The Taoiseach says people should expect tight Covid 19 restrictions to continue until at least early April.
Micheál Martin says some classrooms and construction will reopen over the next few weeks.
But he's warning case numbers are still too high for the majority of restrictions to ease.
The current covid measures were due to end on the 5th of March.
But the Taoiseach says people can assume most of them will continue until Easter..