• Hairdressers and barbers will be prioritised for re-opening next month, along with places of worship.

    The Taoiseach also told his party last night that click-and-collect and non-essential retail are likely to resume in May.

    Micheál Martin also confirmed he hopes to reopen the entire construction sector next month.

    Meanwhile, priests are welcoming the possibility of churches opening next month.

    Fr Richard Gibbons, Parish Priest of Knock, is pleased with the move and says churches are ready to reopen in a safe manner...