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The HSE’s public health advice on the coronavirus is available here.

Business supports and other key government coronavirus announcements are collated here.

Ireland's roadmap out of lockdown is laid out here. Phase 1 (which includes widespread re-opening of construction sites) is schedueled for May 18.

Have your say

The RTPI member survey closed in April.

Any feedback on the Irish Government's proposals and the FAQs below can be sent to Craig McLaren at, to be collated and forwarded on to the government.

Key planning announcements

The Department of Planning, Housing and Local Government have provided a set of FAQs on the changes to the planning service due to emergency legislation, available here. Any feedback on these (comments, ideas, or questions) can be sent to, to be collated and forwarded to government.

Guidelines on the enforcement of certain planning conditions during the coronavirus outbreak (29/30 March) are available here. This includes provisions relating to: hours of delivery and/or operation of essential retail and wholsale outlets, and critical retail supply chains; conditions relating to delivery and take-away for restaurants and cafes; and hours of operation for childcare facilities.

The announcement of the extension of the public participation period in the planning system (29 March) is available here.

The outline of the planning system’s response to coronavirus (26 March) is available here.

The government action on planning during coronavirus document (25 March) is available here.