ISL Video: Announcement from Taoiseach Leo Varadkar 24/3/2020

26th March 2020

ANNOUNCEMENT FROM TAOISEACH LEO VARADKAR today at 4pm on RTÉ News Now

Unfortunately Irish Sign Language Interpreters were not provided for Deaf Community.

List of new Covid-19 restrictions announced starting midnight tonight.

ISL translation on some points for now.

  • All theatres, clubs, gyms, leisure centres, hairdressers, marts, markets casinos, bingo halls, betting shops, libraries and other similar places are to shut.
  • All hotels and non essential retail outlets will close – a list of those will be provided.
  • All cafes and restaurants should limit to take away and deliveries only.
  • All sporting events are cancelled – including those behind closed doors.
  • All playgrounds and holiday/caravan parks are to close.
  • Public Transport – Bus , Train and Luas are to be cleaned. People should not use public transport unless it is really necessary.
  • Social gathering outdoors should not be no more than 4 people.
  • Garda will intervene if groups of people are not obeying social distancing measures.
  • All scheduled cruise ships to Ireland will cease.