Dublin Castle, Dublin 2.
Taoiseach Micheál Martin speaking to media as he arrived at Dublin Castle ahead of this morning’s meeting of the Cabinet.
it is likely to discuss the reopening of indoor dining, although the decision to go ahead from next Monday has already been taken.
A Covid scanner is being developed by Government to allow businesses to check certs.
Some details remain to be agreed and the guidelines will not be published until the legislation underpinning them is signed into law.
The Vintners Federation of Ireland said members will ask customers about vaccination and check for certificates.
Taoiseach Micheál Martin said the vaccine programme is rolling out very effectively.
He said people need to be vigilant in the coming weeks, adding, “we have all got to adhere to the guidelines no matter how tired we are of this pandemic”.