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Council update during Level 3 COVID restrictions for Dublin

19 Sep 20

The Government has announced that, from 19 September 2020, the entire county of Dublin will be placed on Level 3 under the Plan for Living with COVID-19. This action is based on a review of the current public health advice. You can click here for a useful infographic setting out some of these restrictions.

South Dublin County Council's services will continue during this time as before subject to the clarifications set out below:

  • Council offices are closed but are accessible by appointment only – this applies to housing planning and other urgent services requests
  • We will continue to receive payments online and by phone – the cash office will be closed to the public
  • Libraries will be restricted to click and collect services
  • All business meetings will continue to be conducted online as will council committee meetings where possible.
  • Our theatres and arts centres are closed for the period.
  • The community call help line remains open 1800 240519
  • Parks remain open but subject to ongoing social distancing
  • Playing Pitches – No matches can take place - outdoor non-contact training is allowed only in pods of up to 15 people with an exemption for professional/elite/inter-county sports/senior club championship.
  • Playgrounds remain open
  • Scheduled community clean ups can proceed subject to a maximum of 15 people and strict social distancing being observed.
  • Creches remain open with protective measures
  • Allotments remain open
  • Funerals and cemetery attendance are limited to 25 people
  • Restaurants continue to have a planning exemption for take away food and outdoor dining for 15 people is allowed
  • Gyms/leisure centres/swimming pools open with protective measures, for individual training only.

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