Update: July 21st 2021

Following a cabinet meeting, the Government has confirmed that indoor dining can recommence from this Monday 26th of July. What we know so far:

  • Only those vaccinated will be permitted to enter the premises and this will be checked at the door of the restaurant/pub.
  • There will be no time limit once you enter the premises.
  • There will be a limit of 6 adults per table.
  • There will be no service at the bar.
  • 2 metres between tables if kids are present, otherwise 1 metre.

We expect further information in the coming days.

As of this point, there is no further information available about the reopening of amusements or other indoor activities which remain closed at this time.


The latest government announcement does not bring great news for Bundoran and its visitors. You can watch highlights of the speech by Taoiseach Micheál Martin from Tuesday 29th June above and see the key points outlined below as they relate to visiting Bundoran.

Here is the full information that has been released by the government.

5 July  (subject to the public health situation at the time)

  • The reopening of bars, restaurants for indoor hospitality and amusement arcades has been delayed until further notice.

What happens next?

The current government advice is to avoid non-essential international travel. From 19 July, subject to the prevailing public health situation, Ireland will operate the EU Digital COVID Certificate (DCC) for travel originating within the EU/EEA.


The latest Government advice is available here and the latest information from the HSE is available hereSocial distancing should be observed as well as cough & sneeze etiquette and regular hand washing. As always if you are sick or have developed any of the symptoms of Coronavirus, you are asked to stay away from businesses and other people, isolate and contact your GP.

For the latest government updates click here and here. For updates county wide, please see www.donegallive.ie

What you can do to stop the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

If you do not have symptoms

Everyone in Ireland has been asked to stay at home.

But you need to restrict your movements further if you:

You need to restrict your movements for at least 14 days. But if the person you live with has had a test and it’s negative, you don’t need to wait 14 days. You should still follow the advice for everyone – stay at home as much as possible.

If you think you have been in contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Visit www.hse.ie if you think you have been:

  • in contact with someone confirmed as having COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
  • to a healthcare facility in another country where COVID-19 (Coronavirus) patients are being treated

You will be put in contact with your local Department of Public Health staff who will give you information and advice.

If you develop symptoms avoid contact with people by self-isolating and phone your GP or emergency department.

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