen, one of the owners of The Orange Goat cafés, on the prospect of re-opening the hospitality sector and the issues involved in getting out of Level 5.
Is it safe to start re-opening the country?
Prof. Mary Horgan, Infectious Disease Consultant at CUH and President of the RCPI, discusses the opening-up of the country.
Opposition's stance on reopening plans
David Cullinane, Sinn Féin spokesperson on Health, says whatever form the re-opening takes it must be part of a strategy to break out of the cycle of repeated lockdowns.