The Government says guidelines on how indoor hospitality will operate for people who are vaccinated against Covid-19 or who have recovered from the virus are now well advanced and will be published shortly.
It's understood that under the guidelines there will be no limit on the length of time customers can remain in a premises.
Face coverings will have to be worn by customers moving around indoors, and digital and paper vaccine certificates will be accepted on entry.
Indoor hospitality is set to resume on Monday.
A Co Galway publican is calling for the updated public health guidelines to be published urgently, ahead of the reopening of indoor dining on Monday.
Chairman of the Galway branch of the Vintners Federation of Ireland Joe Sheridan, who runs Walsh's Bar in Dunmore, told Midwest News that the short notice in providing the details before Monday's reopening is once again leaving family-run pubs in the lurch....